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September 5 – September 29

For Loving It & Learning It MEMBERS ONLY.

It’s Back-to-School time, and not just for your kids! Brush up on your “ABCs” and enjoy a little healthy competition by signing up for our “Back-to-School Fitness Challenge!” You’ll get two assignments each week (e.g. “Take an ABC Yoga class” or “Post your healthy breakfast in our Facebook group.”) Complete your homework and get a sticker on your in-studio homework chart! The student with the most assignments completed will win teacher’s pet and get their NEXT MONTH’S MEMBERSHIP FREE. Click to View Flyer

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Sign Up for the Back-to-School Fitness Challenge

For Loving It & Learning It MEMBERS ONLY. It’s Back-to-School time, and not just for your kids! Brush up on your ABC (Pilates!) and enjoy a little healthy competition by signing up for our “Back-to-School Fitness Challenge!” You’ll get two assignments each week (e.g. “Take an ABC Yoga class” or “Post your healthy breakfast in our Facebook group.”) Complete your homework and get a sticker on your in-studio homework chart! The student with the most assignments completed will win teacher’s pet and get their NEXT MONTH’S MEMBERSHIP FREE!

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