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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
New Year, Stronger You: POW! MMA and Fitness January Updates (Chicago)
New Year, Stronger You:
POW! MMA and Fitness January Updates
Get fit, be healthier and learn new skills in 2015
Thirty-five percent of us who make annual New Year's resolutions tend to
break them by the end of January. At POW! MMA and Fitness
(950 W. Washington), Katalin Rodriguez Ogren, a renowned fitness and
self-defense expert can motivate people of all ages and fitness levels
to achieve their goals of becoming strong and skilled this year.
Ogren, the studio's owner
brings 18 years of fitness experience, 32 years of martial arts
experience and is a four-time black belt in various martial arts
formats. She was the first to bring Krav Maga, a reality based
self-defense program, to the city of Chicago. Rodriguez Ogren is also a
recognized author, public speaker and played the female ninjas in the
video game Mortal Kombat II, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this
In addition to its current
schedule that includes 50+ fitness and martial arts classes each week,
POW! announces the following programming for 2015.
POW! MMA & Fitness News
Body Resolution Challenge
Kick and punch your way to a
better body in 2015. Sign up for 8 weeks of unlimited training a before
and after fitness assessment, 30-day Isagenix cleanse and fat burning
package ($399). Combine boxing/fitness, kickboxing/abs, Muay
Thai/cardio, self-defense/Krav Maga and Strength/conditioning classes to
achieve your weight loss goals.
The winner of the
challenge, which will be judged by percentage of body weight lost, will
receive $200 cash, a six month unlimited membership to POW! MMA &
Fitness, Revgear training gloves and wraps and two free personal
training sessions (total value over $1200). Participants must begin by
January 30, 2015.
Defending the Family: Krav Maga Workshop
There is no thought more
frightening than the idea of having to defend your family or loved ones
from an attacker. Learn how to use principles and techniques from Krav
Maga, a reality based self-defense system, to address this fear. Class
is Saturday, January 24th from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., $40 per two people.
POW! Kids News
POW! Kids offers a newly
expanded schedule for kids featuring classes that build strength,
confidence and skill. Programs are fitness-driven and offer a safe
training environment for children starting at age 3. Ogren, a mother of
three, fosters an instruction style that is safe, motivating and
unintimidating. Classes include:
Superhero Training: Classes lead students (ages
3-7) through different missions and an exploration of what it means to
be "super." Instructors interlace physical tasks with creative
expression for each 10-week session beginning January 11 (Sundays, 9:45
Fit Kid Camp: When school is out
for Martin Luther King Day on January 19, parents can drop their kids at
POW! for full or half day training. Every 40 minutes the kids move onto
new sports drills, board games or interactive exercises (8:00 a.m. -
5:00 p.m., $85).
Youth Fitness Class: POW!
Kids offers fitness classes for youth and teens ages 8-14 years, where
students will learn strength building and conditioning routines to help
build confidence and skill (Mondays & Fridays, 5:30 p.m., $18 per
POW! Kids Birthday Party Packages
Host your child's next
birthday party at POW! Kids. Choose from affordable, interactive and
unique packages including Superhero Training, Athletic Play, Ninja
Training, Boxing Fitness and Nerf Skills. Parties are two hours,
customizable for ages 3-12 years and host up to 11 kids. Parties begin
at $225 and include 90 minutes of curriculum driven activities led by a
About POW! MMA & Fitness:
POW! MMA & Fitness has offered an intimate and authentic training
experience in martial arts and fitness for men, women and children of
all ages and skill levels. POW! is owned by Katalin Rodriguez Ogren, a
Chicago native who brings 18 years of fitness experience, 32 years of
martial arts experience and is a four-time black belt in various martial
arts formats. She was the first to bring Krav Maga, a reality based
self-defense program, to the city of Chicago. Located in Chicago's West
Loop, the 7000-square foot facility offers more than 50 classes per week
and a variety of programming for children ages 3-17. For more
information visit www.powkickboxing.com