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I didn’t know if the Studio was worth it anymore ...

Take the 3 minutes. Hear me out.


As I sit here in my epsom salt bath eating a burrito (💁🏻‍♀️🤰🏻💁🏻‍♀️), I’m just at peace. I feel a way that somehow became so foreign over these past unprecedented months.

FRIENDz...I needed today.


Contrary to popular belief, I’m very much human. I have down days ... lately it’s felt like down weeks. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit to all of you that I’ve questioned, on more than one occasion, if reopening the studio was even worth it. Worth the strict health and safety guideline. Worth the reduced class sizes. Worth the effort of reminding everyone, basically from scratch, that a life where you #loveyourself first, is the ONLY life that you’ll never regret.

I didn’t know if the studio was worth it anymore. If everything had simply changed too much.


Well, after today, I can tell you, without an ounce of doubt, that is IS worth it. That it HASN'T changed.


Standing there, with my incomparable superhuman team by my side ... Erika, Cassie, Coral, Alycia, Erin, Davis, Heather ... I felt it again. Looking out at the sea of FRIENDz and other FRIENDz-Leaderz ... I felt it again.

Because of all of you, I felt it again.


I couldn't end this day without sending a gigantic heartfelt plea to those of you who’ve felt how I have. Who’ve doubted the worth, the power, of our home.


I urge you ... give me, the FRIENDz, our home, a chance to remind you. To remind you that this IS where you belong.

The love is still there. The power is still there. The strength, support, escape, freedom ... it‘s ALL still there.

And it’s waiting for you.

🙏🏼

say you will ... love me still ... say you’ll save forever for me



“You are not hidden There's never been a moment You were forgotten You are not hopeless Though you have been broken Your innocence stolen

I hear you whisper underneath your breath I hear your SOS, your SOS

I will send out an army to find you In the middle of the darkest night It's true, I will rescue you


Show me

Carry me there

I'm only human


Lead me

I will feel blessed

I'm only human


Save me

Softly you say to me

I will be there


Lead me

Love me and feed me

Lift me up, hold me up

🙏🏼


In our darkest hour

In my deepest despair

Will you still care?

Will you be there?


In my trials

And my tribulations

Through our doubts

And frustrations


In my violence

In my turbulence

Through my fear

And my confessions


In my anguish and my pain

Through my joy and my sorrow

In the promise of another tomorrow

I'll never let you part

For you’re always in my heart”


Namaste, FRIENDz


🙏🏼 Lauren “Pigtails” Caparso



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FitFRIENDzyStudios
FitFRIENDzyStudios
Jun 28, 2020

Moe I can’t even adequately put into words how much that message means to me. Thank you. For taking the time. For loving our home. For believing in us. For, everything. I’m so utterly grateful for YOU. ❤️🙏🏼❤️

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Dear Lauren,


I have to say I have been a member since September or October of 2018. I followed a teacher there by the the name of Arianna Sacco, I simply loved her teaching style and loved how she motivated me to work out. Well I know she is no longer there but I still love your studio, it is very unique and is everything I've looked for as far a work out. I'm not a tread mill person, rowing machine or heavy weight kind of girl. I'm even not the best dancer either but I try. I know times have been tough for you and your family thru out Covid19. I just read your e mail and was truly…


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