Lawrence Group Fitness Monthly Blog - October 2014

Thursday, October 2 2014 5:23 PM
By Genesis Genesis

Greetings Lawrence Members!  Below is our October Group Fitness news. 
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Welcome to Fall! The temps are dropping along with the leaves - so why not use the change in weather to come check out our new classes & some of the new faces we have at our clubs!

North Location News

We now have Group Power on Mondays & Wednesday 4:30PM for teachers & moms & those who want to get in their Hour of Power BEFORE dinner - we hope you like this new POWERful option!

Friday nights - do you want to relax or get your groove on? At Genesis North - we have you covered for both!

4:30PM new yogi Kim (she’s only new to us - she is working on her 500 hour yoga card!) will help you unwind & de-stress with a lovely Gentle Yoga class.

5:30PM Friday Night Zumba Dance Party with Gwen - come shake it off & get your groove on with the amazing Gwen. She may be nearly 6 months pregnant but she can still move like no other! Come to the party & try to keep up! =0)

Sunday - a few new options to make the most of your day “off”:

10AM Power Yoga Express with Karen - if you already love Karen’s Yoga Flow 75, why not challenge yourself with an added 30 minutes of strength & power on the mat. Come for just 30 - or stay for all 105 minutes of bendtastic fun! 

12PM Group Kick with Sarah & Melisa (they alternate) - before the Football Games begin, come get your kick on & sweat off your Saturday night. High or low impact - this cardio punch is great for everyone!

4PM Tabata - wanna’ train with intervals but don’t have much time? Come check out Heather’s take on Tabata - 30 minutes of super Sunday fun

4:30PM Group Power - if you come for Tabata, why not stick around for Group Power? Heather will cruise through the workout & tackle every muscle before the Sunday Night game begins.

New Instructors

Lauren Link comes to us on the verge of receiving her 200 hr RYT card - meaning she is just 8 classes away from accomplishing 200 hours of study in Yoga! She is taking over the 10:15AM Yoga Basics class on Tuesdays and will hopefully be testing the waters in some cycle classes too!

Jessica Feldman is our newest high energy Zumba instructor - take one class from this Colorado transplant & you’ll be asking me to put her on schedule more often! She is fun & spunky - you would never believe she is the mom of 5 boys. How she mom-ages 5 boys and has the energy to rock the Zumba floor I do not know - but she does! She is teaching Wednesday 10:30AM Aqua Zumba starting 10/1 & will be filling in as needed until a class becomes available (she has already agreed to helm the Friday Night 5:30PM Zumba Dance Party after Gwen goes on maternity leave - but not a moment before!

Kim Deroulette is another new yogi - new to us but working on her 500 hour card (mentioned above) - she is easing you in to the weekend with a 4:30PM Friday night Gentle Yoga class & filling in elsewhere as her schedule allows. She is a wonderful instructor - mark your calendar & get to know our latest yoga addition.


South Location News

Group Centergy is now offered on Monday & Wednesday afternoons 4:20-5:20pm. Cristal & Marianne are dancing you through the Centergy workout - a wonderful mix of yoga & Pilates - standing & on the floor. A fantastic alternative for those  who want to stretch, strengthen & relax before heading home for family dinner.

As the weather cools, it’s time to put your bikes in the garage & head back to the cycle studio! We have two new classes for you to keep your wheels spinning:
Group Ride Tuesdays 5:30PM with Marianne & Thursday 5:30PM with Pam - these classes compliment our Monday & Wednesday G-Cycle so you can “spin” 5:30-6:30PM Monday through Thursday!

Sunday we adjusted our line-up just a bit - we now have Group Ride at 9AM & Group Power at 10AM. Come for 2 full hours of Sunday morning sweat if you can!

Despite the renovations at North & the continued construction at South, we hope you continue to make fitness a priority & join us in one or many of our wonderful classes. We have a great team of instructors excited to meet you & help you fall in love with our classes. Group exercise is a wonderful way to make fitness a steady part of your daily routine - so pick up a schedule, mark your calendars & come to class! Just allow a little extra time due to construction / traffic so you can make it to class on time. Running late? It’s fine  - come to class anyway! We want to see you in our classes & having a great time.

For any questions or concerns about our classes or schedule please don't hesitate to contact me!

Cristal Barnes
Group Fitness Coordinator - Lawrence
Genesis Health Clubs

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