Koa Fit Personal Training and Massage

Koa Fit Personal Training and Massage


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Turkey Day Workout 2017

Join Brenna Backe on Thanksgiving day at 9am for an amazing full-body workout.  Get your strength training, cardio, and stretching done before the feast. We will start with a nice warm up, followed by a circuit of exercises designed for postural alignment, functional strength, and of course…A Strong Core!  Join us for this Koa Fit tradition that is as fun as it is effective.

Class is limited to 12 participants.  Regular class fees apply.  Click here to reserve your spot.


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Recruit the Glute – Be Balanced Community Series Event

Dr. Garrett Neff from Truebility Performance Clinic will be covering the topic of glute activation on a deeper neurological level than you have ever seen before. This workshop is designed to be a follow-up to Brenna’s glute class last month, and will help clients who are struggling to “feel” their glutes in the first place. It will also be very beneficial to painful chronic low back, hip and knee issues. Learn what the latest research is saying about your glutes and their importance for every day activities as well as certain injuries and movement patterns.

This workshop is free, but you must reserve your spot.  Please click HERE to register.


Strong Booty, Strong Back – Posterior Chain Activation Workshop

Part of our Be Balanced Community Series

Join Koa Fit owner, Brenna Backe, for this interactive workshop.  Brenna has spent countless hours with Koa Fit clients teaching them how to activate their glutes to help promote low back health and lift properly.  In this workshop she will go over the techniques she has developed over the years to help you build your booty strength so you can decrease your chance of back and knee injury while increasing your lifting power and stability.

  • Review the muscles of the posterior chain and their activation
  • Learn how your posterior chain supports your posture and spinal alignment
  • Learn exercises and techniques to help you activate your glutes and hamstrings
  • Practice proper form in hinging, squatting, and lunging

 

 

When:  Thursday, September 14th at 5:45pm

Where:  Koa Fit Studio

Cost:  Free! But you must RSVP by clicking HERE


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Weller Endurance Running Workshop

August 10, 2017 at 5:45pm

Join the Koa Fit Run for the Cure team and running coach, Chad Weller for an interactive running workshop as part of our Be Balanced Community Series.  Chad will discuss his training method and run through drills to help you improve your running style.  Whether you are new to running or want to improve your stride, Chad’s experience and knowledge will definitely give you something to take home and practice to help you become a better runner.  This is open to everyone, not just Koa Fit clients, so bring your friends and family.

  • Learn the Weller 5 point Method
  • Tips on running safe and more efficient
  • How running can be fun and not painful

Workshop is Free, but space is limited.  Please reserve your spot HERE.


5th Annual Stand Up Paddleboarding with Koa Fit

July 14th, 8am-10am – Boulder Reservoir

This will be our 5th year out on the water with Rocky Mountain Paddleboards.  Join the Koa Fit crew on July 14th out at the Boulder Reservoir for some Stand Up Paddleboarding as part of our Be Balanced Community Series. Enjoy the early morning light and the calm water as you get a great core and balance workout. Paddleboarding is easy to learn and fun. Explore the Reservoir in a completely different and rewarding way.

This event has sold out the last three years.  Please reserve your spot early.

Click here to register.  Cost is $25 (entry fee to Boulder Reservoir not included).

 

 

 


Sports Nutrition and Muscle Balance Seminar

Join Brenna Backe and Registered Dietitian, Megan Forbes, at the Acupuncture Clinic of Boulder on June 27th for this info-packed seminar to help you reach your peak performance.


Healthy Running – Be Balanced Community Series

Thursday, June 29th • Optional Fun Run at 5:15pm • Workshop at 5:45pm

Join Koa Fit trainer, Brian Carver, and the Boulder Running Company for this FREE workshop.  Whether you are just getting started or are a seasoned runner, this clinic will have loads of information on how to keep yourself safe and injury free while enjoying your run.

5:15pm – Join Brian for a 20 minute fun run before the workshop!

5:45pm
Brian Carver – Activation techniques and mobility drills to improve running economy and prevent injury.
Tired of nagging pain? Want to get faster but can’t figure out how? Many times plateaued performance and injury are caused by the same thing, muscle imbalance.  Sometimes it’s the small things we do that elicit the greatest change.  Learn new movements and effective strategies to stay healthy and get the most out of your stride.
Boulder Running Company – The Right Shoe for You
Let the experts at Boulder Running Company get you set up with the correct fit and style of shoe for your foot and gait.  They are bringing the gear to you at this event so you can have your own personal gait analysis and fit consultation.
This event is Free, but space is limited.  RSVP by clicking here.


If Your Food Could Talk – Be Balanced Community Event

A Deep Look at our Relationship with Food and Health

Thursday, May 11th at 5:30pm

Join Nancy Thompson, personal chef and nutrition coach, for a dynamic and entertaining presentation as part of our Be Balanced Community Series.  Nancy helps people eat to fuel there bodies and optimize their health.  In this great workshop, you will learn:
  • The truth about dieting and its impact on our brain chemistry
  • The role stress plays in our ability to lose weight/gain health
  • How our nervous system can make or break our diet decisions
  • What calorie burning metabolism is all about
  • The implications of inflammation on the body
  • Tips for feeling great and creating lasting change

Class is free, but space is limited.  Please RSVP to save your spot.


Restorative Yoga with Kerry Temple-Wood

Be Balanced Community Event

April 20th at 5:30pm – Koa Fit Studio

Kerry a longtime yoga practitioner and educator, and specializes in yoga for mid-life and beyond.

Her classes utilize a variety of yogic techniques, breath work, many restorative poses, generous prop usage, strengthening and balancing poses. Through the vehicle of embodied yoga, we gently open the gateways to discover our new rhythm, depth of breath, strength, clarity, and Inner Flow to embrace the journey of Conscious Aging and a healthy life.

Specifically designed for the 55+ crowd, we explore the inner dimensions of self and mind through the lens of the physical body, cultivating healing, empowerment, investigation and dynamic unfolding. This class is best for those with some previous yoga experience. Men and women welcome!

Kerry is the founder of The Art of Conscious Aging and the 63rd Street Yoga Studio. All classes at 63rd Street Yoga are part of the Slow Yoga Movement. Having practiced yoga for over 45+ years, Kerry’s wisdom has expanded through education and passionate exploration of the feminine journey. Her connection to yoga and awakened consciousness has been a thread woven through all the experiences of her life: relationships, marriage, motherhood and parenting, menopause and conscious aging.

Class is free, but you must reserve your spot.  Please click here to RSVP or call 720-428-8863.


Self-Care Workshop – Neck and Shoulders

Be Balanced Community Event

stiff neckDo you have a stiff neck? Do your shoulders bother you while you sit at work? Are you chronically pulling at your neck and shoulders trying to get them to stretch or crack? Learn how to take care of these daily aches and pains while also preventing future injuries to your cervical spine, rotator cuff, and thoracic spine. Siri Schubet-Nicolella will give you the tools so you can be proactive about your pain and give your body the tender loving care it needs.

What you will learn:

  • Myofascial Release techniques for the neck and shoulders
  • Alignment exercises
  • Easy, at-home exercises to alleviate your tight neck
  • Postural strengthening for your upper torso

Class is free, but space is limited.  Please click here to reserve your spot.