Rowing is one of the most perfect exercises. It’s low impact but full body, and the sport is exploding in downtown Tampa.

Younger women find it’s a great way to stay in shape and lose weight, and older woman find it can keep them young and healthy up until their 80s.

Kathy Fountain, President, Tampa Athletic Club (TAC) and Meghan Parsons, rower and board member TAC join Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show Bloom about a free learn to row day  coming up on Saturday June 11 at the downtown boathouse, as part of National Learn To Row Day.

TAC is partnering with the city of Tampa to host this free event.

People can sign up at or for adult rowing, they can reach us at

Bloom airs in 40 markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.

You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at Noon on WTTA: Spectrum 1006; Frontier 514; DirecTV 38; Dish 38; Comcast 43, and look for Bloom early mornings on WFLA News Channel 8.