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Barre on a Budget: Free Physique57 Classes

Physique57, a trendy barre studio in places like NYC, Beverly Hills, and Dubai, is launching online classes in December and offered me a trial month to review their brand-new streaming offerings. Read on for my full review, or just try it out for yourself FOR FREE over the next four days (November 28 through Dec 1st) at during their Black Friday sale.

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Running Away with the Circus (Arts)

When I was a little girl (like many of you, I’m sure), I fantasized about running away with the circus. There was nothing more fun and romantic to me than the idea of being a trapeze artist or an acrobat on a bareback horse. I love animals, and thanks to my dance, gymnastics, and figure skating competitions, was no stranger to either stunts or sequins.

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Black Swan: Ballet Inspirations on a Budget

Last night, my sister and I took my mom to see Black Swan for her birthday, and — unlike most of the reviews and reactions I’ve read of Darren Aronofsky’s new film so far — I really loved it and found it to be absolutely beautiful, visually and narratively.

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Social Summer Fitness: Free & Low-Cost Shape-Ups

As of June 21st, it’s officially summer again! For many of us, that means scrambling to get back into bikini (or Speedo)-worthy shape. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to find that same motivation to stay fit all year long, avoiding the dreaded pre-summer crash diets and crazy workouts?