Category Archives: Follow Your Bliss

Fit Friday #8: Try a Monthly Yoga Challenge

Welcome to a new series on the blog: Fit Friday! We’ll explore topics in fitness and wellness together. Have something you want me to answer or cover? hmu at fitwithaundra@gmail.com. Here’s a collection of all the Fit Friday posts. Have you … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 30

I intended to craft another ’30 before 30′ update on Saturday, the big day. The day that I say good-bye to my 20s and welcome a new decade. Instead, when I sat down to write, I started thinking about all of the … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #52: Yoga Workshop with Kathryn Budig

Recently, I had an opportunity to take my second yoga workshop with Kathryn Budig! My friend Angela joined me for an adventure to D.C. for a ‘Kick Up Your Feet’ workshop! The first time around, I took an adventure to … Continue reading

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Celebrating 7 Years of Teaching Fitness

Today marks 7 years of teaching group fitness classes. SEVEN YEARS! I can’t believe I’ve been leading fitness classes for that long. It seems like just yesterday that I registered for my Zumba Fitness training. On May 2, 2009, I … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Marina’s Story

A new series on the blog, Motivation Monday will share YOUR stories. Have you made a change in your life? Want to share your progress? Send me a message at fitwithaundra@gmail.com and let’s tell your story! Read previous Motivation Monday posts. … Continue reading

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The word of 2016

Last year, instead of choosing specific goals for 2015, I chose a word, and used it as a theme for each month throughout the year. Last year’s word was FOCUS. It served me well; instead of getting over-involved in projects … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2015

With 2016 on the horizon (a beautiful horizon from our location in the Florida Keys!), I thought it would be a good time to reflect on all the wonderful moments of 2015. Here are a few of my highlights from … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #41: Fuel Your Life

Usually, when I talk about ‘fuel’ I’m referring to post-workout recovery. Like, bananas. But it takes more than bananas (or insert whatever you like to eat after a workout here) to keep your fit. It takes attitude. It takes focus. … Continue reading

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Hiking to McAfee Knob

As part of our Mini-Moon Adventure (we took a few days off work after the wedding to explore Roanoke, VA!), we knew we wanted to hike McAfee Knob. McAfee Knob is the one of the most photographed points along the Appalachian … Continue reading

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Choosing Wedding Rings

We’ve hit a wedding-planning milestone: we have fewer than 100 days until we say “I Do!” (87 today!) Because of this, and because I’m taking a ‘staycation’ from work to complete a few wedding tasks, I thought it was time … Continue reading

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