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Edge Fitness Hosts Change of Heart

Posted By LocalShops1, Thursday, January 30, 2014

Edge Fitness is at 4949 34th St S, St Petersburg


Edge Fitness in St. Petesrburg is hosting a a Change of Heart event. The program, presented by SELF magazine, was created to educate women about heart disease, make them aware of their personal risk and motivate them to improve their overall health through volunteer organized fitness events. Heart disease is the number one killer of women yet only one in five American women believes that heart disease is their greatest health threat. . 


The day’s activities will focus on an a fun, heart pumping Zumba Party featuring Marlene Acosta! There is a $20 fee to participate. A $5 contribution from each  fee will be donated to the American Heart Association’s GO RED for Women movement for important awareness, research and educational programs.

In addition to the workout, each participant will receive a Change of Heart water bottle, heart health tips and a subscription to SELF magazine.


 "We are proud to open our facility and host a Change of Heart event. The event is a fun way for us to bring together our members and the community to educate women about heart disease and motivate them to take action. This is what we are all about, helping to raise your IQ about YOU” states Loida Pearson, Edge Fitness owner.


 "Women’s heart health needs to be top of mind,” says Diane Perillo, Program Manager, Change of Heart, "We are grateful for volunteer champions like Loida Pearson who have said ‘Yes we will have a Change of Heart event our club’. It is their enthusiasm, energy and support we value in our commitment to educate women about heart disease.” Change of Heart is presented by SELF magazine and is based in Wilton, Connecticut.


For more information about the Feb, 8 event, contact Loida Pearson at or 727-244-1106.



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Tags:  American Heart Association  exercise  health  Marlene Acosta  St. petersburg  Zumba 

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