Community Hospital Fitness Pointe
Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Newsletter

Issue # 17

May 2011 

in this issue
:: SpaPointe Specials
:: Congratulations!
:: Zumba Song of the Month
:: Exercise of the Month
:: Personal Training Spotlight
:: Get the Most from Fitness Pointe
:: Recipe of the Month
:: COACH Corner
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Memorial Day Hours: 5am-Noon

Dont's Forget...Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8th

check out SpaPointe Specials for a some

GREAT gift ideas mom will be sure to LOVE!  


Women's Diagnostic Center

May Specials

Just in time for Mother's Day,

great gift ideas for that special "mom" in your life...


      Jane Iredale Spring Collection

Purchase our Exclusive "Just for Me Kit"

only $98.00 ($140.00 value)


Jane Iredale "Starter Kit"

 only $79.00 ($210.00 value)

Plus the kit becomes a Jewelry Box!


    Makeup Lesson Gift Certificates

     Only $45.00 & she will receive a 20% discount on any cosmetic purchase the day of the lesson!


Spa Pointe & Hair Studio


Call us for more awesome gift ideas!




Treat Your Feet with a Spa Pedicure and receive a complimentary bottle of polish! (The one you use during your spa pedicure please J)


Men, would you like a Complimentary professional hair cut? 

Our Sr. Hair Stylist, Kristen, is now accepting male models to demonstrate her hair cutting techniques. Limited number of appointments available so don't miss out! Call 219-934-2850 to reserve your spot with Kristen.

Congratulations Rowers!!!


Congratulations to the

2011 World Rowing Challenge Champions!  


This is the second year in a row for our team to obtain this title.  The World Rowing Challenge was held March 15 through April 15, 2011.  The Fitness Pointe Rowing Team had 232 participants and rowed 26,635,809 meters placing 1st overall in the competition.  Joe Arias, MacDaniel Adams, and Shailesh Bhatt rowed over 1 million meters each. 

Judy Abbott
Judy after hitting the 2 Million Meter Mark 

Judy Abbott rowed over 2 million meters and is the Champion Female Rower for 2011 (two years in a row).  There were 9 participants that rowed over 500,000 meters and 27 participants that rowed over 200,000 meters.  Great job team!  The winner of the rowing grand prize (Three Free Months Dues) is Evelyn Nelson.


Zumba Song of the Month
'Come on Baby' - Banda La Bocana
Fitness Pointe - Come on Baby.mp4

Fitness Pointe -

Come on Baby.mp4


Exercise of the Month

Picnic Table Push-Ups and Dips

With April Showers bring May flowers, why not take you fitness workout outdoors this month. The park offers a multitude of opportunities to get fit while enjoying time with your family, friends, and pets while being outside. Check out May's Exercise of the Month, featuring Ryan Vassar, Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer here at Fitness Pointe.
Fitness Pointe Picnic Table Push-ups and dips.mp4
Fitness Pointe Picnic Table Push-ups and dips.mp4


Personal Training
Ryan Vassar

Ryan VassarCredentials:
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) Certified Personal Trainer
 Specialty Areas: 
*Sport Specific 
*Strength Training
*Personal Trainer since 2009
*Exercise Instructor
 Training Philosophy:
 *My goal as a trainer is to help motivate my clients by making exercise a positive and enjoyable experience, focusing on mobility, flexibility, strength and cardiovascular/endurance, and overall well rounded exercise program.

Getting the Most from Your Fitness Pointe Membership

Free Lecture with tips and advice presented by one of our fitness professionals.


When: Tuesday, May 24

Time: 11am-12pm or 6-7pm 


Recipe of the Month

Fiesta Salsa

  • 2 Avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 (4oz) can chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 bunch green onions (scallions) chopped
  • 3 Tbs Lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


In a large bowl, carefully toss together the avocados, tomatoes, corn, green chilies, green onions, lime juice, sugar, salt & pepper 



Calories: 67

Total Fat: 5 g

Protein: 1 g

Servings: 14 (1/4 cup servings)



COACH Corner 



Looking for that personalized fitness experience, but don't want to incur the price tag for one on one training, then Fitness Pointe's 8 week COACH program may be just what you need.   This small group training experience gives you the feel of a private session for a nominal cost.  The exceptional talents of our COACH staff will help you achieve higher levels of fitness in a variety of areas.  Don't miss our Pilates on the Reformers, Kettlebells, Strengh Training for Women over 40, or our Pre/Post Natal  programs.  No other facility in NW Indiana can give you this exceptional experience.  Stop by the Fitness Desk, lower level, to reserve your space today.


 The next 8 week COACH session will begin

Monday, May 9th.