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Yoga and Injury Prevention

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • 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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March Events Calendar

  • Midlothian
March Events Calendar Join us for any of these events this March! *Requires registration DATE TIME EVENT FEE 3/2 12:30pm Healthy Horizons Luncheon* FREE 3/3 All Day First Friday – Bring a friend free (18 & over) FREE 3/3 9:45-10:15am Cycle 101 FREE 3/3 6:00-9:00pm Monthly Tennis Social* $5 3/3 6:30-7:30pm Nia Sampler – Featuring Nia…
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Youth Actor Training

  • Midlothian
“All the world’s a stage.” – William Shakespeare acac welcomes theater coach Keri Wormald. Ms. Wormald works with young actors on theater basics while introducing them to some exciting cutting-edge training systems. In the first four-week session, actors build confidence and stage presence through physical theater.  Session 1 | March 7 – 30 Session 2…
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ProCare Physical Therapy Screening

  • Midlothian
ProCare Physical Therapists come to acac every other month to provide free screenings to members. You can schedule your 10 minute free appointment by stopping by or calling the Fitness Desk at 378-1600.  Upcoming Date:  Tuesday, March 14 | 11am – 12:00pm and 5:30 – 6:30pm  
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March Mini - Clinics

  • Midlothian
Free Personal Training Clinics Drop in and experience our Personal Training Team and learn new ways to improve your workouts for FREE. Register at the fitness desk if possible.   Keeping Up with the Grandkids | Thu., March 9 | 11:00am | Basketball Court | with Ryan         Having trouble keeping up with…
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Moving Well Workshop

  • Midlothian
Whether you are a beginner or a long-time yoga student, everyone has places in their bodies that move well and those that don’t. This workshop will help you: – reduce pain in your yoga practice and daily life – improve your overall execution and understanding of basic yoga poses – understand common misalignments  and how…
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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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Couples Who Exercise Together...

  • Midlothian
So you’ve hit a plateau, you’re bored of your routine, you just don’t feel like going to the gym anymore. Inviting your partner to do your workouts with you can help you work through whatever problem you may be struggling with at the gym. “Relationships and fitness go hand in hand,” says Amy Baglan, CEO…
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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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Winter Recipes

  • Midlothian
Here are two of my favorite healthy winter recipes. ~Donna Wheeler, acac nutritionist   Winter Vegetable Soup Ingredients 1 tsp. olive oil 2 ounces pancetta, chopped (smoked pork, ham or bacon may be substituted) 1 cup shopped onion 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups cubed, peeled acorn squash 2 cups diced peeled red potato 1/2…
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Yoga: For Athletes, For Everyone

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  • Eagleview
  • 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?

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • 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
  • Eagleview
  • 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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Girls Night Out

  • Midlothian
Bring your girlfriends for a ladies-only night of food, fitness and fun!  Saturday, March 4 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm . . . Sample Personal and Small Group Training – from our dynamic team. You can try or view the latest trends.  Enjoy refreshments – snacks and drinks provided, wine will be available for purchase. …
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