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  • Our 8th Annual Turkey Trot Raises $11K!

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on January 20, 2016

    We are thrilled to announce that the response to our Thanksgiving morning Turkey Trot was truly overwhelming! Over 500 runners participated in this great community event, raising over $11,000 for the Northborough Food Pantry and doubling last year’s numbers in runners and donations. Thank you to everyone who donated, sponsored, or participated. We look forward to another successful event […]

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  • Northborough’s 8th Annual Turkey Trot – 2015!

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on October 27, 2015

    On Thanksgiving Day, the 8th annual Northborough Turkey Trot 5K run/3K walk will kick off from the Zeh School at 33 Howard Street at 8 a.m. to raise money for the Northborough Food Pantry. […]

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  • TRX™ at The Core Connection!

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on August 11, 2015

    Studio owner, Rita Matraia, has wanted to bring TRX™ to The Core Connection for years. “It’s the perfect fit since the focus is on core strength for all of the basic movements.” TRX™ is suspension training meaning the straps hang from the ceiling.  What makes it core driven is that each strap hangs from a single anchor […]

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  • Summer Unlimited Class Pass now available at $329!

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on May 27, 2015

    It’s back! Our Summer Unlimited Class Pass makes perfect “cents” for your summer at The Core Connection and Yoga Loft! We are offering our pass at $329 […]

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  • Yoga Loft Grand Opening Wednesday, May 13th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on May 6, 2015

    The Core Connection is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration for our new Yoga Loft on Wednesday, May 13th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Join us for Yoga special deals, refreshments, demos and live music. You can also meet our instructors and discuss your fitness needs. We hope to see you there!

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  • The 7th Annual Northborough Turkey Trot was snowy and amazing! We would like to thank everyone who helped make the race a success this year. We had 240 participants register and 190 who ran or walked on Thanksgiving morning despite the overnight snow fall. Thanks to the huge
    turnout, the dynamic volunteer efforts, and generous donations from Wegman’s, Dunkin Donuts, and Table Talk Pies, we raised $5,655 for The Northborough Food Pantry!

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  • The Core Connection helps fight breast cancer one class at a time

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on October 4, 2013

    NORTHBOROUGH _ The Core Connection, LLC will be raising funds to help fight breast cancer, in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    In 2012, the Northborough-based fitness company raised $1,100 for the Susan G. Komen® for the Cure last October. This was achieved through the dedication of the company’s founder Rita Matraia, and her instructors who offered nine classes with the only cost being a donation to benefit breast cancer research. Several instructors donated both their time and their paychecks.

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  • Teen Empowerment Exercise Programs offered at The Core Connection

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on August 21, 2013

    NORTHBOROUGH _ At The Core Connection, LLC empowering young women through a non-competitive, full body fitness program is the premise behind its Strong Body-Strong Mind fitness program. The program was originally designed for teen and pre-teen girls to encourage and promote self-confidence by demonstrating to the girls how strong and capable they are and that any goal they set for themselves is achievable. A similar program for boys has been recently added.

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  • Local business owner helps empower girls through fitness

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on August 4, 2013

    SHREWSBURY — Empowering young women and opening them up to a more happy, healthy and balanced way of living is the overall premise behind You Go, Girl!, a summer program put on by Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services Inc. The four-week program, for girls ages 11-14, is designed to enhance their social and relationship skills and help them develop their self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills.

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  • Business Leader Profile: Rita Matraia

    By thecoreconnection | In News | on June 17, 2013

    I have always been physically active, having been a competitive gymnast at the age of 10. Having body awareness at a young age gave me a base of fitness that I carried through my teen and young adult life. Although I wasn’t able to compete at the collegiate level, fitness was the one thing that always kept me grounded and made me feel strong and confident.

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