Fitness: Looking to spice up your exercise routine and dust off those resolutions in a fabulous and energizing environment? Joy Copeland, of The Joy of Styling, and her team has the answer.
TJOS is a fashion company consisting of four women who present de-cluttering and organizing solutions, customized style consulting, slay the runway lessons, style parties, gown for success workshops and healthy life-style events.
Since February 2018, The Joy of Styling, also known as TJOS, has provided the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with the opportunity to learn how to get fit in fabulous new ways, with the regular monthly series, “Fit plus Fab.”
What makes TJOS’s “Fit plus Fab” classes different from other programs is that it includes different types of workout methods with varying musical vibes for men and women. The series kicked off with a 1990s Zumba course, trained by Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. editor, using music from artists such as for example Fresh TLC and Edition. In March, TJOS hosted an Irie Yoga exercise workout program to the calming noises of Jamaican reggae classics. This month’s class can be an Afrofusion dance fitness program.
“Afrofusion is a dance course focusing mainly on fusing ‘whining’ [a popular and used Caribbean dance move] with basic types of cardio, so that you can enjoy your own workout party,” Copeland said.
Copeland, a graphic consultant by trade, may be the mastermind at the rear of the “Match and also Fab” workout routines.
“It had been my idea to put into action the ‘Fit and also Fab’ occasions. I came up with the basic idea in university and it became my go-to event,” Copeland told the AFRO. These events were among the factors I wanted to begin TJOS because style is a life-style and we ought to all have a great time while training.”
The Joy of Styling plans to keep getting “Fit and also Fab” to the city in order to empower and strengthen self-esteems.
“I want women and men to keep feeling uplifted and begin to make healthy options part of their regular routine. Style is a way of living. When you appearance better, you are feeling better. That’s what I desire for folks,” the CEO said.
Each session is $12 for one hour . 5 of exercise and may become booked on her behalf website.
The Afrofusion class shall focus on stretching, and then over one hour of blended African dance techniques to a modern day mixture of music infused with traditional rhythms of Africa.
The “Suit + Fab” classes are also a platform for established instructors to instruct and reach a fresh audience.
On Sunday, 8 april, Iziegbe ‘Izzy’ Odigie, is arriving at Joe’s Motion Emporium, in Mount Rainer, Md., to show the movements that are propelling her profession as a Nigerian performer and choreographer. Izzy happens to be an Instagram superstar known for publishing a number of dance related content on her behalf 80,000-plus followers.
“I went to college with Izzy in NY at St. John’s [University in Queens]. She actually is out of this certain area and wants to dance and share that with others. I’m excited to utilize her as we are both carrying out what we like again,” said Copeland.
The 24-year-old Bowie, Md. native and business owner wants visitors to try “Suit + Fab” also if dance workouts aren’t their recommended kind of fitness.
“I hope that individuals try something new. You need to be a dancer to take pleasure from this class don’t. We all have been here to have a great time and get energetic. Afrofusion is focused on the energy which class will be that, amazing energy,” she stated.
Editor’s Be aware: Founder and CEO of The Pleasure of Styling, Pleasure Copeland, is the initial cousin to AFRO Washington, D.C. editor, Micha Green. Brigette Light covered Copeland’s first Suit + Fab, ‘90s Zumba Edition to meeting Green and officially contributing as an AFRO reporter prior.