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A WORKSHOP FOR RUNNERS

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BARRE CLASSES ADDED TO OUR WINTER SCHEDULE

Now part of our Winter schedule.

Inspired by Pilates, barre and dance, this will be an intense workout using small controlled movements and full body exercises to create a well rounded workout. 

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Class time:  Sundays 3:30—4:30 & Thursdays 8—9 pm

Max 6 clients/class

Register for the session or purchase a drop in card.  604.943.8823 or admin@twconline.ca .

 

Instructor :

Danielle Braund

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WOMEN ON WEIGHTS WORKSHOP

Know you should add weight training to your fitness regime but don’t know what to do? 
Build stronger bones, improve muscle mass, improve posture and get it done. 

Join Joan Littlejohn for a fun, functional and lively hour while you get stronger and gain confidence with weights.

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Suitable for clients with osteoporosis or osteopenia and arthritis.
Max 6 clients.

Date:

1. Thursdays 11:45-12:45 January 31—March 8, 2019

2. Fridays 11 - 12 February 1 - March 9, 2019

Cost: $204

 

Register or for more information: 604.943.8823 or admin@twconline.ca

 


Is Pilates Useful for Men?

Is Pilates useful for men?

Consider this: Pilates was started by a man, Joseph Pilates; it's been a training vehicle for elite athletes, both men, and women, for over 50 years; and men have figured prominently as instructors and promoters of the Pilates method throughout its history.


Core strength, flexibility, balance, uniform development, and efficient movement patterns — all are hallmarks of Pilates training and highly relevant to men's fitness. The integrative component of Pilates can be especially beneficial for men, whose workouts often emphasize a part-by-part approach to muscular development, such as occurs in weightlifting.


Pilates, by contrast, emphasizes moving from the center of the body, the powerhouse, and developing core strength in the deep muscles of the center to stabilize the trunk and protect the back. This kind of core training makes Pilates an excellent technique for whole-body fitness, as well as a foundation for cross training with other kinds of sports and exercise.

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Developed on a man's body, and taught with input from both men and women, Pilates is founded on healthy movement principles for the human body in general.


Pilates is a body/mind practice where part of the exercise is to bring one's full care and attention to every movement. Similarly, exacting alignment and core training that goes beyond the superficial muscles require more subtle attention and micro-adjustments than some men are used to finding in an exercise class. There is none of the "just power through" kind of attitude that men might be used to from gyms. This often becomes most apparent when working with the Pilates equipment, which, though it is resistance equipment, is not intended to be overpowered.
(By Marguerite Ogle @ verywellfit.com)

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REGISTER NOW FOR WINTER 2019

Register now for Winter 2019 starting January 2nd. More classes, new classes and lots to choose from. Read More

MELT WORKSHOP #1 - Introduction to MELT

Living an active, pain-free lifestyle for your entire lifetime.

Intro Workshop Hand and Foot


The MELT Hand and Foot Treatment is a gentle self-treatment that creates whole-body results by treating the hands and the feet.

These simple self-care techniques provide relief from neck and low back pain, arthritis, bunions, plantar fasciitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome.


Improve flexibility, balance, and posture as you reduce everyday aches and pains. Discover how to make your body feel better and stay active and pain-free for a lifetime.

 

MELT 2

Date:

1. Thursday February 7 - 6 - 8 pm

2. Friday February 8 - 2-4 pm

3. Friday March 8  - 1-3 pm


Cost: $85+ gst (includes customized Ball Kit)


Register at admin@twconline.ca or 604.943.8823.  

In person: #120- 5133 Springs Blvd, Tsawwassen Springs Clubhouse

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Instructor :
Linda Mallard

Owner, TWC


BUILDING STRONGER BONES WORKSHOP

If you are concerned about your bone health and/or have been diagnosed with Osteopenia or Osteoporosis then this exercise workshop is for you.  Buff bones means strong healthy bones. Learn bone building exercises you can do at home to strengthen and nourish.

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Date: Thursdays November 8, 15, 22

Time: 2:00—3:00 pm 

Cost: $102+ gst

Max 6 clients/class

Register at admin@twconline.ca or 604.943.8823.

Instructor :
Joan Littlejohn

 

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THINKING YOU ARE NOT GOOD AT PILATES?

Have you ever thought or said out loud at your Pilates session “I don’t think I’m very good at this” ? If the answer is “yes”, know you are in good company and that if you feel this way, you are right on track! Read More

Life Span or Health Span

Back in the day, I exercised to burn calories.  To look good and be able to eat what I wanted.  As I age, good health is taking precedent.  I am in this for the long haul, so I’ve adopted on a more balanced approach to fitness that emphasizes longevity. 

Now, don’t get me wrong, I still want to look good and enjoy indulging without consequence, but my energy, wellbeing and remaining injury free are a solid part of my regime.  I take time to breathe, stretch and move my body in ways that promotes health, good posture and restoration.

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Engaging daily in mindful movement such as Pilates, Fascial Conditioning and CoreAlign brings quality sleep, reduces stress, keeps my brain sharp and body strong.   Instead of aches and pains from overtraining, I feel a greater sense of strength, mobility, aliveness, mental clarity, and energy.

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Life span is how long we live.  HEALTH SPAN is living a high quality of life for as long as possible.  I invite you to join me at the TWC in the realm of mindful movement where you will enjoy getting fit and strong while connecting to yourself and others.

 

Linda Mallard

Owner, Tsawwassen Wellness Center


PAIN FREE RUNNING - short program in September

If you are a runner, walk/jogger, or want to start, then getting FIT TO RUN will keep you out doors and off the injured list.

 

Learn fundamental exercises to improve your ability to run strong and pain free that you can do as a warm up and conditioning on your own at home.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

1. Wednesdays 9:30 – 10:30 - September 5-19

2. Thursdays 5-6pm – September 6 – 20.

Cost: $102

 INSTRUCTOR: Linda Mallard

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