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My mantra: “Wear life like a loose garment.” My fuel: Kale salad w/egg+lentils or any KIND bar The age when I started performing: 3 yrs old Proudest moment: Giving birth to twins and starting Physique 57 Favorite dance gig: Living in Japan for 6 months performing in a beautiful resort town on the ocean

Tanya Becker

My mantra: “Work out because you love your body, not in order to love your body.” Proudest moment: Helping clients find personal empowerment in their efforts and witnessing our incredible instructors as they come into their own as teachers. Question you wished we asked: What would be your superpower? To be able to fly.

Alicia Weihl

My mantra: Live each day fully awake with an open, grateful heart. Perfect day off: Snuggling with my boys (hubby and son) in Brooklyn. Proudest moment: When I gave birth to my son, Oliver. Heroine act: Walking through my battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma with grace.


Favorite Physique 57 position: Wide incline chair, feet flexed, wrap it back! Perfect day off: Beach day. Wine implied. Hero act: I’ve climbed twenty-four 14,000 ft. peaks in Colorado Question you wished we asked: If you could exchange your hair for any matter in the known universe, what would you choose? Answer: A Redwood Tree


Motivational quote: The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen. My fuel: I try to have eggs every morning. Even waking up at 5am for an early morning shift, I always make time for breakfast. The most important and my favorite meal of the day! Question you wished we asked: What would you do if you won the lottery? Buy my parents a beach house and travel the world! I want to see it all!!!


Cheat meal: I am a HUGE fan of Gruyere Macaroni and Cheese. I could eat the entire pan! Favorite Physique 57 position: I am a big fan of our curl series because it involves all parts of abs, stabilization, strength, and power. Proudest moment: My proudest moment happens every day when I watch my kids come into their own and succeed by following their passions.


My mantra: It changes every day…just as life changes every day… Favorite Physique 57 position: Wide incline chair Alternate job: …I still think I would have been a great lawyer…but I currently teach tap and jazz dance as well, and I love it.


My Fuel: Anything that grows from the earth! I’m diggin’ kale these days. I also love avocado, apples, pears, pistachios, mushrooms and homemade hummus! Favorite Physique 57 Position: Any and every kind of push-up! They target the whole body and challenge your upper body like no other exercise in class.Proudest Moment: I feel proud every time I realize I’m living my dream in the best city in the world.


Motivational quote: “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi Hero: Helping a close friend who was struggling with his weight develop and achieve his fitness goals. After a rough start, he came through and lost 20 pounds and now is motivated to continue working out alone! I couldn’t have been happier to inspire someone, let alone a friend, to become the best version of himself!


My mantra: Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. Either way, you grow. Cheat meal: Me? I don’t do cheat meals… JUST KIDDING! Sweet potato fries, Thai food, ice cream. Don’t worry, not all at once. Favorite Physique 57 position: I could rock a curtsy all day, every day. And I love adding ‘hands-to-prayer with a twist’ to work the waistline. Two for one special! Proudest moment: Launching Broadway Kids Auditions (BKA), coaching and working with professional child performers.


Favorite Physique 57 position: Hairpin..oh the burn!! Playlist: I love Pitbull, David Guetta, Becky G… Anything with a fun driving beat! Your heroine act: Graduating college on time with honors after transferring schools and losing all of my credits! Question you wished we asked: Favorite NYC hidden gem?



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