You vs Your self, a brand new Black-owned sports activities efficiency and health gymnasium coming to Camp North Finish

For Charlotte native Curtis Partitions, sports activities have all the time been an outlet for him to train his aggressive spirit. Little did he know, that very same spirit would lead him to start out a health chain in his hometown.

Partitions, 36, will open You Vs. Your self (YVY) — a 3,000-square-foot sports activities efficiency and health gymnasium situated in Camp North Finish (1701 North Graham Road – Suite 112). 

The inspiration for the identify, Partitions stated, comes from his notion that there isn’t a such factor as competitors – solely striving to your private finest.

“Every single day is about waking up, residing an intentional life-style, and understanding that at this time I’m going to get slightly higher,” he stated.

The gymnasium affords non-public, semi-private and group coaching for health ranges starting from newbie to skilled athletes. 

Partitions and his crew {of professional} instructors will lead yoga and hip hop cardio courses, boot camps and extra.  The gymnasium will even accomplice with Mad Miles, a operating membership in Charlotte that serves lots of of runners in any respect ranges every week.

Partitions, a former North Carolina A&T soccer participant, was working in panorama structure, however after being laid off in 2008, he determined to pursue an expert profession within the sport.

He would have a short stint within the Canadian Soccer League; but, regardless of not making an NFL roster, Partitions would prepare with the likes of Carolina Panthers greats Steve Smith and Cam Newton.

After retiring from soccer, Partitions started working at NASCAR, serving in numerous capacities as a pit crew member, sports activities efficiency coach and tradition growth marketing consultant. 

Dropping his job throughout the pandemic, he determined to pursue entrepreneurship as a health gymnasium proprietor.

He launched his first location earlier this 12 months on the Visible and Performing Arts Heart however determined to increase to Camp North Finish to develop his clientele. 

“I grew up close by and actually respect Camp North Finish’s emphasis on tapping into and offering alternatives for native expertise,” he stated. “I’m large on intentionality, in all points of life, and it made sense to align with a like-minded place akin to Camp North Finish.”

The gymnasium may have its grand opening on June 4 however will supply free public programming as a part of a gentle opening celebration that can happen from April 30 to Might 7.

The lineup for that week consists of:

  • Saturday, April 30 – City Cardio Dance with C’Yo (2 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, Might 3 – Mad Miles Run Membership: Anniversary Run (5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m)
  • Wednesday, Might 4 – Yoga, Full Physique Move ( 7 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Might 7 – We Acquired Objectives, Bootcamp (2 p.m.)

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