Thursday, March 28, 2013

Team Fitness: Stretch Classes offered

STRETCHING - I don't really take enough time to do this wonderful activity to help my aging body feel better and move more easily through the world. Want to get more in the habit!

Won't you join me - Cherie - or Lynda and Laura for one or more of our 40-minute STRETCH classes. You don't have to be a member. In fact you can buy a pass of 10 classes for $35 or if you are a member of another gym for only $28.

Schedule at TEAM FITNESS in Pine Grove next to the Post Office is Tuesday 10am, Wed 4pm, and Thursday 9am or 5pm.

Your first week at Team Fitness is even FREE!! 209-296-BFit (2348)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Gluten-Free Support Group - Thurs Apr 11

Veteran's Community Blood Drives - Mon Apr 8 and Tues Apr 9

VETERAN’S COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVES – Monday, April 8 from 11AM-6PM at the American Legion Hall on Airport Dr. and Hwy 49 and Tuesday, April 9 from 2PM-6PM at Evalynn Bishop Hall, 600 S. Church St. and Hwy 24 in Ione.
Walk-ins welcome. Donors must weight at least 110 lbs, be 17 yrs old or older, and in good health. Bring a photo ID, and drink plenty of fluids before donating.
For more information about the Ione blood drive contact Kristi Roots or April Gasaway at 274-4543. For more info on Bloodsource, visit:

New York Fitness: Spring Fitness Focus - April 2013

Fitness Focus @ NYF
Extended hours begin April 1st!  The pool will remain open until close each evening (Monday-Thursday 10pm), and gym hours will expand to 9pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Evening “Deep Water” Group Exercise Returns!  Join Instructor, Debbie Hansen, Monday & Wednesday at 5:30 pm for a low impact, total body water workout utilizing the aqua jogger floatation belts.  Enjoy full range of motion fitness with less impact and stress on joints, as well as all muscles active and engaged!

Saturday 50/50 H20 will begin at 9:30 am starting April 6thGet up, get moving, and get your workout in with more time to enjoy the rest of your weekend activities.  Kelly, Debbie, Natalie and Ildi will share the instruction to keep you challenged and motiviated with a different workout plan each week. 

For a schedule of all group exercise classes indoors and out…see the attached class calendars for April 2013.
All classes are included with your NYF membership. 

“Dynamo Foods!” Nutritious alternatives that enhance your active lifestyle.  Specializing in raw nut puddings, pates with flax & pumpkin seeds crackers, delicious salads, quinoa dishes and healthy snacks! 
Grab-n-Go selections available daily from the case.  Made to order salads, green smoothies and treats will be available in the kitchen:  Monday & Tuesday 11am-2pm, as well as Thursdays 1-3pm.  Visit Dynamo Foods owner, Lyn Owen at NYF and Like Dynamo Foods on Facebook.

Try Wallyball…(volleyball inside a racquetball court) for non-stop action! Court and net set up Sunday afternoons.  Personal Trainer, Laura Clark, and Sunday staff, Kevin Tremelling, can offer helpful hints on wallyball success and rules of the game.

Weekend workouts only $6.00!  Discount day passes available Saturday and Sundays after 2pm.  Discover all that New York Fitness has to offer!!

Private Racquetball Lessons available: USAR coach, Mauricio Del Pozo, can help take your game to the next level.  One hour lesson only $40.  Contact Natalie for more information.   

NYF has tanning!  Unlimited month packages available:  $27.50 for members – non-members $38.50.  Get your spring glow in just 12 minutes in our comfortable stand-up tanning booth. 

Gift certificates available for all gym services…membership, massage therapy, personal training and tanning! 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: John Adams on "Staying Healthy" - Thurs Mar 21

FREE Mental Health and Wellness Class Offered by NAMI Amador - Classes begin Mon Apr 15

FREE Mental Health and Wellness Class Offered by NAMI Amador
Class begins Monday, April 15, 2013 – 1:00 PM

Join the Journey to Wellness with NAMI Amador, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) We offer an innovative Peer-to-Peer Recovery and Education Program to Amador County. The program is a 10-week course designed for persons working on mental health recovery. The free course will be taught by Peer-to-Peer mentors Lois Johnson, Michael Eslinger, assisted by Teresa Painter, trained and certified to instruct the peer-to-peer recovery process.

Students will receive a certificate of completion for attendance. Peer-to-Peer is a Signature program of NAMI National that updates and maintains the integrity of the course. Support is from the Mental Health Services Act through Amador County Behavioral Health.

All materials are provided for students and classes will share information regarding depression, anxiety, psychosis, bipolar disorder, obsessive/compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition, each class offers a wealth of skills for stress reduction and relapse prevention, such as relaxation exercises, strategies for supportive (non-judgmental) speaking and listening, opportunities for personal storytelling and mutual support, self-advocacy within an environment of social stigma. Students will also prepare a health care advance directive and learn relapse prevention skills.

Each week builds upon the last, offering a variety of tools with which to better understand and manage an individual life. Attendance expected for each session.

Classes begin Monday, April 15, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. and end June 17, 2013. Location is Amador County Behavior Health, 10877 Conductor Blvd., Ste. 300, Meeting Room “A.” To enroll call Lois Johnson at 209-267-0985 or Michael Eslinger at 418-0006, or email at

NAMI offers a free support group called Connection, offering a flexible and casual environment without an educational format. No registration or enrollment obligation is required. Connection meets in Amador County at the Sierra Wind Wellness & Recovery Center, 10354 Argonaut Lane, Jackson, CA 95642 on Wednesdays from Noon to 1:30 PM. Call Teresa Painter at 209-296-7868.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Class with Jon Chase - Fri Mar 15

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Class with Jon Chase
Friday, March 15, 6:30-8:00pm
Motherlode Holistic Center, 1001 Broadway, Jackson

Don’t miss this special opportunity to learn about natural health from a leader in the industry! Jon Chase travels all over the country, empowering others by sharing his extensive knowledge of exercise, nutrition, supplementation, and essential oils. We are lucky that he has chosen Amador County for a quick stop on his tour!

Please join us for this free class to learn about about safe, natural and effective alternatives for treating hundreds of common health concerns in children and adults. Discover natural solutions for hormone imbalance, autoimmune disorders, infection, pain, ADHD, allergies, digestive issues, skin conditions, depression, anxiety, insomnia, weight loss, adrenal fatigue, and more.

Anyone who is interested in improving health and wellness and reinventing healthcare in his or her own home is encouraged to attend!

Please RSVP to Jenny at (209) 256-2712.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Amador) - Tues Mar 26

The Amador County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Amador) is holding an affiliate meeting and support group on Tuesday, March 26th in the Multi- conference Room at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Jim Foley LCSW, the Director of Health and Human Services at Amador County Behavioral Health will be the guest speaker. From 6:45 to 8:00 pm we will conduct a confidential Support Group for family members and caregivers of those with mental illnesses.

For information call NAMI Amador (at ATCAA) 209-223-1485 Ex. 266.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Begin training for 5K and 10JK "Fitness Made FUN" - Tues & Thurs

Begin TRAINING for the
 5K or 10K
5K Power Walk
INDOOR Classes
Tuesday & Thursdays
@ 5:15pm
The Margaret Dalton Children’s Center
975 Broadway in Jackson
Our 5K Walk”in” workout is designed for
ALL ages and fitness levels.

DISCOUNTS Available:
Sign up with our group for the
7th Annual 49er Bypass Walk/Run and receive a $10.00 discount
for group registration
Receive 10% off your first
4 Week session
For all new Walkers with
 Fitness Made Fun!

"LIKE" us on Facebook! 
Walk Live With Fitness Made Fun

Courage to Start - Determination to Finish . . 5K Training for Beginners Starts March 6

For those who missed Sue's great presentation on Saturday called "From Couch to Trail" and who want to get some guidance on getting ready for the walk or walk/run combo plan, I will be offering a class including ideas and exercises for preparing for ACRA's Bypass 5K (3.1 miles) event - including strength training exercises. This class will be geared to those just starting out and who want to walk or also add in some running.

Training for Beginners Who Want to Walk or Walk/Run
ACRA’s 5K Race
Wednesdays 4 - 5pm
March 6 - April 3

$5 Weekly Drop-In Fee or $18 for 5-Week Series

Open to All Beginners

Come to 1 or more weeks. Be prepared to work out - you will participate at your own pace.

At Team Fitness in Pine Grove - (Next to Post Office)
Proud Sponsor of ACRA’s Bypass Race April 6th 9am
CALL Cherie at 209-296-2348 for more information.

Cherie Maitland
Team Fitness
A Comfortable Place to Get In Shape
209-296-BFit (2348)