• Rita’s Road Trip!

    By Mary McCrorey | In Blog, News | on June 16, 2018

    Rita’s on the move in New England and will be discussing core function and correct movement! She’ll be a guest instructor at BYUV in Vermont, just over the border from New Hampshire and it just may have them changing their state motto to “Move Better or Die!” Have you got a friend in the Granite […]

  • College Student $199 Summer Special!

    By Mary McCrorey | In Blog, News | on May 9, 2018

    If you’ve stowed the text books for the summer and are looking for a great place to get or stay fit, look no further than The Core Connection! We offer over 70 Barre, TRX®, Zumba®, cycling, yoga, Pilates, and cardio/weight training classes at our 290 West Main Street main studio and yoga loft as well […]

  • Pilates Day is May 5th!

    By Mary McCrorey | In Blog, News | on April 30, 2018

    Pilates Day, sponsored by Pilates Method Alliance®, is an annual, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May. The Pilates Day mission is to foster the public’s awareness and appreciation of the Pilates method through events accessible to all. The Core Connection will be celebrating by offering FREE sample classes of all of our […]

  • Pelvic Floor and Core Workshop to be held March 11th

    By Mary McCrorey | In Blog, News | on March 2, 2018

    Your pelvic floor is the base of your core and its function affects your entire body. So many women have issues, but don’t know how to recognize signs or might even shrug off the symptoms as “I thought it was normal because of having kids! I’ll just live with it!” Please don’t accept it because you CAN […]

  • Move Your DNA Weekend Workshop Coming to The Core!

    By Mary McCrorey | In Blog, News | on January 10, 2018

    The Core Connection will host a Move Your DNA weekend on March 3rd and 4th from 9 am to 6 pm. Join us for this two-day movement experience designed to give you hands-on guidance with all of the exercises learned by reading Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement.  The weekend is open to […]

  • Yes, it’s winter in New England!

    By Mary McCrorey | In Blog, News | on January 3, 2018

    …and because it is, it’s a  good time to review our class cancellation policy! If inclement weather conditions prevent us from opening the studio, a cancellation notice will be posted on our Facebook Page and our online scheduler will show cancelled classes. If you have pre-registered for a class, you will get an automatic email if the class is cancelled. If […]

  • Got Gifts?

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on December 18, 2017

    Need the perfect gift this holiday? Why not give the gift of health with a gift certificate to The Core Connection? It’s easy! Just click on the Gift Certificates link at the top of our web page. You can purchase any custom amount and print out your certificate at home. Your recipient can choose from […]

  • “You’ve got to be kidding me!” Seven ways to handle setbacks

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on August 30, 2017

    We feel you. But hold on. Large or small, setbacks are a part of life. And you can’t beat yourself up. Not only is it a waste of time, but chastising yourself can derail you even further. Whether the setback is out-of-control eating, or a scale that won’t budge, even though you’ve been incredibly disciplined, […]

  • Friends don’t let friends…blow off their healthy habits and feel miserable. In fact, partnering up can make it much more likely that you stick to your goals. But more than that, it can make it much more fun. Here are a few ways to bring a friend along for the wellness ride. Join the same […]

  • What do you do when you care about a friend, you’re worried about her health, and her habits aren’t helping her out? No one likes a nag. But there’s a lot at stake. Heart health, for example. Fitness can play a key role. And while we think of it as a man’s issue, it’s the […]

  • H2 over it? 7 ways to make hydrating more scintillating!

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on July 18, 2017

    As the summer heats up, it becomes even more essential than ever to hydrate. If you’re taking care of yourself by working out, forgetting to drink water can undo your good work.

  • “Stand up straight, honey!”

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on July 11, 2017

    Have you ever looked at a candid picture of your unaware self or caught an
    unexpected glimpse in the mirror and been shocked, even on a good day, to see …
    the Hunchback of Notre Dame?

  • Planning to Grill and Chill? Here’s a plan…

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on July 1, 2017

    The holidays are different, right? You get a day off work. You’re exposed to a whole bunch of different foods. And so you allow yourself a little leeway. It’s special. It’s a holiday. […]

  • Take it…inside? Reasons to workout indoors this summer!

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on June 6, 2017

    The sun feels a-may-zing. And we Mass-dwellers wait for it all year long. But don’t put your gym membership on hold just yet. Here’s why:

  • On April 30th, The Core Connection/Yoga Loft participated in Yoga Reaches Out New England at Gillette Stadium. The New England chapter of YRO has raised over one million dollars for children’s […]

  • Core Cycle Grand Opening!

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on April 25, 2017

    The Core Connection is hosting a Grand Opening celebration for our new Core Cycle spin studio on Saturday, April 29th, from noon to 4 pm. The new studio is located in the Times Square Plaza at 299 West Main Street. Join us for demos, bike fittings, refreshments and more! Sign up online to reserve your bike in one […]

  • Core Cycle is Now Open!

    By Rita Matraia | In Blog, News | on January 30, 2017

    Have you heard the news? Core Cycle, a division of The Core Connection, is now open at 299 West Main Street in the Romaines Plaza (relocated from 276 West Main Street)! With 7 instructors and 17 classes already on the schedule, you’re sure to find one or two to fit your schedule! Questions? Email us at […]

  • The Northborough Turkey Trot began nine years ago in the driveway of founder, Rita Matraia, where 20 of her closest friends gathered to exercise before getting together with their families to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. In the beginning, Rita asked everyone to bring canned goods that she would later load into the back of her car […]

  • 9th Annual Northborough Turkey Trot 2016!

    By Rita Matraia | In Blog, News | on October 21, 2016

    On Thanksgiving Day, the 9th 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. When the event began in 2008, Rita Matraia of The Core Connection hosted the race starting in her front yard and collecting […]

  • “Rita’s Core Crunch” Raises Money for Food Pantry

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on September 12, 2016

    It all began at a spring community fundraiser for the Northborough Education Foundation. Rita’s winning bid gave her the opportunity to create a new sushi roll at the amazing Yama Zakura restaurant. After meeting with Anna as well as the sushi expert at Yama, Rita’s Core Crunch was born! Devising another way to give back, Rita planned to donate $1 to the Northborough Food […]

  • YogaFit Level 1 Training Recently Held

    By thecoreconnection | In Blog, News | on September 10, 2016

    The Core Connection’s Yoga Loft was the site of a recent YogaFit Level 1 Training. The training was at capacity with 22 participants. In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level One, participants must also complete eight hours of practice teaching as a community service, bringing the gift of yoga, free of charge, to individuals who would […]

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