[Athleticfacilitymembers-list] Recreation News

Hoff, Cristina hemfit at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 16 15:33:03 EDT 2010


A Message from the Ticket Office-

Dear Members,

If you purchased or renewed your membership at the Murr Center within the past month, you may receive an email sometime this week regarding your purchase.  This is an automatically generated message that simply indicates that your membership has been activated on your ID.  It does not mean that you have been charged any additional fees for your membership.

We apologize for any confusion.  Have a great semester!


Specialty Class Updates: Yin Yoga has been canceled for this semester. We apologize for the inconvenience.
MTV Dance has been added to the Fall line-up! The class will run for 6 weeks on Thursdays 4:00-4:55pm at Hemenway beginning October 14th.
REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE! http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/specialty_classes
In person registration is available at the following times:
Monday, September 20th: 5:00pm-6:30pm Hemenway Lobby (for Hemenway classes only)
Tuesday 9/21 from 5:00 - 6:30pm in the MAC Lobby (for MAC classes only)
Fall 2010 Specialty classes will run for 8 weeks beginning October 2nd. Registration will be available until Wednesday, September 29th. Course offerings include Couch to 5K, Ballet, Hip Hop, Fit Mamas, Latin Dance, Progressive Pilates, Belly Dance,  MTV Dance, Meditation, Ice Skating, Iron Yoga, Extreme Bootcamp, Ballroom Dance, BOSU Equilibrium & MORE! For course descriptions please go to:

Group Exercise
Attention Students: Group Exercise class access is complimentary for all students. You must activate your class access online by September 15th by going to this site: https://harvard-rec.fas.harvard.edu/recreation/
The Fall GX 2010 schedule is in session and can be found online at:  http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/schedules

Harvard Slim Down REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE! Http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/slim_down
Have you tried to lose weight in the past, only to fail? Are you wanting to make healthy lifestyle changes, but just aren't sure where to start? Then Harvard Slim Down is designed just for YOU!
Class Dates:
Mondays & Wednesdays 1:15-2:10 pm
October 4 - December 17, 2010
Location: Malkin Athletic Center
Registration is ONLINE until September 29th

Strength Clinics
NEW Strength Clinics have just been added to the Fall line-up at Hemenway Gymnasium. Strength Training for Women, Kettlebell Clinic, The Benchpress & Progressive Power Lifting will run for 6 weeks beginning October 4th. Classes are limited to 3-6 participants allowing each participant to receive individual attention which will allow them to progress each week. *Facility Membership is required* Fee: $120.00 per person per clinic.
Registration is September 20th-29th online. For additional information please go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/strength_trainingorientations

Basic Strength Training Orientations
Looking for an efficient workout? Want to learn how to use the machines safely and properly? Register for a Strength Training Orientation at the MAC or Hemenway. Strength Training orientations are 45-minute sessions, during which members are led through a row of circuit
machines by a certified personal trainer. During the Basic STO, members will be provided with a list of the circuit machines  along with information on technique, moderation, progression, and machine adjustments. Please note that these are not customized  personal training sessions.  Members will not be shown how to use dumbbells or cable machines, and will not be exercising during the STO.
**Please contact Mike Doyle with any questions regarding STOs: hempt at fas.harvard.edu. http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/strength_trainingorientations
The fee for this course is $5.00. Advanced registration at the front desk is required 24 hours prior to the class.
Upcoming  Basic STOs:
Thursday, 9/23: 5:30-6:15pm
Monday, 9/20: 12:15-1pm


Back 2 School Bootcamp: Need to jumpstart your Fall Semester exercise routine?
Back to School Bootcamp is perfect for anyone at any level of fitness experience, and its free!
This special event will be broken into 3 sections all packed into 1 educational and fun hour!
First the MAC trainers will coach you through a 40 minute circuit style routine guaranteed to get you on the right track with your fitness routine this semester. Next, the trainer will lead a Q & A session where participants will have the opportunity to ask their burning fitness related questions. At the end the trainers will demonstrate recovery techniques using the foam roller. All participants will receive a hand out outlining the circuit.
WHO: COMPLIMENTARY for Recreation facility members
WHEN: Wednesday, September 22nd, 7pm-8pm
WHERE: MAC Mezzanine
For more information go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/back2school

SAVE THE DATE: Pilates for Pink
Support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Workout to help fight
breast cancer at our 4th Annual Pilates for Pink Charity Class!
Details: Wednesday, October 13th
Time: Check in is 6:30-6:50pm the workout is 7:00-7:55pm
Location: MAC Mezzanine
Online registration is September 20th-October 12th
A $10.00 donation is suggested per person. You will receive a raffle ticket for every $10.00 you donate. Raffle prizes include recreation vouchers, 1-1 personal training or private pilates session, massage, Lululemon clothing and much MORE!! Pre-registration is required and it will begin on Monday, 9/20. Please check our website for updates: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/pilates4pink

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Healthy Regards,

Cristina Hoff

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