emily hearn, like ships need the say, marriage, music, new artist, guitar, wedding, love, found a heart, georgia, musician

TunesDay – Like Ships Need the Sea

Music makes us move. Moving makes us healthy. Music makes us healthy.

This week’s motivational song is…

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product review, champion, fable tics, lululemon, puma socks, fitness clothes

Gear Finder – The Bar Method

find the workout clothes from previous post… The Bar Method

FABLETICS OULA TANK   *   CHAMPION SEAMLESS SPORTS BRA

LULULEMON WUNDER UNDER PANTS   *   PUMALITE SOCKS

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the bar method, barre, fitness, hermosa beach, california, tracy stroud, thefirst2hours

The Bar Method

in the last few years, barre classes have swiftly gained in popularity.  studios have popped up throughout the nation.  i have heard mumbles of enthusiasm over the workouts; and yet i still had not managed to try it out for myself.  it was about time that changed.  so in thefirst2hours of my visit to my former zip code,  i called up my “barrebabe” friend tracy for some inspiration, and a class schedule.  tracy has been a class instructor at the bar method in hermosa beach for over 5 years, and she rocks the barre bun like it’s going out of style!

i’m convinced that barre classes must be packed full of awesome women … because tracy is awesome, and because this work-out was the brain child of this fancy, german dancing lady:

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patagonia, exofficio, salomon, lululemon, product review

Gear Finder

find the fitness and outdoorsy gear from this week’s post… A Lifetime of Patagonia Pilot Jackets:

PATAGONIA PILOT JACKET   *   LULULEMON SWIFTLY TECH 1/2 ZIP

SALOMON XA PRO TRAIL RUNNERS   *   EXOFFICIO NOMOAD ROLL UP PANT

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A Lifetime of Patagonia Pilot Jackets

years ago, while searching for a new waterproof jacket and wardrobe staple, i made a decision that changed my life. i had never owned anything from the outdoor attire company Patagonia, but i decided that any company that was named after a place that magical, must be worth purchasing.  so in 2007, for the first time in my life, i splurged on Patagonia. the Patagonia Pilot Jacket to be more specific. since that time my bright jacket has experienced life’s most fantastically fun and inclement conditions with me, all across the globe….including a windy, rainy, and unforgettable Alaskan glacial boat cruise we experienced the day after our Alaskan wedding, a few short weeks ago.

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TunesDay – Cast Iron Soul

Music makes us move. Moving makes us healthy. Music makes us healthy.

This week’s motivational song is…

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alaska, aialik bay, seward, kayak, glacier, waterproof, outdoor gear, adventure,

Honeymooning Through Alaska’s Kenai Fjords

generally when you hear of a destination wedding, you hear about sandy beaches and bathing suits. joe and i chose a different route. our wedding destination of choice was Alaska, and i traded in my bathing suit for my Patagonia Piolet Jacket. we had two weeks to adventure through this outdoors(wo)man’s dream state, and one of the highlights was a full day kayaking trip through the Kenai Fjords.

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