November events calendar | acac short pump

SPCA Donations: As the weather gets colder, let’s not forget our furry friends. This month, the acac Group Ex is giving to the SPCA. We will collect your wish list donations, and drop them off the first week of December, to help our furry friends in RVA.

Please see the wish list for supplies needed. https://richmondspca.org/how-you-can-help/donate/wishlist/

November Yoga Challenge
Our challenge to you: Practice 25 times in 30 Days!
In the spirit of giving, members who complete 25 practices in 30 days will be entered for a raffle, to win a month-long membership to gift to a friend. There will be several member-guest classes weekly, where you can bring a friend to join you for your favorite yoga classes.

Wednesday 11/13
8:10am Vinyasa 1/2
6:30pm Kids Yoga

Friday 11/15
12pm Vinyasa 2/3
4:30pm Power Sculpt

Saturday 11/16
9:30am Power Yoga
12pm Chair Yoga

Sunday 11/17
10:30am Vinyasa 2/3
4:45pm Power Yoga

Wednesday 11/20
10:30am Vinyasa 2/3
6pm Vinyasa 1/2

Friday 11/22
6:30am Yin
5:30pm Vinyasa 2/3

Tuesday 11/26
10:45am BodyFlow
12:00pm Vin Yin

Thursday 11/28 (Happy Thanksgiving!)
8:15am Vinyasa 1/2
10:45 BodyFlow

Saturday 11/30 (LAST DAY!!)
8:15am Hatha
12pm Ashtanga 

EDGE RIDE Into Fall Participant Social
Friday November 1 | 6:30PM
Rooftop Cafe

Come to the rooftop to collect your prizes and have some fun with your fellow cycle challenge participants. 15% off a cafe item!

Water in Motion Launch
Saturday, November 2 | 10:00AM
Aquatics Center

The newest in aquatic exercise that provides a low-impact, high-energy challenge for participants of all fitness levels. Simple choreography set to great music. This dynamic workout combines strength, cardiovascular and core exercises into one fun-filled hour.

Snowing in Space Tasting
November 1 | 7:00 – 9:00AM
acac Short Pump Lobby

Need a little extra boost to get to through to the weekend? Come try Snowing in Space selection of nitro cold brews on tap in our Lobby tomorrow morning from 7:00 – 9:00AM.

Healthy Horizons
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
12:00pm | Mind Body Studio

At this month’s free & healthy lunch, Dan Bayliss, RN, MS CES, will discuss being active during the winter season and fall prevention! Contact Donna at donnaw@acac.com with questions!

Pedal for a Purpose
November 9 | 12:00PM
EDGE Cycle Studio

Help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases with acac’s Pedal for a Purpose for only $30! In this Studio RIDE with acac Short Pump benefiting St. Jude, our instructor brings the class to life through motivational coaching in their own unique way. This technique basked workout offers flats, rolling hills, climbs, and sprints based on cadence and wattage. An unpredictable class that is engaging, challenging and guaranteed to get your heart pumping.

Registration Required: https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR;jsessionid=00000000.app226a fr_id=118914&pg=entry&NONCE_TOKEN=4A684AA3E0815F77A93B825646B0541D

Q&A for New Exercisers
Sunday 11/10 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Wednesday 11/13 | 4:00 – 6:00PM
Table on Fitness Floor

Looking to learn more about basic exercises to kick-off your new workout routine? Ask personal trainer Caroline!

Veteran’s Day
Monday November 11
Veterans to take class FREE

Thursday November 28: Special Thanksgiving Group Exercise Class Schedule

Coffee with Nurse Dan
Wednesday, November 13
p.r.e.p. Area

Join Dan in the p.r.e.p. area for a coffee and fun conversation.

Power Sculpt and Power Yoga Auditions
Saturday November 16
1:00 – 3:00PM

Did you know our Power Sculpt and Power Vinyasa teams are growing? Do you have what it takes? We’re holding Open auditions on Saturday November 16th 1-3pm, please reach out to Camille Heller @ camilleh@acac.com

*prospective instructors must be either AFAA certified or hold a RYT-200 certification through Yoga Alliance.

Zumba Gold with the p.r.e.p. Team
Tuesday, November 19 | 10:45 AM
Group Exercise Studio

Come join the prep team for Zumba Gold. ZUMBA Gold classes creates a party like atmosphere that is incredibly fun, different, is so easy to follow, that EVERYONE of any age can do it! All classes are open to participants of any skill or fitness level.

Healthy Holiday Ingredient Swap
Tuesday, November 19
5:15 – 6:00PM
p.r.e.p. Area

Donna will have a table set up discussing healthy ingredient swap during the holidays and her tips for healthy snacking.

Gratitude Trees
Wednesday, 11/20 | 5:00 – 6:00PM
Friday, 11/22 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM
p.r.e.p. Area

Did you know that expressing gratitude has been proven to increase one’s happiness? The p.r.e.p. team is organizing a gratitude tree for members in the p.r.e.p. area and inviting them to help decorate.

Ping Pong Tournament
Friday, November 22
First Rounds Start at 6:00PM
Registration Deadline: Monday, November 18
Mind Body Studio

Please register with the front desk. There will be 3 rounds, each round is best 2 out of 3. All participants are encouraged to join & cheer on the final match! First rounds will start at 6:00PM and the final match will conclude no later than 9:00PM. Registration fee: $20 fee, $25 non-member fee. Contact Mladen at mladens@acac.com with questions!