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10 MORE Tips for New Zumba® Instructors!

10 MORE Tips for New Zumba® Instructors!

10 MORE Tips for New Zumba Instructors

10 MORE Tips for New Zumba Instructors

A couple weeks ago I took to my trusty Zumba® Facebook groups asking for advice for new Zumba® instructors. I received so many amazing tips that I had to make it a two part post (see the first post here)! I tell ya’ Zumba® peeps are the best! So without further ado, here’s another 10 tips for new Zumba® instructors!

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Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie

Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie

Vanilla Almond Cherry Smoothie

Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie! Nom nom nom!

I know it’s late in the season…ok let’s face it the season is OVER, but I had to post this cherry vanilla almond smoothie recipe because it was just too good to not share. Luckily you can get frozen cherries year round and as an added bonus frozen fruit is the perfect replacement for ice in a smoothie.

As the owner of a sub par blender I always…

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Helping Myself with “Self Help”

Helping Myself with “Self Help”

I’m not usually one to read “self help” books. As a matter of fact I have a hard time taking them seriously. BUT as part of my new Beachbody job I’ve taken on the task of “self development” (again a phrase I usually bock at). So I started reading The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. As hard as I have tried to notlike this book it is like reading page after page of oracle-like knowledge. To give…

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10 Tips for New Zumba® Instructors

10 Tips for New Zumba® Instructors

ZumbaCharity-595I recently polled my AWESOME local Zumba® instructors, asking for the one piece of advice they would give to new instructors.

Can I just say that my fellow instructors are AMAZING!Ask and ye shall receive! They imparted so much advice that I’m going to have to write a couple posts to cover all their shaman-like knowledge.  So here’s the first round of advice that I thought would be a good place…

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August Foodie Pen Pal Reveal

August Foodie Pen Pal Reveal


This month I participated in The Lean Green Bean’s Foodie Pen Pal exchange for the first time and I LOVED it! I was lucky enough to receive an amazing package of goodies from Kate who blogs at Sunshine and the Bear. Be sure to check out her blog for posts about fitness, food and fun.

August Foodie Pen Pal

August Foodie Pen Pal Haul!

As you can see Kate hooked me up with some awesome snacks both sweet and salty AND a…

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Measure Twice…How to Take Weight Loss Measurements

Measure Twice…How to Take Weight Loss Measurements

Measure twice!

Measure twice!

Measure twice….once before you start your new workout program and again when your challenge is complete! The number on the scale is NOT always the best indicator of your progress. Over the last year I’ve found a strange amount of comfort in keeping track of my measurements, especially during those months where the scale doesn’t seem to move in any direction. Since I’m starting my 6…

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Friday Update: PiYo, Beachbody Coaching and Zumba!

Friday Update: PiYo, Beachbody Coaching and Zumba!

PiYo baby!

PiYo baby!

Lots of news to share today! First of all I’m starting a new workout regime….you may have seen this pic on my Instagram feed! Super excited to start PiYo! I’m a big Chalene Johnson fan! She might even tie with Jillian Michaels in terms of my love. I’ve done Turbo Fire and ChaLEAN Extremeand can’t give enough praise of her amazing attitude and fantastic workouts. My copy of PiYo came in…

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Easy Vanilla Soft Serve with Dark Chocolate and Figs

Easy Vanilla Soft Serve with Dark Chocolate and Figs

Has there been enough ice cream in your life this summer? Is there such a thing? I know my life has been lacking in the ice cream arena…which is probably a good thing. BUT it makes my taste buds and that little section in my stomach carved out for such treats sad.

So in an effort to fill that void I decided to try making some SUPERsimple and fast soft serve to help curb the ice cream cravings.…

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Link Love! Recommended Reads from Becoming Supersonic

Link Love! Recommended Reads from Becoming Supersonic

Link Love

Spreading a little link love

Well it’s Friday so I thought I would spread a little link love! There are TONS of awesome bloggers out there writing about workouts, weight loss, motivation and of course food! Here’s a roundup of some of the posts I’ve been reading this week. Click through and check out their stuff, I know you will love it!

Workout Ideas

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Motivation Monday #linkup: I'm Gonna Fill It!