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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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Loyola Get Fit Pledge

Contact: Megan Byas · mebyas@loyno.edu · 5048652589

Take the Loyola Get Fit Pledge this spring 2016 semester to make a commitment to a happier, healthier, more active you! The Get Fit pledge is a movement that begins in January and lasts all semester long. Find numerous ways in which you can participate in becoming more physically active. Whether you're a student, faculty, staff, or friend of the Loyola community, take this pledge to start your individual fitness journey today! 

Boot Camp

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · mebyas@loyno.edu · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

Get in shape “boot camp” style! Experience high-intensity, full-body workouts that target the major muscle groups of the upper & lower body, specifically designed to “make it rain” sweat! From circuit-style routines that jump-start cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises using dumbbells, exercise bands, or even the participant’s body weight, each class brings its own unique challenges. No two classes are the same! Students will work the quarter to improve cardiovascular stamina, core strength, & flexibility.

LinkedIn Workshop

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Laura Coutts · lccoutts@loyno.edu · 5048653860

Location: Multimedia Room 1, Monroe Library

Have you heard people talk about LinkedIn, but you aren't sure what it is? Do you have a LinkedIn account but aren't sure how to optimize it? This workshop will touch on how to create an account, how to navigate the important features, and how you can connect with people in the industry you're looking to work in. 
LinkedIn is a great tool if you're looking for internships or jobs in specific fields or even if you're looking to explore different career options. 

Krav Maga Self-Defense Fighting Fitness Class

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · mebyas@loyno.edu · (504)-865-3622

Location: St. Charles Room, 1st Floor, Danna Center

The best offense, is a good defense! In participation of Sexual Non-Violence Week, come and learn safe and effective ways to prevent sexual violence. Krav Maga Self-Defense is based on simple principles and instinctive movements, this reality-based system is designed to teach real self-defense in the shortest possible time. Learn to defend against common chokes, grabs, and bear hugs, as well as weapons such as guns, knives, and sticks. Just as important, we teach people to function during the stress and shock of a sudden, violent encounter. Tested on the battlefield and in the streets, Krav Maga’s practical approach to self-defense will make you safer and more secure. 

Aqua Zumba

Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · mebyas@loyno.edu · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

We're bringing the party to the pool! Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Soca and Cumbia all done in the water. 

Have you wanted to try a dance workout like Zumba but were shy of how you might look or think you can't dance? Maybe you just don't know where to start your fitness journey or have been out of it for a while due to health issues.

This class is for you:

You’ll be using the properties of the water to whip yourself back into shape while having the most fun. (And no need to feel funny no mirrors here and body is partially submerged)

So what are you waiting for, Pull back out that bathing suit and see you in the shallow pool!

Twerk-N-Tone

Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · mebyas@loyno.edu · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus