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DAC Newsletter

Each month we publish a newsletter to keep you informed of the latest updates at the DAC. Contained within the newsletter, you will find a calendar of events, important updates on special club hours, facility news, health & fitness articles, featured members, the move of the month and more.

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Member in Motion: Maurizio Paparo

View Full Newsletter here. The Downtown Athletic Club and Ax Billy Grill are pleased to welcome back renowned restaurateur Maurizio Paparo, who is advising with our Food and Beverage department on all aspects of hospitality including culinary, customer service and...
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Move of the Month: Elbows to Hands

https://youtu.be/lTIKjXUJnY4 Carson Hendryx DAC Personal Trainer INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Start in plank position with your elbows on the mat, flat spine and drawn in belly button. 2. Work your way up to your hands on the mat in push-up position. 3. Come back down to your...
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Member in Motion: Susan Sygall

Read the full newsletter here. As CEO and co-founder of Mobility International USA (MIUSA), Susan Sygall is world-renowned for her work in disability rights, educational exchange programs and leadership development. Growing up, Susan was drawn to the idea of working...
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Move of the Month: Kettle Bell Swing

https://youtu.be/xrERHa3bxLo Justin Enseki-Frank DAC Personal Trainer INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Pick up your kettle bell and swing it between your legs as you settle into a core squat. 2. Explode up, squeezing through your hips, as you swing the kettle bell up with your arms...
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Member in Motion: Stefan Boehmer & Monica Thornburg

Read the full newsletter here. A Bittersweet Goodbye This month we say goodbye to Stefan Boehmer, Membership Representative, as he leaves to start a career in New York City. In his time at the DAC, he worked his way up from Receptionist to the Membership Department...
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Move of the Month: Bird Dog

https://youtu.be/hGWNc7-KxJQ Jason Douglas DAC Personal Trainer INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Kneel down on all fours. 2. Raise your arm and opposite leg simultaneously. 3. Hold limbs parallel to the floor for 6-8 seconds. 3-4 sets of 5-10 repetitions on each side TRAINER NOTES:...
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Member in Motion: Celeste Jacobi

Read the full newsletter here. DAC: How did you get started with art? Celeste: When I was younger, my mom always had art projects for my sisters and I to keep us occupied while she was taking care of the home. We always had new art materials in our hands and she...
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Move of the Month: Triceps/Rear Deltoid Three-Part Progression

https://youtu.be/86vMX20hS08 Lori B. Havas DAC Personal Trainer SET UP Stand in a split stance with one foot forward, one foot back and the front knee bent. Hinge at your hips, keeping your elbows in close to your body. Begin with fingertips at your hips and open your...
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Member in Motion: Tyler Burgess

Read the full newsletter here. After what felt like a lifetime of desk jobs, the year 2000 brought a new millennium and a fresh start for DAC member Tyler Burgess. Sparked by a passion for fitness and a desire for change, Tyler’s business, Walk with Me, has grown over...
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Move of the Month: Lateral Cable Pull

https://youtu.be/eoyM_6UTWBU Sandra Hentze DAC Personal Trainer Instructions: Place the cable pin at shoulder height and attach a rope. You should be standing far enough away from the machine so the weight stack doesn’t touch down during the exercise. Grab the rope at...
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Member in Motion: Ken Woody

Read the full newsletter here. For decades, DAC member Ken Woody has been sharing his knowledge of the game - with students, players, FOX viewers, Register Guard readers and the occasional fan passing on the street asking, “Hey, what did you think of the game this...
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Move of the Month: Overhead Squat

https://youtu.be/Xj-6eP4nrqE Tatyana Belinsky DAC Personal Trainer Instructions: Start with your feet shoulder width apart and arms extended over your head, slightly wider than your shoulders. While keeping your chest up and abs engaged, sit your hips back and lower...
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Member in Motion: Courtney Surrett

Read the full newsletter here. Sports and athletics were part of DAC member Courtney Surrett’s life growing up, but it was just something she did. It wasn’t until she was forced to make a life changing decision that she discovered a true passion for fitness and...

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Member in Motion: Rachelle Dow

Read the full newsletter here. There were 85 members who stepped up to the 2017 New Year Challenge but it was the second grade teacher from Pleasant Hill that blew everyone out of the water. Completing the 6-week challenge in three weeks, Rachelle Dow secured first...

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Member in Motion: Nathan and Erin

Read the full newsletter here. Under the dimmed lights of Studio I and the glow of the holiday decorations lining the mirrors, DAC member Nathan Heide asked Erin Ward to marry him following their favorite yoga class last December. A perfect acknowledgement of their...

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Member in Motion: Mark Richanbach

Read the full newsletter here. As the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2016, Mark Richanbach can look back on 2016 as the year he reclaimed his health. Since joining the DAC in May as part of Morgan Stanley’s corporate account, Mark is down 20 pounds and proudly...

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Move of the Month: Bosu Burpees

Jordan Kanewa, DAC Personal Trainer This is a total body workout and focuses on cardio and balance, a great workout for the New Year! Instructions: Squat down to grab the bosu and bring it over head. Squat back down as you set bosu on the...

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Member in Motion: Brent Hample

Read the full newsletter here. Eugene native, Brent Hample, grew up playing team sports. As a lifelong athlete, he looked to volleyball as a way to stay in shape as an adult and found his place among the morning DAC volleyball players. When did you join the DAC?...

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