More than 20 ways to get active before the holidays
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —
There are less than two weeks until Thanksgiving, and just a short while before New Years resolutions begin to kick in. Verdure, a fitness facility, is eager for people to try out their endless options of activities as a way to get a head start on any fitness resolutions.
"We offer something for pretty much everybody," said Justin Ragsdale, Verdure general manager. "We offer over 50 group exec [sic] classes free per week...We also have our kids zone, which is great for parents," he added.
Malee Needham leads Pilates classes and told ABC 7, the Pilates reformer is great for ages 10 to 100 and is for able-bodies, as well as those who have injuries.
"This is good for many reasons, just a few being, strengthening your muscles, flexibility and also just improving overall health," Needham explained.
There are also high intensity workouts like the Boxing & Bags classes.
"Boxing & Bags is going to be a full body workout, really high intensity. You're going to start out at the bags, we're going to do some mitt work, get you into the H.I.I.T. zone...add in different weights, incorporate abs. It's a really good class to just get started for that holiday season," explained Delaney Burney, Boxing & Bag instructor.
For alternative exercise, Ballet Amarillo is stationed inside of Verdure, but a membership is not required to join in on the exercises.
"Ballet Amarillo offers all varieties of dance, for all ages starting at three years old. We also offer a special needs class," said Jillian Hughes, Ballet Amarillo instructor.
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