INTOUCH Magazine

A Steady Hand INDEPTH | FOCUS

A Steady Hand

The Club’s new president, Michael Alfant, shares his thoughts on leadership and the future of the Club.

Michael Alfant surveys the Traders’ Bar salad bar. Introduced last year, the lunchtime offering was one of the initiatives started during his two-year tenure as chair of the Club’s Food & Beverage Committee.

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Not Just for Laughs INDEPTH | PERORMANCE

Not Just for Laughs

This month sees kyogen performer Tokuro Miyake introduce Members to the centuries-old form of comedy.

Samurai are usually depicted as stern-faced and stoic. But they did enjoy a laugh once in a while. One outlet was through watching performances of kyogen: comedic sketches based on farcical situations. Though Japan’s iconic warriors are no more, their era’s entertainment lives on, and Members will have the opportunity to experience it at the Club this month.

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Offering Help and Hope INDEPTHE | VOLUNTEERING

Offering Help and Hope

Due to speak at the Club next month, Member Angie Bell recounts her experiences volunteering with refugees in Greece.

Angie Bell did something unexpected a year ago.

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Pedal Power INDEPTH | FITNESS

Pedal Power

Ahead of the Club’s Fitness Fair this month, two Club Members explain the health benefits of taking a bike for a spin indoors.

Christina Siegel tightens the laces on her new cycling shoes before clipping them on the bike’s pedals. Adjusting the settings on the Life Fitness stationary bike, the doctor begins a 60-minute workout overlooking the fall foliage through the floor-to-ceiling windows of The Studio.

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