Tai Chi at Grandview Visitors Center

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Join Active Southern West Virginia Community Captains and National Park Service rangers for a Tai Chi program in the Grandview area of New River Gorge National River. Learn the ancient Chinese practice of qi gong in this beginner program. Trained volunteers will teach you the basic form and movements to build better balance ...

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Full Moon Hike at Endless Wall Trail

 

Join Active SWV Community Captains and National Park Service ranger for a night hike on the Endless Wall Trail. Headlamps will be on a first come first serve basis.

**Reservations Required** reserve your spot by calling (304) 894-2129 or emailing [email protected]om

Directions:
Turn onto Lansing-Edmond Road off of US-19 in Lansing, just North of Canyon Rim Visitor Center. In 1.3 miles the parking lot for ...

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REFIT®Beckley powered by Active SWV

 Join Community Captains and REFIT® instructor Jen and Amber for a free all level group fitness workout. REFIT® group fitness will take place every Monday at 6pm at The Place in Beckley. Join this fun a supportive group! 

“REFIT® is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, “have-to” workouts into a “can’t-miss” community fitness ...

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October Community Captain of the Month

This month we are highlighting Community Captain, Troy Phillips. He joined us in the Spring of 2017 as our first Rock Climbing Community Captain for Get Active in the Park. Since becoming a Community Captain Troy has shared his passion for rock climbing throughout the New River Gorge National River, leading free, monthly, beginner rock climbing ...

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Active SWV Job Posting

Active Southern West Virginia Community Outreach Director

Organization: Active Southern West Virginia
Location: Beckley, West Virginia. Serving Raleigh, Fayette, Summers, and Nicholas Counties.

Mission: Active Southern West Virginia (Active SWV) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to provide opportunities for physical exercise in southern West Virginia, thereby improving health and wellness of its citizens and workforce. In partnership with the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, Active SWV operates programs within under-served ...

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Tai Chi in the Park

Join Community Captain Jeremiah and Amy for a free beginner Tai Chi Class at Canyon Rim Visitor Center. Learn the ancient Chinese practice of qi gong in this beginner program. Trained volunteers will teach you basic form and movements to build better balance and muscle control.

For more information

For questions, please call 304-894-2129 or email [email protected]om

Join the Get Active in the ...

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Group Trail Run on Park Loop Trail

Join Community Captain Charity, on the Park Loop Trail. Find a new way to explore the trails. Learn running tips, like how to pace, before going on a slow one mile trail run. This is a free and easy way to get into some trail running with a friendly group who can offer running suggestions. Beginners are welcome and first time runners will be ...

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Yoga Chi at Canyon Rim Visitor Center

Join Community Captains Julie and Lydia for a free beginner Yoga and Tai Chi Class at Canyon Rim Visitor Center. Learn to increase your flexibility and balance in this yoga/ tai chi blend. Develop calm and precise movements while overlooking the gorge. Equipment provided.

Directions: Canyon Rim Visitor Center, 162 Visitor Center Rd, Lansing, WV 25862

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For questions, please call ...

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Gentle Chair Yoga

Join Community Captain Lori Keller for free Gentle Yoga every Tuesday at 5:30 pm. Come out and let Lori guide you through a series of stretches that are designed to gently increase flexibility and strength. All moves will be done from a chair or standing position.

Gentle Yoga-Key Points

  • Anyone can do it- Exercises can be adapted to accommodate anyone’s physical limitations.
  • No pain, No Strain- If you feel pain, back off the stretch until you feel comfortable.
  • Each stretch should feel good- Enjoy ...
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Waterfall Hike at Camp Creek

Come out and Join Community Captain Michaella at the Camp Creek Playground parking lot for a 1.1 mile hike to Marsh Fork Falls at 10am. Participants will meet in the playground parking lot. This is a free, family friendly event.

 

 

 

For more information

Join the Active Southern West Virginia Bulletin Board group on Facebook to get updates on program details.

Or email [email protected] or call (304) ...

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