Fighting Gravity Fitness is proud to present monthly events that are sure to be fun, engaging, and fitness or wellbeing oriented. Each special event comes at a special event pricing and registration will be available in advance. Auto-Pay clients will receive a discounted offer.
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We cannot wait to have you join us at Fighting Gravity Fitness!
DOGA Doggie Yoga (Adoption Day)
Did you know that studies have shown dog owners live longer and have less stress? Petting a dog can lower your stress level, reduce your blood pressure and raise the serotonin and endorphin levels in your brain. Yoga has the same benefits as well. So why not combine the two?
Join us for “DOGA” Doggie yoga lead by the wonderful Olivia Yohai
RAL will bring pets in need of adoption to the studio and we will have a very fun and heart-warming doggie Yoga class for all of those who love animals, are interested in adopting a dog or anyone who just wishes to help support our local animal shelters.Learn more about RAL here..:.https://www.ral.org/
Time: 1:00-2:15 pm
Cost: $16.00 and 50% of the proceeds will go to the RAL. If you adopt a pet, you will get a coupon for a FREE Yoga class of your choice.
Follow RAL on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RichmondAnimalLeague/?ref=br_rs
Questions? (call 804-355-3700) or email email@example.com
Kitten Yoga (Adopt a Kitten Day)
Join Olivia for Kitten Yoga, an event that will be all you can imagine and more. Class will be inspired by our feline friends and they will have the freedom to wander and find you during class as they please. Movement will be catered to the room and all levels from first class ever to experienced yogis welcomed and encouraged to come experience this event.
Class will be $16.00 and 50% of all proceeds will be donated to Richmond SPCA, our partners in this event!
Kittens at event are available for adoption.
Adoption cost is $150!
Plus any additional vaccines and $7 for carrier to bring kitten home.
During the month of September the SPCA is running an adoption promotion so all adoptions fees would give you a voucher for cats/kittens at a 2 for 1 price! This voucher would be available for the month and is available to be transferred to friends and family.
The Richmond SPCA is a no-kill humane society dedicated to the principle that every life is precious. They save the lives of more than 4,000 homeless animals each year, and are building a more compassionate community through education, adoption, rehabilitation, advocacy and providing affordable veterinary care through their low-cost veterinary hospital.
Read more about the SPCA here https://richmondspca.org/who-we-are/about-us/
Date: 9/8/2019 SOLD OUT! Because of the popularity of this class we have added another date below
Time: 12:30-1:45 pm
Fee: $16.00 (50% of all money goes back to support the Richmond SPCA)
For sanity purposes and consideration of other clients with allergies, PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MATS!
Need help? (Call 804-355-3700)
Register Here for Kitten Yoga https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/admmainclass?studioid=155674&tg=&vt=&lvl=&stype=-7&view=day&trn=100000094&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=10%2f27%2f19&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&tabID=7#an1
Just Roll With It – Myofascial Release 2-Part Workshop
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Divine Power Workshop
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FREE Introduction to Chakra Balancing Workshop
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7 Week Chakra Balancing Workshop
The Chakra Balancing Series is a 7-week course designed to explore the energetic body and how it influences our physical, mental, and spiritual experiences. You will learn about the various Chakras, how they may be impacting your life, and how to use this knowledge to help find balance in the more subtle aspects of your being. This series combines yoga movement (asana), pranayama, meditation, group discussion, journaling and mantra for an interactive time of self-discovery.
(call 804-355-3700 once you regsiter so we can add you to all 7 weeks)
Building Blocks to Inversions Workshop
Who needs to do inversions? Everyone, including you. In addition to the benefit of creating a strong body, inversions are an important release for tension. They create calm by helping you to see your own potential to work on a single focus for a prolonged time. If you want to master your reactivity, emotions and build the strength necessary to do inversions (handstand, forearm balance, etc), this class will teach you the fundamentals. Special care will be given to wrist and forearm strengthening and mobility and how to incorporate what you learn into your other movement disciplines.
Fee: TBA (all auto-pay clients get 10% off each purchase) Both Inversion workshops discounted price $56.00
(call 804-355-3700 to register)
Handstands and Other Inversions Workshop
Which pose is the Swiss Army Knife of inversions? How do the pros train for their handstand? How can YOU get upside-down? Come learn in this workshop. You are more capable than you think you are. Do you already need an inversion to come to this class? No, but if you do not have a crow pose please make sure that you sign up for and attend Building Blocks of Inversions prior to this workshop.
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Fee: $29.00 (all auto-pay clients get 10% off each purchase)
Both Inversion workshops discounted price $56.00
(call 804-355-3700 to register)
Flips & Tricks Workshop
We love to have fun! So this Aerial Flips & Tricks workshop is definitely gonna be fun!
We have separated the workshops into beginner-intermediate and intermediate-advanced levels. You will learn multiple poses, flips or tricks in either workshop. Come to one or come to both workshops! If you have never done a Flips & Tricks workshop before, it is best to take a beginner-intermediate workshop.
The workshops consist of 90 minutes of instruction, with extra spotters and instructors and safety mats. We will give you plenty of time to practice and try each trick multiple times. Register early! These classes fill up fast!
Beginner-Intermediate Workshop: TBA
This workshop focuses on the challenging flips & tricks that are covered in the Advanced Aerial, Suspension Fitness, Aerial Fun & Flips, Aerial Dance, and Aerial Barre classes.
We will guide you through this 90-minute workshop and teach the techniques in a safe, step by step and informative way. You will have plenty of time to work on and master a variety of flips and moves that are challenging yet fun.
Fee: Early Bird Special $35.00 (all auto-pay clients get 10% off each purchase) after May first fee is $40.00
(call 804-355-3700 to register)
Acro Yoga Workshop!
AcroYoga is a practice that blends yoga poses with dynamic acrobatic movement while cultivating trust, playfulness, and community. This workshop is designed for beginners ready to try something new! Each session will begin with warm-up games that will get you ready to move and break the ice. First we will explore fundamental AcroYoga poses. Later we will link these poses together through dynamic transitions to create a fun flow. Our goal with this workshop is to create a welcoming environment for students to try this fun practice and connect with others.
No experience with yoga or acrobatics is necessary. A partner is not required.
Cost: TBA (10% discount for all 12-month auto-pay clients and FGF instructors)
(call 804-355-3700 to register friend)
Learn To Make Your Own Kombucha Workshop
What is Kombucha?
It’s is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years, but has become a new health trend that has gotten everybody hooked!
Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea, but it’s also rich in beneficial probiotics. It contains antioxidants, that can kill harmful bacteria, help fight several diseases and improve gut health.
With its increasing popularity, Kombucha has become quite expensive in stores. In this workshop, you will learn how to make your own batch at home as well as how to flavor it to your own liking!
Now you can enjoy this healthy, delicious power tea for a fraction of the price!
All items and ingredients are provided in this workshop.
Cost: TBA per person
FGF Members: TBA
(call 804-355-3700 for questions)
Buti Glow Party
BUTI Yoga®, meaning “the cure to something hidden or kept secret”, is a fusion of yoga, tribal dance, and Plyometrics, with some spiraling movements aimed at unlocking and releasing the Shakti spiral as well as the hips to help energy flow freely in the 1st and 2nd Chakras. BUTI® combines various styles of Hatha yoga with tribal-influenced dance sequences to keep the heart rate up, free the female spirit and help women form a tribe or sisterhood.
Add some glow-in-the-dark body paint and black lights with some awesome tribal music and you have a BUTI GLOW PARTY!!!
Kim Fuhrmeister will be leading us through this workshop with the first hour consisting of an introduction of what Buti Yoga is and teaching you the signature BUTI moves with proper form and technique. After the intro., we will break into helping each other applying glow-in-the-dark paints. Then the last 60 minutes will be a high energy, heart pumping, full of excitement sweat fest with lots of support from your fellow sisters.
Sign up early to grab your spot! Invite your friends, have fun and let loose to a heart-pumping playlist while enjoying the club-like vibe!
To get the best results, wear white or light colored clothing. Bring anything that glows in the dark, we will supply the paint and glow bracelets.
Where: Fighting Gravity Fitness
1913 W. Cary St. Studio B
Richmond, Va. 23220
No extra charge for members or Fighting Gravity Fitness or instructors
Aerials & Aroma Workshop!
Need some serious relaxation? Find stillness of the mind and enjoy the scents that allow you to go deeper into the relaxation you need and deserve. This is a perfect combination workshop. You will float in the hammocks, and breathe in and learn about what scents are used for relaxing, enhanced focus, and de-stressing. This workshop is brought to you by Audrey Bonafe a certified Aerial Yoga instructor and Lisa Cusano a specialist in Do-Terra essential oils.
No experience with yoga or acrobatics is necessary.
Date: STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT TIME
Cost: $25.00 per person (10% discount for all 12 month auto-pay clients)
Maximum capacity 9 people
Aerials & Aroma Workshop register here https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=155674&stype=-7&sTG=36&sVT=44&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000079
2 Day Mixed Apparatus Workshop
Our talented aerial instructors, Sydney Leighton and Gabriella Mikulas will offer a 2 hour Mixed Apparatus Workshop that will focus on you working on Silks and Trapeze in this workshop but will have Lyra’s during the class for warm up purposes. If taking both days, you are required to sign up for both days.
will focus on you working on Silks and Trapeze in this workshop but will have Lyra’s during the class for warm up purposes. and will be split between trapeze and silks. Fundamental mounts and technique will be reviewed on both apparatuses, along with several poses essential to any aerialist. Each student should expect coaching that will broaden their personal understanding and experience with both the trapeze and silks.