We will be presenting a women-only sexual assault seminar on Saturday, November 7 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn to defend yourself against life-threatening situations. The seminar will focus on parking lot attacks, sexual assault, and outdoor jogging confrontations. The seminar fee is $20 per person. Benefits go to the Rape Crisis Center, Stop Cancer, and The Battered Women Shelter. Wear workout clothing (no jewelry) and tennis shoes. Bring a towel. P.S. The attached file contains our flyer to promote this event. Download it and share with your friends!
Hillary Swank, interviewed in November’s issue of Marie Claire . . . Interviewer: You have such an incredible figure, and I bet you never have to work out. Hillary Swank: But I love working out! I started swimming when I was 3 years old. I was a gymnast, a swimmer, a basketball player…To me, working out is literally like eating a meal or drinking water or breathing. If I don’t, I just feel like crap. Not physically, like, Ew, what’s hanging over my pants? But I just feel really ornery. I start punching actors. Not hard—I don’t get mean. I do Krav Maga, which is...
Maria Menounos is an NBC News reporter . . . Access Hollywood reporter, and now–she’s this month’s Fitness Magazine cover girl. How does she work out? Here’s an excerpt from FitnessMagazine.com: Recently, she took up Krav Maga, an Israeli martial art. “I started it last year when I was preparing to go to Iraq. I wanted to be able to defend myself if I needed to, God forbid,” explains Menounos. “But what I found was that it’s the best overall workout I’ve ever experienced. It’s cardio. It’s strength. It’s reflexes....
STW staff received TV coverage for their participation in local National Night Out events . . . News 4...
A reminder about the training center’s dress code . . . Not allowed: Torn or cut up shorts or shirts Hats in class of any kind Jewelry Street shoes Not allowed in self defense classes: Tank tops Shorts (other than knee-long board shorts)
We are offering free handgun safety courses to all members on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. There will be beginners and advanced classes. Enrollment is restricted to eight people per class, so you must sign up through Brad Stewart.
Congratulations to the instructors who have passed the Level 2 Instructor Test: Mark Alonso Jennifer Alvarez Chris Coble Chris Foster Roger Lopez Ray McNiece Rube Rodriguez Art Saucedo
Bridget De La Rosa is our new Director of Group Fitness. Congratulations, Bridget–we know you’re going to bring it!
Teri Almendariz is now our Assistant Director of Membership Advisors. She’s been with us about six months now. Congratulations, Teri!
Gerri Morin has been promoted to Director of Membship Advisors. She’s been with us about a year and a half now, and has more than 35 years experience in the fitness industry. We’re proud to have her on our team!