Women of Will: PH Armour Day for Women


Last March 12, I was given the priveledge to represent again Takbo.ph for an Under Armour event. In celebration of the International Women’s Month, Under Armour (UA) Philippines lined up some great activities for women at the Chi Spa in EDSA Shangri La.

Seeing the itinerary, I got thrilled, there was Yoga session, dancing activity and pampering. Something I really needed at that time. I considered it as my “Me Time”, being away from my boys.

What I am excited about was the Yoga Session. Aside from it will help me for my #OplanTaktakKalawang, because I badly need the stretching for my 5K run the next day, but also I will get a chance to do an Ashtanga Yoga with Bubbles Paraiso, celebrity and certified Yoga Instructor.

Oh! I felt energized after that session. I can feel the positive energy from the gushing waters of the fountain outside, the birds chirping and the breeze of the wind drying my perspiration at the same time cooling my body. Wearing the Under Armour top feels good and really comfortable as it was not absorbing sweat thus kept me dry throughout the activity. We were served with pica pica and fruits and herbs infused refreshments after.

Introduction of the UA Ambassadors commenced. Gretchen Ho, the power couple Coaches Jim and Toni Saret and Bubbles Paraiso gave their women empowering tips to becoming a fit individual. Social media influencer, trainer to celebrities, very fit mom (you should see her AMAZING Abs) and UA brand user, Kat Geronimo @mamakatfitness also gave some insights and her experiences with the brand in her fitness journey and being an inspiration to others.

Raffle prizes were also given away.. Under Armour bags were awarded to lucky attendees who were picked. Ms. Cheshire Que, EDSA Shangri La’s The Health Club Ambassador and Dietician was the very lucky one to be picked to win the Head- to -Toe Under Armour prize. How generous of UA Philippines indeed!

Shape Magazine prepared a very energetic and sexy activity which they called “Gurlesque“. Its a dance workout, like Zumba, but more classy and sexy. Its supposed to be danced wearing heels, which makes it more sophisticated and effective workout, because the balance will be coming from the abdominals. Led by Bench Ortiz we danced like those Man in Heels viral on Youtube.

Here is clip of Bench’s class at Gold’s Gym, to give you an idea of what dance we did. Just imagine him wearing a 5-inch platform mid high boots. *wink*

To wrap up the day, I tried Chi Spa’s 10-minute massage to loosen and relax my shoulder muscles before heading home.

Thank you soo much Takbo.ph, Que and Jinoe Gavan for this opportunity. Under Armour Philippines, Ms. Christine Majadillas and Ms. Anj Casimiro for the invite and the generous take aways. Hope to see you again soon!

Photos and captions by Under Armour

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Under Armour Ambassadors Coach Jim Saret, Bubbles Paraiso, Gretchen Ho and Coach Toni Saret with Under Armour Marketing Director Christine Majadillas and Kikay Runner Noelle De Guzman.

2. Guests

(L-R) Brenda Locsin, Treisha Vanns, Bullrunner Jaymie Pizarro, takbo.ph Bave Dela Cruz, Shape Magazine EIC Alex Dayrit, Merna Derouet, Under Armour PH Marketing Director Christine Majadillas, Under Armour ambassador Coach Toni Saret, Jaclyn Tan, Janica De Guzman of Gold’s Gym, Under Armour ambassador Bubbles Paraiso and Kikay Runner Noelle De Guzman.

3. Guests

Notable media personalities with Under Armour trainer Kat Garcia, and Under Armour ambassadors Coach Jim and Toni Saret, Bubbles Paraiso and Gretchen Ho.

4. Gurlesque

Gurlesque dance workout led by Shape Magazine.

5. Yoga with Bubbles Paraiso

Functional Yoga with Under Armour ambassador Bubbles Paraiso.

Press Release

PH Armour Day for Women

 MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Under Armour PH engages women to fitness and wellness as part of the celebration of the International Women’s Month. Jam-packed workout activities were held last Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the EDSA Shangri-La Chi Spa. Notable women influencers, media personalities, trainers and UA athletes and ambassadors graced the said event.

EDSA Shangri-La as our official venue with the Chi Spa made our Women of Will experience first hand the “voyage to Istanbul” a Luxury Hammam Spa, with their guest Turkish masseuse, which is exclusively offered only this March 16 to 19.

Sports and fitness experts, Olympians and national coach and new Under Armour PH ambassadors, Jim Saret and Toni Saret had their fitness talk, sharing more about their fitness events and inviting all to come and take part. Gretchen Ho shared amazing practical tips on how to get fit within a busy schedule, and we are privileged to have the actress turned into fitness trainer, and also a new Under Armour PH ambassador, Bubbles Paraiso lead our yoga session.

These notable women personalities got the chance to experience the Armour Bra and seamless sports underwear, which made them so impressed with the brand. “The UA seamless underwears are the bomb!” says Kikay Runner Noelle de Guzman as she experienced Under Armour’s underwear.

The Armour Bra, which offers all levels of impact and gives superior support, comfort and still has the feminine styling. These bras will remove all limits of women on their workouts, they will not be unsupported, not be restricted and not be uncomfortable.

Complete women’s line, such as the studio lux, women seamless sports undies and Armour Bra are now available at the following Under Armour brand houses, UA Bonifacio Global City, BHS, UA Megamall, UA UP Town Center, and is available at selected sports specially stores of Toby’s, Planet Sports, Runnr, Olympic Village all over Metro Manila and key cities in Cebu and Cagayan De Oro.

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