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Althea Hondrogen, Certified Personal Trainer, works with a club member to ensure good form.

Her warmth and sense of humor are priceless, and the combination is what keeps me coming back for more.

During the last week of September, Pacific Heights Health Club is hosting Live Well Age Strong, a week-long fitness celebration in partnership with local Fillmore Street merchants to deliver fun, life-changing experiences that will kick-start new healthy habits. Participants will experience the latest training techniques and exercises from the launch of the 70K Step Challenge on September 27, 2015. Infused with the anti-aging formula, laughter and play, the many specialist workshops and workouts that follow at the weekdays are designed to increase strength. , endurance, range of motion, flexibility and improve mood and sleep. Prices will be provided by prAna (COLM) and Athleta (GPS).

“To counter the effects of aging, exercise is the key,” says Stacee Brown, PT, DPT, ATC, owner of FORM Physical Therapy, “This is the real fountain of youth.” According to the National Institutes of Health, physical inactivity is the leading cause of most chronic illnesses. Add to that, AARP indicates that baby boomers will turn 65 at the rate of about 10,000 a day for the next 14 years, and it’s easy to see why the Pacific Heights Health Club has chosen to be a home site for Active Aging Week in San Francisco.

“I have been a member since 2006 and have had the pleasure of working with Althea Hondrogen on specific issues related to my back and hips. She has an in-depth knowledge of the body and has been able to work around my problems while making me stronger and Her warmth and sense of humor are invaluable, and the combination is what keeps me coming back for more, “notes Janet Winegardner, Senior Account Manager at CBS Local Media. With easy access to highly experienced personal trainers, Club members benefit from personalized fitness programs, each collaboratively developed to meet the member’s specific goals, interests and preferences.

Live well Strong age gives participants the opportunity to experience Qigong, personal training, yoga or Pilates in a different setting. Unlike larger and well-known corporate chains, this club’s boutique neighborhood vibe offers an unpretentious atmosphere that immediately puts visitors and new members at ease, providing an environment that encourages new friendships, where training sessions and lessons are reminiscent of recreations on playgrounds. years gone by.

According to the AARP, as baby boomers age, they see retirement as a good life that is just beginning and they want an independent and robust life without chronic illness or disability. Live Well Age Strong embraces life as an adventure, the theme of this year’s Active Aging Week.

To register and get additional information about Live Well Age Strong at the Pacific Heights Health Club, visit:


About the Pacific Heights Health Club


Founded in 1984, the Pacific Heights Health Club has served the community in its current location for over 30 years. Dedicated to creating healthy lifestyles – one person at a time, members feel at home and at home at this boutique neighborhood club. While connecting with old friends and making new ones, they also see and feel the results of their healthy lifestyle choices. Find out how fitness is going while laughing and having fun.

About Active Aging Week®


Established in 2003, Active Aging Week is an annual event that takes place the last full week of September (before and around October 1, International Day of Older Persons). The week was launched by the International Council on Active Aging to empower as many seniors as possible to experience wellness and exercise activities in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere. During the week, host organizations offer a variety of free activities, such as classes, educational seminars, access to fitness facilities, health fairs, and community walks. The events of Active Aging Week encompass all dimensions of well-being – emotional, professional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, social and environmental.

About the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA)


Active Aging Week 2015 is led by the International Council on Active Aging® in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and the National Institute on Aging’s Go4Life® campaign. This year’s sponsors include Aegis Therapies / EnerG® by Aegis, CaptionCall, Institute for Preventive Foot Health (IPFH), Nestlé Skin Health, SwimEx and Sysco.

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