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EXPANDED *FREE* MEMBER WORKSHOPS, WORKOUTS & BODYWORK

FREE workshops

Ready to take your bouldering to the next level?

Join us at The Spot’s EXPANDED FREE member workshops and bodywork sessions, and learn the skills you need to boulder better!

You’ve been asking for skills classes, and we’ve answered your call! We now host a bunch of great FREE member workshops, workouts and bodywork sessions every month. Each has a different focus, so over the course of the season you’ll gain a wide range of skills to make you a better boulderer!

Registration opens at the front desk one hour before each session begins and is first come first served. They are FREE for members, guests are invited for ONLY $5 (plus day pass), and there is a max of 10 participants for most workshops, so be there on time to register!

2014 November calendar of events at The Spot

NOVEMBER 2014 - CLIMBING SKILLS

Intro techniques INTRO TECHNIQUES
Learn introductory techniques to improve your bouldering including footwork, hold gripping and using momentum.
Presented by coaches at The Spot
Thu 11/13 at 7p
Target: 1 to 3 Spot climbers
Spotting and falling SPOTTING & FALLING
Learn proper techniques for spotting and falling at The Spot to minimize injury and maximize fun.
Presented by coaches at The Spot
Thu 11/6 at 7p
Thu 11/20 at 7p
Target: 1 to 3 Spot climbers
Shannon Forsman DYNAMIC MOVEMENT
Save energy and pass reachy cruxes with deadpoints, dynos, and harnessing momentum.
Presented by Shannon Forsman, coach at The Spot
Tue 11/25 at 7p
Target: 3 to 4 Spot climbers
Shannon Forsman TECHNIQUES FOR 4 SPOTS
Learn climbing techniques for breaking into 4 spots including projecting strategies, body positioning and using difficult holds.
Presented by Shannon Forsman, coach at The Spot
Tue 11/18 at 7p
Target: 3 to 4 Spot climbers
Peter Beal TRAINING FOR 5 SPOTS
Learn training strategies for breaking into 5 spots including self assessment, training tools & strategy, and projecting.
Presented by Peter Beal, popular blogger and author of The Bouldering Book
Tue 11/11 at 7p
Target: 4 to 5 Spot climbers

NOVEMBER 2014 - STRENGTH WORKOUTS

Gerett Burl CORE STRENGTH
A core strength workout with a focus on breathing while engaging practically every muscle in your torso.
Presented by Gerett Burl, former CU cornerback and Certified Personal Trainer at Rally Sport
Every Wed 7p
Target: 1 to 5 Spot climbers
Eric Chastang GENERAL CONDITIONING WORKOUT
Get stronger and more fit with a mix of exercises with a focus on antagonist muscles to avoid imbalances and minimize injuries.
Presented by Eric Chastang, Certified Personal Trainer
Mon 11/3 at 7p
Mon 11/17 at 7p
Target: 1 to 5 Spot climbers
Alex Stiger CLIMBING CONDITIONING WORKOUT
Get stronger and more fit with a mix of exercises and climbing drills focusing on fingers, hands and arms.
Presented by Alex Stiger, head coach at The Spot
Mon 11/10 at 7p
Mon 11/24 at 7p
Target: 3 to 5 Spot climbers

NOVEMBER 2014 - BODYWORK SESSIONS

Shaun Garin DROP-IN MASSAGE
Work on those aches & pains while learning better self-care. Five 15-minute slots.
With Terry Chiropractic every Mon at 7p
With Forrest King on Thu 11/6 at 7p
With Emilia Vasquez on Fri 11/7 7p
With Sarah Pancoast on Thu 11/20 7p
With Ryan Morris on Fri 11/28 at 7p
Thomas Gilliford DROP-IN ROLFING
Work on those aches & pains while learning better posture. Five 15-minute slots.
With Thomas Gilliford, Certified Rolfer
Thu 11/13 at 7p

NOVEMBER 2014 – PARTNER SKILLS

Amos Rendao PARKOUR UKEMI (ART OF FALLING)
Land better by learning a set of reactions for falling onto any surface type, indoors or out.
Presented by pro instructors at APEX Movement.
Wed 11/5 at 7p
Heather Larsen SLACKLINING
Gain confidence and learn the basics of walking that thin line.
Presented by pro instructors at Slackline Industries.
Tue 11/4 at 7p
Wed 11/19 at 7p