Sep
7
12:00 PM12:00

Wim Hof Method Fundamentals Workshop

Wim Hof Method Fundamentals Workshop

with Avi Greenberg

Put yourself in the expert hands of a certified WHM Instructor to learn the 3 pillars of the Wim Hof Method: Breathing Technique, Cold Exposure & Commitment. Find out how you can utilize oxygen and cold exposure to optimize body & mind, and learn about the underlying physiology.

The intimate quality allows for ample personal attention, and feedback tailored to your specific situation. Whether you are looking to improve mental or physical performance, relieve symptoms related to an illness, or are just curious to find out what the Wim Hof Method is all about— a WHM workshop offers something for everyone.

The program generally kicks off with an introduction to the Wim Hof Method, and always includes a breathing session and an (optional) ice bath. At the end there is ample room for reflection, and the Instructor is there to answer questions throughout the workshop.

Instructors have their own specializations, and there is some variation across the individual workshops. A detailed overview of the day is sent out upon registration.

If you have no prior experience with cold exposure, we recommend you finish your showers cold in the days leading up to the workshop. This may be overwhelming at first, but just try to relax, focus on your breath, and bring it into a controlled, steady rhythm.

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is suitable for everyone, but does require a basic level of health. Out of precaution, we advise against participation during pregnancy, or if you are epileptic. People with cardiovascular issues, or any other serious health conditions should always consult a medical professional before starting the Wim Hof Method.

What to Bring

  • Towel

  • Blanket (optional)

  • Bathing suit

  • Comfy Clothes 

  • Light snack (optional)

When: September 7th, 12-4pm

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Sep
14
12:00 PM12:00

Training with Pain: Adjusting Your Workouts to Meet Your Goals

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Training With Pain: How To Adjust Your Workouts To Meet Your Goals

with Joanna Nobbe, Physical Therapist

About the Workshop:

Pain can be a great teacher, although it's not always pleasant or fun. Working with pain or recovering from an injury can teach you so much about your body, movement, your motivations, your goals, your beliefs...indeed, yourself. 

In this two-hour workshop, you’ll learn a practical approach to keep exercising, moving, and playing within your comfort zone. You'll learn some criteria for when to modify or stop an activity, and when it's OK to move with some discomfort or pain. Also, what IS pain anyway? (Hint: it's way more complicated that you probably think!)

You'll learn parameters to adjust or modify when an exercise or movement is uncomfortable, then how to progress and regain skills as your body adapts and improves.

The goal of this workshop is to promote confidence, self-efficacy, creativity, and longevity in your movement practice, rather than fear, and avoidance. And, of course, when it's appropriate to consult with an expert, because sometimes we all need a little help.

You’ll come away with a new understanding of pain, of your own coping strategies — and new tools to work with your body in an empowering way.  All levels welcome!

Cost: $45

When: Saturday, September 14th, 12-2pm


About Joanna, your instructor:

Joanna Nobbe is a physical therapist, certified Feldenkrais practitioner, and yoga instructor based in Inwood. She has her Masters in motor control and learning. Joanna aims to help people enrich their life through movement and physical activity.

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Sep
21
to Sep 22

Catskills Campout: Devil's Path

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Alright, friends. We've got another adventure for you, but please note that this isn't for everyone. Because of the difficulty level, we are capping this at 10 people. You must be physically fit and in shape for a very challenging hike. You must be able to hike 12-16 miles in a day.

So here's where we're headed: Devil's Path in the Catskills of New York

We're planning to head out bright and early Saturday morning. We will camp overnight and finish the hike Sunday, then return to New York City.

About the trail:

Devil's Path in the Catskills is a 25.2 mile trail and is considered to be one of the hardest hikes in the country. It goes across the eponymous mountain range and then three other peaks to the west, offering hikers a chance to reach the summits of five of the 35 Catskill High Peaks (two more are reachable by detours). It draws hikers from not just the region but far outside, due to the challenging climbs straight up and down the steep gaps between the four peaks of the range, which often requires hikers to use hands as well as feet to pull themselves almost straight up cliffs and through rocky chutes. These climbs, however, lead to views across the Catskill range.

We will sort out the rides once we see who is going and costs will be split for that. Please not that we may need someone to rent a car depending on the number of cars in the group. You're responsible for bringing your own camping supplies, food, snacks, etc. We are simply facilitating the meet-up.

Please do not RSVP and then cancel unless it’s an emergency. Only sign up if you’re truly in 100%.

When: September 21-22nd, we’ll be camping out overnight!

Where: Devil’s Path in the Catskills

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Aug
24
11:00 AM11:00

Yin Yoga Workshop with Becky Power

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Yin Yoga Workshop

with Becky Power

Practice stillness! We all pay homage to slowing down and becoming more present, but like all New Yorkers we don't do a very good job. Yin Yoga is a practice that can help us understand how to tap into the parasympathetic aspect of our nervous system. This is our rest and digest mode. The place where the body is most at ease. Most of us are always in some level of sympathetic activity, fight or flight mode. Even if it is not obvious to you, there is some level of stress taking its toll on your body and its ability to recover from life or training.

In Yin Yoga, you practice holding non-aggressive postures for long periods of time. The long holds, often for multiple minutes at a time, offer the opportunity to give over control, to release and relax.

On a physical level, Yin Yoga's postures and long holds help to access the passive system of movement (think your connective tissues). This ties in beautifully with one of the keystones of Hanuman Health Club's training philosophy: training to the maximum range of motion that you have control of. A lot of our connective tissues are centered around our joints, so while we may be training through the full range of motion that our muscles allow, we may not be training the connective tissue because of limitations around the joints. Yin Yoga's postures allow us to access these ranges in an incredible safe and controlled manner.

Think of Yin as a fantastic way to complement your regular training and movement, a method to expedite recovery, mindfulness and stillness. If you want to slow down, then it's a simple sauce, just slow down.

Our Yin workshop is taught by Becky Power. Becky currently lives and teaches in Dublin and is an incredibly accomplished Vinaysa teacher. She already holds a 200-hour certification in Yin Yoga and has just completed another 100 hours of Yin training. Her teaching has taken her all over the world. From London to Sydney, Costa Rica to Bali, she now offers her very first workshop in the USA and we are lucky to have her in NYC at Hanuman Health Club.

When: Saturday, August 24th, 11-1pm

Cost: $45


10 Benefits of Practicing Yin!

1. The yin practice can help the body restore range of motion.

For healthy range of motion, layers of connective tissue must allow muscles to glide over each other. But injury, habitual posture in daily life, and aging, among other factors can bind these connective tissues together, creating so-called adhesions and restricting that movement between the sliding surfaces of the muscles. Like a traffic jam, adhesions block the flow of nutrients and energy through the body, causing pain and limiting mobility. Holding poses that gently lengthen the muscles and fascia helps break up adhesions, and applying mild stress to joints and connective tissues can increase their range of motion. 

2. Yin yoga revitalizes the tissues of the body.

Our body’s tissues can be revived by a good long soak the same way that an old, stiff sponge can. As you hold a yin pose, the subtle release that takes you deeper into the pose is the tissues lengthening, hydrating, and becoming more pliable. If you pay close attention, you can sense the tissues being stretched, squeezed, twisted, and compressed. A yin practice can leave you feeling as though you’ve had a massage.

3. Yin offers a unique opportunity to cultivate gratitude for the body.

The simplicity of a yin practice allows us to return to our bodies and to see clearly just how remarkable we really are. Journeying into the deeper layers of ourselves, we tune into our inner workings, connecting to respiratory and circulatory functions, internal organs, and sensations within the muscles and joints. This heightened awareness of the physiological processes of the body ultimately moves us closer to santosha, or contentment.

4. The yin practice forces us to slow down.

Yin poses’ long holds offer a chance to marinate in stillness. When you allow yourself to stay present and experience the near-imperceptible shifts that occur while holding a yin posture, time opens up. Deadlines, commitments, pressing matters, and to-do lists fade to the background, leaving tremendous space for rest and renewal.

5. Yin yoga teaches self-compassion.

The ability to tend to all facets of ourselves (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) is fundamental to our wellbeing. The yin practice provides an opportunity to observe, nurture, soothe, and calm ourselves. The act of carefully taking a posture and tending to your body’s unique set of needs for the duration of the hold is a form of self-care and lovingkindness.

6. The long hold times of a yin practice offer the chance to sit with our emotions.

Our bodies store emotions, and it’s not uncommon for sensitive thoughts, feelings, and memories to surface while practicing any form of yoga. Yin teaches us how to be gentle, patient, and nonreactive. When emotions bubble to the surface, the conditions are safe.

7. Yin yoga can help us become more resilient to stress.

Holding a pose for several minutes can provoke anxiety. But when we approach it with tenderness, the body acclimates. Surrender is a common theme in yin yoga, and giving up the need to control a situation is a lesson that we can carry with us into our day-to-day lives. The ability to adapt to the ups and downs of life and to manage change with grace can lessen our predisposition to stress.

8. Yin yoga can help us tap into the parasympathetic nervous system.

Diaphragmatic breathing, or belly breathing, is a powerful way to trigger the parasympathetic nervous system. You may have heard some of the reasons activating the parasympathetic nervous system is beneficial (stress, tension, blood pressure, sleep, digestion, immune function, hormones, etc)—and that most of us don’t do it often enough. Instead, we spend our days locked in sympathetic nervous system overdrive, constantly being pulled from one overly important deadline to another. Belly breathing can be a quick and easy way to change this. Pay close attention while breathing from the abdomen and in no time you will notice a significant shift. It may feel like a wave of relaxation washes over the body. The deepest layers of the belly soften, the forehead tingles, and the brain relaxes. It’s as if the whole body takes a prolonged sigh. As you move deeper into the yin practice, the breath slows down significantly drawing you deeper and deeper into this parasympathetic, or relaxation, mode. This is where the internal organs get a chance to catch up on their to-do list (digest, eliminate toxins, heal, repair). 

9. The stillness of a yin practice primes us for meditation.

Meditation is not necessarily something you have to find; sometimes it finds you. The yin practice sets us up to tap into the meditation bandwidth. We rarely see who we really are because the cloud of thoughts and distractions block the view. When we create opportunities for physical stillness in a yin practice, we also create the perfect conditions for the brain to become clear. In these precious moments, we are able to see our true selves.

10. Yin yoga cultivates balance.

Your own health and wellbeing is a balancing act. If you look at the yin/yang symbol you will see that the white and black forms are in perfect balance. Many of us live very active (yang) lifestyles and leave little or no time to foster the quiet, introspective side. Over time this can be physically, mentally, and emotionally draining. Through the yin practice we can restore equilibrium and feel whole.

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Aug
18
to Aug 25

Born to Walk: Align and Lengthen Your Spine

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Born to Walk: Align and Lengthen Your Spine

A Two-Week Restorative Workshop with Patrick Hogan

This will be a two session workshop to build your understanding of hyperkyphosis (excessive thoracic spinal curvature): What is it? What causes it? And what can you do about it?

Many of us assume losing height and ending up hunched over is just a natural and inevitable function of “getting old”. Not so! And it doesn’t have to be that way! In this workshop, we'll talk about what we’re doing and what we’re not doing in our daily lives that are setting us up for hyperkyphosis, and we’ll learn corrective exercises that will help lengthen our spines!

Come if you’re looking to prevent dysfunction later in life, or come if you’re looking to regain function and restore your spine!

And how does this relate to walking? Come and find out!!

When: Sunday, August 18th and 25th, 3-4:30pm

Cost: $80 for the 2 weeks, $40 for one week

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Aug
11
7:00 AM07:00

Hanuman Hike to Harriman State Park!

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Hanuman Hike to Harriman State Park!

Join us for our next Hanuman hiking trip to Harriman State Park on Sunday, August 11th! We’ll do a little hike, swim in the lake and enjoy the summer! Trail not yet determined so we’ll keep you posted once you RSVP!

Please RSVP by Wednesday at midnight, August 7thth so we can arrange rides!

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Aug
10
10:15 AM10:15

FREE Workout & Yogurt Bar

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Hosted by Inwood Gourmet + Hanuman Health Club

Details:

This event is open to all -- current members and our uptown community alike! You’re invited to a FREE strengthening bodyweight flow in Inwood Hill Park. We’ll be set up on the lawn in front of Indian Road. The workout will be followed by a delicious and healthy breakfast snack from Inwood Gourmet!

When:

Saturday, August 10th at 10:15am

Where to meet:

The lawn in front of Indian Road

Yippeee, can't wait!

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Jul
28
7:00 AM07:00

Active Beach Day!

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LET’S HAVE A BEACH DAY!

Let’s go to the beach together, swim, have a nice workout in the sand. All are welcome, whether you’re a member, or not! Feel free to bring snacks and a picnic. And please let us know if you have a car!


When: Sunday, July 28th, leaving at 7am

Where: Sunken Meadow State Park
Cost: Chip in for gas and cost of admission into park (by car)

RSVP by Tuesday, July 23rd at the latest so we can arrange rides!

 
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Jul
27
12:00 PM12:00

The Joy of Breathing Workshop - Part TWO!

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The Joy of Breathing Workshop - Part Two!

with Ilya Tsinis

Breath is the engine of health, performance, and joy. In part 1, we focused on deep breathing, the relationship of breath to posture and emotions, and began exploring breath with movement. In this two-hour workshop, we will shift our focus to breathing during various exercise modalities (aerobic, strength endurance, strength, power), as well as recovery between sets, recovery between workouts, cool-downs and stretching, and breath development/training. We will look at breath from both health and performance angles. The emphasis will be on application and hands-on exercises. You will come away with new tools you can immediately apply in all areas of your life.

All levels welcome!

About the Instructor:

Born in Moldova, raised in Brooklyn, Ilya grew up playing many sports and loving outdoor activities. From those roots, health and fitness have always served multiple purposes, from physical health to social connection and meditation to play. Ilya has a background in gymnastics, calisthenics, breakdancing, tennis, rock climbing, and martial arts. As a Princeton engineering grad, music composer, and long-time tutor, he has found health and fitness offers him the opportunity to combine all three passions. Ilya approaches health and fitness both as an engineer and an artist – analytically and playfully. He advocates being a generalist and lives by the Leonardo da Vinci motto that "everything is connected."

When: Saturday, July 27th, 12-2pm

Cost: $45 (half off for unlimited members!)

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Jun
22
12:00 PM12:00

Summer Solstice Invigorating Flow

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Join us in Inwood Hill Park for a special Summer Solstice Flow! Come enjoy an invigorating yoga flow centered around energizing postures, celebrating your body and your life! There will be a nice, juicy savasana at the end with a head massage.

This class is by donation. Feel free to register for this event online with the suggested amount, or bring cash! :)

When: Saturday, June 22nd from 12-1:30pm

Suggested Donation: $19 (register online or bring your cash donation)

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Jun
3
to Jun 8

Hanuman Hideaway: Ireland

Hanuman’s Active Vacations are back!

This trip will be rooted in restoration, recovery, mobility, breathtaking hikes and delicious, nourishing food.

About the Restorative Hidewaway:

Our week of relaxation and recovery starts on Monday, June 3 with a beautiful walk by the cliffs of Kilkee and on to a dramatic sunset at the stunning Bridges of Ross.

Day 2 will start with an outdoor mobility session where you’ll flow and breathe your way into the day, followed by a fresh breakfast of local goodies. After breakfast, we will venture out on our first big excursion, a hike around the loop head cliffs. 

Day 3 will have a similar start to the day but our excursion will take us to the stunning Burren National Park. On our way back, we will stop by the world famous Cliffs of Moher, pausing for fresh, local food at a quaint Irish pub on our way home. 

Day 4: We’ll venture to a beautiful, hidden beach to brave the chilly Atlantic waters. In the afternoon, we’ll take a private boat trip to a monastic settlement. The boat will continue on to a small fishing village for dinner. 

On Day 5, we’ll get an early start as we travel to Co. Kerry and the beautiful mountains of the Ring of Kerry. Depending on how the group feels we will choose which hike to take and to what degree of difficulty. 

Day 6: Check out 

This trip is ideal for anybody who wants to experience the true beauty of Ireland with the kind, genuine experience that only a local guide could bring. You will stay in comfortable and cozy cottages, wake up to the peace and calm of the Irish countryside and eat food so fresh and local that you will never want to leave. Ask anyone who has been! 


If you're interested, spots are limited, so sign up ASAP. The first retreat filled up in one week. The cost of the retreat is $1500 for early bird registration (ends April 1st, 2019) and $1800 after. Payment plans are available up until June, so write us at hello@hanumanhealthclub.com for details on that. Does not include airfare! Register your $250 deposit to secure your spot below. $500 non-refundable deposit is due by April.

Take me to Ireland!

Email hello@hanumanhealthclub.com with any questions!

Where you’ll be staying…

More from past trips

Take me to Ireland!

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May
26
to May 29

Know Your Core: EXPRESS! with Patrick Hogan

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Know your Core: A workshop exploring function and stability of our body’s center

Join us on the last day of this 4-week core series to get a great overview and immersion into what we’ve covered so far! 

Most of the movements of our body involve what would be considered “the core”. Yet this area of the body is so much more than just having “strong abs”. Let’s dive into this area of the body to dispel some myths and explore how good alignment of the core brings about balance, stability, tone and better function of the body. Through our core we’ll also explore: 

  • Freeing your breathing

  • Releasing unnecessary tension

  • Learning how to save your back

  • Finding more ease and freedom in our major categories of movement such as lifting, carrying, walking, running, and sitting


    When: Sunday, May 26th
    Cost: $45 (half off for unlimited members!)

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May
26
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Partner Acrobatics

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Come fly with us!

It’s time to fly-again! Hassiem is back from the mountains of Salt Lake City and is offering another chance at learning the basics of partner acrobatics. Whether you attended the first workshop in February and are looking for a refresher, or whether you’ve never had both of your feet off the ground at the same time before, this workshop is for you! No partner or experience is necessary (we’re not joking-no prior experience is necessary); just bring yourself and a willingness to learn!

We’ll cover the basics of both the base and flying. Come ready to work hard, take risk, conquer fears and have fun!

These workshops fill up FAST, so reserve your spot ASAP. There is also potential for this to become a class series depending on interest, so keep that in mind! :)

When: Saturday, May 26th, 12-2pm

Cost: $45 or half off for unlimited members!

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May
4
12:00 PM12:00

The Joy of Breathing Workshop

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The Joy of Breathing Workshop

with Ilya Tsinis

Breath is the engine of health, performance, and joy. In this two-hour workshop, we will do a deep dive into breathing, including deep breathing, waking up the breath, special breath exercises for respiratory health, the relationship of breath to posture and emotions, breathing during various exercise modalities (stretching, running, "working in," heavy lifting, etc.), and active recovery. The emphasis will be on application and hands-on exercises. You will come away with new tools you can immediately apply in all areas of your life.

All levels welcome!

About the Instructor:

Born in Moldova, raised in Brooklyn, Ilya grew up playing many sports and loving outdoor activities. From those roots, health and fitness have always served multiple purposes, from physical health to social connection and meditation to play. Ilya has a background in gymnastics, calisthenics, breakdancing, tennis, rock climbing, and martial arts. As a Princeton engineering grad, music composer, and long-time tutor, he has found health and fitness offers him the opportunity to combine all three passions. Ilya approaches health and fitness both as an engineer and an artist – analytically and playfully. He advocates being a generalist and lives by the Leonardo da Vinci motto that "everything is connected."

When: Saturday, May 4th, 12-2pm

Cost: $45 (half off for unlimited members!)

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Apr
14
to May 12

Physical Therapy Consultations - INTRO SPECIAL!

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Physical Therapy Consultation Introductory Special

Make Recovery a Priority!

with Joanna Nobbe, PT

The Hanuman community has been super active this winter and is charging into spring with the Spartan race and the Couch to Catskills! This means rigorous training and preparation to have fun in the events and stay injury-free!

Recovery is a critical part of the fitness process if you are training for a specific goal, such as a Spartan race, or training for personal goals. Whether you have aches and pains, are managing an old injury, nursing a newer injury, or just want to ensure that your body is functioning at its prime, it’s crucial to get help from an experienced trainer or therapist from time to time.

Meet with physical therapist Joanna Nobbe for a full consultation and movement screen to initiate your recovery process as we head into spring. Limited spots available and consultations last up to 1 hour. Joanna will learn about your injury history, your current workload and your goals, then examine your body structure, your movement patterns, and test your strength. You will leave with tools and information to get you started on your next phase of health and fitness.

Limited spots available for full one hour slots! Enroll early to secure your spot.

Dates: April 14, 20-21; May 4-5, May 11-12

Times:

  • April 14, 2:00-5:00pm (3 slots)

  • April 20, 2:00pm-4:00pm (2 slots)

  • April 21, 2:00-5:00pm (3 slots)

  • May 4, 12:00-3:00 (3 slots)

  • May 5, 2:00-5:00pm (3 slots)

  • May 11, 12:00-3:00pm (3 slots)

  • May 12, 2:00-5:00pm (3 slots)

Cost: $100 for the general public, $75 for unlimited members of HHC

Note: participants in the Catskills Hiking Trip and/or Spartan Race get the unlimited member rate, as well so reach out to RSVP for that trip and receive your promo code at hello@hanumanhealthclub.com if that applies to you before you register your time!


About Joanna Nobbe, your PT:

Joanna Nobbe, PT, DPT, MA is a physical therapist and certified Feldenkrais® practitioner. Joanna teaches Strength and Balance for Older Adults and Training with Pain at Hanuman Health Club. Joanna works privately with clients for injury rehabilitation, chronic pain management, skilled balance training, and performance optimization using therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular training and hands on therapeutic techniques.

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Apr
6
12:00 PM12:00

Clubbell Workshop with Eoghan O'Kelly

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Clubbell Workshop

with Eoghan O'Kelly

Ever wonder what those 'weird weighted bats' are?

Clubbells have been around for a very very long time, their origins being found with Persian wrestlers from a thousand years ago. In fact, Hanuman himself used the Mace or Gada as his strength tool....one of the reasons for our name!

The wrestlers used them for shoulder health and overall strength. Swinging weight around your head forces you to stay grounded ;). At Hanuman we use them for many different reasons. Primarily though as a tool to improve rotation and movement in the transverse plane. Twisting and Turning. Movements that are highly under trained in modern gyms but movements that are extremely important to proper core function. We use the club to teach this type of movement with momentum based and controlled exercise. Once we have mastered these basic concepts then we can access the true benefit of the clubs with flowing continuous movements rather than exercise that has a start middle and end point.  

In this workshop, we will go over these concepts. The first portion of the workshop will be centered around controlling the club, while the second portion we will look at flowing with the club.  This workshop is for anyone who is interested in working with Clubbells or if you are current member who wants to get a better understanding of the tool. 

The benefits of Club work include:

  • shoulder mobility

  • enhanced overall movement quality

  • enhanced coordination and proprioception

  • enhanced focus and concentration

Sign up below!

Cost: $45 (half off for unlimited members!)

When: Saturday, April 6th from 12-2pm

Limited spots available, so register in advance to save your place.

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Feb
24
to Apr 28

Couch to Catskills: A Hiking Meetup

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Join us each Sunday at 11:30am for a hiking meetup in our very own, beautiful Inwood Hill Park. We'll meet at the corner of Indian Road Cafe and head out from there!

On Saturday, April 27th we are heading for the CATSKILLS together for a group meetup. We’ll meet in Inwood and carpool there. Rest assured there will be a pitstop afterward to grab some food and beer (the best part, undoubtedly)!

The meet-ups in Inwood are FREE and the trip to the Catskills will require only that you chip in on gas and cover your food at the end!

RSVP for the CATSKILLS HIKING TRIP

on Saturday, April 27th!

 
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Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

Goal Setting Workshop with Seamus Keane

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Train the mind and the body will follow.

About this Workshop:

Join Seamus Keane for an intensive goal setting workshop, where you’ll spend an afternoon setting positive habits and building the mindset necessary to reach your health goals!

We’ll cover the following:

  • Consistency: Consistent action equals consistent results

  • Choices: Our circumstance arises from all those little things done well every day

  • Habits: It stands to reason that since you learned every habit you have, you can also learn new ones. 

  • Purpose: The power of purpose, he who has a why to live for can bear almost any how

  • Accountability: Accountability breeds responsibility 

  • Momentum: Objects in motion tend to stay in motion

There will be 10 minutes at the end for questions on what we covered and specific areas you are struggling with. You’ll come away with personalized guidance.

Who is this workshop for? 

  • Anyone who gets value from the classes I coach.

  • Anyone who is stuck in a rut with their fitness goals and looking for some inspiration! 

  • Anyone who struggles to motivate themselves to get (and remain) active and needs an extra push to lead them on! 

When: Sunday, February 10th from 11-1pm

Cost: $45, half off for unlimited members!

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Feb
3
to Feb 24

Save Your Knees: A Workshop with Patrick Hogan

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Save Your Knees!

A Three-Week Workshop with Patrick Hogan

Due to our modern life and habits, our knees can take a beating. The wear and tear on the knees can span from simple aches to degeneration of the menisci to injuries of the ligaments etc. Join me for a 3 week session through February to explore how better alignment, Corrective exercises, and lifestyle adjustments can assure we’re walking pain free on these important joints for our whole lives! 

When: Sundays on 2/3, 2/10, 2/24

Time: 4-5pm

Cost: $90

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Jan
12
12:00 PM12:00

Beginner's Mace Workshop with Eoghan O'Kelly

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Mace WORKSHOP

WITH EOGHAN O'KELLY

Learn all about the steel mace and how to integrate it into your workout in this beginner’s mace workshop!

The steel mace was historically used as a club with a heavy head to “bludgeon” opponents. Its origins date back more than 1,000 years, used in the Middle Age in conjunction with that heavy arm prevalent as an ancient weapon. We, of course, use it in strength and mobility training today. The Mace is perfect for full body strength, rotational and mobility work. It requires you to find balance while offsetting the weight, which is heavier on one end.

This workshop will help current members and non-members find confidence with the mace as we integrate some of these movement patterns into class.

The benefits of Mace work include:

  • shoulder mobility and rotational power 

  • muscular endurance

  • enhanced coordination and proprioception

  • imbalance correction

  • overall movement quality improvements

    When: Saturday, January 12th, 12-2pm

    Cost: $45 (half off for unlimited members!)

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Jan
6
to Jan 27

Revive Your Feet Workshop with Patrick Hogan

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Revive your feet! 

In this new year, let’s build from the ground up. Join us for a four week foot focused workshop with our very own brilliant Patrick Hogan.

No matter what we do with our bodies, our feet are our foundation.   Problems with our foundation can affect the integrity of our movement all the way to our head! And yet, the feet are often the most neglected parts of our body. In this four week workshop, we’ll take a look at our feet and how to restore them to their most vital and natural state and thereby lay the ground work for a healthier whole body! 

Topics will include: 

  • healthy and unhealthy  footwear 

  • Daily habits for healthy feet 

  • Restorative exercises for the foot

  • How the foot affects the body above it and vice versa 

  • Building better balance 

  • Going barefoot safely 

When: Sundays January 6, 13, 20th, & 27th 3-4pm

Cost: $120 for the four weeks

Register your spot below, space is limited!


A bit about Patrick Hogan, your instructor:

Patrick Hogan is a movement teacher who specializes in Restorative Exercise and Natural Movement. His Restorative Exercise certification (RES from Katy Bowman’s Nutritious Movement Institute) provides an expertise in restoring the body’s optimal alignment so as to alleviate many common ailments of modern living and to regain the freedom of natural movement. His Natural Movement training (Mov Nat level 2) provides the platform to teach the fundamental movement skills that are our birthright as human beings.

Patrick brings a playful approach to his classes so that they can act as a forum for movement exploration. He believes that in play and curiosity we can achieve our deepest learning and better our relationship between ourselves and the world. 

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Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

Hanuman Holiday Party!

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You’re Invited: Hanuman Holiday Party!

When: Friday, December 14th at 7:30pm
Where: Hanuman Health Club

Let's celebrate the end of an AWESOME year together! BYOB and bring a dish to share -- we're havin' a potluck! Friends are welcome, all are welcome. :) Reply back with what you plan to bring! 

RSVP and tell us what you’re bringing below!

 
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Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Inversions with Hassiem

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Intro to Inversions Workshop

with Hassiem Muhammad

This workshop will be a chance for you to learn how to flip your world upside down! No experience needed; this class will breakdown what it takes to enter, and eventually hold an inversion. Whether you have never attempted an inversion before, or if you consider yourself an experienced practitioner, after this workshop you will walk away with new skills in hand to add to your movement repertoire!

When: Sunday, December 9th 12-2pm

Cost: $45

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Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

Hip Opening Workshop with Tom Weston

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Join us on Saturday, November 10th at 2pm with a special guest, Tom Weston for a hip opening workshop! We’ll spend two hours working through opening asanas while cultivating stability and freedom through the hips.

A bit about Tom:

Tom Weston is a yoga teacher living in Inwood. His introduction to yoga was through intensive engagement with the Bhagavadgita, first as an undergraduate at Harvard in 1985 with Diana Eck, and later in 1996 with Patricia Walden in Cambridge, MA. There he discovered Hatha Yoga in the Iyengar tradition while completing intensive sadhana and certification in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan with the director of teacher training, Gurucharan Singh Khalsa at MIT. After years exploring various mind/body modalities, triathlon, marathon training, and undergoing several major surgeries, Tom resumed practicing multiple styles of Hatha yoga in 2003 to help heal his injuries while becoming certified as a NASM personal trainer, specializing in corrective exercise. In April 2009, Tom completed his Level I Anusara Teacher Training.

When: November 10th from 2-4pm

Cost: $45

Unlimited Members Cost: Half Off!

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Nov
4
11:15 AM11:15

Beyond Foam Rolling: The Practice of Self Myofascial Release

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with Sensei Derek Cook

Your soft-tissue and myofascial system intimately connect your muscles, tendons, bones, nerves, blood vessels and organs.  They keep a detailed record of your past, affect you in the present, and influence your future. Our holding patterns, habits, go-to stances and even beliefs create and shape our form.  Movement practices, like yoga, move and work the body in an amazing and useful way. However there is more work to do. Self Myofascial relief is a practice of using specially designed tools to access, differentiate, explore and ultimately release adhesions and restrictions.  Join Sensei Derek Cook - biomechanist and structural bodyworker to explore the science behind SMR, and the techniques that can bring significant and lasting relief to this body we use and work in our asana practice. This workshop will take a large picture / full body perspective and include some in depth discussion of the system at play, and how to heal them.  

When: Sunday, November 4th at 11:15am

Cost: $45 (half off if you’re an unlimited member!)


Questions? Email us at hello@hanumanhealthclub.com. We’re happy to help!

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Biking Excursion to a Brewery!

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Join us on Saturday, November 3rd for this epic bike ride to a craft brewery!

Biking, lunch, beer and beautiful scenery are all included on this great day out! All levels welcome. :)

The Putnam Division of the New York Central Railroad – the “Old Put” – used to chug commuters into New York City from communities in Westchester and Putnam Counties. First run with steam trains, then with diesels, the route was ultimately abandoned in the 1950’s as the region’s highways were constructed. Fortunately, much of the railroad right-of-way was left in tact, and now it is a bike path stretching 48 miles between Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx and Brewster.

We will be taking a 17 miles bike ride to the Brewery with plenty of scenic views along the way. Historic markers and remnants of the old railroad line the route, giving you an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad and the communities it served.

When you reach the end of the ride, you’ll get experience Captain Lawrence Brewery and have a tasting of up to 5 beers!

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THE DETAILS

It's a 17 mile ride from Inwood to Captain Lawrence Brewery. After we have some sips, we'll hop back on the bike to Tarrytown, where we'll take the train back to Marble Hill. At the Brewery, you’ll be able to have 5 beer tastings for $5 and optionally purchase lunch, too!

Here's the thing: this is essentially a meetup. You are responsible for bringing snacks, water, a BIKE and helmet (or you can rent one from Tread in Inwood). The tasting at the Brewery will be $5 for 5 pours and you can optionally buy lunch when you're there. 

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WHEN: Saturday, November 3rd (9-5ish)

COST: 

BASICALLY FREE if you have a bike!

$5 for 5 tastings at the brewery, plus train fare from Tarrytown to Marble Hill. You’re responsible for bringing your own bike and helmet (or rent from Tread Bike Shop in Inwood offers rentals by the day, so that may be your best bet!), snacks, water and you can optionally buy lunch at the Brewery.

Email hello@hanumanhealthclub.com with any questions!

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RSVP here by ASAP or by 11/1!

 
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Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

Beginner Kettlebell Workshop

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An Introduction to Kettlebells

with Eoghan O'Kelly

In this level 1 Kettlebell workshop you'll spend 2 hours going over the finer details of working with Kettlebells. 

Whether you are new to our classes, looking to be more comfortable in level 2 classes, a veteran member looking to brush up on the basics or someone completely new to Kettlebells, this is a great opportunity to practice with Eoghan in detail. We will cover the 3 core Kettlebell moves: the swing, the snatch and the clean. 

Register here!

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Oct
20
9:30 AM09:30

Kayaking in Cold Spring, NY

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We're kayaking to a waterfall, y'all!

Where: Hudson River Expeditions in Cold Spring, NY 

When: Saturday, October 20th, 9:30am

Additional Details: We'll be taking "a beautiful paddle through the protected waters of Constitution Marsh with a stunning waterfall destination. The journey through the sanctuary of Audubon Society's Constitution Marsh is a relaxing roam through aisles of tall grasses with numerous opportunities to view local wildlife. At the destination, we'll relax in shaded areas around the secluded freshwater waterfall that spills into a small wading pool, an ideal location to cool off, enjoy some refreshments, and step back from any daily stress." Afterward, we'll stop for a bite to eat in the area before heading back. :) 

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Cost: approx. $63 for the rentals + any additional costs to chip in for gas or trains to get there. We'll also stop for food!

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance using the form below. RSVP by 10/15 so we can sort out the logistics of transportation and reserve the kayaks. 

 
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Sep
10
to Sep 15

Hanuman Wellness Retreat to Ireland

Since the first retreat went so well, we're delighted to announce that the second Hanuman Retreat to Ireland is happening SOON -- September 10th-15th, 2018. 

This retreat will be a great help in learning how incorporate activity and recovery into everyday life. Waking up to water front views in quaint cottages, your day will start with early workouts followed by breakfasts made from fresh, local produce. Afternoons will consist of cliff top hikes, kayaking, boat trips to monastic settlements and to meet the dolphins. The days will wind down with peaceful yoga and meditations beside crackling fires. Your active week will culminate in a climb to the peak of Ireland's highest mountain. 

This is a chance to recharge and unplug. We will encourage that all technology is limited to one hour a day. Use this time to concentrate on yourself, your body and how you can apply aspects of this week into your daily home life. Get inspiration and an understanding of what your body can do when it is given a balanced lifestyle. You will work hard but balance this with lessons on how to recover with movement, nutrition, rest and mindfulness. 

If you're interested, spots are limited, so sign up ASAP. The first retreat filled up in one week. The cost of the retreat is $1500 for earlybird registration (ends July 14th) and $1800 after. Does not include airfare! Register below.

Tentative Itinerary:


Monday, September 10th                

  • 5pm: Check-in

  • 7pm: Welcome Dinner and Tour

Tuesday, September 11th              

  • 8am: Workout

  • 9:30am: Breakfast and Free Time

  • 12pm: Depart for Local Excursions (hiking, kayaking, boat trips)

  • 7pm: Dinner

  • 9pm: Restorative Yoga and Meditation

Wednesday, September 12th           

  • 8am: Workout

  • 9.30am: Breakfast and Free Time

  • 12pm: Depart for Local Excursions (hiking, kayaking, boating)

  • 7pm: Dinner

  • 9pm: Restorative Yoga and Meditation

Thursday, September 13th                 

  • 8am: Workout

  • 9.30am: Breakfast and Free Time

  • 12pm: Depart for Local Excursions (hiking, kayaking, boat trips)

  • 7pm: Dinner

  • 9pm: Restorative Yoga and Meditation

Friday, September 14th                    

  • 6.30am: Depart to Climb Carrantuohill (Ireland's highest mountain)

  • 9pm: Return

Saturday, September 15th                

  • Recovery Day and Optional Check-out

If you're interested, spots are limited, so sign up ASAP. The first retreat filled up in one week. The cost of the retreat is $1500 for earlybird registration (ends July 14th) and $1800 after. Does not include airfare!

Here's a glimpse into the day to day:

Naomi got to drive the boat!

Naomi got to drive the boat!

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daily meals together with authentic Irish cuisine <3

daily meals together with authentic Irish cuisine <3

climbing the highest mountain in Ireland!

climbing the highest mountain in Ireland!

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Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

Free Workout + Yogurt Bar!

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Hanuman Health Club & Inwood Gourmet are partnering to host a FREE outdoor workout, followed by yogurt bar sourced from local, fresh ingredients. The workout will start at 11am and afterward we'll hang out and enjoy some yogurt with all the fixins together! :)  Open to members and non-members, so share with your friends!

When: Saturday, July 28th 11am

Where: Inwood Hill Park on the lawn in front of Indian Road Cafe

Just show up! :)

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Jun
26
to Aug 17

Hanuman Summer Fitness Charity Challenge!

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Beginning this coming June 26th we will be hosting an 8-week conditioning course inspired by the bodyweight strengthening program used by the army in the 1940’s.

The 8-week program will consist of mobility, strength and conditioning exercises that follow the original manual exactly, right down to the rifle drills (wood dowels). And to make it even better, we're hosting the classes in Inwood Hill Park.

This physical training program was signed approved by the Chief of Staff at the time...Dwight D Eisenhower! How cool is that? It turns out this program is an amazing manual of physical preparation. It's a fantastic resource and we'll share it with anyone who participates in the course.

Ok so what's the giving back all about?

As we continue to grow, a big part of our mission is in the giving back to the local community and we want to get each of you involved, too. Rather than simply asking for donations, we're going to get you strong and moving while we achieve our goal.

So here's the deal:

This military inspired 8-week strength & conditioning course consists of 16 sessions. There will be two workouts per week on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and the cost to register is $160. And here's the fun part: if you make at least 12 sessions we will give 100% of your donation to a local charity that works with children. And it all starts June 26th!

The charity we have chosen works with local children to help improve their quality of life. Big Brother Big Sisters of New York City give all children in New York City who face adversity an opportunity to experience a strong, enduring professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationship with adults that will help change their lives for the better. They partner with families, volunteers, organizations, and the community to inspire positive change in all.

The end goal for this 8 week course will be improved functional mobility, strength and conditioning. If you wish to make a difference, get healthier and help improve the quality of your life and that of others register ASAP by responding to this email. Currently we have only 6 spots left!

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May
28
to Jun 3

Hanuman's First Retreat to Ireland!

We are delighted to announce that Hanuman's first retreat in Ireland is happening from May 28 - June 3. Eoghan has been dreaming about how he can introduce the Hanuman community to Ireland for years and now we finally are. 

This retreat will be a great help in learning how incorporate activity and recovery into everyday life. Waking up to water front views in quaint cottages, your day will start with early workouts followed by breakfasts made from fresh, local produce. Afternoons will consist of cliff top hikes, kayaking, boat trips to monastic settlements and to meet the dolphins. The days will wind down with peaceful yoga and meditations beside crackling fires. Your active week will culminate in a climb to the peak of Ireland's highest mountain. 

This is a chance to recharge and unplug. We will encourage that all technology is limited to one hour a day. Use this time to concentrate on yourself, your body and how you can apply aspects of this week into your daily home life. Get inspiration and an understanding of what your body can do when it is given a balanced lifestyle. You will work hard but balance this with lessons on how to recover with movement, nutrition, rest and mindfulness. 

As this is our first ever retreat we are not doing this for profit. We only ask that you cover costs which will be decided after the numbers are finalized. If you're interested, we're pricing this retreat around $500 depending on numbers (not including airfare). Reserve your spot by clicking the link below. You'll be prompted to put down $500 per person for the reservation.

Full Itinerary:


Monday, May 28th                

  • 5pm: Check-in
  • 7pm: Welcome Dinner and Tour

Tuesday, May 29th              

  • 8am: Workout 
  • 9:30am: Breakfast and Free Time 
  • 12pm: Depart for Local Excursions (hiking, kayaking, boat trips)
  • 7pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Restorative Yoga and Meditation 

Wednesday, May 30th           

  • 8am: Workout 
  • 9.30am: Breakfast and Free Time 
  • 12pm: Depart for Local Excursions (hiking, kayaking, boating)
  • 7pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Restorative Yoga and Meditation 

Thursday, May 31st                 

  • 8am: Workout 
  • 9.30am: Breakfast and Free Time 
  • 12pm: Depart for Local Excursions (hiking, kayaking, boat trips)
  • 7pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Restorative Yoga and Meditation 

Friday, June 1st                    

  • 6.30am: Depart to Climb Carrantuohill (Ireland's highest mountain)
  • 9pm: Return 

Saturday June 2nd                

  • Recovery Day and Optional Check-out 

Sunday, June 3rd                   

  • Check-out 

If you're interested, we're pricing this retreat around $500 depending on numbers (not including airfare). Reserve your spot by clicking the link below. You'll be prompted to put down $500 per person for the reservation. Only 3 spots left!

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Nov
12
1:00 PM13:00

Post Marathon Detox Workshop

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Post Marathon Detox Workshop

Led by Bekki, Marathon Runner and Holistic Health Coach

Join us for a 30min restorative yoga class led by Bekki followed by a runner's circle where you can share your own race story with other runners and learn about their journey as well. Then learn some of the best tips and tricks to recover from your outstanding achievement. 

  • 30min Restorative Yoga

  • 30min Runner's Circle, share your race story and celebrate with other runners. 
  • 30min Recovery talk, learn about your own best recovery strategy, massage, foam rolling, compression, cryo therapy, and more. (Followed by questions and closing) 

Register here and we'll see you there!

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