January 2019 Events Calendar | acac Germantown

We’re bringing in the new year with new group exercise classes! Check out the online class schedule. For the most up-to-date happenings at the club, sign up to receive our Weekly Member Update!

Kids Zone: Make Your Own Snowglobe
Tuesday, Jan. 1 | 10:30am | Kids Zone
Children in Kids Zone will make their own snowglobes, while supplies last.

Running Workshop – Nutrition: Eating to Finish Strong
Friday, Jan. 4 | 5:00-6:00pm | New 2nd Floor Clinic
acac & NRH are working together to offer running performance workshops to all runners (members and guests) at no cost. This first topic will arm you with the tools to run at peak performance and support recovery. Participants will learn about carbohydrate loading, suggestions for pre-competition meals, hydration on those hot days, and protein ratios for recovery. Learn how to take your grocery list from the table to the finish line!

Healthy Horizon Talk
Wednesday, Jan. 9 | 11:30am-12:30pm | Conference Room
Franco Saladino of Long and Foster Real Estate Inc. has been guiding families as they transition from home to home for 13 years. He was featured in The Washingtonian Magazine as one of the area’s best! Join Franco for this month’s Healthy Horizon Talk as he shares tips, tricks, and things to avoid regarding the process of downsizing your home.

Keto & Other Popular Diets
Thursday, Jan. 10 | 6:00pm | Conference Room A
Join Lara L., MS, CNS, LDN, for a discussion on the pros and cons of popular diet plans and how to choose what’s right for you.

Running Workshop – Running & Movement Analysis to Improve Performance (I)
Friday, Jan. 11 | 5:00-6:00pm | New 2nd Floor Clinic
Participants will be paired with with a physical therapist for a one-on-one running analysis and assessment of common movement patterns. Suggestions will be provided to correct muscle imbalances, improve performance, and reduce injuries.

Music & Meditation
Saturday, Jan. 12 | 11:00am | Conference Room A
Relax your mind and improve your overall performance with this guided meditation to acoustic guitar, led by local musician, meditation instructor, and p.r.e.p. member, Dan Mack.

Fitting in Fitness
Monday, Jan. 14 | 11:00am | Conference Room A
Lynn L. will lead a conversation on how to balance your schedule while including exercise and keeping your sanity! Get ideas that you can implement right away to ensure that you have time for exercise. We will be serving coffee and tea.

Movement & Meditation
Wednesday, Jan. 16 | 12:00-12:45pm | Group Ex Studio
It’s back by popular demand! Join Instructor Marcy as she explores gentle movement while relaxing the mind with meditation. Seated options are available. Open to members and guests.

Fundamentals of Water Exercise
Thursday, Jan. 17 | 1:00-2:00pm | Pool
Learn how to make the most of aquatics class and how to start using pool exercises to help strengthen and lengthen. This is designed for those who are new to exercise and aquatics classes.

Running Workshop – Weight Training to get to the Finish Line Faster
Friday, Jan. 18 | 5:00-6:00pm | New 2nd Floor Clinic
If your performance has plateaued and you’re searching for the missing link, then this is the workshop for you! Often overlooked, strength training is crucial to reduce injuries, improve running economy, and boost performance.

Les Mills BODYFLOW Instructor Training
Saturday, Jan. 19 & Sunday, Jan. 20 | 8:00am-6:00pm | Group Ex Studio
If you’ve ever thought about becoming an instructor, this is an opportunity! We are hosting a two-day Les Mills BODYFLOW instructor training at our club. Contact Nancy B. at nancybr@acac.com for more information or register now here. Open to members and guests.

Kids Zone: MLK Peace Craft
Monday, Jan. 21 | 10:00am & 7:00pm | Kids Zone
Children in Kids Zone will create an MLK Peace Craft.

Water Circuit Demos
Tuesday, Jan. 22 & Thursday, Jan. 24 | 8:00-8:45am | Pool
Dive into Donatella’s FREE Water Circuit demos. You’ll utilize the power of water to increase strength and endurance through low-impact, high-intensity aerobic and resistance training. This class is great for those who enjoy group exercise water classes but prefer personal attention and a variety of activities. Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Jan. 29 and ending Feb. 21.

BANG Power Dance Launch
Wednesday, Jan. 23 | 7:35pm | Group Ex Studio
BANG is a fusion of boxing, aerobics, interval, hip hop, world dance, and body weight training. Every class starts your workout with a BANG and takes your fitness to a whole new level. Open to members and guests.

LaBlast Splash
Thursday, Jan. 24 | 6:30-7:15pm | Pool
Louis van Amstel is coming back to instruct a master class for LaBlast Splash (in lieu of our regular Athletic Aqua class this night). Open to members and guests.

Running Workshop – Running & Movement Analysis to Improve Performance (II)
Friday, Jan. 25 | 5:00-6:00pm | New 2nd Floor Clinic
Same description as the first series of this topic.

Les Mills Launch
Saturday, Jan. 26 | 8:45am-12:30pm | Group Ex Studio
Join us as we introduce new music and moves in all of our Les Mills classes, including CXWORX, BODYSTEP, BODYPUMP, and BODYCOMBAT. If you’re new to Les Mills, this is a great way to experience all of the classes in one morning (not to mention burning mega fat and calories)! Email Nancy B. at nancybr@acac.com with questions. Open to members and guests.

Balance & Stability
Saturday, Jan. 26 | 10:00am | Conference Room
Learn how to structure your exercise so that you improve your balance and lower your risk of falling, while also learning to strengthen your deeper core muscles so that you can have rockin’ abs!

Kids Zone: Kids Night Out
Saturday, Jan. 26 | 6:00-8:30pm | Kids Zone
Bring your kids ages 3+ and potty-trained for pizza and playtime while you enjoy a night on the town. Registration is required. Sign up in Kids Zone no later than 24 hours in advance. Email Katie B. at katherinebe@acac.com if you have any questions.

Barre Launch
Sunday, Jan. 27 | 10:30am | Group Ex Studio
Come experience new music and moves in our popular Barre class. Barre is a ballet-inspired workout using the barre, light weights, and props to strengthen and tone the entire body. Open to members and guests.

Sunday, Jan. 27 | 12:30pm | Group Ex Studio
BODYFLOW is a fusion class of movement patterns influenced by Tai Chi, Pilates and Yoga-inspired sequences set to music. The focus is on controlled breath, strength, balance, core, and a full series of stretches, ending with an extended relaxation.