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No. Virginia Couple Debuts COOK in CUBA; Havana Culinary Tour Now Available

No. Virginia Couple Debuts COOK in CUBA; Havana Culinary Tour Now Available

‘Welcome to Cuba!’ is what you’ll hear from George and Linda Meyers, owners of Cook in Tuscany and Cook in Mexico at their latest culinary tour spot--Havana, Cuba . Cook in Cuba is now taking guests to Old Havana, exploring Cuban cuisine, history and culture. Cook in Tuscany, a Tuscan culinary tour, recently named one of the top 15 Foodie Destinations by USA Today, just launched its third culinary tour, Cook in Cuba in Havana, Cuba. For more information, go to www.cookincuba.kitchen.

D.C. Divas Tackle Football 101 at Greenspring

D.C. Divas Tackle Football 101 at Greenspring

 

(Springfield, Va.) - Just days before the regular NFL season begins, the D.C. Divas are reminding us that the Redskins aren’t the only game in town!  The Divas’ General Manager, Rich Daniel, and three members of the 2015 National Championship team visited Greenspring retirement community on September 2 to kick-off a new resident-driven program, Football 101.  

Football 101 is aimed at providing an instructional give-and-take for the game of football and was launched by Greenspring resident, Steve Guback.  Guback, a Hall of Fame sportswriter, recently retired from his more than 55 years of work with the Redskins.  He covered his first game in 1959, and up until this year, still traveled to FedEx Field and served as a spotter in the press box.  For years at Greenspring, Guback has hosted a “Talking Sports” program, inviting local sports experts to campus for discussions on the D.C. area sports teams.

TRAINING FOR TURKEYS FITNESS PROGRAM at METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS STUDIOS; Childcare Availabl

TRAINING FOR TURKEYS FITNESS PROGRAM  at METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS STUDIOS; Childcare Availabl

With the holidays approaching, eating and indulging is top-of-mind for most, but The Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Studio in Alexandria, Va. has started its Training for Turkey adult fitness program now through Nov. 28, offering unlimited adult fitness classes for $50.  MSA will even host a special Thanksgiving Day MetroBarre and Yoga Class on Thurs., Nov. 28 to bring in the holiday. And for all those moms, childcare is available at both studios for all 9:30 a.m. classes, Monday through Friday. Cost is $2 per child. Packages can be purchased at www.metropolitanarts.org or call 703.339.0444.

Yoga & Other Natural Ways to Prevent & Treat Osteoporosis

Yoga & Other Natural Ways to Prevent & Treat Osteoporosis

 

McLean, VA - September 4, 2013– It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis or are at high risk of developing the condition due to low bone density. It is usually seen in individuals over 50, but it can strike at any age, and there are factors that put you at higher risk, such as:

·         Being female

·         Low body weight

·         Lack of physical activity

·         A family history of osteoporosis

·         Early menopause without hormone replacement

·         Prior bone fractures

“Dance Your Heart Out” Campaign Raises Money For American Heart Association

“Dance Your Heart Out” Campaign Raises Money For American Heart Association

In honor of National Heart Month, Metropolitan Fine Arts Center (MFAC) of Alexandria and Fairfax Station, Va. is featuring their “Dance Your Heart Out” campaign, offering unlimited adult dance and mind/body classes throughout February for a special price of $110. And MFAC will donate 10 percent of all “Dance Your Heart Out class fees to the American Heart Association. Schedules can be viewed at www.metrofinearts.com. Classes are available at Alexandria and Fairfax Station, Va. locations.

MFAC’s “Dance Your Heart Out” campaign includes all adult dance, yoga and MetroBarre classes. A regular adult class fee is 10 classes for $130. The February “Dance Your Heart Out” program provides unlimited adult class access at a significantly discounted set fee of $110 with 10 percent donated to the American Heart Association.

Greenspring Wii Bowlers Break Records in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics

Greenspring Wii Bowlers Break Records in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics

Residents of Greenspring earned five gold medals, three silver medals, and two bronze medals in the competition hosted at the retirement community

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - This year, fifteen Greenspring residents competed in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) Wii bowling competition.  Greenspring, a Gold Sponsor for the NVSO, hosted the competition for the fourth consecutive year at the community’s specially designed alley featuring six virtual bowling lanes.  Overall, over 60 seniors from across Northern Virginia participated in the 2012 NVSO Wii bowling competition at Greenspring.

The following Greenspring residents received 2012 NVSO Wii bowling medals:

Women: