( Chicago ) — CENTER ON HALSTED has teamed up with CROSSTOWN FITNESS to offer a complimentary high intensity training experience. The premier gym, currently located in the West Loop, will open its second location in the Lakeview neighborhood in early fall. Center on Halsted patrons and neighborhood residents have the opportunity to get a sneak peak of the gym's ultimate full body workouts! Beginning on Tuesday, September 22, CTF certified trainer Tres Rodgers will host the Free Community Total Body Class at Center on Halsted. Classes will be every Tuesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. through the end of November.
The CTF classes will offer drills that incorporate cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, agility and balance. The endless variety of exercises and instructor styles ensures that no two classes are the same and that every class feels new and exciting. Classes will be capped at 40 people and participants can sign up on the CrossTown Fitness website ( www.crosstownfitness.com ) to secure a class spot. Participants of a Free Community Total Body Class can also enjoy 25% off at My Fit Foods, located across the street from Center on Halsted, pre or post workout.
"We're amped up to be partnering with CrossTown Fitness," said Modesto 'Tico' Valle, Center on Halsted CEO. "It is at the core of our mission at Center on Halsted to promote the health and well-being of LGBTQ people. What better way to do so than provide free fitness classes to our patrons and broader community."
Center on Halsted is the Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to building and strengthening the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer ( LGBTQ ) community of Chicagoland. Impacting the lives of approximately 35,000 LGBTQ individuals a year through social services and community programs, Center on Halsted offers youth and senior programming, behavior health services, HIV testing, anti-violence work, and educational programming such as GED. Additionally, thousands of individuals join us in basketball, volleyball, hockey, performance art, and music. Center on Halsted is located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood. For more information, visit: www.centeronhalsted.org .