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30 posts from November 2015


Nicole Rossi

What motivates you to stay consistent with Lithing? I like being able to change up my workout on the regular. Before Lithe, I rarely stuck to anything for longer than six months. When something isn't challenging for me anymore, boredom sets in fast. Especially when the routine never changes (hello, Bikram!). Lithe constantly challenges me and it's fun. Just what I need to stay hooked.

When you've had a long day, how do you de-stress? Usually a quick manicure or a massage at the spa does the trick. When I need something ASAP (and with zero cost), '70s soul tunes take me to my happy place. And I'm lucky that certain aspects of my work have a calming effect on me. I own a floral subscription service called THE FLWRY and on days when I spend time playing with flowers, it brings me the most positive vibes. Being surrounded by beautiful things on the regular (like flowers!) is a complete game changer in the world of boosting happiness levels.
What is the most rewarding aspect of Lithe to you? For me, Lithe never really gets easier, which is rewarding because I know it means with every workout I am pushing myself. Not just because I am physically stronger, but because my mind tells me I can handle it. Getting through a set of push-ups on my toes in the middle of Lauren's Freestyle was laughable a few months ago, mostly because I told myself I couldn't do it. Lithe trains you to focus on having a "can do" attitude.
If you were a Lithe class, which would you be and why? Freestyle for sure! I live for spontaneity and I love surrounding myself with people who also enjoy being adventurous, trying new things, and easily go with the flow.
What is the first album you remember buying? TLC's Crazy Sexy Cool. "Waterfalls" was my jam. I listened to the entire album on repeat while singing/dancing/jumping on my bed. 
What is the most exotic location you've ever visited? The most exotic location I WILL be visiting is Colombia. In addition to Bogota and Cartagena, I'll celebrate my 30th birthday this January on the tiny island of Providencia which requires two flights from the main land. It's in the middle of nowhere and my room will have a view of nothing but gorgeous, clear, sparkling, blue water.




December Lithe Immersion, $125 (that's like 1 class free)
Purchase online and enter discount code CMImmersion at checkout. 
*Valid for November 30 course only. 

New Year 30-Day Beauty Broth Subscription, $55 (reg. $65)
Four quarts of Lithe Foods bone broth  Available online only. 
*Valid for in-studio pick-up on January 4 only. 

Philly Pride Muscle Tank, $25 (reg. $35)
Purchase online and enter discount code CMTank promo code or call 215-545-5144.




New Year 30-Day Beauty Broth Subscription

Get four quarts of Lithe Foods bone broth for $55 (reg. $65). Available online

*Valid for in-studio pick-up on January 4 only. 



We're marking our Philly Pride muscle tank down to $25 (reg. $35). Purchase online and enter promo code CMTank at checkout or call 215-545-5144.


We're looking for a few great people to round out our front of the house team!

Part-time front desk studio staff roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide high level hospitality and customer service to clients
  • Comfortable with computer database functions and have basic computer skills
  • Have experience handling money and a register
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently via e-mail and telephone
  • Maintain the Lithe Method brand aesthetic and studio appearance
  • Maintain the appearance and upkeep of Lithe’s retail (Lithe Foods and Lithe Wear)
  • Assist Lithe’s Studio Manager in daily studio tasks and projects

What's required?

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task independently within a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to initiate tasks independently
  • Excellent communication skills and superior organizational skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills and confidentiality
  • Friendly and professional email and phone etiquette
  • Have a passion for Lithe, healthy living and fitness
  • Be willing to participate in Lithe Method workouts to fully understand the brand
  • Flexible/non-traditional hours:  multiple days per week, including some holidays, early mornings, nights, and weekends

Part-time front desk studio positions are currently open with the following anticipated hours:

  • Lithe Main Line & Center City  15-20 hours per week (including some early mornings, nights, and weekends)

Please submit resume, cover letter, and availability to careers@lithemethod.com.





Lithe WKND Miami:  Redeem your $100 off Lithe WKND coupon online, which can be used to book your weekend with Lauren Boggi at The Standard - Must book Dec 1-4, 2015. 

Class Card:  Purchase online or call 215-545-5144. *One per customer. Five-class card expires Dec. 31. May not be combined with any other discount or promotion. 

Lithe Ultra Cleanse:  Purchase online or call 215-545-5144. *Valid for pick-up on January 4 only. 

GET IT...DELIVERED. 24 Nov 2015


Post-Thanksgiving, Dec 1. cleanse orders close today at 3PM. Order on Caviar for delivery or go to our online store > products > choose your pickup studio.



We thought that this re-post was perfect with our Fall Transformation ending...

RateYourBurn.com brought this hilarious blog post to our attention on Facebook. It's a collection of the stereotypes of all the different types of barre-bies (women who take barre classes) that one may encounter in any of the different barre methods that are out there.

Lither Dana Auriemma thought it was hilarious, and could definitely relate, but since Lithe is a truly unique workout with a different set of rules, she came up with her own set Lither stereotypes. Which one are you? We know we've been a bunch of them at one time or another!  Download Which Lither Are You?



This week we learn about Lither Lynne Fuller. 

What motivates you to stay consistent with Lithing? After Rich and I were married, I grew tired of barre classes. I went to them to prepare for our wedding, but they did not challenge me the way biking, climbing, or a hard run would. My hope was to find a fitness routine that kept me in great physical shape and helped me de-stress. One day, I was stopped on Haverford Station Road and saw the Main Line studio signs. Soon after I found a 5-pack of classes. Now I always plan my work schedule around Lithe. 
I love Lithing because it makes me feel better than the two-a-day practices that I did as a swimmer in college. I had a career-ending shoulder injury that required either surgery with a 50% result or that I give up the sport. I turned to running which gave me a knee injury, plantar fasciitis, and shin splints. I needed something that would allow me to feel in shape, but not beat me up. I modify, but I can honestly say that my shoulders work better than they did before the injury. I also wear sneakers to class for my foot/knee problems, so if you see me sporting super bright trainers while doing plyos you'll know why.
When you've had a long day, how do you de-stress? Well, there has been a lot of stress lately. We recently purchased a 92-year-old house that needs a lot of TLC. We also have a Bernese/Golden puppy who should have been named Marley. So if the house is standing and the dog has not eaten my latest issue of Us Weekly, you'll find me catching up on celebrity gossip with a glass of Sebastiani cabernet in hand (sometimes two) on Friday evenings. 

What is the most rewarding aspect of Lithe to you? The clap series and lunges during Rock Steady. I envision that with every clap the floppy part under my arms begins to look like Michelle Obama's. You may or may not agree with her political leanings, but no one can deny that she has some pretty amazing arms. 
If you were a Lithe class, which would you be and why? Rock Steady for the cardio-cheer-sequence and of course to hear Jonathan say, "they are attitudes, not borings!" Then I would roll out the rebounder for a the jumping sequences in Fat Free with Julie. These two classes are fun and every time I take them I see everyone else smiling through all the crazy sequences, so that keeps me going, too! 
What movie character do you most closely identify with and why? Kathleen Kelly (i.e. Meg Ryan) in "You've Got Mail." I met my husband online while I was hoping that I would find the perfect person that I already knew. It turns out that we have a close mutual friend and it kind of happened in the same way. Plus the scene where Brinkley (the golden retriever) heads over the hill in Central Park to meet Shopgirl brings tears to my eyes. I still have my AOL handle just to hear the phrase when I click my inbox.

What is the most exotic location you've ever visited? If we have two or three weeks to travel, we go, so this is a hard toss up. Here's my top five: Biking the islands of Croatia, surfing in Nicaragua, hiking Machu Picchu, swimming the Great Barrier Reef, or watching the rhinos in Kruger Park at dawn. Unfortunately, there's no travel in my future for awhile, but hopefully we will make it to Asia. Then I will have explored every continent except Antartica.



Our Lithe Transformation ends on Tuesday! We're so impressed with your dedication to this challenge and we can't wait to see the results of your hard work. It's time to post your before and after #LitheResults #LitheTransformation photos. All you have to do is duplicate your exact before images. Choose the same spot and wear the same outfit, and then share. We want to see front, side, and back (top photo above), but if you only shot two viewpoints, place them side-by-side like the ones above. 

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