Join AVAC(R) For Day of Health, Fitness and Fun!

San Jose, CA (PressExposure) January 08, 2010 -- On Saturday, January 16, the Almaden Valley Athletic Club (, (AVAC), will open its doors for a free day of family-friendly activities designed to get community members warmed up for a healthy and fit 2010. AVAC’s open house ( will feature specialty fitness classes and mini-health assessments, including blood pressure and body fat testing. The Red Cross will share disaster preparedness tips and a team from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department will offer free child fingerprinting. In honor of National Blood Donor Month, The Stanford Bloodmobile will be on site to collect blood donations from able attendees.

“AVAC continues it s commitment to providing health and wellness activities and information to the San Jose community,” said Joe Shank, Owner and CEO of AVAC. “Our goal is to empower attendees to adopt a safe, fit and healthy lifestyle for the new year while giving back to the community.”

Event activities are designed for all ages and fitness levels. Attendees may participate in the following activities:

• 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. – Core Blast (Ball / Foam Roller / Yoga Block) • 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. – Laughing Yoga! with Ayra of Laughaway • 11:20 a.m.-11:50 a.m. – F.A.T. (Fast Action Training) • 11:55 a.m.-12:25 p.m. – BOSU Class • 12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.m. – Karate Demo • 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m. – Yoga • 1:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – Therapeutic Yoga Demo • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – Body Fat Evaluation & Blood Pressure Testing • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – Running Gait Analysis by AVAC Sports Therapy and Wellness Center • 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – Blood donations collected by The Stanford Bloodmobile • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. – Free child fingerprinting from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – Disaster Preparedness with the Red Cross

Guests may win valuable raffle prizes that include club memberships and free swim and tennis lessons. The AVAC ChildCare Center will offer children’s crafts, Kid’s Yoga, ’snow soup,’ and more.

The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. AVAC is located at 5400 Camden Avenue, San Jose, CA. For more information and to register for the event, visit [].

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About the Almaden Valley Athletic Club
The Almaden Valley Athletic Club, (AVAC), is the Bay Area's premier, award-winning family facility that offers total health, fitness and wellness programs for all ages. AVAC's resort-style facility features luxurious amenities, Pilates, swimming, tennis and social activities as well as a 1,500 square-foot ChildCare facility with play-to-learn activities. The 6,000 square-foot Fitness Center offers the latest workout equipment with Cardio Theatre. Certified personal trainers offer one-on-one training and certified fitness instructors teach a variety of group classes. AVAC houses its own 1200 square-foot STOTT PILATESâ„¢ studio. AVAC offers a retractable roof teaching pool for year-round swimming lessons and a 25-yard outdoor swimming pool. Winner of the coveted USTA Club of the Year award, AVAC hosts numerous tennis programs on its 11 lighted tennis courts. AVAC is home to the largest Bay Area Senior Wellness program fostering senior fitness with workshops, seminars, group exercise classes and social events. For more information, please visit

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Press Release Submitted On: January 07, 2010 at 6:08 pm
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