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November Student Spotlight

Sabrina Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? It’s my birthday month and its extra special because I turn 40 this year!!! 🙂 I’ll let you in on a secret… I still feel like 25. I believe a lot of my youthful feelings come from my positive mindset. I continue tell myself I feel

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October Student Spotlight

Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? My name is Marta, I’m 26. Outside of RGF I really enjoy spending time with my family and my dog Comfy. I enjoy riding my bicycle on Sundays. Also, I really miss traveling this year. Hopefully I will go somewhere soon. 🙂 What brought you to RGF?

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September Bubbly & Books Recap

Our Bubbly & Books discussion for August/September was Becoming, the memoir by Michelle Obama. This book was a timely and inspiring read! We were all impressed with and in awe of Michelle Obama as a person, woman, daughter, sister, wife, mother, leader, advocate, and first lady. We felt that many stories shared in the book showed intimacy and vulnerability. Michelle

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September Student Spotlight

Carrie Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I love spending time with my two rescue dogs, Amos and Blanche. They make quarantine much more bearable! I also enjoy listening to true crime podcasts (current favorites are Wine and Crime, Murder Squad, Morbid and Dateline). What brought you to RGF? I found RGF through

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How to Exercise with a Mask

As you probably know, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone wear a mask in public settings, especially when social distancing can be difficult to maintain. Mask use is likely to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when used widely by people in public settings. We know wearing a mask while being active might feel challenging at

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August Student Spotlight

Lauren Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? Outside of RGF, I work full-time as an industrial software product manager. When I’m not working I enjoy bike riding with my boyfriend and shopping with my mom. This summer I started my first balcony garden and I’ve managed to keep almost everything alive so far.

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July Student Spotlight

Amanda Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I have been in the animal care field for 16 years and consider myself lucky to have worked with some truly inspiring animals. Most recently I am at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton. What brought you to RGF? I took an intro pole class while living in

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June Student Spotlight

Martha Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I love to crochet and I love trying new restaurants What brought you to RGF? I started with a Groupon! After seeing The Greatest Showman with a friend, I searched for any kind of aerial classes. I feel so lucky that I live so close to

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May Student Spotlight

India Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I absolutely love fire dancing and grotesque/gothy/daring side show performance! I often pair this with burlesque or belly dance in clubs around the Chicago area. I have not been able to do this sort of thing since last month so now, outside of RGF I am

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Bubbly & Books – March 2020

Thanks so much to everyone who was able to make our virtual March Bubbly & Books Book Club. We had a great discussion! We held our first virtual discussion! It was nice to see everyone, but I’ll be honest the yummy food was missed! The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace

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