Edgeworks Climbing Newsletter
October 2008
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2008 Blacklight Bouldering Competition and Climb
  Blacklight Bouldering
Date: October 25th, Saturday
Competition: 5pm-8pm
Open Climb: 8pm-10pm
Glow-In-The-Dark, Slacklining, Costumes, Prizes, Body Painting, All-Ages Fun!
Click Here! for information and registration!
  Blacklight Bouldering  

FREE! Wellness Night
Edgeworks has a a night focused on you and your health! Come for Edgeworks Wellness Night FREE!

Join our Community Yoga Class for FREE! Beginners are encouraged to drop in!

Convergent Therapies, from Gig Harbor, will be at Edgeworks providing FREE! chair massages and FREE! information about alternative therapies for well-being.
Convergent Therapies
Event Details:
* Friday, October 10th, 6:30pm-9:00pm
* Convergent Therapies - 6:30pm
  Chair Massages and Alternative Therapy Info - FREE!
* Edgeworks Community Yoga - 7:00pm
  Yoga for the community, all abilities welcome - FREE!
  Chair Massage  

  Tendon Pulley Injury  
Munter Hitch
  FREE CLINIC!: Climbing Knots
  Ever wondered how to anchor yourself with a Clove Hitch? How about a using a Munter Hitch if you dropped your belay device?
  Many knots that are important to climbing will make you a better/safer climber, if you know them. These knots will help you create slings, attach you to anchors, climb up and down ropes and safely substitute knots for gear.  

Some of the knots we will demonstrate:
* Clove Hitch
* Munter Hitch
* Water Knot
* Butterfly Knot
* Autoblock

* Double Fishermans Knot

* Overhand Bend (AKA Euro Death Knot)

  Events Details:
When: Wednesday, August 8th
, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
What: Climbing Knots Clinic

Edgeworks Yoga

Strength ~ Balance ~ Focus ~ Endurance ~ Body ~ Mind

Edgeworks Yoga balances your mind and body by focusing on core strength, endurance, breathing and inner peace. Through our classes your whole body will find balance and stillness while moving between poses that will explore the limits of your body's focus and endurance.
Core strengthening and endurance
Flexibility, breathing and alignment
Reduced price for the community
Edgeworks yoga is open to all abilities and is popular with both climbers looking to improve their core strength and endurance as well as experienced yogis looking for fun and challenging classes and instructors.
  Edgeworks members receive discounts on all classes!
Edgeworks annual members receive FREE YOGA!
  Edgeworks Climbing School  

  High School Night  
  High School Night
  Edgeworks supports the local youth through monthly High School Nights! Get in at a REDUCED RATE, rentals are FREE! and get a FREE! 101: Knots and Belaying class.

Event Details:
* $10 Day Pass
* Student Gear Rentals - FREE!!
* 101: Knots and Belaying class - FREE!!
* Must present valid Student ID
* Liability Waiver must signed by parent

  * Rogers High School - Friday, October 3rd, 7-9pm
* Foss High School - Friday, October 10th, 7-9pm
* Curtis High School - Friday, October 17th, 7-9pm
  Start a High School Night For Your School:
Edgeworks is seeking High School Reps Now!
* High School Rep Position Includes:
   FREE! Quarterly Membership
   FREE! Edgeworks T-Shirt
   Lots of New Friends
* For full Description of Responsibilities and how to apply:
   Check out our Jobs Page!

Resole Your Climbing Shoes  

Hole in your sole? Need your rock shoes repaired? Cascade Cobbler and Edgeworks Climbing now offers drop off repair service for your climbing shoes!

Leave your shoes with Edgeworks, with payment and a completed order form and Cascade Cobbler will repair them for you!
On the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, shoes will be shipped, repaired and returned within a week and a half!.
$28 for 1/2 soles
$8.50 for rand repair
$6 shipping and handling
  Cascade Cobbler  
  Cascade Cobbler
Fixers of Treasured Footwear
Specializing in Climbing Shoe and Birkenstock Repair


  Cascade Cobbler James at work  
Cascade Cobbler James at work.

  Edgeworks Climbing School  
  Edgeworks Climbing School

Edgeworks Climbing School offers professional instruction for all levels of climbing. Whether you are just starting out and want to learn the basics, or you've been climbing for years and you want to learn technical outdoor rock skills, Edgeworks Climbing School will help take you to the next level.

With each series of classes the curriculums are designed to progress you through each level of climbing quickly.

Learn the essential skills
Advanced technical skills
Master outdoor skills
Learn crevasse rescue
Train to climb hard!
Cater your instruction to you
Edgeworks members receive a 15% discount on all classes!

Junior Climbing Program 3-6

An ongoing, quality climbing experience for climbers ages 3-6 years old. The Junior Climbing Program 3-6 offers an active curriculum taught by our professional, experienced staff in a safe indoor setting with high instructor to climber ratios. Our Junior Climbing Program builds a foundation for strong, fit, motivated, goal oriented kids and the climbing is just plain fun!

* Climb regularly with other kids
* Daily curriculum includes climbing games and activities
* Learn basic climbing skills
* High instructor to climber ratios
* Safe, fun and fit activities taught by professional instructors

* Duration: 2 Sessions per Week
* Dates: Mon/Wed 3:00pm - 4:00pm
* Prerequisites: Ages 3-6 years
* Cost: $79/month
  Junior Climbing Program 3-6  
Yipee! * We strongly encourage parent participation with the Junior Climbing Program 3-6!
* 101: Knots and Belaying is offered FREE!! to participating parents.

This Month at Edgeworks!

Rocktober is a great month at the gym. We’ve got a Wellness Night, a Knots Clinic, and
our annual Blacklight Bouldering Comp! Yay!

For our full schedule of this month's calendar (click here)!

Wellness Night
Join Edgeworks for a night focused on you! Come for FREE! Yoga and FREE! Chair Massages.
Event Details:
* Friday, October 10th, 6:30pm-9:00pm
* Convergent Therapies - 6:30pm
  Chair Massages and Therapy Information - FREE!!
* Edgeworks Community Yoga - 7:00pm
  Yoga for the community, all abilities welcome - FREE!!
Friday & Saturday Yoga Returns
Edgeworks is happy to announce the return of Friday and Saturday Yoga classes!
Community Yoga - Fridays, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Mixed Level Yoga - Saturdays, 10:15am - 11:30am
For information and pricing (click here).

  FREE! Clinic: Climbing Knots
Wednesday, October 8th, 8-9pm
Ever wondered how to anchor yourself with a Clove Hitch? How about a using a Munter Hitch if you dropped your belay device? Come learn these and many more essential climbing knots!
For information (click here).
Women's Night - 5-10pm, Friday, October 3rd
Ladies - Come on in and climb, after 5pm at a discounted rate. Meet lots of new friends and climb hard with old friends. $9 Day Pass.
First Friday of each month
College Night - 5-10pm, Friday, October 10th
Seeking a higher education? Let off some steam and join other students for an evening of climbing at a discounted rate. Day passes are $9 with a valid Washington State College ID (24 years and younger only). Second Friday of each month.
Family Night - 5-10pm, Friday, October 17th
Bring the whole family and meet other climbing families! First adult family member pays full price ($15 day pass), additional family members pay $5.
Third Friday of each month
Military Night - 5-10pm, Friday ,October 24th
Edgeworks salutes our active military with a night of climbing just for you! Day passes are $9 with a valid Military ID.
Fourth Friday of each month.
  FREE! Clinic: Slacklining - Friday, October 31st, 8-10pm,
Staff members will be available to offer advice to beginners and advanced slackliners. The slackline will stay up until 10pm so you can practice away the wobbly leg.
Last Friday of each month.

Edgeworks Climbing - 6102 N 9th Street #200, Tacoma, WA 98406
www.edgeworksclimbing.com - 253-564-4899

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