Germantown Alert

Kindly note: New cardio equipment and weights will be installed and configured this week, Feb 20 – 23. For your safety there may be interruptions in availability of weight equipment and cardio during the install. 

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The Positive "Side Effects" of Yoga

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • 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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5 Benefits of Partner Yoga

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

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

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

  • Charlottesville
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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

  • Charlottesville
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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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Friends and Family Weekend at acac

  • Germantown

Bring guests to enjoy all acac has to offer during our February Friends & Family Weekend.

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Winter Cycling Workshops

  • Germantown
New to cycle or not sure where to start? Come learn the basics in our complimentary Intro to Cycling Workshop at acac Germantown. You will learn: how to set the bike up the proper form and technique to ride safely what RPM’s are and how to use them make a few friends along the ride  Workshop Dates:…
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Love Song Cycle - Feb 14

  • Germantown

Sweat to your favorite love songs in our special Valentine’s Day cycle classes!

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What is Yin Yoga & Why Should I Try It?

  • Charlottesville
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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

  • Charlottesville
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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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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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7 of the Best Fitness Apps for New Exercisers in the New Year

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

New to exercise or new to a committed regimen? Whip out your trusty smartphone and take a look at these seven fitness apps that can help you get started, stay strong, and celebrate how far you’ve come.

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Sticking with Your New Year's Resolution

  • Charlottesville
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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
A New Year, A New You It’s that time when many decide to make resolutions to fulfill in the new year. About 45% of Americans usually make resolutions. Four of the top ten resolutions made in 2015 were tied to health including the number one resolution: Lose Weight. Unfortunately, less than half of people maintain…
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Winter Health Strategies

  • Charlottesville
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  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Winning Winter Health Strategies Cold temperatures, stress, and shorter days can cause us to fall out of our healthy habits and even lead to the winter blues. We asked some of our Personal Trainers for advice on winter health strategies. Food and fueling Stress-induced overeating is a major cause of weight gain and most chronic diseases.…
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8 Cold Weather Safety Tips

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

Don’t let the cold temperatures keep you from enjoying outdoor activity! Follow these 8 easy tips for staying warm and healthy when exercising outside.

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