Special to HuntingtonNews.Net
St. Mary’s Medical Center will present a Masala Bhangra® Workout Master Class on Friday, Feb. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Field House in Huntington. The class will be taught by Sarina Jain, creator and founder of Masala Bhangra Workout. She has been featured on Fit TV’s “All-Star Workouts”, the Today Show and CBS Early Show.

The goal of the Masala Bhangra® Workout is to offer a fun way for participants to become more physically active and stay fit, while introducing them to the music and dance of the Indian culture. The workout introduces high-energy Bhangra and Bollywood dance movements in an easy-to-follow fitness format.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 25. The event will include free health screenings provided by St. Mary’s Medical Center, complimentary massages, guided yoga stretching, prize drawings, complimentary water, samples of Indian cuisine and Henna painting.

Tickets are $25 in advance ($30 at the door) and may be purchased at the Veterans Memorial Field House box office from 10 a.m.-Noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. To charge by phone, call (304) 528-5183, ext. 300.

The following groups will receive a 20-percent discount on tickets:  Students under the age of 18, college students (must present ID) and seniors over the age of 60.

For more information, call Toni Karle at (304) 208-4525, e-mail tksaints@zoominternet.net or visit www.masaladance.com <http://www.masaladance.com> .

Sarina Jain to Visit Local Schools

To encourage a healthy lifestyle, physical fitness and cultural exchange with the youth in our community, Sarina Jain, founder of Masala Bhangra, will visit several schools in the tri-state area on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25. Children at the following schools will be invited to participate in the a Masala Bhangra workout:

Feb. 24 — Fairland West Elementary, Proctorville, Ohio
Russell Middle School, Russell, Ky.
South Point High School, South Point, Ohio

Feb. 25 — Central City Elementary School, Huntington
St. Joseph Catholic Grade School, Huntington
Southside Elementary School, Huntington