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It's time to get flexible!

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Those with greater mobility have reduced risk of muscle and joint pain, have fewer injuries, and improved body balance. From April 17 - May 28, the Fitness Center is hosting a Flexibility Challenge. Participating is easy! Simply download the tracking card, are record any stretching you do in a day. You earn 1 point for completing a 3-5 minute stretching session and earn 3 points for completing a yoga or stretching class at the Fitness Center or from our YouTube library. Return cards to Marcia (mpolese@manateeyourchoice.com) to be entered in a drawing to win one of five yoga mats to keep up with your stretching even after the challenge ends!

Get My Tracking Card!

If you have any questions about the challenge, please contact Julie Drackett at jdrackett@manateeyourchoice.com or 941-748-4501 x3966

Allison Minardi

Worksite Wellness Manager

Originally, from New York working in Advertising, Allison moved to Florida in 2006 where her passion for fitness and wellness became her profession. Always was a dedicated endurance athlete, competing in Long Distance Swimming, Running and Triathlons, Allison expanded her training to include Power Training, Weight Lifting, and HIIT Training.

Allison Minardi

Julie Drackett

Fitness Coordinator / Bariatric Movement Coach

A Florida native and raised here in Bradenton, Julie has had a love for fitness and exercise since childhood. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science from University of South Florida and ran a fitness center in Sun City Center for over 10 years.

Julie Drackett