New Year’s resolutions don’t
work, get this:

25% of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions after one week. 60% of people abandon them within six months. (The average person makes the same New Year’s resolution ten separate times without success.) Only 5 percent of those who lose

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Thursday, February 11th
5:00pm-7:00pm in the main lobby

Come join us in the lobby to meet, mingle and socialize with members and staff. We will have assorted wines, chocolates and cheese.

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March 1st - March 6th

Join us as the Seattle Athletic Club Downtown hosts Seattle’s annual World Class Squash Tournament, the Seattle Open Squash Tournament. This year we will be hosting a division of world ranked players from both the Men’s PSA and Women’s WSA circuit. Competition will begin March 1st for the qualifying rounds and the Main draw will begin March 3rd.

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Thursday, March 17th
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Welcome back to the SAC for The Green & Black St Patty’s Pre-Funk Happy Hour with Spirited Irish Music and Appetizers. Start your night off right and join us here at Seattle Athletic Club on Thursday, March 17th from 5:00-7:00pm. Guests are welcome to attend this Member Celebration at our standard guest fee. Don’t be late!

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Starts Thursday, February 4
12:00pm

Do you wonder how you can get the most effective workout on a rowing machine? Would you like to try rowing on the water someday but feel you wouldn’t know what to do? Then join this six week class and learn how to use a rowing machine like the Rowers do.

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The Seattle Athletic Club would like to introduce its newest addition to the fitness department Melissa Barasona. Melissa started her health and fitness career with medicine as a nursing assistant, but she soon decided that she wanted to work on the prevention of illness rather than the

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For those who do not know Betsy, she is my inspiration. She is one of those people who exemplifies perseverance and determination, proving that with heart and soul you can surmount any obstacle. Betsy has been a dedicated member of the club since its inception in

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Employee of the month
for January: Bob Hunt

Bob has been a great addition to the Aquatic Staff at SAC. The members’ comments speak for themselves: “Bob is a truly great coach. He motivates you to really push yourself through thoughtful encouragement and positivity.” –Kevin Tabari

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By: Nutritionist, Kathryn Reed, MS
Seattle Athletic Club(s)

Here’s a meal plan recently put together for a client of mine interested in the idea of theme nights. While it may not provide for the spontaneity and variety that some need and want – it can be a great solution for some. If theme nights aren’t for you but you want to start a meal plan process consider following the schedule for Sunday – meal planning, shopping, and making a large quantity of protein for dinner that you can pull from for the week. Cooking more food at

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By: Fitness Director, Jacob Galloway
Seattle Athletic Club Downtown

Heart disease is a major problem. According to the CDC, about 1 out of every 4 deaths is related to heart disease in the United States each year. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. An unhealthy heart is one that has Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), which occurs when a substance called plaque builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. CAD can cause heart attack, angina, heart failure, and arrhythmias.

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Saturday, February 6th | 9:00am
is Launch Day!!

Join your favorite instructors for a day of class launches on Saturday, Feb. 6th in Group Exercise, Cycle, and Yoga.

8:30am INSANITY Round 17
9:30am BODYPUMP Technique Section followed by Release 9
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Wednesday Nights
6:35pm – 7:35pm
Start date is February 3rd

Kickbox Conditioning will build stamina, coordination and agility through combinations of basic kicks, strikes, and footwork. Bob and weave your way to endurance and develop the core control,

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Sunday, February 7th
9:00am & 10:15am
Power Cycle with Shari

Please join Shari on Superbowl Sunday for a special ride! Wear your favorite team colors and enjoy snacks and drinks in the Café following class!

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February 6th | 10:30am – 11:30am

Cycle 101: Introduction to Cycle and the Keiser M3 bikes with Jocelyn. Jocelyn will teach you proper bike setup, hand positions, standing and seated riding positions, and Keiser M3 specifics: what is on the computer display, how to adjust the

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February 14th | 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Gentle Flow Yoga in
the Mind/Body Studio

Invite your someone special for a Valentine’s themed Yoga class with Frances at 5:00pm in the Gentle Flow Yoga. Enjoy more time after the class with chocolates and wine!

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February 6th – March 26th
Saturdays | 12:30pm – 1:45pm
in the Mind/Body Studio

This 8-week series is a progressive program to learn the fundamentals of Hatha Yoga and prepare students for continued development in the practice. Jamie will introduce students to Yoga etiquette, the basics of breath,

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By: Spencer Jacobs Board Member
& Development Director

Dear All,
Firstly on behalf of everyone at SUS may I wish everyone a healthy, happy, and prosperous new year Seattle Urban Squash now well into its 3rd academic year have managed once again to expand the number of children we serve, as well as the content of our program.

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All Star Directories vs Open Market

Every quarter we ask our corporate partners to submit teams into our Worksite Warrior program. Each team of employees then bands together for a month, working as a collective at their work and the club to lose the largest percentage of weight. This quarter, Open Market’s team won by losing 21.7 lbs while their competition, All Star Directories, lost 16.6 lbs over the holidays and four week program.

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February 2nd | 7:00am – 9:00am

Start your day off right with the most important meal of the day! We'll provide a continental breakfast while you get to know some fellow members and staff. This is a great way to get connected and meet some new people that have similar interests!

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By Jocelyn Paoli, Stott Certified Pilates Instructor,
Seattle Athletic Club Downtown

Seattle Athletic Club Blog Pilates Exercises for the Month.

 
 
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