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July 24th, 2020

Happy Birthday, Marnie of MOD Fitness!

July's Birthday Girl is Marnie Duncan, owner of MOD Fitness, which just opened a new location. Each month we celebrate a local female business owner on her special day.

Happy birthday, Marnie! You're also celebrating the opening of a new MOD Fitness location. Tell us about your South Lamar location. (See our 10-class giveaway below.)
We are back in 78704. The studio is behind Odd Duck and Gibson Bar. 

What have you learned about group fitness during lockdown, and how will it change moving forward?
We have the best and most loyal clients. We’ve been so fortunate to see our clients in weekly Zoom workouts, which has allowed us to stay connected with our community and feel a sense of normalcy during this uncertain time. Virtual streaming and on-demand is a must for all fitness concepts.

Where do you go for a pre- or post-class snack?
We love Honest Mary’s up the street from our Burnet studio.

Always on the MOD playlist...
Ain’t No Sunshine – Dave Silcox Remix.

Fitness apparel you can't live without.
Anything that is Beyond Yoga Spacedye I live in.

Neighborhood you call home.
We live in Bryker Woods and love how walkable and charming our neighborhood is. There are kids and families so it’s fun for our boys!

Favorite podcasts.
Brené Brown, Aviva Romm MD and Goop.

Series you consumed during lockdown.
Oh gosh…which one? I’ve watched Heart of Dixie, Tiger King, ZeroZeroZero, the Michael Jordan documentary and White Lines to name a few.

Best book you've read lately.
Brené Brown's Dare To Lead.

Go-to locally-owned restaurants for takeout.
Elizabeth Street Cafe.

Daily uniform.
Lululemon tennis skirt and workout top!

What's on your birthday wish list? 
Ordering the Old Fashioned cake from Swedish Hill Bakery.

How many candles are you blowing out?
36.

How are you celebrating your birthday this year?
We will swim, grill and have cake.

When this is all over, #1 place you'll return for a blowout dinner. 
Jeffery’s bar.

To celebrate the new location of MOD Fitness, we're giving away a 10-pack of classes ($200 value) to use at either location. Head to Instagram to get in the running. 

Want to be the next Tidbits Birthday Girl? Tell us why at submissions-austin@gotidbits.com.

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