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Support Starting Hearts at The Westin in February

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During the month of February, the Athletic Club at The Westin in Avon is hosting three events to support Starting Hearts, a local nonprofit saving lives through CPR and DEFIB training and access programs.

AVON — The Athletic Club at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is raising funds for the Vail Valley's Starting Hearts this February with several special events. Starting Hearts is a local nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims through free CPR and DEFIB training and access programs.

The Athletic Club at The Westin's schedule of February events to support Starting Hearts includes:

Edible Education — Food RX: Eating for Heart Health

When: Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 5:15 p.m.

Where: The Lift.

More information: This lecture is led by certified master nutrition therapist Christine Pierangeli. Cost is $10 with all proceeds going to Starting Hearts.

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Heart Hero 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1K

When: Saturday, Feb. 10, at 9 a.m.

Where: Gondola Plaza.

More information: This event is led by XTERRA world champion Josiah Middaugh. Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for kids and $25 for families. Additional donations to Starting Hearts will be appreciated.

A Heart Opening Restorative Yoga Practice

When: Saturday, Feb. 10, at 4 p.m.

Where: The Athletic Club.

More information: This community yoga class is led by Tara Goike, followed by chocolates and wine. Cost is a $15 donation to Starting Hearts, with additional donations accepted.

The Athletic Club at The Westin offers more than 60 group exercise classes weekly, including CompuTrainer, master swim, Pilates barre, peloton, vinyasa flow, group reformer, TRX and aerial yoga. For more information, visit http://www.athleticclubwestin.com.

New member promotion: Join in February and a portion of your initiation fee will be donated to Starting Hearts. Individual memberships start at $149 per month and family memberships start at $220 per month.

For more information on Starting Hearts, visit http://www.startinghearts.org.