// EVO NEWS: Climbing Clinics, Workshops + evoAF Members’ Party Save the Date

INTRO TO TRAINING: ENDURANCE
Monday, Sept 24 // 6:30p – 8:30p // $30 members // $40 not-yet-members
Laps on laps on laps on lap – sounds like a lot of laps… Learn new and – more importantly – effective ways of building your base endurance with climbing coach Alyssa Megeath.

FREE GRIP STRENGTH + NECK PAIN PREVENTION WORKSHOP
Thursday, Sept 27 // 6:30p – 7:30p // Brought to you by Koru Chiropractic
Learn 5 quick and easy exercises to increase grip strength, avoid belayer neck pain and improve climbers’ hunch–All fo’ free.

MOMS’ WORKSHOP: Returning to Exercise Postpartum
Saturday, Sept 29 // 11:15a – 12:45p // $10 members // $15 not-yet-members
Whether you are pregnant, postpartum, or years postpartum, attend this workshop to learn about abdominal separation, the pelvic floor and the importance of posture in your post-pregnancy healing journey. *Non-mobile/lap babies welcome to join.

FALLING FEAR(LESS)
Monday, Oct 1 // 6:30p – 8:30p // $30 members // $40 not-yet-members
Hate falling on lead? Coach Alyssa Megeath is here to help you take some whips and learn some tips to conquer those pre-fall jitters. Sign up with a trusted partner and let the soft catches begin. Participants must have passed EVO’s Lead Belay Test prior to the start of the clinic.

INTRO TO TRAINING: POWER ENDURANCE
Monday, Oct 8 // 6:30p – 8:30p // $30 members // $40 not-yet-members
Route climbers rejoice! Whether you’re Red River Gorge bound for Thanksgiving or just looking for that extra je ne sais quoi to send your local fall project, climbing coach Alyssa Megeath has what you need to link those hard sequences together: Power Endurance. Learn the best ways to train power endurance inside, so you can crush pumpy outdoor routes (and/or take down your nemesis indoor lead-wall proj).

WOMEN’S CLIMBING CLINIC SERIES with CHELSEA RUDE
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 16, 23 + 30 // 7p – 9p // $100* members + $150 not-yet-members
Improve your climbing technique, explore exercises to keep you injury-free and work through heady topics inherent with being a female climber, all while meeting and bonding with other local women. Participants must be 18+ and have 2+ yrs climbing experience.
*$60 of each signup donated to ProjectHeal, a nonprofit focused on overcoming eating disorders.

CLIMBING TECHNIQUE CLINIC: ALL THINGS VERTICAL
Monday, Oct 15 // 6:30p – 8:30p // $30 members // $40 not-yet-members
There’s so much more to vertical climbing than just crimps up a wall. There’s also slopers up a wall. And technical aretes and stemmy dihedrals and all kinds of tricks to climbing them. Begin your mastery of “All Things Vertical” in this beginner to intermediate technique clinic.

SAVE THE DATE: evoAF Members’ Party
Saturday, Oct 27 // 5p – 10p // FREE for Members + 1 Guest
Free food, free beer, crate stacking, a dyno comp, a raffle and silent auction all to support the Access Fund? Need we say more? (We didn’t think so.)

SAVE ANOTHER DATE: Winter Youth Programs Signups Begin Oct 1
Signups available online and at the front desk 8a on Monday, October 1.

MORE CLASSES, CLINICS AND EVENTS HERE.
MORE YOGA + FITNESS AWESOMENESS HERE.

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