Join ‘Talon the Falcon’ the high-flying mascot for Seattle Pacific University
Join us at FHC February as we enjoy a fun-filled health fair with ‘Talon the Falcon.’ Refreshments, drinks and the company of other health enthusiasts and professionals will be in plentiful supply.
In addition to Talon the Falcon, we will have a wide array of informational and fun guests.
Receive a 10 minute chair massage and posture assessment simply for showing up.
Dr. Maggie Fox
Meet with Dr. Maggie Fox of Fox Natural Medicine and talk natural medicine. Try juice samples and other demos.
Taste fresh and healthy food
Personal Fresh Meal Delivery Service
Kinetic Sports Rehab With Teagan Callaway
Free 15 minute consultations
We will also have some of the creative and accomplished trainers that train here at Fremont Health Club
Offering core strength Demo
Offering TRX demo
Offering kettle-bell demo
In addition to all of the above, you can also attend one of the following classes for free:
9-10 Hatha Yoga
11-11:30 AB Lab
12-1pm The SweatBox
For the kids
The little ones can play fitness games with Coach Davis in the kid’s conditioning class.
Childcare available for ages 1-4
February 4th mini health fair
We are starting the month off with some of our favorite friends from Fremont
February 4th 11-1pm
Dr. Fred Russo
Dr. Maggie Fox ND
Fox Natural Medicine
Will do a free 30 minute Qi Gong class at 11:30
Chef by Request
Taste fresh deliciousness from Chef By Request
Thanks to your generous support we helped to create 50 sets of care packages that went to help needy people in Ballard and Fremont.
We brought several containers of cloths and 3 boxes of non-perishable foods to the Fremont Food bank.
We raised funds to buy food for Manny’s Church group that fed countless 60 families in the Shoreline area.
Every month we take a closer look at a friend or a team member. This month, we get a little closer to the lovable, affable, self-deprecating and supremely talented Kris Walters. She teaches several classes and takes care of all of the scheduling here at FHC. We truly couldn’t do what we do without her. In addition to teaching Barre, HIIT and others, she has one of the most inclusive styles and always makes her students feel welcome. She is truly one of the best Barre instructors in Seattle.
For our questions with her, please follow the link below and keep an eye for a blog post from her in the near future.
What would you consider to be your biggest contribution to the ‘team’ at FHC?
Oh man, um… this one is tough. I am very proud of my work on the group fitness class schedule and miss Zina’s collaboration on it! (Zina is a former instructor who is still a friend of FHC) We created a community for sure. After she left, I just took it & ran with it. I think it is important to be creative with types of classes – not just having a regular class schedule but also adding series, workshops and special fundraiser events (like the one we are doing this Saturday that you should come to our ‘Give what you can’ circuit class) to keep motivated.
I am enthusiastic about fitness for every person and every level and that you should ENJOY something about the process. I try to keep that point of view fresh and in the forefront of all our marketing efforts. If that is my biggest contribution, the idea that fitness isn’t selective, I would be very happy.
What is the most important quality in a leader?
Flexibility. Humility. Motivational qualities that make people want to follow you out of respect and excitement versus fear and bullying. I think people are drawn to my class because I work hard to include all people – all levels of fitness, all body types, all injury modification needs, etc.
In fact, at times I wonder if I give too many options NOT to do something, if students use those options as an “out” — but in the end, I want people to be inspired to move and workout to the extent they are comfortable. Some days it will be Rocky-level badassness, other days perhaps the energy-level will be slightly less and that’s ok. I believe that my balance of acceptance and challenge is what makes me a strong leader. I will push you, but I will also look out for you.
What do you do or say to inspire your classes?
I read the class. If the class needs jokes, I will make really bad ones (seriously, really bad!). If they need a drill sergeant, I’ll bring out my inner GI Jane and let it rip. If they need self-care, I’ll talk about the breath and connecting the mind to the body. And oftentimes a class will need a balance of all three. To me, a class isn’t just a workout – it is an opportunity for me to connect to each person in the room to the degree that they want. I share personal triumphs and struggles in a quick little aside while they are doing burpees and I give them permission to bust ass or take it easy. I also make sure to have time before and after class for anyone who needs it.
As a class-goer, I personally have a lot of anxiety and insecurity — not knowing if I will be able to do everything or if my back is going to tighten up or my knees feel stressed. I wonder if I will feel inspired by the instructor or if it’s going to be a headspace game of me comparing myself to everyone in the room instead of focusing on the workout. So, as an instructor, I try to take that guessing game away from my students. It’s about YOU, your space, your work, today only… not yesterday or tomorrow. And if I see a student’s focus start to wane, that’s when the jokester, drill sergeant or therapist comes into play. If I can keep you focused on YOU, I’ve done my job.
You’re also welcome to attend the 1 for the Team event in West Seattle at the Chipotle. Follow the link for directions.
To go along with our theme of teamwork in the new year, we are helping to raise money for coach Richard’s baseball team, the Baden 12u Black and Red. Coach Davis coaches this fantastic group of 12 year-olds. We are helping by having 3 of our star trainers hold “court” here on the 28th of January. Pay what you can allows you to get a great workout, meet new people and help however you feel comfortable.
Choose times 11am-12pm or 12pm-1pm January 28th 2017
Manuel Dunham, Kris Walters and Rebecca Jackson will be teaching circuits for the event.
For more information or to find alternate ways to contribute, please contact Coach Davis at Richard@fremonthc.com
Monday 12/26/16 MixxedFit’s “Jingle Bell Rock!” 6:30-7:30pm
Tuesday 12/27/16 Holiday HIITday! Classes b/t 6-8pm will be in the “H.I.I.T.”
(High Intensity Interval Training) format – all levels encouraged.
Wednesday 12/28/16 $10 Burlesque Fitness WORKSHOP 6:30-8:00pm*
Thursday 12/29/16 Totally 80s Barre 7-8:00pm
Friday 12/30/16 Power Glow Black-light Vinyasa Yoga 6-7:00pm
Saturday 12/31/16 TO BE ANNOUNCED
Sunday 1/1/17 $10 New Year’s Day BOOTCAMP 12-1:00pm*
Want to give the gift of fit this year? Want to tone up or just make a change? Give personal training gift certificates this year. Contact the individual trainer that you want to train with.
The Fantastic 5
5 half-hour sessions training package for $200. Over $50.00 savings
Couple for couples
A tremendous value from one of the most energetic and creative trainers anywhere.
Adriana Medina Cagan
“Slim in 6” for $150
or a 5-pack series for personal training= $300
“Hug me and give me treats ” Free
Also, he will show you how to walk him with a leash 🙂