Fitness

Fri. Feb. 24 5:15-6:45pm

Yoga Inversion Workshop

Keep an open mind and heart while you unleash your potential and recognize your inner strength. Bring your fun to this one. Play like a kid again as you work your inversions knowing that inverting with proper alignment and intention stimulates intuition and clarity.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Rate for Yoga Room Members $20 Non Member Rate

Age: 16+

Fitness

Sat. Feb. 25 noon-1:15pm

JointYoga for Pain Relief

JointYoga is rooted in traditional yoga practices and can help release areas of pain and restriction through Muscle Rebalancing, Acupressure and Joint Release, Integrated with Calming Techniques.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for Yoga Room Members & $20 for Non-members

Age: 16+

Community

Sun. Feb. 26 2:30pm

Kgam Korean Dance Studio Open House

You are cordially invited to Kgam Studio's first Afternoon Tea session. At 2:30pm you can enjoy tea & cookies, at 3pm a welcoming from Brooke Newmaster, at 3:15 there will be a korean dance performance exhibition and at 4pm you can enjoy a Kimbap (Korean seaweed rice roll) reception.

Kgam Studio 515 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire

Fitness

Sun. Feb. 26 3-5:30pm

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dancing

A fun afternoon of dancing. There will be a 30 minute beginning dance lesson at 3pm followed by music to practice all your dance steps. All dancers are welcome to attend. Casual attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10 per person

Fitness

Sun. Feb. 26 3-4:45pm

Gallery Event: Couples Yoga (For Singles)

A very unique experience that sets the stage for connecting with other singles in your area. The environment will be casual, creative, fun and relaxed. No yoga or dating experience required. Just come to socialize and we’ll keep things casual during the couple's yoga.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Included in your fee: $2 off Lakely coupon, chance to win prizes from Misty Ross Yoga and more

Fitness

Every Wednesday from Mar. 1 to Apr. 19, 5:30-6:30pm;

Beginning Belly Dance

This level 1, 8-week session is a continuous, cyclical class for those who enjoy the fun factor. Learn the basic movement techniques and use of finger cymbals (zils). Every Wednesday, consecutive year-round weekly Level 1 classes offered. Jump in at any time.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for first 8 week session

Age: 16+

Causes

Thu. Mar. 2 6-7pm

Karma Yoga Series: ECASD Homeless Program

This month's cause is the Eau Claire Area School District Homeless Program. The ECASD Homeless Program assists in supporting children and their families with basic needs. Cost for the class is a donation of cash, hygiene products, gently used clothes, shoes, and more.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Wed. Mar. 8 7:30-9:45pm

Waltz Dance Lessons

Learn to dance the Waltz. Beginning foundational steps followed by intermediate steps will be taught along with leading and following skills. Join in the fun and try dancing. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

Fitness

Thu. Mar. 9 6pm

Beginner Yoga Class

Join certified yoga instructor, Terra Faith Loiselle for a hour-long beginner yoga class, consisting of guided meditation, yoga poses and relaxing meditation.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Fitness

Sat. Mar. 11 8am

Shamrock Shuffle 5k & Little Leprechaun 1K

The Shamrock Shuffle 5K starts on UW-Eau Claire’s upper campus, down the infamous Garfield Avenue hill, over the scenic university footbridge and follows the river up the beautiful Chippewa Valley River trail. The race is a loop that begins and ends at the McPhee Physical Education Center. Race is open to any fitness level.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Mar. 11 7:30-11pm

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dance

A fun night of dancing to the fabulous music of the Larry Busch Band. They will play a variety of music that encompasses Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha Cha and more. All dancers are welcome to attend. Dressy attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 per person

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 8 9:30-11:30am

Float Like a Yogi: Bandha Basics Master Class

Ever wonder how some Yogis almost seem to float? Learn how in this Master Class with Minneapolis Yoga Teacher Anne Gustin. So how is Bandha relevant to our asana practice? Imagine floating through your yoga practice with a greater sense of ease (Sukha).

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for Yoga Room Members and $25 for non-members

Age: 16+

Fitness

Wed. Apr. 19 5:30pm

Destination Yoga State Theatre

Enjoy a vinyasa yoga practice backstage followed by wine sampling. Peruse the beautiful art gallery, enter to win a prize in the raffle, paint a custom silk scarf with Erin Designs Yoga Energy Art, and be prepared to have a great time!

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 ($12 for members)

Age: 21+

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 29 8am

Chippewa 50k/10k Trail Run

This 50k ultra marathon and 10k is a beautiful run along the Ice Age Trail in New Auburn. For more information, call. 50k starts at 8am, 10k starts at 9am.

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area 13394 County Hwy. M, New Auburn

Cost: Fees range from $30-$70 according to type of race and early bird rates

Fitness

Wed. Jun. 21 5:30pm

2nd Annual International Day of Yoga Celebration

Join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio for the biggest yoga party of the year. Enjoy live music, giveaways, face painting, yoga, and family fun. No experience necessary. Open to all levels of experience, ages, and all abilities. Pre-registration not required.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Causes

Sat. Sep. 2 7:30am-1pm

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

A 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 7:30 AM, the 5 mile starts at 9 AM the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. and awards are at Noon.

Carson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages