WHAT MAKES US SWEAT

Fit 4 The Cause provides diverse exercise and nutrition education programs for low-income communities, vulnerable children, at-risk teens and fragile seniors in Ventura, Simi Valley, Conejo Valley and the San Fernando Valley.

Programs
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Your dollars directly support fitness and nutrition programs for low-income communities, including those with special needs. As an IRS determined non-profit organization, we know it is our duty to allocate 70% of our donations directly to our tailored programs for low-income communities. Through a grant from Ventura’s Human Service Center, we enjoy living rent-free with Community Conscience’s 12 local non-profit agencies, working together in serving our community’s needs. Migrating operational costs, the organization’s founder waives her corporate officer’s salary, bringing healthy habits to those low-income groups who need it most.

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TAX ID 46-5400388

Your dollars directly support fitness and nutrition programs for low-income communities, including those with special needs. As an IRS determined non-profit organization, we know it is our duty to allocate 70% of our donations directly to our tailored programs for low-income communities. Through a grant from Ventura’s Human Service Center, we enjoy living rent-free with Community Conscience’s 13 local non-profit agencies, working together in serving our community’s needs. Migrating operational costs, the organization’s founder waives her corporate officer’s salary, bringing healthy habits to those low-income groups who need it most.

WEEKLY PROGRAM SCHEDULE

All classes are in Pacific Standard Zone (PST)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Warriors at Ease Yoga
Led by Robin Briceno Virtual Zoom Class
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(Open to Vets registered with the VA Center)
Warriors at Ease Yoga
Led by Robin Briceno Virtual Zoom Class
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(Open to Vets registered with the VA Center)

Zumba® Gold Private Hillcrest Royale
Led by Gayellen Davis Closed Class
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
EVERY WEEK
Zumba® Gold University Village
Led by Gerri Kimball
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Closed Class
Community Strength Open to All
Live Virtual Zoom Class Incorporating Cardio, Strength, & Stretch Led by Cindy
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Contact us for Zoom Link
Zumba® Gold Private at Sunrise Senior Living Center
Led by Gayellen Davis Closed Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EVERY WEEK
Zumba® Fitness for All
No Exceptions. Led by Cindy Virtual Zoom Class Includes Regional Center
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(This Class offers American Sign Language)
Fitness for Diabetes Valley Presbyterian Hospital
ONCE A MONTH
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
:ed by Ann Devaney - Open to all Seniors

Yoga at Agoura Fitness with Marilee Tiedermann
Open to All
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yoga Outdoor Class
Old Meadows Park Led by Jessica Julian.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Preregistration Reqquired bodysattvacenter.com Donation based
Senior Fitness Valley Presbyterian Hospital
(Closed Class) Led by Anita Pressman
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zumba® with Villa Esperanza
(Closed Class) Led by Cindy
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zumba® Gold Silver Sneakers
Led by Terri Grayson Agoura Fitness
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Senior Functional Fitness with Cindy
Agoura Fitness
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Zumba® Kids at Old Meadows Park With Gerri Kimball
(Must register with CRPD)
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
This is an outdoor class open to everyone

Monday

  • Zumba® Fitness for All
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesday

  • Warriors at Ease Yoga
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zumba® Gold Silver Sneakers
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zumba® Kids at Old Meadows Park With Gerri Kimball
    3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Wednesday

  • Fitness for Diabetes Valley Presbyterian Hospital
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Yoga at Agoura Fitness with Marilee Tiedermann
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Yoga Outdoor Class
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday

  • Warriors at Ease Yoga
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zumba® Gold Private Hillcrest Royale
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Senior Functional Fitness with Cindy
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Friday

  • Zumba® Gold University Village
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zumba® Gold Private at Sunrise Senior Living Center
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Senior Fitness Valley Presbyterian Hospital
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zumba® with Villa Esperanza
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saturday

  • Community Strength Open to All
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Community Strength Open to All
Live Virtual Zoom Class Incorporating Cardio, Strength, & Stretch Led by Cindy
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Contact us for Zoom Link

Saturday

  • Community Strength Open to All
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Zumba® Gold University Village
Led by Gerri Kimball
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Closed Class
Zumba® Gold Private at Sunrise Senior Living Center
Led by Gayellen Davis Closed Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EVERY WEEK
Fitness for Diabetes Valley Presbyterian Hospital
ONCE A MONTH
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
:ed by Ann Devaney - Open to all Seniors
Senior Fitness Valley Presbyterian Hospital
(Closed Class) Led by Anita Pressman
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Senior Functional Fitness with Cindy
Agoura Fitness
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday

  • Fitness for Diabetes Valley Presbyterian Hospital
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday

  • Senior Functional Fitness with Cindy
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Friday

  • Zumba® Gold University Village
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zumba® Gold Private at Sunrise Senior Living Center
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Senior Fitness Valley Presbyterian Hospital
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Warriors at Ease Yoga
Led by Robin Briceno Virtual Zoom Class
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(Open to Vets registered with the VA Center)
Warriors at Ease Yoga
Led by Robin Briceno Virtual Zoom Class
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(Open to Vets registered with the VA Center)
Yoga at Agoura Fitness with Marilee Tiedermann
Open to All
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yoga Outdoor Class
Old Meadows Park Led by Jessica Julian.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Preregistration Reqquired bodysattvacenter.com Donation based

Tuesday

  • Warriors at Ease Yoga
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Wednesday

  • Yoga at Agoura Fitness with Marilee Tiedermann
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Yoga Outdoor Class
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday

  • Warriors at Ease Yoga
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Zumba® Gold Private Hillcrest Royale
Led by Gayellen Davis Closed Class
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
EVERY WEEK
Zumba® Gold University Village
Led by Gerri Kimball
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Closed Class
Zumba® Gold Private at Sunrise Senior Living Center
Led by Gayellen Davis Closed Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EVERY WEEK
Zumba® Fitness for All
No Exceptions. Led by Cindy Virtual Zoom Class Includes Regional Center
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(This Class offers American Sign Language)
Zumba® with Villa Esperanza
(Closed Class) Led by Cindy
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zumba® Gold Silver Sneakers
Led by Terri Grayson Agoura Fitness
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Zumba® Kids at Old Meadows Park With Gerri Kimball
(Must register with CRPD)
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
This is an outdoor class open to everyone

Monday

  • Zumba® Fitness for All
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesday

  • Zumba® Gold Silver Sneakers
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zumba® Kids at Old Meadows Park With Gerri Kimball
    3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Thursday

  • Zumba® Gold Private Hillcrest Royale
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Friday

  • Zumba® Gold University Village
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zumba® Gold Private at Sunrise Senior Living Center
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Zumba® with Villa Esperanza
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
No programs available!
* Contact us for Zoom Links. Zoom links vary Available upon request.
** Personal Training is Available. Contact us for details.
*** Outdoor Classes: Bring your own weights, mats, towels and water

LET’S GET SOCIAL

On the eve of #GivingTuesday please donate a lot or a little to keep our special needs participants fit.

We won’t be able to continue these group fitness classes without your donations.

https://fit4thecause.org/donate/?mc_cid=d002c8e544

Giving Tuesday is fast approaching, Nov 28th. Meet Nicki, who loves our free Zumba® classes and the chance to occasionally come up on stage & co-lead the class with her phenomenal personality!
I met Nicki co-teaching our all Inclusive Zumba® Class with the founder of Fit 4 The Cause, ...Cindy Rakowitz. I feel honored to have met this kind-hearted and beautiful individual. She is outgoing, vivacious, compassionate and very endearing. As little as $20 covers one class for Nicki, whereas $1000 covers 50 classes. I see the difference that this organization makes to the Community.
For us to continue free class services for disparaged communities, we depend on your generous financial support.
Your dollars cover the costs of insurance, instructor fees and venue use—for 1500 others like Nicki to find their happy place through group exercise programs.

For this Holiday season, raising money for Nicki and other at risk individuals and fragile seniors provides them with the opportunity to be strong, healthy, happy, motivated, and confident. Thank you so much have a Wonderful Holiday!! To donate or would like more information, please use the link below.
fit4thecause.org/donate

Just A Reminder that we offer Live Online Virtual Zumba® Classes every Monday. This is an all-inclusive Zumba® Class for all communities. Class starts at 11AM Paciific Time and 2PM Eastern Time.

Please direct message us for Zoom Link.
https://fit4thecause.org/

Fit 4 The Cause with its affiliation with Valley Presbyterian Hospital now is bringing rockin new classes to Bernardi Multipurpose Senior Center, We are looking forward to bringing our expertise to others through our Valley Affiliates.

https://fit4thecause.org/donate

Why are the most beautiful souls taken from us way too soon? This is a question to be answered by a higher power.

Marilee CT was our most beloved yoga instructor. She was full of life, sunshine, goodness and love.

So many of her followers are texting with questions and I don’t... have all the answers.

It seems that this warrior endured complications from pneumonia.

When close girlfriends are sometimes hard to find, she became one of my besties. We understood each other and identified with each other’s life tackles.

She insisted that we spend quality time together before this founder moved back east. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed every moment not knowing that those would be the last.

Marilee was bigger than life-a true force-an authentic angel on earth.

And now this angel spreads her wings and sprinkles her magic upon all of us.

Rest in peace my dear friend. You left a world that lifts you and loves you.

Mondays Online Virtual Zumba® Class for all-inclusive communities will return from a short hiatus on Monday Oct. 16th at 11:00AM pacific time.
Please direct message us for Zoom Link.

https://fit4thecause.org/

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Thank you so very much! Fit 4 the Cause truly enhances our students’ fitness and school experience. They LOVE Zumba!”

– Lori Wall, Principal, Ladera STARS Academy

“Thank you so very much for the wonderful Zumba classes.  You are compassionate and kind to all of your ‘differently abled’ students. Everyone loves your class.”

– Ellen Reff