The 5 A’s To Improving Access to Physical Activity

Active SWV Works to Remove Barriers to Living an Active Lifestyle

What’s standing in your way?

You can improve your path to a successful active lifestyle by assessing the barriers you face on a daily level. This assessment can also be applied to family and friends whom you ...

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January Community Captains of the Month

Active SWV would like to highlight Aletha Stolar and Patsieann Misiti as January Community Captains of the Month.

Aletha and Patsieann will be hosting Qi gong classes every Saturday in January at Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing. We asked Aletha and Patsieann to tell us a little about themselves; why they are physically active and what motivates them to give back to their communities. Learn more about being a Community Captain here.

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Participant of the Month January

This month Active SWV would like to highlight Samantha Cadevil as participant of the month.

Samantha is an AmeriCorp Vista at Just for Kids Advocacy Center. She recently attended our Qi Gong program at Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing. This program was led by Community Captains Aletha Stolar and Patsieann Misiti. Read about these volunteers here.

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Why Nutrition Matters for an Active Lifestyle

Live Healthy, Eat Well
Nutrition Advice by Laura Baker MS, RDN, LD

What comes to mind when you hear the word nutrition? Most people think of health and wellness and of course food. Food is meant to nourish our bodies, give us the fuel we need to power through our daily lives and be enjoyed. Food has the amazing ability to heal, repair and optimize human potential. Our brain needs this fuel just as much as our body. It helps sustain ...

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Participant of the Month December

Participant of the Month December: Lisa Harless.  

Active SWV would like to highlight Lisa Harless as Participant of the Month for December. Lisa has been participating in Active SWV Refit programs since Team Refit joined the Active Team in June of 2017. We caught up with Lisa to ask her a few questions about what drives her, her goals, and advice she would have for someone thinking about joining an Active SWV program.  

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Crossover Participants of the Month Joe and Jenni Canterbury

Active Southern West Virginia’s variety of programs reach participants in schools, offices, communities, and places of worship. The Active SWV programs span all age groups with a variety of activities. Participants can cross over from one program to another with confidence knowing Active SWV values safety, acceptance, and support to build new skills.

Meet Joe and Jenni

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