For Intense Conditioning of Homewood, the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic’s dark cloud arrived on April 3, when owner Janet Caldanaro officially reopened the business in a new home. Caldanaro started the business seven years ago almost to the day in a small shop at 18033 Dixie Highway. She[Read More…]
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club has been seeing a steady stream of people in the pool, in spin classes and taking advantage of the cardiovascular equipment and track. Eileen Rohrer, club manager, told H-F Park District commissioners the average daily attendance is 130 people. The club, at[Read More…]
Editor’s note: This article is the ninth in a series of stories that originally were published in the Chronicle’s March 1 health and wellness supplement sponsored by Franciscan Health. Yoga is for everyone. Liz Smith, owner of Serendipity Yoga Studio in Homewood, said she occasionally hears from people who protest[Read More…]
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is offering a new tumbling program for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds this spring. Preschool Tumblebears will help young children develop overall fitness and motor skills through challenging activities on gymnastics equipment. Instructors will follow a weekly curriculum to ensure each child is learning at his or[Read More…]
At first glance, it might look like Earl Bell and Cherie Terui worked their way up using their muscles. That’s only part of the story. A closer look shows the local trainers used attitude and ambition to become successful fitness business entrepreneurs.
First-time-ever virtual fitness classes at the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet & Fitness Club offer opportunities whether you’re an early riser, have free time in the afternoon or want to fill an open evening on your calendar.
If your New Year’s resolution was to take the weight off, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has a special program to help get you started and keep you motivated. “Jump Start Challenge” meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 11 through March 29, at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club,[Read More…]
Betina Gozo was a dedicated band member and an all-around music enthusiast. Now she’s a gym guru and fitness superstar. She says she’s lived the best of two very different worlds.