Friday Favorites 6.24.2016

Long time no talk! Honestly, it's been a whirlwind of a few weeks. I've still been settling into my new apartment, been doing more improv with my indie team (more on that below), coaching a whole bunch of Row House Classes, and also moving into an exciting new position at work (saving that for another post!). But I figured I would check in and share some of my favorites of the week: Rodney's New Best Friend So, there's one thing…

I Found The Best Burger On The Upper West Side

Okay, I admit this was the first burger I've ever eaten on the Upper West Side. But it was SO good. I was craving something delicious and filling for lunch yesterday, so I googled Upper West Side burger joints. Island Burgers and Shakes immediately caught my eye with its numerous positive yelp reviews and self-proclaimed over 64 variations of burgers and sandwiches. . . The Upper West Side location (they also have spots in Hells Kitchen and Morningside Heights) is…

Reflections on My First Few Weeks as a Group Fitness Instructor

I taught my first official paid Row House class on Saturday, May 28th. Since then, I've taught 18 more classes across all three of our locations (Chelsea, Columbus Circle, and Upper East Side). Below are some of my thoughts and observations after my first few weeks on the job: First, it is just as rewarding as I thought it would be. From the second that I put on that microphone and turn up the music, I'm brought to a happy place.…