A couple of summers ago, I worked at an events where tennis and basketball matches between Venus Williams and Chicago’s Derrick Rose took place. Some of the children in the Chicago Park District day camps gathered near the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Grant Park. The children looked happy to see their heroes in person and... Read more »
Chicago Sport Social organizes teams of people who want to stay active in Chicago. My friend Dan(corporate by day photographer/athlete by night) is part of the beach volleyball team Corcoran’s. They meet on Fridays and end the work week with a workout.
Fumio Toyoda Shihan left a great legacy at the Japanese Culture Center in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Aikido is a Japanese martial art that is a way for people of all ages to train. The techniques not only teach self defense and harmony with others, they are a great way to stay fit. The Aikido group... Read more »
CorePower Yoga came into town and studios almost immediately took over the north-side neighborhoods. It was a way for people to combine the positive effects of Yoga and get a whole-body cardiovascular workout at the same time. The classes are challenging and “satisfying” according to some who have tried it. Besides the famous Hot... Read more »