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Crossfit Hyperformance Summer Kids’ Classes, Savannah

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

CrossFit Savannah Kids

Below is a guest post from CrossFit Hyperformance in Savannah:

Let’s Jump!

All kids love to jump – up, down, and sideways. (Maybe off of something we as a parents would wish they wouldn’t).

Did you know that when it comes to skeletal development jumping is very important? Actually, the landing is even more important. When you land, a wave of impact is sent through the skeleton that signals bone cells to lay down more mineral deposit making them denser. Bones react according to the forces put on them.

Between the ages of 12-14 years old bone density is increasing at its fastest. That is a huge window of opportunity for pre-pubescent children to have a positive effect that will linger well into adulthood. To get the most benefit, the speed of loading (such as in jumping or bounding) is more important than slow or static loading (standing, walking, weightlifting). We call this rapid force changing impact loading – and it’s a part of every Crossfit Kids class. No external load needed; these activities are self-scaled by ability to reduce the risk of injury.

Impact loading activities are a priority for all age groups within Hyperformance Youth programs, for the benefits they provide the growing skeleton as well as the improvements they bring about in such physical skills as power, speed, and strength.

For more information on regular elementary-aged classes and mini-camps as well as Middle and High School Strength and Conditioning in Savannah, visit www.crossfithp.com

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Free Savannah events) FREE Yoga For Kids @ Coastal Ga. Botanical Gardens

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Free yoga for kids Savannah Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Free Yoga for Kids @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah.

No experience required.

Yoga classes are open to kids in grades 4th-12th. Classes are free but a medical release form & registration is required.

To register for Yoga for Kids, please complete the Georgia 4-H Medical Release Form available here and return to the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in-person or via email at coastalevents@uga.edu.

Classes will be 9:30-10:30AM  on:
Thurs. May 31 2018
Mon. June 4 2018
Thurs. June 7 2018
Mon. June 18 2018
Thurs. June 21 2018
Mon. June 25 2018

Coastal Ga. Botanical Gardens
2 Canebrake Rd.
Savannah, GA 31419

Free Workout Saturday – Cinco de Mayo Style @ Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Crossfit Hyperformance Savannah

What’s better than a free workout on Saturday morning?

A FREE Workout + Tacos!

It’s Cinco de Mayo AND First Saturday Friend Fest at Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah.

Join Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah this Saturday at 9AM for the classic First Saturday Friend Fest workout. Bring a friend or come make a new one. Then stay for taco salad bar and a viewing of the movie Redeemed and Dominant (a Crossfit Games documentary).

If you stay for the movie, make sure to bring a lawn chair or something comfy to sit in.

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free bring your mom to workout day @ Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Crossfit Hyperformance for Kids Savannah

Free bring your mom to workout day @ Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah  Sat. May 12 2018, 10:15AM

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Guest Post by Jennifer McKenzie, owner of Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah

It’s called Exercise Deficit Disorder.

And it’s a problem, especially for our children.

Changes in our lifestyle over the last few generations (consuming more high calorie, low nutrient food and moving less) are the primary cause of increased obesity rates in our kids. It’s far more than genetic. And it’s not slowing down anytime soon.

Sedentary behavior is contributing to the decline of health indicators in children and adults, with behavior patterns beginning to emerge as soon as age 6 and worsening into adulthood. The shift in activity pattern has now been coined “Exercise Deficit Disorder”. We believe that being healthy is more than having good physical markers. It’s also having the ability to learn new things, focus, control emotions, make friends, and feel generally happy. As parents, we want our kids to be healthy in mind and body.

The youth program at  Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah specifically addresses these issues. As a Crossfit Kids Affiliate, “The program is comprised of elements designed to reduce Exercise Deficit Disorder and poor lifestyle choices: laying the foundational movement patterns, providing children with a portion of the prescribed amount of exercise for the week, improving muscular and cardiovascular fitness, discussing the roles of food, and providing endless opportunities for success – all while keeping the class and it’s information fun and engaging.” From Crossfit Kids Training Guide.

The purpose of the Hyperformance Youth program is to attack the prevalence of Exercise Deficit Disorder. Classes for rising 1st through 5th grade students happen every Wednesday at 3:30PM and Saturday at 10:15AM.

Join Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah for a free trial class today.  Email jen@crossfithp.com or call 912-335-3615.

Free bring your mom to workout day : Sat. May 12 2018, 10:15AM

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Prenatal Yoga Class Starts May 7 at Memorial Health, Savannah

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

prenatal yoga memorial savannah pregnancy yoga

The next prenatal yoga @ Memorial Health’s FitnessOne in Savannah begins May 7 2018.

The six-week course meets Mondays*, from 5:45-6:45PM at FitnessOne in the Memorial Outpatient & Wellness Center. Cost: $75.

A yoga instructor specially certified in prenatal yoga leads the class, which is designed to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and keep you fit for childbirth. Prenatal yoga improves strength and flexibility, aids in digestion and mood, and exercises the spine. The practice of yoga enhances the mind-body connection, leading to a sense of wellness and more restful sleep.

No previous yoga experience is required.

Call FitnessOne at 912-350-4030 to register or go to: women.memorialhealth.com

Gift certificates are available.

* No class on Memorial Day, May 28.

Memorial Outpatient & Wellness Center
Third Floor
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404

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FREE Trial Kids Class @ Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

kids crossfit hyperformance Savannah

Family Is To Fitness as….

Peas are to Carrots? Peanut butter is to Jelly? Family and Fitness just go together.

Without a doubt, Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah clients that have been the most successful in their fitness endeavors for the long term are those who involve their entire family.

Families that sweat together…

Have meaningful conversations around fitness and food.
Create opportunities to set, reach, and celebrate goals.
Create bonds and memories that last.
Pair being fit with having fun.

Join Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah for a free trial kids class this week! For details email jen@crossfithp.com or call 912-335-3615. 

For more information on kids classes, middle and high school strength and conditioning classes, or adult programs visit www.crossfithp.com

Summer kids camp information available at www.crossfithp.com/summer

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah golf lessons for kids) ASWING Junior Golf Academy Savannah

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Golf Lessons Children in Savannah Golf Swing Studio Junior Spring in Savannah is an ideal time for your kids to hit the course and take golf lessons.

The Golf Swing Studio in Savannah offers ASWING Junior Golf Academy.

The ASWING Junior Golf Academy at Savannah’s Mary Calder Golf Club includes a 16-week structured curriculum for kids ages 6 – 18 years to learn the skills needed to play golf.

The Golf Swing Studio offers plan to develop your child not matter their ability or desire. Golf is a complex movement sport, which takes time and practice in order to excel. Their approach assesses your child and develops the skills in order to become successful. These skills will cover your child’s athletic movement, which makes it easier for them to learn quicker. The program also develops the proper fundamentals of the golf swing and its shots.

Learn more about The Golf Swing Studio’s certified curriculum or their US Kids Golf Top 50 Junior Golf Instructor here.

About The Golf Swing Studio

The Golf Swing Studio in Savannah offers golf instruction for men, women, boys and girls who want to enjoy playing golf at a more consistent level. Also offered: a year-round junior golf program for kids.

For more info, contact Paul Johnson at 912-421-8582 or via email at TheGolfSwingStudio@gmail.com.

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Valentine’s 2018 Golf Tournament, Savannah

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Valentine's Day Special 2018 Savannah Golf

Valentine’s golf tournament @ The Club at Savannah Harbor  on Hutchinson Island, next to Westin Savannah.

Open to the public. Adults & juniors are welcome.

A fun 2-person, 9-hole golf event @ 2PM Sun. Feb. 10. $45 cost includes green fees, cart fees & course prizes. Free cocktail & Valentine’s treats after your round in the Champions Grill.

Interested? Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240, email paul.killgallon@westin.com

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, On Facebook here. Email Golf.savannah@westin.com, www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com  The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Prenatal Yoga Class Starts Feb. 12 at Memorial Health, Savannah

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Prenatal pregnancy yoga Savannah Memorial Health

Experience the benefits of prenatal yoga for yourself by signing up for the next prenatal yoga class at Memorial Health’s FitnessOne in Savannah.

A yoga instructor specially certified in prenatal yoga leads this weekly class designed to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and keep you fit for childbirth.

Benefits of prenatal yoga

Prenatal yoga improves strength and flexibility, aids in digestion and mood, and exercises the spine. The practice of yoga enhances the mind-body connection, leading to a sense of wellness and more restful sleep.

No previous yoga experience is required.

Savannah class details

Instructor: Alexandra Mitchell, LMT, RYT-200
Six weekly one-hour classes, $75
Drop-ins are welcome, $15 per class
FitnessOne barre studio
5:45-6:45PM
Mon. Feb. 12–March 19 2018

Registration details

Registration is required; payment must be made in advance.

Call FitnessOne at 912-350-4030 to register or go to: women.memorialhealth.com

Memorial Outpatient & Wellness Center
Third Floor
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404

Special Offer

Participants receive a discount on massage therapy sessions at FitnessOne that is good until one month after their baby is born.

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No joiner’s fee during January 2018 @ YMCA of Coastal Georgia

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

YMCA Savannah no joiner fee

Join today and pay no joiner’s fee!

When you join the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values & programs that strengthen your community.

At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together &  build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging.

With programs and activities for the whole family, the Y is the perfect place for your family to learn, grow & thrive.

Join today here –  the Y is waiving the joiner’s fee for the month of January 2018!

See why members love the Y here.

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Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah: You’re invited to do the Whole Life Challenge

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Whole Life Challenge CrossFit Savannah

Guest Post by Jennifer McKenzie, owner of Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah

Fitness Starts With Habits – These Habits work together to make you healthier and happier

We see it everyday. Folks ready to get back in shape, wanting to tone up and have more energy. Parents wanting to be a healthy role model for their kids. As a gym owner – I want that for you too! But what many people do not realize is that before you can get fit – you’ve gotta get healthy.

Being healthy is way more than breaking a sweat a few times a week, although that’s parts of it. Healthy means much more than looking leaner and seeing some muscle. It’s the ability to participate in fully in life, deal with stress, and fight illness. If you rely on medications to make it through the day, you are not healthy. If you need to have a glass of wine or sleep aid to fall asleep, you are not healthy. If you rely on an energy drink at 2pm, that is not healthy either.

Health and fitness are part of the same continuum. Once you are healthy – it’s easy to keep doing the same things to get fit. How do we help people get there? Practice the OTHER habits too.

Activity – sweat for at least 10 minutes a day
Mobility – functional stretching for 10 minutes a day
Hydration – get half your body weight in ounces of water
Nutrition – eat a wide variety of God-made food
Sleep – like 7 hours, develop a consistent routine
Reflection – Pat attention to the wisdom of your own experience

Starting THIS Saturday, Jan. 20 2018, we’ll be practicing these habits for 6 weeks as a team. It’s called the Whole Life Challenge and we welcome anyone that wants to dive into these habits to join us.

Click here join our team.

We kickoff the Challenge at 10am Sat. Jan. 20. Want more information on getting your family happier and healthier? Visit crossfithyperformance.com for more information.

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Fitness self-defenses classes @ KATMA, Savannah

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Self-defense fitness classes Savannah KATMA

Take time for yourself. Come get some exercise and learn to defend yourself.

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah offers self-defense fitness classes 10:30-11:30AM ( Mon, Wed and Fri )

Learn basic self-defense skills and work on your fitness at the same time.
You don’t have to be fit to start. You can work on that in the class.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405
www.katmadefence.com
(912) 495-8693

Classes are $90 per month. Contact KATMAdefense to reserve your spot.
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KATMA also offers affordable, martial-art themed children’s birthday parties & a variety of martial arts & self-defense classes for all ages.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah Holidays 2017) 8th Annual Reindeer Run

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

8th annual reindeer run Savannah Holidays 2017

Enjoy an 8K, a kiddie race, and lots of after-race games & activities perfect for all ages including a Best Cookie contest among top pastry chefs in the area at the 8th Annual Reindeer Run, Sat. Dec. 16 2017 @ the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

One of Savannah’s best family-oriented run events, the Reindeer Run benefits the important work of the Rape Crises Center of the Coastal Empire.

Proceeds support the Prevention Education program at the Rape Crisis Center which offers healthy relationship resources and training for local schools, colleges and organizations, including Safer, Smarter Kids, Anti-Bully, Safe Dates, and Sexual Harassment curriculum.

Younger children will enjoy a FREE kiddie race beginning at 8:45AM. The 8K for youth and adults will begin at 9AM.

Discount if you register before Dec. 1 2017.

Learn more here. 
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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

FREE fitness self-defense classes, Savannah

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

free fitness self-defense workout KATMA Savannah

Who is ready for a free workout?

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah will host FREE fitness-based self-defense sessions.

The free workout will be Oct. 24-26 2017 (Tues., Wed. & Thurs.) Attend just one or all three days. These classes are fun & free.

Class size is limited to 15 people. Please RSVP.  Call (912) 495-8693.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 495-8693

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KATMA also offers affordable, martial-art themed children’s birthday parties & a variety of martial arts & self-defense classes for all ages.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Kids’ Tae Kwon Do classes in Savannah

Monday, September 25th, 2017

 

tae kwon do classes for kids Savannah

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah offers kids’ Tae Kwon Do classes for ages 5-12, Monday-Friday, 3:45-4:40PM.

Parents are invited to come & train with your kids on Mondays & Wednesdays as they learn respect, confidence, self-defense & more. It’s not just learning to kick & punch. It’s about life lessons.

Call 912-493-8693.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 495-8693

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Discount Coupon 

Get four weeks of training for $59.99 with this coupon below.

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women's self-defense classes Savannah

Self-defense classes for women

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts in Savannah also offers women’s self-defense classes.

The 12-hour course offered Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 7-8:30PM or Saturdays, 10AM-1PM.

RSVP required. For registration info, visit www.katmadefense.com or call 912-495-8693.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K, Savannah

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Help the Hoo-Has 5K Run Walk Savannah Memorial Health

We don’t typically promote fun runs & road races because there are just so many that, well, that fun runs & road races would end up being all we’d promote.

But this annual jogging-stroller friendly Savannah race is for such a good cause, it’s too important NOT to promote: the Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K run or walk on Sept. 23 2017, 8:30AM @ Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr, Savannah GA 31421.

This is a flat scenic course for walkers & runners of all ages. Jogging strollers & dogs on leashes are welcome.

Since 2011, this race has raised more than $150,000 for financial assistance for women battling ovarian, cervical & other GYN cancers.

Register online here.

Hosted by Help the Hoo-Hahs Gynecological Cancer Awareness and Memorial University Medical Center