Sunday, July 22, 2012
Energy and enthusiasm emanate from Ferro Road studio.
Victoria Jones, owner of the newly opened Harmonic Way Group Fitness & Wellness, put a new spin on the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony. On Wednesday at 1906 Fero Road, the site of the new business, Jones along with instructor Kim O'Neil, of New Lenox, and student Talia Leitshu, of Manhattan, gave a Zumba dance demonstration for well-wishers present to support the new venture. Jones handed out free single lesson tickets to those who were inspired to join in the fun of combining exercise, fitness and dance. Jones also intends to offer Turbo Kick and Pilates regimens in the fall. Read more about the new business opening.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Zumba demonstration energizes the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce event.
Business owners, New Lenox Chamber of Commerce representatives and supporters were treated to an energetic demonstration by Zumba instructors, including Victoria Jones, the owner of the newly opened Harmonic Way Group Fitness & Wellness. Well-wishers attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which was held Wednesday at 1906 Ferro Drive. The Zumba dance fitness studio is sharing space in a building with Flipstar Gymnastic Academy along with Dreamz Elite. The high-energy trio of businesses are bound to make moves that attract young and old alike. Read more about Flipstar Gymnastics. Jones admits that the studio is somewhat difficult to find. It's on the second floor and through a pink door inside Flipstar Gymnastic Academy. "That's a …
Friday, June 8, 2012
The New Lenox gym is a place for all ages, and with new partnerships it continues to expand what it offers to the community.
With new ownership in place, the FlipStar Gymnastics Academy in New Lenox is expanding its programs and offerings. The gym, located on Ferro Drive in New Lenox, is a state-of-the-art facility that caters to all ages and levels of experience. Besides the countless classes offered, there's yoga and zumba for adults, field trips, birthday parties and more. "Our focus is on the fun," marketing director Rachel Weidenaar said. Sandy Roeder became the gym's owner in January, and since then has worked with Weidenaar to "completely revamp the recreation programs," Roeder said. She was a star gymnast at Oswego High School and previously the general manager at Plainfield's GymQuest. Since she's come in, FlipStar has partnered with the Dreamz Elite …