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Heart Month 2016

Posted February 02, 2016

Events That Will Keep You Young at Heart

At Club Red, we go all out to celebrate American Heart Month each February with a series of events that will get you and about with the Club Red community. This year, our goal is to spread the word about heart age and why it’s important to be young at heart.

“Heart Month is our opportunity to educate others about the prevalence of heart disease in women, and knowing your heart age is the first step in lowering your risk,” says UVA cardiologist and Club Red Clinical Ambassador Brandy Patterson, MD.

So join us for one (or more!) of the events below to learn more about how you can turn back the clock by living a heart-healthy lifestyle. We promise fun is part of the program!

National Wear Red Day
Friday, Feb. 5

Show your commitment to women’s heart health by wearing red (a little or a lot!) for National Wear Red Day. Plus, we invite you to share your tips for staying young at heart. Take a “wear red” selfie, caption it and post it online with #YoungAtHeartUVA.

Lady Hoos Basketball Game
Sunday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m.
John Paul Jones Arena

Cheer on the lady Hoos basketball team as they take on Virginia Tech! 

Club Red Cooks
Sunday, Feb. 21, 5-6:30 p.m.
or Monday, Feb. 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
The Happy Cook
1107 Emmet St. N.
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Join chef Ingrid Berger of The Happy Cook for a cooking demonstration where she’ll teach you how to blend unique ingredients into a savory, healthy and elegant winter meal, including an apple, date and kale salad; and farro risotto with Portobello mushrooms. Call 434.977.2665 to register. Class is just $10 for Club Red members.

Hoop for Your Heart
Fri., Feb. 26 | 6-7:30 p.m.
UVA Aquatic and Fitness Center
450 Whitehead Rd., Charlottesville, VA
*Parking is free

Get your heart pumping and hips shaking at our annual hula-hooping event on Friday, Feb. 26. Led by hula-hooping instructor Loren Bidner, this fun, free fitness class is always a blast. Bring a friend and bring a hoop! First time? No problem — hula-hoops will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register today at clubreduva.com/hoop.

 

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