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December 2018
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November 2016

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Rock Paper Scissor Salon opened in September of 2014. Owner's Melinda, Sharon and their team of stylist professionals invite you to a comfortable atmosphere. Their team strives for you to leave the salon feeling beautiful inside and out. Melinda and Sharon like to educate guests with techniques and tips to support their style at home. Additional services offered: nails & waxing along with carrying Paul Mitchell and Ecru products. Check out & Like Rock Paper Scissor Salon's Facebook page

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Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Wednesday, 11/23 - All clubs close @ 5pm (No PM Classes or Babysitting)

Thursday, 11/24 - All Clubs Open 7am-11am (No Babysitting) 
Thanksgiving Day regularly scheduled classes are cancelled.
Thanksgiving Day Specialty Classes are FREE to the public with a non-perishable food donation.
Friday, 11/25 - All clubs open at 8am (Regular Babysitting and Classes after 8am)


General Announcements


Swansea Total Fitness 3rd Annual Thanksgiving 5k Run/3k Walk

Join the Total Fitness team this Thanksgiving morning for our 3rd Annual Thanksgiving event! All proceeds will go to benefit Home Base. Entry fee prior to Nov 24th is $25, $30 day of race. The first 200 registered runners/walkers will receive a t-shirt. Registration forms will be available at the front desk at all TFC locations. Learn more about this 5k or you can go directly to the registration page.

Thursday @ 8am, Nov 24th

Location: Swansea Total Fitness


Total Fitness Food Drive

All Total Fitness Food Drives will be looking for non-perishable items such as: canned goods, dry pastas, rice, peanut butter, tuna etc.

Swansea Total Fitness Food Drive will be to benefit the Church of Our Savior's Food Bank. Drop off deadline is November 23rd.

Dartmouth Total Fitness Food Drive will be to benefit the M.O. Life Pantry. Drop off deadline is November 30th.

Bristol Total Fitness Food Drive will be to benefit the East Bay Food Pantry. Drop off deadline is November 26th.

Seekonk Total Fitness Food Drive will be to benefit the East Bay Community Action Program. Drop off deadline is November 18th.

All Thanksgiving Day Specialty Classes are FREE to the public with a non-perishable food donation.


Total Fitness Spin-A-Thon

Get your turkey burn on and save lives! American Heart Association is teaming up with Total Fitness to host our first ever Spin-A-Thon. 

A spin-a-thon is a peer-to-peer fundraising event that is organized very similarly to a walk-a-thon. Instead of walking, participants are spinning (or riding a stationary bike in place) to raise critical funds to educate the community about the dangers of heart disease and fund scientific research that can save lives.

$50 individual/ $75 team registration fee with a $250 fundraising minimum per bike. There are only 20 bikes available. Register today!

Sunday @ 9am - 12pm, Nov 6th

Seekonk Total Fitness

Halloween Candy Donations for Doorways Food Pantry

Seekonk Total Fitness will be collecting Halloween candy to donate to Doorways Food Pantry in Seekonk. The pantry is a faith-based charity that provides food support to Seekonk residents who are facing challenging times in their lives. In addition to providing food support, the volunteers of Doorways offer a warm smile and friendly conversation while assisting our clients with their weekly shopping.

Date: Nov 1st - 7th

Location: Seekonk Total Fitness


FED UP Movie Viewing with Adriana Ferns

Join Bristol Total Fitness Personal Trainer, Adriana Ferns for the movie FED UP. Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. It will change the way you eat forever. Adriana will also have an open discussion to answer questions pertaining to the movie, food and basic nutrition. Tell your friends and family about this FREE event open to the public.

Sunday @ 12pm, Nov 13th

Bristol Total Fitness


Join Online Today and Save!  join online

Now instead of coming into our clubs to purchase memberships, people will have the opportunity to purchase memberships at their convenience from their computer, smart phones, etc. Feel free to share the link with friends and family.

November Online Offer: $99 Join Fee and No Dues Until 2017





Beginner Olympic Lifting Part 1 - Jerks with Adriana Ferns

Have you ever watched the Olympics or Crossfit games and thought,” I want to be able to do that.” Join Adriana for this 6-week group training that will coach you about proper warm-up, technique and form. She will teach you the basics, right up to the advanced moves you’ve always wanted to try! Part 1 - you will be learning a variety of progressions to achieve the jerk. The focus of this training is to reach goals as well as maintain exercise to strengthen the necessary muscles to perform. (min. 3 max. 4 participants)

Wednesday @ 4pm - 5pm, Nov 2nd - Dec 7th

Cost: $99
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


TRX Pilates Mat Fusion with Dawn Casella

This 4-week program pairs Pilates Mat with TRX (Total-body Resistance X-Training). The Pilates portion of the workshop will involve a series of exercises performed on a mat. Adding in TRX will challenge you with body weight exercises. This workout will help you increase total-body flexibility, mobility, and stability, as well as develop core strength. The focus will be on technique, stabilization, balance and strength by paying special attention to alignment and form. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Friday @ 8am - 9am, Nov 4th - Dec 2nd (Skips 11/25)

Cost: $70
Location: Bristol Total Fitness

Bundle Up Bootcamp with Adriana Ferns

Get ready to stay on top of your workouts before the holidays! An 8-week boot camp style-training program incorporating weights and interval training. This will be sure to fire up the metabolism, strengthen the immune system, define muscles and create better overall health. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 6am - 7am, Nov 7th - Dec 26th

Cost: $130
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


TRX Suspension Training with Adriana Ferns

Break out from your old routine and join Adriana for this 8-week program. TRX is a form of suspension training used to perform total body workouts with exercises that engage your core, while using your own bodyweight for resistance. Adriana will use TRX to take your resistance training to a new level through functional and dynamic movements, perfect for any age and any fitness level. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Wednesday @ 6am - 7am, Nov 9th - Dec 28th

Cost: $130
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


Family Fitness with Adriana Ferns

This 8-week workshop is designed for families looking to have fun together while learning the basics about nutrition and exercise. Adriana will emphasize the importance of quality nutrition along with discussions about healthy meals and snack options. Parent-Child partner workouts will keep fitness fun, creating a foundation for life long healthy habits. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Nov 10th - Jan 5th

Cost: $130
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


Tactical Athlete Camp with William Lemieux

Do you admire the training of the police, firefighters or military personnel? Join William for this 6-week group training that will build strength, power and endurance. His non-traditional workouts will get your heart pumping by using equipment such as: battle ropes, tires and more. By working as a team, this training will help you improve your fitness performance to reach your health and wellness goals.  (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Wednesday @ 8:30am - 9:30am, Nov 16th - Dec 21st
Thursday @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Nov 17th - Dec 29th (Skips 11/24)

Cost: $99
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


Fit & Fabulous with Dawn Casella

Join Dawn for this 4-week group training that will help you achieve your muscular strength and endurance goals. Workouts will include: body-weight training, free weights, TRX and more. Dawn will coach you to get that sleek toned look with long lean muscles. Enjoy the camaraderie of group training along with a private Facebook group for added support.

Wednesday @ 10am - 11am, Nov 16th - Dec 14th (Skips 11/23) 

Cost: $70
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


Mix It Up with Dawn Casella

Break out of the monotony of the circuit by using TRX, cable weights, free weights, gliders and bands. Dawn will motivate, keep you focused and accountable. The support and camaraderie from participants will keep you on track toward your fitness goals. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Nov 17th - Dec 15th (Skips 11/24)

Cost: $70
Location: Bristol Total Fitness


N-Spire Fit with Julie Fostin

Are you in need of some fitness N-Spiration? Join Julie for this 6-week group training that will motivate you to achieve your health and wellness goals. She will challenge you with interval workouts with a variety of equipment to improve your strength and cardiovascular fitness. Enjoy working out with fellow participants to push you to the next level of fitness. Program will include a: fitness assessment, weigh-in at the beginning and end of program along with a weekly email with fit tips and recipes. Julie will N-Spire you to believe fitness is fun! All levels of fitness welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Tuesday @ 9:15am - 10:15am, Nov 1st - Dec 6th
Tuesday @ 9:15am - 10:15am, Dec 13th - Jan 17th

Cost: $99
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness


Fever Fit with Julie Fostin

Catch the fever! Make progress and mix up your routine with circuit strength training, cardio intervals and more. Join Julie for 8 weeks of fun with routines that will keep you accountable and challenged. Including, weekly emails, recipes, along with exercise and nutritional accountability! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Wednesday @ 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Nov 9th - Dec 28th
Saturday @ 9am - 10am, Nov 12th - Dec 31st
Wednesday @ 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Jan 11th - Mar 1st
Saturday 9am - 10am, Jan 14th - Mar 4th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness

X-Training Plus with James Simmons

This 8-week program is built around the strength and cardiovascular conditioning aspect to building muscle, gaining strength and burning fat. A co-ed program for anyone looking to improve his or her overall fitness and to be pushed out of their comfort zone. Workouts will include many different types of equipment like kettle bells, plyometric boxes, sandbags, rowers, battle ropes and much more. Weekly fitness and nutrition tips will be provided. Let James help you achieve your goals using the latest and most effective methods. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Monday @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Nov 21st - Jan 9th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness


Total Fitness for Women with Stacia Abdow

Total Fitness for Women is an 8-week group-training program under the supervision of our certified personal trainer, Stacia Abdow. The program is for women of all fitness levels who have a desire to be the best they can possibly be. Learn how to make your workouts more effective with workouts tailored to your needs and goals. Accountability and support from your trainer and group will help you reach your goals. Stacia will provide each participant with written workouts to follow outside training times, nutrition guidance for pre and post workout meals, and measurements to keep your progress on track. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Friday @ 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Dec 23rd - Feb 10th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness


Fit Body Bootcamp with Stacia Abdow

This 6-week program will offer you a challenging total body workout designed to burn maximum fat and calories. Your training will include various types of equipment along with nutritional guidance, weekly recipes and fit tips. Stacia will help you achieve your fitness goals and build your confidence. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 5pm - 6pm, Nov 17th - Dec 22nd

Cost: $99
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness


Rock Your Resolution with Stacia Abdow

Stacia’s weight-loss challenge is an 8-week program to keep participants accountable to their New Year's Resolutions. The workout will be designed to be high intensity interval training. Including weekly weigh-ins to keep you focused toward your goals. Let's keep those heart rates up and burn some major calories! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Saturday @ 11am - 12pm, Dec 31st - Feb 18th

Cost: $130
Location: Dartmouth Total Fitness


Woman of Steel with Walter Medeiros

Join this 8-week progressive strength-training program for women focusing on all aspects of fitness including: cardiovascular & muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition. Participants will enjoy the camaraderie of working with a group in a fun and encouraging atmosphere to achieve results. Workouts will consist of weight, balance and flexibility training with cardio intervals to focus on core strength. All fitness levels welcome. (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Wednesday @ 9am -10am, Nov 2nd - Dec 21st
Monday @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Nov 14th - Jan 2nd
Tuesday @ 7pm - 8pm, Nov 15th - Jan 3rd
Friday @ 10:30am - 11:30am, Nov 25th - Jan 13th
Saturday @ 7am - 8am, Dec 3rd - Jan 21st
Friday @ 9:30am - 10:30am, Dec 16th - Feb 3rd
Saturday (DTF) @ 10am - 11am, Dec 17th - Feb 4th 
Monday @ 9:30am - 10:30am, Dec 26th - Feb 13th
Wednesday @ 9am - 10am, Jan 4th - Feb 22nd

Cost: $130
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness


Weight Loss Clinic with Walter Medeiros

Participants will undertake an 8-week long program that will combine personalized dietary guidelines for each individual along with a weekly group training session which will help build camaraderie amongst participants which will help you overcome many obstacles. Also included, weekly weigh-ins followed by a “group therapy” session to ultimately lose as much weight safely as well as to allow for the greatest amount of success to keep the weight off. (min. 3 max. 12 participants)

Saturday @ 6am - 7am, Nov 26th - Jan 14th

Cost: $130
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness 


Resolution Jumpstart with Tammy Wilde

Join Tammy for this 5-week program that will help boost your metabolism for the upcoming season. Full body circuit training workouts will include a variety of equipment to keep fitness fun along with nutritional guidance. Tammy will stress proper exercise technique while providing a challenging workout for all levels. If you want to improve your overall physical fitness and enjoy the camaraderie of training in a group, Resolution Jumpstart is right for you! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Thursday @ 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Dec 1st - Dec 29th

Cost: $85
Location: Seekonk Total Fitness 


Girls Club with Abby Cabral

Join Abby for this 8-week workshop, designed for women who want to challenge themselves through high intensity weight training and cardio conditioning. You will also receive nutritional guidance and weekly weigh-ins to keep you accountable. This will be a fun and supportive program that will empower and educate you. All fitness levels welcome! (min. 3 max. 6 participants)

Tuesday @ 7pm - 8pm, Nov 1st - Dec 20th
Wednesday @ 8am - 9am, Nov 2nd - Dec 21st
Saturday @ 8am - 9am, Nov 5th - Dec 24th

Cost: $130
Location: Swansea Total Fitness 

Specialty Classes


  • Lizzie’s Friday Night Spin Party! Fri. 11/4 @ 5 PM
  • Peggy’s Intro to Spin Mon. 11/7 @ 6:45 PM
  • Nikki’s Pilates Barre Tues. 11/8 & 11/29 @ 4:45 PM (45min)
  • Jessica’s Cardio Kickboxing Tues. 11/15 & 11/22 @ 4:30 PM
  • Thanksgiving Day! Thurs. 11/24 – All regular classes are cancelled.
    • Adriana’s Boot Camp @ 7:30 AM
    • Adriana’s SPINNING @ 8:30 AM


  • Pete’s Total Body Circuit Tues. 11/8 @ 8:30 AM
  • Sue A’s Sculpt & Spin Thurs. 11/10 & 11/17 @ 8 AM
  • Jim’s Weekend Warrior Strength Sat. 11/12 & 11/19 @ 12:00 PM
  • Thanksgiving Day! Thurs. 11/24 – All regular classes are cancelled.
    • Gina’s Turkey Blast @ 7:15 AM (75min)
    • Sue G’s Race Day Spin @ 8:30 AM


  • Laurie’s Abs Express Mon. 11/7 & 11/14 @ 5 PM (30min)
  • Tammy’s Cardio Kettlebell Thurs. 11/10 @ 4:30 PM
  • Lizzie’s Cardio Hip Hop Thurs. 11/17 @ 4:30 PM
  • Nicole’s Vinyasa Yoga Sat. 11/12 & 11/26 @ 9 AM
  • Thanksgiving Day! Thurs. 11/24 – All regular classes are cancelled.
    • Lizzie & Laurie’s Burn the Bird Spin @ 8 AM (90min)
    • Tammy’s Group Power @ 9:30 AM


  • Katie’s Vinyasa Yoga Thurs. 11/3 @ 5:30 PM
  • Julie’s Power / Pedal Sat. 11/5 @ 10:15 AM
  • Jessica’s Cardio Kickboxing Thurs. 11/10  &11/17 @ 5:30 PM
  • Julia’s Intro to Spin Sat. 11/12 @ 9:15 AM
  • Wendy’s Chair Yoga Fri. 11/18 @ 11 AM
  • Thanksgiving Day! Thurs. 11/24 – All regular classes are cancelled.
    • Stacia’s Boot Camp @ 7:30 AM
    • Carrie’s SPINNING @ 8:30 AM
  • Rob’s Black Friday Spin Fri. 11/25 @ 9 AM

Members that Inspire Us


Pedro Ferran has been a member of Bristol Total Fitness since January of 2006. You can find him in the gym five times per week, most likely in the free weights area. As far as workouts go, Pedro says “Nothing beats leg day, it’s one of my favorite.” He has also enjoyed Dawn’s Flexibility class. Whether your goal is to lose weight or gain mass, Pedro believes consistency is the key to success. He leads by example on this, 10 years here with us at BTF proves it! Pedro says it’s “Been a painful journey (being sore everyday), but I like it! It’s fun. I like the gym & the staff. They are all very friendly and helpful.” Congratulations Pedro!


Jesse DeSousa has been a member of Swansea Total Fitness since April 2016. His routine has him coming in six afternoons a week to workout, sometimes he comes in the morning as well. Jesse has been very successful with his workout routine and diet, going from 275 lbs. down to his present weight of 210 lbs. Unlike most of us, he says his favorite day is leg day. Jesse is not looking to compete, he just hopes that down the road his fitness journey leads to big numbers on lifts. Mostly, Jesse is doing this for fun and his health! Keep up the good work Jesse! We are all very proud of you!

Nadine Gennaoui has been a gym member of Seekonk Total Fitness since September 2012. She is a group exercise fan, loves Group Power and Spinning. Recently, Nadine decided to step up her fitness game and started group training with Walter Medeiros's Women of Steel program. Training makes her feel strong. The group she trains with and the staff at gym keeps her motivated. Nadine says, "Exercise helps me feel great! It is nice to enjoy your workout but also catch up with the ones you love!" Congratulations Nadine!

G. Bourne Knowles has been a member of Dartmouth Total Fitness since December 2015. He trains with Stacia Abdow 3 days a week. Bourne’s favorite exercise is “whatever Stacia tells me to do” His trust in training with Stacia is in part because it has helped him improve his mobility after knee surgery last September. “Stacia has been wonderful.” At 80 years old, Bourne owns a landscaping business and works on his farm every day. His dedication to his health has helped him “keep alive and kicking.” Bourne’s fitness journey “has been a lifelong commitment – so a very long one!” His hard work is certainly paying off. Congratulations and thank you, Bourne!