We all know that Key West is loaded with great musicians, terrific things to do, and wonderful places to eat and drink. But when you have had your fill of the Green Parrot, Schooner Bar, Seven Fish, Michael’s, Café Marquesa, La Crêperie, shopping at Blue, Besame Mucho, Archeo Gallery, Fast Buck Freddie’s, and Hands On, or fishing, boating, or swimming at Fort Zach, and you think you’ll explode if you have one more café con leche and Cuban cheese toast from 5 Brothers, there is relief.
For being so isolated and hedonistic, Key West also has an extremely educated community dedicated to fitness and health. Topping the list is Shakti Yoga, run by Sofia Artola. Sofia and her staff offer classes ranging from challenging and moderate vinyasa flow to hatha yoga to gentle and restorative classes. All are wonderful, and all are fun. Mats are available at the studio, which is a short walk or bike ride from anywhere in Old Town, so you have no excuse not to go. Go to ShaktiKeyWest.com for a schedule. And a class at Shakti might even help justify your next buckwheat crêpe.