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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Vida Fitness
City Vista 45 K Street, NW Washington D.C. 20001
(202) 289-8432 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

City Vista

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Phone: (202) 289-8432

$ 45 K Street, NW Washington D.C. 20001
Vida Fitness
Metropole 1517 15th Street, NW Washington D.C. 20005
(202) 588-5559 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

Metropole

Phone: (202) 588-5559

$ 1517 15th Street, NW Washington D.C. 20005

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Vida Fitness
Renaissance Hotel 999 9th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington D.C. 20001
(202) 742-1940 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

Renaissance Hotel

Phone: (202) 742-1940

$ 999 9th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington D.C. 20001

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:30am – 10:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 6:00 am – 10:00pm

Vida Fitness
U Street 1612 U Street, NW Washington D.C. 20009
(202) 939-2577 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

U Street

Phone: (202) 939-2577

$ 1612 U Street, NW Washington D.C. 20009

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Vida Fitness
Verizon 601 F Street, NW Washington D.C. 20004
(202) 393-8432 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

Verizon

Phone: (202) 393-8432

$ 601 F Street, NW Washington D.C. 20004

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm

Vida Fitness
The Yards 1212 4th Street, SE Washington D.C, 20003
(202) 554-0444 info@vidafitness.com Facebook Twitter Instagram

The Yards

Phone: (202) 554-0444

$ 1212 4th Street, SE Washington D.C, 20003

Open: Mon-Fri: 5:00am – 11:00pm

Open: Sat & Sun: 7:00 am – 9:00pm