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Couples That Sweat Together, Stay Together

Many would argue that staying focused on fitness is much easier to do when you are single. With more time to focus on yourself and less eating out, that certainly seems to be the case. So what can we do to stay motivated and keep an active lifestyle when sharing our time, focus and decisions…
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The Joy of Defy Gravity: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

When we first came up with the idea of creating Defy Gravity studio, we wanted it to be a home to the fitness devotees of south Orange County that offered top-notch strength and flexibility training through Pilates, intense endurance training with cycling, and a wonderful environment in which every type of person and fitness level…
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7 Tips for Sticking to Your Fitness Resolution

While you don’t actually have to wait until the New Year to make a good change in your life, the annual resolution provides a healthy opportunity for you to self-reflect and consider where you might want to make improvements in your life. We at Defy Gravity are strong advocates of this, particularly when it comes…
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Healthy Holiday Party Appetizer: Dairy-Free Crostini

If you are looking for a delicious yet healthy alternative to all of the eating you will be doing this season, start with this DELICIOUS and HEALTHY appetizer at your holiday gathering. Thanks to Carla Matthews - a loyal Defy Gravity patron and health food enthusiast! - for this wonderfully guilt-free holiday appetizer recipe. Let…
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Everything A Bride Needs To Know…

Are you ready for your big day? Join us for a fabulous afternoon as we show you how to get fit, fashionable, and ready for your wedding!! To register for this workshop or for more info, please call 949.280.9674 or register online at http://weddingbrand.me
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How We Got Here

With the opening of defy gravity studio, Shannon and I are overwhelmingly grateful and very excited to be here! It’s been a long time in the making… Shannon and I met about 10 years ago. Shannon had just moved from San Francisco and I had just left my Human Resources job to get back to what…
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Defy Gravity Cycle: Why It’s Better With Bands!

First, let me say, I love indoor cycling! I do! I love the way it makes me feel....like an athlete. The heart pumping. The sweat. Now, I do realize I'm not really going anywhere. But, you should see what's happening  inside my head! I'm climbing the steepest of mountains and tearing up the most incredible…
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