Charlottesville Alert

Update 8/19: acac phone lines are not currently working. All clubs are operating on their regular schedule. We are working to install replacement equipment to restore our service and hope to resume by Monday evening. Need to reach us? Visit acac.com/contact. Thank you for your patience!

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The Albemarle Square Aquatics Center will be closed from Monday, August 20 – Saturday, August 25 for yearly maintenance. Members are encouraged to use the Waterpark or acac Downtown during this time. Click here for more information.

feeling great because of egoscue

acac Member Arlene shares with us how she is feeling great because of Egoscue classes!

“For years my yoga teacher said: ‘Arlene, lift your chest. No, not your ribs, your chest.’ I had no idea how to lift my chest, pull my shoulders back and down. Try as hard as I could, all that happened was that my shoulders went up around my ears. And now at the age of 84, with Egoscue exercises under Antje’s direction, bit by bit, my shoulders move, my chest lifts. What a great feeling! Having my own exercise menu which is changed as I progress has made it possible for me to feel success – just small improvement to start with, but gaining amazingly as I progress to more vigorous exercises. The excitement this improvement makes in the way I feel, the way I stand, move and present myself would be wonderful at any age. At my age it is truly exhilarating.”

Arlene before and after Egoscue classes
Arlene before and after Egoscue classes

Egoscue® is a revolutionary method with a 95% success rate in reducing tension in the body that can lead to shoulder, back, hip, knee, ankle and other pain. Antje Waxman, Certified Egoscue® Affiliate, leads a weekly group class at acac Albemarle Square, and offers special workshops throughout the year. To learn more, email Antje or call 434-978-3800.