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1st Broga Class: What to Expect

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We’ve had a few people asking us what they should expect at their first Broga class. I thought I’d address this question in a quick post.

For those unfamiliar with yoga or group fitness classes, the idea of working out with a group of strangers can be intimidating. But honestly, it’s only awkward in your head. Once you get in the room, on the mat, the music starts playing, and the Broga moves start flowin’, you’ll be fine. Broga is all about making your yoga experience comfortable. It’s our specialty.

Here’s a few bits on what you can expect when you jump in to your first class…

What to expect:
-The class will be in a medium-sized room with open floors and plenty of space.
-When you arrive, you’ll be asked to sign a waiver and a sign-in sheet (so we can keep track of your classes and add you to the newsletter if you want some newsletter action).
-As you know, Broga is designed specifically for men, but women often attend and many women have become broga regulars.

What to bring:
-mats are available, but bring your own if you have one
-wear comfortable clothes that you’d work out in
-wear light clothes – you’ll probably work up a sweat
-wear a headband if you’re into that kind of thing (Adam is)

Before the class starts:
-let the instructor know if you have any injuries, limitations, or health concerns

When the class starts:
-listen and have fun!

If you have any questions or concerns please give us a call or submit a note on the contact us page.

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Broga for Father’s Day

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Broga is for Dads!

This Father’s Day, give your Dad (or a Dad you know) a meaningful, lasting, and important gift – the gift of health!

A Broga Dad

For you, it will cost nothing. For Dad, it’ll be worth a lot.

To claim 5 free classes for Dads, do the following by 10pm on Sunday, June 19th, 2011:

1.) Twitter: Tweet “Giving Dad [or man’s name] free broga classes for Father’s Day! #brogafordad”
1.) Facebook: Post on your Facebook wall “Giving Dad [or man’s name] free broga classes for Father’s Day!”


2.) Email with the subject “brogafordad”, a link to your post, and your Dad’s name.

We’ll email you a customized, printable voucher. Or if you prefer, we’ll snail mail a hard copy to you or your Dad. (Provide mailing address. Must be received by end of the day, Tuesday, June 14th to reach recipient in time).

Healthy men are happier, stronger, feel better about themselves, and most importantly, they live longer! Tell your Dad you love him by telling him you want him to live a long life! If that doesn’t fit, just tell him that a little broga will improve his golf swing, strengthen his aching back, tighten his core, and give him a ripped chest.

One more thing: So he doesn’t have to venture alone into the new world of broga, your Dad will be encouraged to bring a free guest with him to each of his free classes! If you secretly want to check out broga yourself, just know that your altruism will be rewarded.

One other thing: Know more than one Dad? There is no limit to how many 5-class vouchers you can claim. Go nuts with the posts and we’ll go nuts with vouchers for you!

Broga Partners with the City of Somerville, MA

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Broga, in partnership with Somerville’s Mayor Joseph Curtatone and his “Mayor’s Fitness Challenge,” is very excited to announce the launch of a new class serving the greater Boston area. Beginning on April 23, 2011 Broga will be taught each Saturday at 10am at the Somerville Armory.

The successful Shape Up Somerville Initiative and the Mayor’s Fitness Challenge, now both going into their second year, were designed to encourage residents and city workers to take charge of their personal health and well-being through organized events and incentive programs.

In honor and support of this program, Broga will be offering anyone involved in the Mayor’s Fitness Challenge free classes through the month of May.

Any other first-time attendees will be granted one complimentary pass. After that, all classes will be donation-based, with a $10 recommended donation.

Classes will be taught at the Shanti at the Armory studio on the first floor of the Armory. For schedule information and a map, see the schedule page.

For more information on Broga, check out the home page or contact us via form, email or phone through the contact page.

Your move. Your life. Get ‘real. fit.’

See you there!