Members and guests of The Gym Team celebrated Valentine’s Day on friday morning with a gathering held in the outdoor patio of Radisson Blu Hotel after an hour and half of fun workout with fitness mentors Stella Munch, Donnalyn Ilagan, Jamie Red and Ricky Laxa. Ida Pellaud, wife of the hotel’s General Manager and patron of the group hosted the occasion.
Prior to the breakfast, the group spent an hour and half at Chai Al Dhaha Ballet Hall engaged in competitive aerobics with Mr. Laxa and fun Zumba routines with Red, Munch and Ilagan. The cool down was led by Mr. Laxa. The group proceeded to patio and laid out the food brought individually by the members. The Gym Team thanked Ida Pellaud for her generous support to the group and the Viking Club for allowing the use of its ballet studio every Friday.
Instructors of The Gym Team have been voluntarily mentoring members by offering different styles of classes. Currently the group is comprised of twenty five licensed and certified trainers of different nationals and works closely with body builders’ organizations in several of their projects. The team also provides classes to the Indonesian community under the patronage of the Indonesian envoy every Friday. The team also announced that the 19 February class is cancelled to give way to the master class, which will be held in Failaka Hall and features two instructors. The master class will start from 8 am till 12 noon. Registration commences at 8 am till 9 am and workout will be from 9 till 11. Certificates of attendance will be given to participants and is inclusive of the snacks.
- Ricky Laxa