Health & Fitness Lady Lennia Emm Koteka Wiki, owner & founder of Studio M Dance Fitness, says “Move it or Lose It!” From the day I left my old job where I taught and had a strong Zumba following, to open my own studio, my members have referred to me as “the Pied Piper of Zumba.” Well, they followed, and so did their friends and friends of friends, and the rest is history at Studio M … [Read more...] about Give Me Some of That Fitness "Emmspiration"
Stress and Mental Health
In all the hustle and bustle of life, we tend to get caught up in the fast pace and lose ourselves in the current. We lose sight of what we're living for and the enjoyment is sucked out of life. Our main focus becomes merely getting through life and not actually living it. In this comes a pile of stress and the many health issues that accompany it. Having a positive outlook on life is absolutely … [Read more...] about See Life Differently
I wanted to express my words in away that will inspire and affect all people of different races, religions, cultures, ages, and backgrounds . I would love for people of all cultures (religion, race, ethinicity) to understand, enjoy, and take something from it (ANYTHING!) . I wanted to present it in away that would capture and provoke deep self evaluation, self growth, and thinking. I recently … [Read more...] about The Raging "Secret" To Life: The Law Of Attraction
I graduated college nearly a year ago last May. I was excited to finally be done with school. I didn't think I would miss college, but I did. I wasn’t so sure why I was feeling this way, but it began to really kick in the following fall. I had post-college blues. College blues is an emotional period when you’re feeling down or stressed about college. I had this feeling a lot during my school … [Read more...] about Dealing with Post-College Blues After Graduation
In recent times it seems as though more children are being diagnosed with autism and, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this observation seems to be true. 1 in 88 American children are diagnosed as being on the spectrum, and out of those figures, boys are commonly associated four out of five times than their female counterparts. In the U.S. two … [Read more...] about April is National Autism Awareness Month
I have always believed in having fun while you are working out since working out should be enjoyable. With this is mind one of my favorite past times these days include finding unique and exciting 5ks to run. In my searches I have compiled a list of some really interesting races that are a ton of fun for anyone-even if you do not consider yourself to be an avid runner. Zombie Run A very … [Read more...] about 5 Fun Theme 5Ks You Must Try
With the hustle and bustle of every day life, it’s hard to focus on the task in front of you without letting your to-do list invade your mind. Although our hectic lives hardly leave time for peace and quiet, a few moments of serenity can help clear your mind in order to take on the day. I first learned the importance of finding peace before taking on a task through an acting class. Before class … [Read more...] about Finding Serenity Amidst the Stress of the Day
Meditation is a method for calming the mind and getting focused. Meditation techniques can be found in most religions and are part of many spiritual teachings. No one knows how long humans have been meditating, but the oldest text that mentions meditation was found in India and dates back five thousand years. The most well-known meditation techniques originate in the East, and meditation teachings … [Read more...] about What is Meditation and Why Should I Do It?
Today is my last and final blog as Lady Lennia. I have enjoyed blogging and hanging up the cover of the magazine at my workstation! I am honored to be such an inspiration to everyone and honored to be a Lady Lennia. I hope my blogs and articles will always inspire, even 50 years from now. I just wanted to recap on some key things to remember. The less stress, the better. Don’t sweat the small … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Says Good-bye!
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Relieving Stress! Today was a rather stressful day, but I am so glad I know of ways to relieve stress, especially at work. For my headache I drank a Coke; caffeine helps relieve headaches. Not to mention an ice cold Coke is just a stress reliever altogether. At my job we have a walking trail and picnic tables with umbrellas to block the sun. When I felt I was … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Relieving Stress!
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on BEING YOU! Today I was going to talk about some pure foolery that got to me today. But sometimes you just have to laugh at people. Pray on it and let it go. Here I am, 25 years old and more mature than people double my age. Being a mom has taught me so much and allowed me to be ahead of my time. My coworkers, Ms. Dee and Ms. Yvonne, tell me I have been here before … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on BEING YOU!