January 8 - 14, 2018 


We are working to keep our members informed about the happenings at El Gancho in a timely manner. Each week we will send a brief overview of what you can look forward to at El Gancho.

Our new website features a page showing the weekly fitness schedule. You can follow the link above or find it anytime at

Resolution Day 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in Resolution Day 2018! 
We had a terrific turnout  and hope everyone enjoyed starting 
off  2018 with some great Fitness and Fun!


The Lost-N-Found will be sorted on 
Thursday, January 11th

If you feel you may have lost items please check with the front desk.
Items which have not been claimed will be removed for donation.
January Fitness Schedule - New Classes!

Restorative Yoga
12:00pm - 1:00pm
with Martha

Restorative  Yoga will calm and reset your entire body and 
mind  to prepare you for the ultimate relaxation.

Tai Chi
8:20am - 9:20am
with Rick
Improve your balance, improve your circulation, improve your strength. Sharpen your focus and learn how to relax. 

El Gancho Welcomes Rick Von Keanel 

Rick has been studying Tai Chi for 17 years, which works out to somewhere in the vicinity of 7500 hours.  Studied at the Winged Lion School of Tai Chi as the senior student of Michael DeMarco for 15 years.  Principle instructor at Winged Lion School for 4 years between 2006 and 2014.
Principle member of the Santa Fe Push Hands Club, 2010 to present.  Teaches currently in Santa Fe and Cerrillos, NM.  Offering instruction in Yang Style Long form (Hsiung lineage), Sanshou two person form, Short Stick, Daoyin and Push Hands.

Welcome to The Team!

How to Stay Healthy & Fit After the Holidays

Free Lecture!
Thursday, January 11th
at 5:00pm
with Pamela Herzenberg, Fitness Director

January Small Group Training's

Sign up Now Available!

Fitness Fusion
with Debbie Widrick, Certified Personal Trainer

Starting Wednesday, January 10th

with Debbie Widrick, Certified Personal Trainer

Starting Saturday, January 13th

League Registration for the 2018 Adult 18 & Over USTA Season is now open until February 8th. 
Putting in for a team is easy.
Captains please contact Jake at 
and we can get the ball rolling!
NTRP Levels
3.0-4.5 Men and Women
-The League will start March 3 and go until May 27.
-The District playoffs will be June 2 & 3.
-Sectionals will be in at Jerry Cline Albuquerque, August 10 - 12

**Matches for the League will be played all days of the week.**
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