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Yoga and Injury Prevention

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  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Yoga Should Not Hurt! How to Avoid Pain in your Asana Yoga is for every body, but how do we keep everybody safe while practicing yoga? As with any physical activity, practicing yoga asana or poses comes with the possibility of injury. The most common injuries seen in yoga involve the wrist, shoulder, knee, hamstrings,…
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The Positive "Side Effects" of Yoga

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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
by Carrie Shuler I love teaching and practicing yoga. There’s something about mindfully combining movement with yogic breathing that feels so natural to me. It feels simple and comfortable. I feel utterly at home on my yoga mat. When I began practicing yoga ten years ago, I knew early on that I would practice for…
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Upcoming Book Club Meetings

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  • West Chester

Join us for the S’myelin Book Club at acac West Chester! Upcoming books include The Immortal Irishman, The Imposter Bride, and A Journey to the New World.

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acac Running Club

  • Eagleview
  • West Chester

Led by personal trainer Megan Valeski, the acac running club is open to all levels of running. Join us for monthly events and races throughout Chester County!

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5 Benefits of Partner Yoga

  • Charlottesville
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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Discover the 5 surprising benefits of practicing yoga with a partner.

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Recipe for Romance

  • Eagleview
  • West Chester

Simple, decadent and loaded with healthy antioxidants, chocolate-covered berries are a classic Valentine’s Day gift from — and for — the heart! Follow these tips to dip like the pros.

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Contentment and Discipline: Is it possible to have them both?

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  • Germantown
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Is it possible to have both contentment and discipline in life? These principles are stated in the Eight Limbs of Yoga, a 2000 year old text. These are found in the five niyamas: cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-awareness, and faith. What does “contentment” mean to you? For me, it means: contemplating the glass half full. Having…
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Yoga: For Athletes, For Everyone

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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Power Yoga helps decrease stress, increase flexibility, and complete an intense workout mixing cardiovascular movements with held isometric poses.

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What is Yin Yoga & Why Should I Try It?

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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Yin Yoga is a quiet practice. Though the poses are similar to other styles of yoga, the approach is different: all the poses done seated or lying down, designed to relax our muscles and use gravity to come to our edge, where we feel an intense stretch, but are not in pain. Postures are held for an extended amount…
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The Benefits of Flowing Yoga

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

There are as many styles of yoga as there are body types and temperaments. What are the benefits of Flowing Yoga? Is it the right practice for you? Read on to learn more!

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Taking Your Yoga Practice Beyond the Mat

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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

But did you know that the physical practice of yoga is just the tip of an amazing and complex philosophical iceberg that can help us to live in wellness and abundance “off the mat”?

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Racquetball League

  • Eagleview

We’re excited to introduce a new Racquetball League this February! League runs February 23rd – April 6th.

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February Events Calendar

  • Eagleview

Join us for some fun around the club this February at acac Eagleview! Event details and registration info are available online.

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Reboot Your Resolutions

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Nearly 80% of people quit their resolutions by mid-February. Stay motivated and achieve your fitness goals with our Reboot Your Resolutions challenge!

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Savor Soup Month with these Hearty, Healthy Recipes

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
January is Soup Month!  In addition to being an easy, hot meal during cold winter months, there are also great health benefits from eating soup! Soup is an excellent way to load up on your veggies while also incorporating protein with lean meats and/or beans. It can also assist with weight loss efforts! Most soups have so…
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10 Motivational Quotes We Swear By

  • Charlottesville
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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Need a little motivation to make a healthy change? Here are 10 quotes to keep you going when motivation gets low.

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