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2017 Wren Fundraiser

 

Fitness Fueled Fundraiser

throughout September and October take one (or all!) of the 18 classes.

This year you'll be raising money for WREN.

From Hip Hop Cardio to Kickboxing, we've brought together 19 women trainers across Columbia for a Fitness Fueled Fundraising Series to benefit WREN (Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network) in the months of September and October, culminating in a garden party and check presentation on October 19, 6:00 p.m. at Fit Columbia.

Individuals are encouraged to try something new and sign up for one, or all of the classes. 100% of their class fee will be donated to WREN and will be used to continue their movement to advance the health, economic well-being and rights of South Carolina Women.

 

Bonus! At your first class, grab a punch card. If you attend at least four classes listed below, you will receive a free WREN T-shirt for participating.    

 

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All of these women are either past or current Women in Fitness honorees, a program started by Angie Yong Sellers, owner of Fit Columbia, as a way to honor the women trainers and local business owners who work together to make Columbia a healthier place. “It seemed like a natural progression to expand this program to the entire month of September and October, working together with other women to raise money for non-profits who have the same vision for Columbia and the State.” Angie goes on to say, “When I learned more about WREN and what they are doing to advance women’s rights in the workplace and equal pay in our state, I was eager to help them.” Eme Crawford, Director of Communications and Learning with WREN jumped at the chance, “WREN is thrilled to see our deeply held belief that ‘empowered women empower their communities’ in action, and we’re honored to partner with and benefit from Fit Columbia’s fitness fueled fundraising classes.”

 

classes

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy with Lee Chamberlain

Month of September

Studio O2, 801 Gervais St., Suite C, Columbia, SC 29201
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This treatment involves the normal breathing in of high levels of oxygen while in a pressurized chamber. Receive 50 percent off all oxygen services during September by mentioning Fit Columbia. Please book directly at so2spa.com

 

Hatha Yoga with Pamela Meriwether

Sept. 2, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Fit Columbia, 2004 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29205
Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2015-12-18/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html

Rooted in the Hatha and Classical styles of yoga from the Himalayan tradition, this class is intended to inspire internal wisdom, power and peace. For questions, please contact Pam Meriwether at 803-606-8829.

 

Pilates Reformer with Victoria Durham

Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. and Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         

Pilates Bodies by Victoria, 1633 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201
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You will build strength and increase flexibility and endurance with this full-body, equipment-based workout. For questions, please contact Victoria Durham at 803-730-3929.

           

Balls & Booze: Medicine Balls & Beer Workout with Heather Cooper

Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fit Columbia, 2004 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29205
Bio: fitcolumbia.com/blog/2017/7/13/heather-michelle-cooper

Medicine Ball exercises bridge the gap between conventional strength and endurance exercises. For questions, please contact Heather Cooper at 803-254-2689.

 

Zumba and Zumba Toning with Tammie Coleman Epps

Sept. 11, 6-7  p.m.      

lululemon, 4840 Forest Dr., Columbia , SC 29206
Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2015-07-17/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html
 

Lightweight maraca-like toning sticks enhance sense of rhythm and coordination while toning target zones including arms, core and lower body. For questions, please contact Tammie Coleman Epps at 803-318-1598.

 

Early Morning Workout with Jennifer Lunn

Sept. 13, 6:30 – 7:15 a.m.

Fit Columbia, 2004 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29205
Bio: fitcolumbia.com/blog/2017/7/20/jennifer-lunn-personal-trainer

Using a variety of fitness tools, you’ll get a great full-body workout and be challenged in new ways in a fun group setting. (All fitness levels welcome). For questions, please contact Jennifer Lunn at 803-318-1598.

 

Introduction to Triathlon with Stefanie Cain

Sept. 16, 8 - 10 a.m.               

Still Hopes Wellness Center, 1 Still Hopes Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169
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This class will introduce you to the preparation for Olympic and/or sprint distance swim, cycle and run triathlon events. For questions, please contact Stefanie Cain at 412-915-1134. Suggested donation: $20.

 

Pilates with Ashley Hayes

Sept. 23, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Pilates of Forest Acres, 1572 Sunnyside Dr., Columbia, SC 29204
Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2016-03-18/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html

Want to avoid the “secretary spread”? This is functional hip training that will give you a happy spine while keeping saddlebags away. For questions, please contact Ashley Hayes at 803-800-6726.

           

Yoga Nidra & Birthday Cake in Pajamas with Sue Eang

September 27, 7 - 8 p.m.        

Fit Columbia, 2004 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29205
Feature: midlandsanchor.com/women-in-fitness-feature-sue-eang/

Come in your pajamas and we will have desserts and practice yoga nidra, aka yogic sleep. For questions about this class, please contact Sue Eang at 704-737-6202. Suggested donation: $15.

 

Hip Hop Cardio with Lindsay Sprague

Sept. 24, 3 - 4 p.m.                 

Lululemon, 4840 Forest Dr., Columbia , SC 29206
Feature: midlandsanchor.com/women-in-fitness-feature-lindsay-sprague/

This class is a thrilling, high-performing cardio-intense dance workout to tone your entire body. For questions, please contact Lindsay at 919-971-5473.

 

Improvisational/Ecstatic Dance for Healing with Anne Marie Cockrell & Allison Beard

Sept. 24, 10:15 a.m. - noon

Emerald Ballroom, 1333 Omarest Dr., Columbia, SC 29210  
Anne Marie Cockrell Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2016-05-27/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html
Allison Beard Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2016-04-15/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html

Conscious Movement and Dance is an opportunity to dance and move freely and express yourself through movement in a safe and supportive environment. Come dance in the daytime! For questions about this class, please contact Anne Marie Cockrell at 803-771-6661. Suggested donation: $12.

 

Learn to Neutralize Painful Memories in Seconds with Martine Naar

Healing and Dreams, 3924 Forest Dr., Suite 2, Columbia, SC 29204

Sept. 26, 5 - 6 p.m.
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We can restore the balance of the body and soul with energy healing. Energy healing is a non-invasive method of healing using a variety of therapeutic techniques to clear and repair the body energy field. For questions, please contact Martine Naar at 803-240-5104. Suggested donation: $20.       

 

Kettlebell Basics with Elise Matthews

September 30, 11 a.m. – noon

K.O.R.E. Wellness, 1311 B Rosewood Dr., Columbia, SC 29201  
Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2015-11-20/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html

Learn how to safely incorporate kettlebells into your training. For questions, please contact Elise Matthew at info@korewellness.com.

           

Kickboxing with Tamaya Goodwin

Sept. 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.      

TNT Martial Arts, 1220 Knox Abbott Dr., Suite D, Cayce, SC 29033
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Even though it's a full-hour full-body workout, kickboxing class flies by! See what it’s all about.  For questions, please contact Tamaya Goodwin at 803-479-1739.

                       

Wall Yoga & Wine Reception with Juliet Hewitt

Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m.

Fit Columbia, 2004 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29205
Feature: midlandsanchor.com/women-in-fitness-feature-juliet-hewitt/

Come for a one-hour wall yoga class followed by wine and light hors d'oeuvres. ($35; limted  to 10. Wall-curious but don't want to commit to the class? Sign up for the Wine After Party Only from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and get a chance to hang. Register atsquareup.com/store/juliet-hewitt.  For questions, please contact Juliet Hewitt at juliethewitt@sc.rr.com.           

           

Dharma Yoga Wheel with Angie Yong Sellers

Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30

Fit Columbia, 2004 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29205

Feature: fitcolumbia.com/blog/2017/7/20/angela-angie-yong-sellers-owner-and-personal-trainer

The wheel works by being a tremendously supportive and stable tool to relax into. It is very effective for maintaining spine health. For questions, please contact Angie Yong Sellers at info@fitcolumbia.com.

 

Hatha Yoga with Maxine Deutschendorf

Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Arsenal Hill Community Center, 1800 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC 29201    
Feature: thecolumbiastar.com/news/2015-06-19/Society/Women_of_Fitness.html   

This multi-level yoga hatha class is welcoming to everyone. For questions, please contact Maxine Deutschendorf at 803.960.5371

 

Mommy and Me Yoga with Channing Anderson

October 14, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Rooted, 2917 Millwood Ave., Columbia, SC 29205     
Feature: http://www.midlandsanchor.com/women-in-fitness-feature-channing-anderson/

This class provides moms the opportunity to regain strength while cultivating confidence and alleviate neck, shoulder, and back pain through yoga postures. For questions about this class, please contact Channing Anderson at channingpanderson@gmail.com