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Positions Available!

Summer Day Camp counselors needed for Young Wonders program

Need space for a birthday party, shower, or meeting?

Consider renting space at YWCA Carlisle! Gym, kitchen and other community rooms available at reasonable rates.

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5K Training Class

A 10 week training class designed to have you ready for race day!

THE RACE IS ON!  4th Annual Race Against Racism will be April 25!

9:00 a.m. - at 301 G Street. For all ages!


QiYoga - Evenings

Ongoing drop in-classes - Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Includes the best from both yoga and qigong traditions to help bring balance into the body and improve health. Appropriate for all fitness levels. No experience necessary.

Chair Yoga - Daytime

Ongoing drop-in classes - Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
This gentle class offers all the benefits of yoga without standing for long periods of time. Appropriate for all fitness levels. No experience necessary.

Tai Chi

Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 13 - February 19 - 11:15 - 12:15 p.m.
Learn the modified Sun style tai chi involving a series of slow, fluid steps designed to encourage greater freedom of movement, balance, and focus. The mild activity of Tai Chi offers the opportunity to engage the mind and body to achieve inner relaxation.


5K Training Class

What to Expect: To run a 5K!

This 10-week program will begin on February 10.  It includes 3 days a week of running with our group on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 5:30 pm. It is recommended to have 2 full rest days a week and use your other 2 days to participate in another form of exercise (yoga, weight lifting, swimming, etc.). The program will be adjusted to meet each individual’s needs to the best of our ability. The first 4 weeks will include walk/run intervals to build endurance.

The following 6 weeks will be focused on distance up to 3.1 miles (5K). Running will be done OUTSIDE (weather permitting) so please prepare with proper attire. It is also recommended you have properly fitted running shoes. Cassie will be using the Map My Run app to track distance and times (it is a free app and comes highly recommended).

Be prepared to push yourself!
Be prepared to support and motivate others!
Prepare to accomplish an amazing goal and get your body moving!
Let’s get off the couch and run a 5K!

Cost of $60 includes the training sessions along with your race registration (eligible for t-shirt and prizes).  Call 243-3818 to register or for more information! 

About the instructor:  Cassie Doherty
Cassie is a full-time working single mother to a beautiful 3 year old girl, Lyla. She is an avid runner and yoga enthusiast. She is a graduate of Towson University with a BS in Mass Communications. She played club lacrosse at Towson and was also a founding member of the Women’s Club Rugby Team. In high school, she was a varsity sprinter and hurdler on a state, county and conference champion track team for 4 years. She is training for another half marathon in March 2015, a Tough Mudder in April 2015 and another marathon in May 2015, hoping to remain injury free and qualify for the Boston Marathon in 2016!

Recent Races:
Summit Area YMCA Mother’s Day 5K (May 2014) 33:06:01 with a jogging stroller
Amber Pizzo Memorial Foundation 5K (July 2014) **placed 1st in age group with at time of 25:50:29
Philadelphia Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon (September 2014) finished in 1:54:55
Philadelphia Marathon (November 2014) finished in 4:12:30

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