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#GoHealthy in the Park - July/August Schedule


Bronx REACH Champs (BRC) invites you to #GoHealthy in the Park this summer on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. REACH stands for Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health.

In an effort to address health disparities of Bronx residents, BRC is inviting the community to engage in physical exercise and meditation classes on July 30 in Devoe Park, led by Qigong meditation specialist Kathryn Davis and physical fitness trainer N'Namdi Nelson. The meet-up point is the entrance to the park (the corner of West Fordham Road and University Avenue).

The Qigong meditation class begins at 10:00 AM. The physical fitness class begins at 11:30 AM.

This program will be repeated in the following Bronx parks:

Seton Falls Park - Saturday, August 6th
St. James Park - Saturday, August 13th (meditation class only)
Shoelace Park - Saturday, August 20th
Poe Park - Saturday, August 27th

These events are free and open to the public.

Check out the schedule below.

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Devoe Park
Address: University Avenue and West Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10466

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kathryn Davis - Qi-Gong Meditation

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
N'Namdi Nelson - Physical Fitness

Transportation:
Train: #4 train to Fordham Road/Jerome Avenue
D train to Fordham Road/Grand Concourse
Bus: Bx 12, Bx 3

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Saturday, August 6, 2016
Seton Falls Park
Address: East 233rd Street, between Seton and Baychester avenues, Bronx, NY 10468

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kathryn Davis - Qi-Gong Meditation

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
N'Namdi Nelson - Physical Fitness

Transportation:
Train: # 5 train to Eastchester-Dyre Avenue. Walk ½ mile to the park.
Bus: Bx 16

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Saturday, August 13, 2016
St. James Park
Address: 2550 Jerome Ave., between E. 193 St. and Creston Ave., Bronx, NY 10468

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kathryn Davis - Qi-Gong Meditation

Transportation:
Train: # 4 train to Fordham Road/Jerome Avenue or # 4 to Kingsbridge Road/Jerome Avenue
D or B train to Fordham Road/ Grand Concourse
Bus: Bx 12, Bx 32

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Shoelace Park
Location: Northern boundary of Bronx Park to the Bronx County line,Bronx, NY 10468.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kathryn Davis - Qi-Gong Meditation

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
N'Namdi Nelson - Physical Fitness

Closest public transportation:
Train: D Train to 205 Street-Norwood Ave. Walk 1 mile to park, near Woodlawn Cemetery. OR #2 Train to Gunhill Road. Walk 0.7 mile to park.
Bus: Bx 41

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Poe Park
Location: Grand Concourse bet. E. 192 Street and E. Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10458

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kathryn Davis - Qi-Gong Meditation

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
N'Namdi Nelson - Physical Fitness

Closest public transportation:
By Train: # 4 train to Fordham Road/Jerome Avenue. Walk ½ mile east to the park.
D Train to Fordham Road/Grand Concourse.
Bus: Bx 1, Bx 2

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REACH stands for Racial and Ethnic Approach to Community Health. Find out more about the Bronx REACH CHAMPS Coalition at bronxreachchamps.org.

Wear loose clothing, comfortable shoes, Bring a large towel or exercise mat. Bring your own water.

For further information on exact locations in each park, contact Roger Newcomb, at rdnewcomb@bchnhealth.org.