Free outdoor fitness classes in Flint return to help community get fit

Free outdoor fitness classes in Flint return to help community get fit
Free outdoor fitness classes in Flint return to help community get fit

FLINT, MI — Harambee Wellness is kicking off one other spherical of its free summer time health sequence, Get Fit In Flint, beginning in June in neighborhoods all through Flint.

Get Fit In Flint is a community-based program that was first conceptualized and carried out by Harambee Wellness in 2020, to remodel well being and domesticate neighborhood by eradicating limitations to train, reminiscent of value and site, and empowering Flint residents to reside wholesome lives on a regular basis, in accordance with a Harambee Wellness press launch.

The aim of this sequence is to create a enjoyable, secure, and inclusive setting that will get residents transferring.

“What higher option to get our our bodies transferring and shed pandemic kilos whereas persevering with to observe social distancing, than to partake in bodily exercise virtually proper in your very personal yard,” Marquita Adams, licensed private coach and founding father of Harambee Wellness, stated within the press launch.

In 2020, Harambee Wellness took over Brush Park in downtown Flint with free health courses. This summer time, Harambee Wellness has partnered with a number of neighborhood organizations to develop Get Fit In Flint to extra neighborhoods all through the town, together with North Flint.

The following is the schedule for courses in June:

  • Chair aerobics at 6 p.m. Mondays at Brennen Park, 1937 Howard Ave, in Flint
  • Yoga at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Civic Park Centennial Pavilion. 2505 Chevrolet Ave., in Flint
  • Class of the day at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Sarvis Park, 4000 Wisner Road, in Flint

Also, new this 12 months is the inclusion of extra health class codecs, reminiscent of chair aerobics, yoga, step aerobics, and Zumba, all led by native instructors. A bilingual class shall be supplied at Latinx Technology and Community Center beginning in July.

To put emphasis on the essential position diet performs in sustaining a wholesome life-style, all through every month class attendees will obtain wholesome consuming suggestions, sources, and goodie luggage from Commit To Fit.

Get Fit In Flint is powered by Harambee Wellness with sponsorship from Health Alliance Plan (HAP) and help from our companions Commit To Fit, Latinx Technology and Community Center, Sarvis Park Neighborhood Association, Urban Renaissance Center, and Uma Strong Marshall Outreach. All courses within the sequence are free to attend. More info is obtainable on the website. Registration for the courses is required and out there by visiting here.

“Harambee” is a Swahili phrase which means, “all pull collectively.”

Based in Flint, Michigan with a nationwide service space, the imaginative and prescient, mission, and core values of Harambee Wellness are all centered round neighborhood. Founded in January 2017 by Adams, with the aim of cultivating neighborhood by creating enjoyable well being and health experiences, Harambee Wellness supplies private coaching, on-line coaching, group health courses, health events, company wellness options, and diet teaching.

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