VIDA Blog
Feb 5 2014

VIDA Fitness trainers demonstrate Barbell Squats

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Feb 4 2014

February Group Fitness Programs at Verizon

Please email our Group Program Manager, Tami Devitis, at tami@vidafitness.com if you’d like to join us for any of the programs below.

Weekend Warrior Boot Camp – 6 Week Program

WHEN: Saturdays at 8:00am beginning February 1st

DETAILS: This indoor cross-training adventure will work your entire body by going from one exercise to another without rest. Pushups, jumping jacks, and crunches are only the beginning of this powerful caloric burn. Reduce stress, lose fat, tone-up, and build confidence with your new Boot Camp buddies.

VIDA Fighter Camp – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Mondays at 7:30pm and Saturdays at 1:00pm beginning February 8th

DETAILS: You’ll also learn basic techniques like striking, kicking, and grappling to move like a fighter while we sculpt you into amazing shape. This workout focuses on training techniques found in a boxer’s regimen, with 30 minutes devoted to intense core strength and conditioning drills followed by 20 minutes of intense heavy bag drills.

TRX 101 – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Sundays at 9:00am beginning February 9th

DETAILS: TRX 101 is your first step into the wonderful world of TRX training. You’ll train your entire body through functional movements targeting muscles you never knew existed.

VIDA AMRAP – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:00am beginning February 11th

DETAILS: Join us for these constantly varying high intensity workouts. You’ll learn a variety of functional movements incorporating gymnastics-based strength exercises and endurance training techniques. You’ll become stronger and more explosive while working as part of a team.

Foundations of Pilates Reformer – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Beginning February 17th
Mondays at 5:30pm
Wednesdays at 12 Noon
Sundays at 4:00pm

DETAILS: Enjoy a full-body workout with the Pilates Reformer. Improve your overall muscle tone, strength, and posture. Precise movements emphasize abdominal and lower back development to enhance strength, muscular symmetry, alignment, and flexibility. A series of weighted springs adds resistance, while the pulley system provides a gentle, lengthening of muscles.

VIDA Barre Resolutions Challenge – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Saturdays at 1:00pm beginning February 22nd

DETAILS: We’ll combine a healthy eating plan with our fun, high-energy Barre classes in this fast-paced 90-minute workout. It’s a great way to get your heart rate up while building core strength and flexibility. Tone and sculpt your body while learning to make healthier food choices.

Partner Yoga Workshop – 2 Part Series
WHEN: Saturday, February 8th and Saturday, February 15th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

DETAILS: Join us for a 2-part workshop where you’ll work with a partner to move further into your practice. We’ll show you how to get deeper into poses while refining your alignment and expanding your breath. Learn to build trust, improve communication, and develop a deeper connection with your partner. Come ready to laugh, play, and challenge your strength, balance, and flexibility.

Beginners Yoga Workshop – 2 Part Series
WHEN: Sunday, February 9th and Sunday, February 16th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

DETAILS: Join us for a 2-part workshop built around the basics. Together we will work on the alignment of the foundational aspects of a vinyasa flow class, focusing on the mechanics and transitions of basic poses. We’ll start by teaching you how to sit, stand, and move with more ease while introducing props to provide balance and assistance. Next, we’ll progress to more challenging poses and deeper twists to help detoxify the body and lift the spirit.

Kundalini Yoga Workshop – 1 Day Workshop
WHEN: Sunday, February 23rd from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

DETAILS: Known as “the yoga of awareness”, Kundalini yoga aims to cultivate the creative spiritual potential of a human to uphold values, speak truth, and focus on the compassion and consciousness needed to serve and heal others. We’ll focus on poses that awaken the spine and travel through the crown of the head, improving quality of breath and loosening the muscles of the back.

Feb 3 2014

VIDA Fitness Trainers Demonstrate Weighted Chin Ups

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Feb 2 2014

February Group Fitness Programs at U Street

Please email our Group Program Manager, Alexx Zamudio, at azamudio@vidafitness.com if you’d like to join us for any of the programs below.

VIDA X-Fit – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Sundays at 9:30am beginning February 8th

DETAILS: Join us for these constantly varying high intensity workouts. You’ll learn a variety of functional movements incorporating gymnastics-based strength exercises and endurance training techniques. You’ll become stronger and more explosive while working as part of a team.

VIDA Fighter Camp – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:30pm beginning February 10th

DETAILS: You’ll also learn basic techniques like striking, kicking, and grappling to move like a fighter while we sculpt you into amazing shape. This workout focuses on training techniques found in a boxer’s regimen, with 30 minutes devoted to intense core strength and conditioning drills followed by 20 minutes of intense heavy bag drills.

Indoor Boot Camp – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:45am, Saturdays at 8:30am beginning February 11th

DETAILS: This indoor cross-training adventure will work your entire body by going from one exercise to another without rest. Pushups, jumping jacks, and crunches are only the beginning of this powerful caloric burn. Reduce stress, lose fat, tone-up, and build confidence with your new Boot Camp buddies.

VIDA Metabolic Blast – 4 Week Program
WHEN: Wednesdays at 6:00am & Saturdays at 12 Noon beginning February 12th

DETAILS: It beats running on the treadmill and delivers a great workout in just a fraction of the time. VIDA Metabolic Blast is exactly what it sounds like; a cardiovascular workout of short, intense intervals designed to improve your overall fitness level. You’ll exert maximum effort for a few seconds at a time followed by a series of short breaks. These workouts burn fat faster and we promise you won’t get bored.

Foundations of Pilates Reformer – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Beginning February 13th
Mondays at 7:00pm
Fridays at 9:00am

DETAILS: Enjoy a full-body workout with the Pilates Reformer. Improve your overall muscle tone, strength, and posture. Precise movements emphasize abdominal and lower back development to enhance strength, muscular symmetry, alignment, and flexibility. A series of weighted springs adds resistance, while the pulley system provides a gentle, lengthening of muscles.

TRX – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Beginning February 18th
Mondays & Wednesdays at 7:00am, 6:30pm, or 7:30pm Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:30am, 1:00pm, or 7:00pm Wednesdays & Fridays at 6:00am Wednesdays at 5:30pm & Sundays at 10:30am

DETAILS: Achieve your maximum potential using a variety of functional equipment in combination with the TRX straps. TRX training not only burns calories, it increases the RATE at which your body burns calories. We provide a fast-paced circuit of compound and functional exercises targeting all major muscle groups. Our goal is to improve your overall strength, balance, core, and cardiovascular fitness.

Self Defense and Conditioning – 6 Week Program
WHEN: Fridays at 6:15pm beginning February 21st

DETAILS: Learn the art of Self-Defense training in precise and situational scenarios. Defend yourself and your family on foot and off your back (ground fighting). This class will boost your confidence, eliminate fear, get you in shape, and tone your entire body. Have fun in a group setting, meet new friends, and push yourself to meet new challenges.

Optimizing Hormones for Weight Loss – 1 Day Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, February 22nd from 4:30pm to 5:30pm

DETAILS: Hormones control just about everything your body does, including how effectively you lose weight and build muscle. We’ll help you understand how they work and optimize them naturally to help you accomplish your goals.