Move your body because you can…

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My mother was my fitness inspiration. I watched her play soccer in her 40’s, dance at every wedding, and park her car in a parking lot far away so we could walk farther to the store.  She didn’t know it at the time, but she was without a doubt my hero.

She attended my fitness classes when she could and she found every opportunity to exercise. I would watch her when I was very little brush her teeth while doing calf raises.  She was my inspiration.

She was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago and it hit her hard. She went from dancing to not being able to walk to the kitchen.  She passed 6 months to the day she was diagnosed.

Today I often repeat these words in fitness classes, “Move your body, because you can.” Today I invite you to move.  Get out of your routine, your comfort zone, and move.  Embrace the journey.


Game On!


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