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YMCA Express at Gainsboro

January 2018

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January 8 
Brunch with Gina

January 25
Ballet starts

February 12
Group X Challenge starts
Refer a Friend in January
$0 Joining Fee!

Workouts go better together because friends motivate each other, making goals easier and more fun! 

Refer your friend to join and they won't pay a joining fee in January and you will receive a month of membership on us. Now is the time to share the gift of health!

                                              
Member Benefits
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New Group Ex Classes in January!

Vinyasa Yoga with Gina
Monday l 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Kemetic Yoga with Antonio
Tuesday l  6:15 - 7:15 pm

January Jump Off with Karen Cole
Friday l  5:30 - 6:30 am 
                                              
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Brunch with Gina
Mon Jan 8
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
M/NM: $10
Together we will make fried goat cheese salad - panko crusted goat cheese fried and topped on a mixed green salad.

For more information contact Gina Kohler at gkohler@ymcavbr.org.
Fit Start      
Ensure success by signing up for your FREE Fit Start appointment at the Welcome Desk. A Wellness Coach will meet one-on-one with you and give you a personal action plan for success.  In an hour, you will gain the tools and resources to help you feel confident and excited about working out.

 
Youth and Family
Have you heard of Little Chefs?
Our little chefs had a blast making yummy dishes, learning culinary skills and developing healthy eating habits, all while having fun! 

Be on the lookout for new cooking
programs in the months ahead!

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Y Dance
Preschool Ballet & Contemporary
Sat Jan 27 - Apr 12  l  9:00 - 9:30 am
Ages 3 -5  l  M:$99/NM$114

Beginner Ballet
Th Jan 25 - Apr 19  l  5:00 - 5:55 pm
Ages 7-10  l  M:$132/NM:$165

Hip Hop
Sat Jan 27 - Apr 21  l  11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ages 7-12  l  M:$132/ NM:$165

For more information, please contact Gina Kohler, Program Director at gkohler@ymcavbr.org.
Did You Know?
Group X Challenge
February 12 - March 25
Heat things up this winter by participating in our Group X Challenge! This is an 8-week challenge where you'll get more energy, more strength and more endurance all while building relationships and forming habits.  Plus, we'll be giving away weekly prizes!

HOW DOES IT WORK?                                    
1.) Pick up a Group X Challenge Tracker Card at the Welcome Desk or Group Exercise rooms. Whenever you attend a class, ask the instructor to initial a box on the card. You get one point per workout and you can earn up to FIVE [5] bonus points for working out each week. Turn in your card each week and pick up another.

2.) It's Better Together, so we'll be providing you with Group X Guest Passes during the challenge to earn extra points. Your guest will be allowed to experience the class for free and you will earn [1] bonus point for each guest you bring. Earn FIVE [5] bonus points if your guest becomes a member. Make sure to return completed Guest Passes to the Welcome Desk so you get full credit!

3.) Every Week there is a prize drawing. Turn in your Challenge Tracker Card or Group X Guest Pass for points that week and your name will be entered in the drawing for a weekly prize. Our prizes get bigger with each week, and as long as you keep participating, you can win a weekly prize!

4.) The grand prize is awarded to the member with the highest number of total points at the end of the Group X Challenge. Must be a member of the YMCA of Virginia's Blue Ridge to win. 

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Y After School
Over 400 youth across the Roanoke Valley have education, enrichment and play after the school day because of our Y After School program.  The YMCA Express at Gainsboro is the administrative office that oversees the 10 sites in Roanoke City and 3 in Botetourt County.