By Emma Hogan The deadlift is a fundamental strength training move that’s hard to beat. But if you want to maximize the benefits you need to know where you could be going wrong – and it all comes down to your elbows. Why we love deadlifts The deadlift is undoubtedly
By Shaunna Cullen How does an extra $5,000 in your pocket sound? YWCA New Britain is excited to announce raffle tickets are now available for purchase! There are only 1,000 tickets being sold this year with the chance to win three different cash prizes: $500, $2,000 and $5,000. Tickets
By Shaunna Cullen The 107th Annual Meeting of YWCA New Britain was held in June at the Back Nine Tavern in New Britain. The meeting gathered together staff, volunteers, board members and friends to celebrate YWCA's successes in 2016. Every year at the Annual Meeting we recognize outstanding volunteers and
By Shaunna Cullen Over 400 friends and family gathered to honor women leaders, and up and coming student leaders, in the central Connecticut community at YWCA New Britain's 17th Biennial Women in Leadership Luncheon. The honorees were saluted for their extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments. Each honoree promotes the YWCA
By Cassandra Pagliaruli Although a dancer may think they're doing a perfect leap there are usually some corrections that can be made. They may need to straighten their back leg a little more, or their hips might not be squared off correctly. But a clean and beautiful leap is possible!
By Shaunna Cullen One of the barriers many women face is affordable and quality childcare, including in times where they may want to work out at the gym. YWCA New Britain recognized this barrier and wanted to give our fitness members more incentive to attend the gym and group exercise