Posts tagged yoga
What I've Learned From Therapy

In last week's newsletter, I opened up about my experience with therapy. I'll admit it, I wasn't sure if I should get this personal in our newsletter but because of the stigma associated with therapy and mental health, I decided to share my experience in hopes that it could help someone else. 

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Recap: We Tried Focus Barre & Yoga

We were excited to host (2) private sessions at Focus Barre & Yoga in Rittenhouse for a few reasons. First, we hosted a private session with them FOUR years ago when they first opened their doors. It's amazing to see how much they've grown. Second, Jill and her team are absolutely amazing.

They were very welcoming, kind, and supportive. All the traits you need when considering joining any studio. Lastly, the workouts are unique (and tough). You will feel like you've accomplished all there is to accomplish after just one session in this studio. 

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Mental Health Resources for Busy Women

Ladies, it's time we had a talk. No, not about speed work, cross-training or your next workout. Let's take a second to talk about our mental health. 

After a long day at work, many of us (myself included) spend a lot of our free time at the gym or on the track working on our physical health. Workout after workout, we see improvements and strides in our athletic abilities but when was the last time we took time to improve our mental health?

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How To Get Fit For Free in New York City

Between boutique fitness studios and upscale gym memberships, working out in NYC can cost about 20¢ per drop of sweat shredded, give or take a dollar or fifty. When most of your income goes toward rent, Uber rides, and that kind-of-sort-of essential thing called food, how’s a city girl supposed to afford fitness? Fortunately, for every pricey workout, there’s a free one that’s just as sweat-tastic, so we’re here to share all the best ways you can get fit for free in NYC:

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Where to take Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga in your city

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga is all the rage. Throughout the summer, you can't scroll down your Instagram feed without seeing local yogis getting their morning flow in on the local river. 

If you're thinking about adding SUP Yoga to your summer workout to-do list, check out our guide to find SUP Yoga in your city. 

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Trainer Diaries: Meet NYC Fitness Model & Instructor Lauren Williams

NYC --- meet your newest obsession. Raised in North Carolina and now in New York, Lauren Williams is a Personal Trainer/Instructor and fitness model. You may have seen her inside of popular magazines like Self and Women's Health, and in Nike Women ads and videos. Lucky for us, our girl Lauren squeezed some time in her busy schedule to answer a few (okay.. a lot!) questions about fitness, habits, nutrition and more. Full warn. After reading this, you'll want to re-evalute your level of badassness.

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