Yoga for Healthy Backs – Begins Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30PM.  (5 student minimum)

Taught by Trish Nealon of The Yoga Within. Trish is a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-Hour Level.

This 6-week course is a gentle introduction to breathing exercises, movement patterns, and restful poses specifically designed to help you relax and let go of back pain. Trish will begin with individual assessment of your back care needs. Each week she will progress by adding a few more poses into class, taking care to offer modifications as needed.  At the end of the series, you will have your own sequence to take home with you to continue your practice. Cost of this 90-minute class for 6 weeks is $150.


PFTL is helping the Rotary Club of Wilmette to raise funds by collecting recyclable items that are usually thrown out.   The Rotary Club is using the FundingFactory Recycling Program where qualifying items are refilled or refurbished then resold. This is an environmentally friendly way to dispose of items and help the Rotary Club earn some money.    Qualifying items include: cell phones, GPS devices, inkjet cartridges, laser cartridges, digital cameras, MP3 players and laptop computers.

Larger groups or businesses can pool their items and send them free of charge through UPS to the FundingFactory. Free shipping boxes and mailing labels are available from FundingFactory and can be ordered online.  Items can also be dropped off at the PFTL fitness studio at 350 Linden Avenue, Wilmette, and we will mail them.

The Rotary Club of Wilmette is part of Rotary International, which is a global, non-profit,  humanitarian organization. Best known for its role in helping to eradicate polio worldwide, the Rotary provides humanitarian services wherever needed throughout the world.

For more information call Debora Morris at 847-251-6834, or call FundingFactory direct at 888-883-8237.


New Product Worth Checking Out

Stop by our studio on Wednesday, November 16th between 5pm and 8pm for an informal presentation on a new product that may promote heart health and enhance your training efforts.  Both I and my husband are taking the product and are pretty impressed with the results.   There will be plenty of samples and snacks.  There will be a drawing for a free fitness assessment; additionally, all attendees may try a Zumba class for free during November and December.  For more info, call Susan Thomson at 847-436-4542.