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Healthy living: This week’s health/fitness news and events

Been eyeing those rowing machines at the gym, but don’t know how to get started? Check out Crossfit Charlottesville’s beginner/intermediate erg clinic on Saturday, May 3. The class, which will include core work and a mobility segment to protect the body from injury, is free for Crossfit Charlottesville members and $20 for non-members. E-mail info@crossfitcharlottesville.com for more […]

Fifth graders at Tandem Friends School learn basic poses in preparation for next year, when they’ll have regular yoga practices incorporated into PE classes.  Staff photo

UVA student introduces yoga to local PE classes

At 9am on Monday, when most of us were grumbling about returning to the office, a small group of fifth graders was spreading yoga mats out on a gym floor, taking deep breaths, and preparing for a short yoga session. UVA third year, athlete, and practicing yogi Bennett Reck led the kids through a 15-minute […]

Friends remember former C&O owner Dave Simpson, who died Tuesday, for his culinary talent, kindness, and humor. Photo: Andrea Hubbell

Friends remember former C&O owner Dave Simpson

“I’m no Dave Simpson, and I can’t live up to his spirit,” said C&O Restaurant owner Dean Maupin. “But I certainly reveled in his spirit.” Simpson, the longtime C&O chef and owner who sold the restaurant to Maupin last year, died Tuesday morning after being hospitalized for a heart attack, according to his brother Mike […]