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Fishing 101 on Tuesdays in November / December at River House

$3750

with Donna Frantz

Calendar Nov 7, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

New to fishing or just new to fishing in Florida? 

This series you will learn:

  • Know before you go - this will give you the basics
  • Florida Rules and Regulations
  • Learn what to keep and what to throw back
  • Knot tying
  • Bait selection
  • When/where to fish
  • What to have in your tackle box
  • Proper fish handling

During this series you will learn how to fish from the beach, along the shore of the Intracoastal, or from a pier and how to catch a variety of interesting species. 

Come get schooled up and have fun! Attend all clinics (5) in the series for a chance to win a Rod and Reel Combo!

Class sessions will be held Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 28, and December 5, 12 from 9:00 to 10:30 at River House (179 Marine Street, St. Augustine 32084)

No class sessions on Nov. 21 and Dec. 19 & 26.

Class is for ages 18 and up.

Will run

Strength and Balance for Active Aging Exercise on Tuesdays in November / December at River House

$25

with Mindy Mylrea

Calendar Nov 7, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Join international fitness pro Mindy Mylrea as she guides you through a total body strength and cardio circuit class that's ’low impact, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The 60 minute class includes easy-to-follow low impact moves partnered with total body strength conditioning. Stretching & relaxation exercises are also included to keep you active and fit. 

Mindy Mylrea is the 2017 Life Time Achievement Award Winner for CanFitPro , 2016 Empower Instructor of the Year, 2015 PFP Trainer of the Year, 2015 International Presenter of the Year, 2013 CanFitPro Specialty Presenter of the Year, 2008 ECA OBOW Fitness Presenter of the Year, the 2004 Can Fit Pro International Presenter of the Year, the 1999 International IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year, and a National and World Aerobic Champion. She is an international presenter, author, motivational speaker, video and TV personality, and CEC provider for ACE, NASM, CanFitPro, and AFAA. She is the creator and lead talent behind Gliding, Tabata Bootcamp, Extreme HIIT, Fluid Strength, and the nonprofit One Day to Wellness. She is a master trainer and on the pro development team for Schwinn Cycling, Silver and Fit, Savvier Fitness, and Bosu. She has authored numerous articles and stars in 1000’s of educational and consumer fitness videos. 

Class sessions will be held on Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 28 and December 12 from 9 to 10 at River House (179 Marine Street, St. Augustine 32084)

No class on Nov. 21 and Dec. 5, 19, & 26.

Classes are for ages 18 and up.

Will run

Tai Chi / Qigong on Tuesdays in November / December at River House

$25

with Scott Farber

Calendar Nov 7, 2023 at 10:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

Qigong is the art of cultivating our vital energy or life force using gentle movements coordinated with breathing. It promotes health and vitality. Tai Chi is the epitome of qigong. It is a healing art, a moving meditation, and a slow graceful dance. It relaxes the body and focuses the mind. It improves balance and posture. We'll learn a variety of standing qigong methods as well as the famous Cheng Man-Ching (Yang style) Tai Chi form. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and, if possible, flat-bottomed shoes.

Scott Farber, Ph.D., has been practicing and teaching Tai Chi & Qigong for over forty years. He has studied the form, push hands and sword.  As an apprentice in the international School of Tai Chi Chuan, he completed fifteen years of intensive teacher training.  A former college professor, he now serves as a health and wellness consultant, teaching yoga, tai chi and meditation.

Class sessions will be held on Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, 12 from 10:30 to 11:30 at River House (179 Marine Street, St. Augustine)

No class sessions on Nov. 21 and Dec. 19 & 26.

Classes are for ages 18 and up.

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