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Fitness Options in Almaden Valley for the Summer – UPDATED 2022

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-curves[NO LONGER IN ALMADEN] Curves Almaden Valley is a facility specially designed for women featuring Curves Complete, the ONLY plan that provides diet, exercise, and motivation all in one place! 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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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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Almaden Valley Mission Fitness Boot Camp for Women 2012 Schedule – UPDATED 2022

logo: Mission Fitness Boot Camp Almaden Valley[CLOSED]

Mission 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.

Almaden Yoga Presents QiGong and Taichi Workshop Led by Barbara Branaman – UPDATED 2022


Join Barbara Branaman at Almaden Yoga for an introduction to QiGong and Taichi.

This workshop will explore the art and science of using breath, posture, and movement to cleanse, refine, accumulate, and circulate Qi (energy or lifeforce) in the body.

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Fall 2011 Mission Fitness Boot Camp for Women in Almaden Valley

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.

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Cardio Tennis for Adults in Almaden Valley – Summer 2011 – UPDATED 2022

logo: Almaden Country ClubStep out of the gym and onto the court this Summer. Join Nancy Ghantous Tennis for Cardio Tennis for Adults. You’ll get fit and have fun with this ultimate high-energy workout. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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Pranayama and Meditation Workshop at Almaden Yoga – UPDATED 2022


Complete your weekend in harmony at Almaden Yoga. Explore prana – vital life energy of the universe.

You will experience how breath can affect your state of being – quieting your mind and transforming your energy into inner joy. In this session Elena Milyukova will focus on the following:

  • Pranayama – the art and science of the rhythmical control of the breath
  • Key yoga practices and yoga anatomy
  • Establishing a strong foundation to further develop your own practice

The workshop will start with chanting and a short meditation, and finish with discussion and reflection on the experience.

Update: The Pranayama and Meditation workshop with Elena Milyukova is being rescheduled for a later date. The workshop will not take place on Saturday March 26, 2011. The rescheduled date will be announced once it has been confirmed.

The session is at Almaden Yoga on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 3-5pm. The price is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

Almaden Valley Youth Soccer League Partners with Extreme Fitness & Sports – UPDATED 2022

logo: Almaden Valley Youth Soccer LeagueAlmaden Valley Youth Soccer League (AVYSL) has partnered with Extreme Fitness & Sports (EFS).

Under this new partnership, EFS has graciously agreed to provide AVYSL with a combination of training services, programs, and cash donations.

During Spring and Summer, EFS will be providing Speed, Agility & Quickness (SAQ) training sessions for AVYSL players in the league’s new Almaden Futbol Club. Players on AVYSL Comp and Select teams will get access to a mobile version of the EFS Training System.

EFS will also be donating 10% of every dollar back to the league for each AVYSL player who signs up for an EFS program at its training center. Funds donated by EFS will be used to help maintain fields and purchase more equipment for the league.

Players who take a program at the EFS facility receive more individualized and focused training, performance testing and re-testing, and use of state-of-the-art sports training machines and equipment.

logo: Extreme Fitness & SportsEFS training programs and services have pioneered a new generation of sports and fitness training – with thousands trained and proven results.

The EFS System has better equipped thousands of athletes for their chosen sport. The EFS System, combined with EFS Active Intervention Instruction, have been proven effective thousands of times over at enhancing an athlete’s physical performance and self-confidence. Hundreds of players who have trained at EFS have gone on to play at the collegiate and professional levels.

EFS was founded in 1996 by Chris Morton, Strength & Conditioning Expert. Chris grew up in Almaden Valley where he graduated from Castillero Middle School in 1986 and Leland High School in 1990. Chris’ son now plays in the Almaden Valley Youth Soccer League.

83% Off 10 Classes at Almaden Yoga Via Groupon ($120 Value) – UPDATED 2022

logo: Almaden YogaAlmaden Yoga is offering 83% off a 10-class package via Groupon. At the time of this writing, there is 1 day, 10 hours, and 40 minutes left to buy. This Groupon is valid for new students only.

Almaden Yoga offers a variety of classes for students at all levels, from beginners to advanced. Classes include Meditation, Intro to Hatha, Yoga Basics, Yin, Medicine Yoga, Hatha, Yoga Tone, Iyengar / Iyenger Flow, Flow, Intro to Power Yoga, and Prenatal Yoga. View the schedule of classes.

Almaden Yoga has qualified and dedicated instructors. The studio environment is clean, and has cool wood floors and serene plants that create an ideal atmosphere for Yoga.

Anuja Chaudhri, Almaden Yoga Owner and Instructor, just posted an article welcoming all of the new Groupon members to the Almaden Yoga blog. [EVENT IS CLOSED]