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, Want to maximize your energy and fat burning potential during the holiday time crunch? You gotta workout smarter.  Maximize your burn  Though we have lots of fun and we’re of all exercise levels, Mojo is a no-nonsense HIIT workout. HIIT (high intensity interval training) is a training technique in which we give all-out 100% effort through quick intense bursts […]

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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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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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A year ago, Barb Omrod reached out of her comfort zone and gave Mojo Fitness a try. Since joining us, she’s lost 8 pounds and became a lean machine. It didn’t happen overnight, here’s her story… “I was never athletic. I played the cello in high school and weighed 40 lbs more than I do […]

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“Breathe!” is a phrase I tend to shout between breaths during class. Though this seems redundant, here’s why: Proper breathing is as vital to a cardio workout as good form and equally as rejuvenating as a good swig of water! More oxygen in our blood increases our endurance level, decreases lactic acid build up in our muscles and helps us […]

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Yep, it’s cold, but our waistline and heart don’t know what temperature it is. Stop making excuses and get moving! According to Newton’s Law of Motion: A body at rest tends to remain at rest, while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. It may surprise you how simply lacing up your sneakers […]

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The choice between a warm, cozy home or a Mojo class can get tricky on a cold winter day. Though looking good in a pair of jeans is a wonderful motivation, it’s a scientific reality that getting a heart pumping cardio workout will put you in a better mood. Endorphins, a natural hormone released with […]

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