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Lateefah Fleming with students after teaching a belly dance class

More Than Making Your “Belly Dance”

Have you ever thought of taking a belly dance class? Like most people who have contemplated shaking their hips or rolling their belly, you probably talked yourself out of doing it because you thought you could never “move like that” or you have no rhythm or anything else you could possibly say to talk yourself …

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Cats relaxing on a treadmill that seems like it has never been used

2017 is Here

New year, new resolutions!  Hey, why not, resolutions are meant to be broken, anyway right?  That “firm decision to do or not do something” may actually work this year.  Yeah, you should read that last sentence with as much sarcasm as you can possibly muster up.  I am not being a killjoy.  I am just …

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Lateefah Fleming, owner of empowerFit wellness, smiling with friends while traveling to a destination of a holistic wellness retreat

Work That Layover!!

One of the best parts of my Maldives yoga retreat was Singapore. Wait, what? When I let people know my travel time to the Maldives will be 30 hours, they gasped. When I let them know my return travel time would be a little over 40 hours, I was written off as crazy. Or just …

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Lateefah Fleming, owner of empowerFIT wellness, showing her varied looks while wearing purple lipstick showing her full self acceptance and love of self

Purple Lips… or Free to Be Me

What happens when you decide to just live your life? When you decide to take a few moments (minutes, days…. years? Hey however long it takes)to simply love who you are and present that person to the world? The other day, someone mentioned to me that they noticed I’m wearing a lot of purple or …

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Lateefah Fleming, owner of empowerFit Wellness, smiling and embracing all of who she is


Hi, my name is Lateefah and I accept me. Pretty much most of the time. Not an easy thing to say after looking at a picture of myself 6 years ago and crying.  I don’t look like that chick anymore. But wait.  Now, I accept me so much that when I go through those days …

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