The DDA is hosting the event along with Anytime Fitness.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Winder Downtown Development Authority has teamed up with Anytime Fitness to host a Zumba party from 7 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jones Park's gazebo in downtown Winder. Local Zumba instructors will offer instruction for anyone over the age 14, and those of any skill level can participate. A $10 entry fee will be charged and all proceeds will benefit beautification efforts for the downtown area. For more information on this event, call Amy Martin at 678-425-7774 or Meredith Cameron at 770-597-3002. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
From aquatics classes to military-inspired boot camps, jump into these fitness activities right in our county.
Did you resolve to get in shape in 2011? Barrow County has an array of interesting classes to help you break out of the traditional gym routine. Here are some options: Yoga Yoga focuses on slow, low-impact movements meant to increase flexibility and stretch muscles. Myrna McCoy, who teaches yoga at the Brad Akins YMCA in Winder, said it is not just good for your body; it's also good for your mind. It can reduce stress and help with relaxation. Linda Taylor, 62, started yoga a year and a half ago and said with consistent practice, the pain in her lower back disappears and doing day to day tasks becomes easier and more enjoyable. Aquatics If you have arthritis, knee or leg problems, or just love the water, aquatics classes offer a fun …