LIFE'S HEALTHIER AT THE VILLAGE

Have You Ever Tried Taking A Barre Class?

It is a common misconception that you have to be a ballet dancer to do barre work.  But the reality is that there is absolutely no dance experience required.  It is true that barre is used extensively in ballet training and warm up exercises but barre work is an excellent workout in and of itself.… Continue reading Have You Ever Tried Taking A Barre Class?

Sculpting the Village Experience

The Village experience is about more than just working out. It begins with carefully planned architecture, welcoming interiors and state-of-the-art equipment to bring wellness to body, mind and soul – whether it be in the spa or on a treadmill. The experience begins before a member even walks through the doors as they’re greeted with… Continue reading Sculpting the Village Experience

Get fit with your pets in “Doga” class!

Shockingly, 53 percent of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese, up from 45 percent just four years ago. So says Dr. Ernie Ward, a veterinarian and founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention in Calabash, North Carolina, who told AP that “overweight pets can suffer diabetes, joint problems, heart disease and decreased life expectancy,… Continue reading Get fit with your pets in “Doga” class!

Valley Chefs Share Their Secrets With Gainey Village Members

Part of living an active lifestyle is knowing your way around the kitchen, and that’s why the Gainey Village offers monthly cooking classes with Chef Paul Apana from the Village Tavern and Chef Maggie Norris, the founder of Whisked Away Cooking School.

Trainer Tuesday: Christopher Morrin

It’s Trainer Tuesday! Gainey Village Trainer Christopher Morrin has been a personal trainer at the Gainey Village for 9 years teaching Kinesis and many specializing in complete body toning. Practicing what he preaches, Christopher has trained hard in the club to broaden his fitness lifestyle outside of the Village. In the last year, Christopher has… Continue reading Trainer Tuesday: Christopher Morrin

In Honor of Ed Iwersen