Almaden Soccer’s 1st Annual 5K/10K “Kick-off” Run

Running shoesIs one of your New Year’s resolutions to participate in more fitness activities? If so, here’s an opportunity to start off 2015 with a “bang!” Almaden Valley Youth Soccer League and Almaden FC is holding their first annual “Kick Off” run on January 1st at Leland High School. This fun event is open to runners and walkers of all ages; everyone is welcome. For the competitive set, medals will be awarded to the top finishers, and all participants who finish their race will receive a pin. Although entrants can register the day of the race, they can receive a discount by registering earlier. For more information, visit

Fitness Options in Almaden Valley for the Summer

Almaden Valley has a number of options to help you stay fit throughout the year. Everything from gyms, fitness classes, yoga, bootcamps, and many other options.

almaden-curvesCurves Almaden Valley is a facility specially desinged for women featuring Curves Complete, the ONLY plan that provides diet, exercise, and motivation all in one plac! With Curves Complete, you get personalized meal plans and portion control, with a total-body workout and one-on-one support from a certified coach. Curves is located at 6055 Meridian Avenue, #170, San Jose, CA, 95120 in Almaden Valley.

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Stanford School of Medicine Offers Eating Disorder Seminar

The Stanford School of Medicine Eating Disorder Research Program will present a seminar on eating disorders in adolescents. The seminar will be at The Studio by Angi on Monday December 3, 2012 at 6:30pm. The topic of discussion will be: how to recognize signs and find solutions.

Leading experts from Stanford’s Department of Psychology will address the issues surrounding body image for both males and females. Specific points include:

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Almaden Lake Park Hosts Walk for a Cure for GIST

GIST Walk Almaden Lake ParkGIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors) is a form of cancer that has no cure and affects thousands of Americans every year. The Walk for a Cure was started by a GIST patient in New York 12 years ago. On Sunday, October 21st from 10:30am to 2pm, residents of San Jose will have the opportunity to raise money for research, generate awareness and provide support for GIST patients and their caregivers.

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Almaden Valley Athletic Club’s History Hike in Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Join Almaden Valley Athletic Club’s General Manager and professionally trained Wilderness Guide, Jeff Griffith-Jones, and AVAC’s Activities Director, Becky Smothermon, on a walk through the past in Quicksilver Park in beautiful New Almaden.

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Almaden Valley Athletic Club Community Fitness Day

Almaden Valley Athletic Club is holding its annual Community Fitness Day. Everyone’s invited!

This event features fitness classes, body fat and blood pressure testing, tennis drills and games, kids’ and parent-tot swim lessons, kid’s hip hop class, face painting, catered BBQ, giveaways, and more.

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Renowned Leader in Holistic Medicine at The Studio by Angi in Almaden Valley

The Studio by Angi invites you to tap into your inner and outer essential beauty by experiencing healing essential oil blends at a free, informative 2-hour seminar by Elizabeth A. Bloom.

Learn how to use the right essential oils for healing, first aid, your family’s health, aging, stress reduction, bug repellents, and more. Find out why not ALL essential oil brands are alike! Discover how to integrate essential oil into a healthy lifestyle to maintain optimal health and well-being.

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Almaden Valley Mission Fitness Boot Camp for Women 2012 Schedule

logo: Mission Fitness Boot Camp Almaden ValleyMission Fitness Boot Camp is a fun and energizing morning workout designed to help you reach your fitness goals fast.

You will be put through a challenging workout that delivers the ultimate in fat loss, muscle toning, strength building, and cardio training – promising incredible results.

Mission Fitness Boot Camp offers a fun, non-competitive, and supportive environment. A great way to get in shape! Sessions are run by Lindsay Barker, Exercise Physiologist.

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Almaden Valley Fitness Memberships on a Shoestring Budget

The Fitness Center at Almaden Community Center is having a New Year’s Fitness Special. From now until January 31, 2012 you can purchase an annual pass to use the Fitness Center for only $120. That’s just $10 a month!

Or, you can get a full access pass to the fitness center plus participate in all Group X exercise classes for only $199 a year. This pass entitles you to as many of the exercise classes, fitness room workouts, and drop-in gym visits you can fit into your busy schedule.

These memberships make great gifts. See the complete schedule of Group X classes and fitness center hours.