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Living Well With True GRIT™

January 26, 2015

Looking for a program that will boost your strength and help you get fit faster? Check out the new eight week high-intensity interval training (HIIT) program taught in a group setting with a GRIT™ certified coach at Living Well Health Club.

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During the eight weeks, sessions include strength training, plyometric-based workouts and power agility training, and cardio, high-impact body weight exercises.

First session began on January 19th, but Living Well is accepting open enrollment for anyone interested in joining.  This program is for anyone looking to lose fat, build muscle and increase cardiovascular endurance.

The next eight week session will begin March 23rd.

The price is $479 for the full eight week series. Prices are prorated if you come in after the start date. You do not need to be a member to participate, but if you sign up, you will have full access to the health club during the time you're attending GRIT™ training outside of the original class times.

For more information, contact Living Well Health Club at 202.939.3281

Living Well Health Club at The Washington Hilton is located at 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW.

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New Years Eve with Monty Alexander at Blues Alley

December 15, 2014

Legendary Jamaican pianist will be performing at Blues Alley from December 26th through New Years Eve.

In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner of the musical universe: Frank Sinatra, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Ernest Ranglin, Barbara Hendricks, Sly & Robbie Shakespeare, among many others.

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Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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Georgetown GLOW Dec. 12-14

December 2, 2014

Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown GLOW - the region's only curated outdoor exhibition of modern light art installations - set against the historic backdrop of D.C.'s oldest neighborhood. Stroll throughout Georgetown to see the work of local, regional and international artists in public and privately-owned spaces--including M Street, Washington Harbour, and more! The best thing? It's all FREE. Artworks will be lit nightly between 6:00-10:00 pm.

PLUS, check out uniquely decorated windows as part of the 3rd annual Holiday Window Competition (voting on Facebook starts December 3--are you following Georgetown?), enjoy carolers, ice skating at the city’s largest outdoor ice rink at Washington Harbour, and much more. Many merchants and restaurants will be running promotions and perks-with-purchase throughout the weekend.

Help GLOW shine by volunteering! Work alongside an international artist to realize her project, and more.

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