PETERSBURG – Celebrity fitness pro, Dawn “DB Donamatrix” Brooks, continues to give back to her hometown. Donmatrix Day 2023: Mark your calendars to attend the fitness festival on Saturday, April 1st. This is the fifth anniversary of the free, fun-filled, family-friendly, community event.
“We need all the fraternities and sororities to pull up and show up,” said DB Donamatrix, a graduate of Virginia State University.
The event will return this year to Petersburg High School, DB Donmatrix’s alma mater. Experience the don-a-matrix workout with DB Donamatrix and burn up to 1000 calories in 45 minutes. The Festival will feature some of Central Virginia’s most popular fitness trainers, exciting vendors, health and dental screenings, unique “moving” activities for kids, and an in-demand kickball tournament.
Sign up for The Don-A-Matrix Workout to sell and/or volunteer at Donamatrix.com. There is no seller fee, however, space is limited; It is first come first served. Volunteers must be available from 8am to 2pm
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Donamatrix Fitness Festival Workout Schedule
- 10:30am – Afro-Yoga, Dr. Shawnrell Blackwell
- 11am – Extreme Hip-Hop, Keisha
- 11:30 am – Dawn-a-Matrix Workout, DB DawnMatrix
- 12 noon – Bandz A Make Her Dance, Geneva
- 1 p.m. – Seductive Fitness, Shawnty Mitchell
- 1:30 pm – Dawn-a-Matrix Workout, DB DawnMatrix
The workout takes place in the Petersburg High School gymnasium.
DB Donamatrix said, “Bring your family and friends. Come have some fun, and prepare to sweat.” “We’ll have health screenings, blood pressure checks, lots of vendors, music, and of course some dope workout classes.”
The Crimson Clinic, a school-based health center located inside Petersburg High School, will provide vaccinations and sports physicals on the day of the event.
Enjoy some quality fitness time from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April Fools’ Day at Petersburg High School, located at 3101 Johnson Road. For more information, follow @donamatrixtraining on Facebook.
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Petersburg: ‘The Benefit Gala’
The evening before the Donamatrix Fitness Festival, DB Donamatrix and her daughter Tuesday Donyale will host a fundraising event. Proceeds from “The Benefit Gala” will help St. Petersburg youth, teens and seniors participate in sporting events. All money raised will go directly to the City of Petersburg Department of Recreation, Special Events and Volunteerism.
“The Benefit Gala” produced by A3 Group is adults only, and tickets/tables cost between $100 – $1,000. Visit donamatrix.com to purchase tickets for the “Gala” to be held March 31 at 7 p.m. at the Petersburg Library Conference Center, featuring a red carpet event at 6:30 p.m., dinner catered by Darren Catering, a silent auction , an award ceremony and music.
DB DonMatrix, creator of the Don-A-Matrix workout, is best known for his signature Don-A-Matrix training method and breakthrough resistance band workout. The Petersburg native promotes healthy living and helps her clients achieve their best. Don-A-Matrix Training Studio is located at 7704 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California.
Visit donamatrix.com for more information.
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