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acac Book Club

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Join us for our first meeting of the acac Book Club! Dinner and a movie? How about breakfast and a book?! Join us for the first meeting of the acac book club as we discuss this month’s book- The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Breakfast and coffee will be provided. Please…
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Yoga and Injury Prevention

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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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acac Short Pump 2016 All Team Award Winners

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Congratulations to all of our 2016 All-Team Service Award winners who were recognized on Sunday, February 12 at a team event.

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The Positive "Side Effects" of Yoga

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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

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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?

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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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Strength Training- Exactly What Your Exercise Routine is Missing

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This article is for those of you​ who are new to exercise, stay away from the weight area, and/or who think personal training is only for those who are “already in shape,” whether you are in your prime or are young at heart!

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Yoga: For Athletes, For Everyone

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

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Couples who exercise together...

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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.

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What is Yin Yoga & Why Should I Try It?

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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

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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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February All Club Calendar

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February Events Calendar Join us for any of these events this February!   Print at home version available here.   *Requires registration   DATE TIME EVENT FEE All Month – $100 for you, $100 for them-Refer a friend! – 2/1 – Tri acac Challenge Begins* $5 2/3 – Movie Night in Kids Zone-Registration Begins* FREE 2/7…
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New Mom Socials

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Calling all new and expecting moms! acac is hosting a new twice-monthly event just for you!

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Taking Your Yoga Practice Beyond the Mat

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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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Yin Intensive Workshop

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Sunday, February 12, 12:30-2:30pm In this Yintensive with Nitya, we will explore the Yin practice from its ancient origins to our modern approach. Discover how Yin as a physical meditation opens up space for healing, for releasing, and increasing flexibility. Deceptively easy looking, Yin is likely one of the most challenging approaches to hatha yoga as we hold…
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Valentine's Day Checklist

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Valentine’s Check List Tuesday, February 14 Join in the fun for our Valentine’s-themed scavenger hunt. Pick up a list at the front desk, or print one here, and complete with your Valentine on Valentine’s Day. Groups who complete 5 of the 10 activities will receive an acac gift and be entered into the grand prize…
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