VIDA Blog
Sep 26 2013

Why Weightlifting Helps You Run Faster

If you feel like running and dead lifts go together about as well as swimming and Joe Frazier, you need to rethink your cross training. A new study shows that by incorporating heavy lifting into their workouts, runners can significantly improve their running economy, helping them run faster for longer.

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Sep 24 2013

Private visit from Zindzi Mandela and Zondwa Mandela

On Friday afternoon, the brand new Aura Spa on U Street received a private visit from Zindzi Mandela and Zondwa Mandela. Zindzi is the daughter and Zondwa is the grandson of South African president Nelson Mandela who are in DC for the ten-foot statue unveiling of Mandela’s likeness at the South African embassy. Ms. Mandela will be speaking at the dedication ceremony on Saturday. Zindzi and Zondwa received a first-hand glimpse of the new Aura Spa, which is slated to open officially on Thursday, October 17. Both received a signature Aura deep tissue massage with detoxifying aroma therapy.

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Pictured: Left to Right
Aura Spa massage therapist Marla Moffett, Nelson Mandela’s grandson Zondwa Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi Mandela and Aura Spa director Elaine Perhach.

Sep 16 2013

VIDA Fitness: 17th Street Festival

Instructor Karen Tsui VIDA Fitness Zumba Instructor at the 17th Street Festival

City Vista Zumba Classes are held Mondays (630pm) and Tuesdays (6pm)

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