Sluggish? Finding it hard to get motivated? Maybe you don’t have the right goals. According to Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and Brain, by John Ratey,  “I want to lose 15 lbs” or “I want to look 10 year younger” are self-defeating goals: “If you want to boost your energy levels, tweak your goals to be more […]

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Mojo Friends, According to Brendon Burchard, author of “The Motivation Manifesto”, wishing for motivation before you attempt something is a backward form of thinking. Motivation only comes after you have expended the effort and enjoyed positive consequences: “The way our brain works is that dopamine triggers feel good chemicals in our brain, so the motivation really doesn’t come until after […]

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Mojo Friends, “You create your world with what you pay attention to. There are a million things happening right now: some good, some bad. Focus on the bad and life’s not going to seem so hot. Focus on the good and whaddya know — the world’s suddenly a much better place.” Eric Barker Seize the year! Start fresh with […]

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Since I’ve had the pleasure of shaking it up with your more playful selves, it can be a challenge to imagine some of you in a more serious mode (not that I’m complaining!) Dr. Kate Wunner is one of those people. A regular 2xs a week Mojo friend, Kate is adventurous, feisty and full of […]

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Mojo Friends, Remember when jamming all night with MJ and Prince was standard weekend fare? I’m happy to announce that the trend is back and here to stay – that is, if our medical community has anything to say about  it… According to a study led by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and published […]

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A huge kudos to Cheryl Whardle who brought this Woody Allen quote to life last night! Cheryl, a teacher, had been looking forward to class all day. When she got to the gym, she realized she left her work out clothes at home. Not to be stopped, she went over to Platos Closet, bought some […]

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Main Line Deputy Dog’s fundraiser was also a salute to Natanya Sortland, as it was her first time mojo-ing since undergoing another uphill battle with her brain – and she nailed it! Whether it’s a nagging shoulder or general malaise, we’re quick to find “reasons” to scratch our body’s recess off the list. Still fragile, […]

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One of the reasons our class has been able to stay fresh and fun, is the continual flow of new energy we get from friends dropping by and mixing it up with us. It contributes to a dance “club” feel versus a dance “class”. I continue to be energized and inspired by how many different […]

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Recently, Leah Raup (one of our low impact side kicks), had her first article published in MOPS.org. It’s about a special fitness class that helped her find herself again (wink, wink). I wonder how many of you can relate to her experience… This is a short excerpt: “I forced myself to make it through each song. My chest ached […]

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Are you a yo-yo? As a former Navy soldier, being healthy and fit was a natural part Stephanie Max’s lifestyle. It was common to jump rope first thing in the morning and run with fellow soldiers after hours. When Stephanie’s Navy career ended, so did her accountability and she gained over 60lbs, “In the Navy […]

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