The Kim Story

Nine months ago, I decided to make a change to the way I felt both physically and emotionally. Not only was I unhappy with my appearance, I was fighting fatigue, experiencing digestive issues and my preexisting health conditions were becoming more complicated. I approached the decision to change armed with the approval from both my

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The Vicky Story

My parents were Alcoholics when I was growing up. My Dad was happy when he drank my Mother was happy at first but then she would get angry and then would cry.  She would often keep me up very late at night or early morning crying on my shoulder. Life was chaos in our house. 

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The Adriana Story

10 years ago I was looking for a place to share my passion for holistic health, and for me Figures has been the perfect place. It is here I have found mentors, friends, and companions. My education in Mexico did not transfer over toward my licenses here in the US, so I went back to

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The Kirsten Story

I have always avoided going to the gym if I didn’t have a friend to go with me. When I joined Figures last Spring I was most intrigued by the variety of classes offered each day and thought that all of the options might motivate me to work out more often. Nervous and unconvinced, I

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The Maria Story

Ever since I was a little girl, I was always last to speak up, always last to raise my hand (even though I knew the answer), always last to get picked for teams. You could say I was the shyest student out of the entire school. I would wear layers and layers of clothing in

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The Grace Story

Growing up I was always the athletic one and I loved running around playing any sports and challenging myself physically, however, I was always shorter than most of my teammates with a stockier build. In my own brain, I didn’t look like an athlete. I knew I had strong legs and broad shoulders but I

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The Anna Story

On the surface my path to Figures was a fairly straightforward one. I had been taking Zumba classes twice a week with “our” Wanda at TCC for several years and wanted the option of going more than the two times a week that TCC offered. I knew Wanda taught at Figures and I decided to

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The Elya Story

So here’s me: Mom to four beautiful children between ages 3-10 years old, wife, employee, friend, runner, carpool bus…the list goes on right?! Us women are so adept at juggling a million things but not so great at focusing on ourselves. So, this was the year I decided to be intentional and disciplined (I know,

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The Kaylee Story

I have always struggled with my weight. I was dieting as early as 9 years old- weight watchers, Atkins, calorie counting and occasional dieting pills when I could take them without my mom knowing. In high school the beginning of my senior year I topped out at my heaviest weight before a friend of mine

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