ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- When the coronavirus shut down indoor businesses, the fitness industry was, and remiains, among the hardest hit. But, Robbinsville's Forever Hart Fit Studio's owner Cassandra Owen decided they needed to find a way to reopen when it was possible, safe and healthy.
The studio had just moved to their new 2,500 square foot space in Robbinsville's Woodside Plaza when the Shoppes at Hamilton closed. Slated to open on April 1 but the coronavirus kept their doors closed until last month.
"We were not going to close up. We don't have time to complain," Orson told TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville.
Forever Hart Fit is now teaching 50 classes per week in-person outside their studio in the shade as well virtually, beaming right into their member's homes. The boutique fitness studio classes are small and personal at 10 to 15 participants each.
The studio predominantly focuses on women to help them become "the best version of themselves"
Despite the on-going pandemic, Forever Hart Fit has been able to keep their full staff of 20 trainers, whom Orson credits for their ability to keep all of their fitness clients and expand their classes. Their signature pink exercise bikes can be seen outside for early morning classes and evening classes that also including dance, cardio kickbox, yoga, and other workout options, including classes for kids and teens.
To give back to the community who has supported their fitness studio during these tough times, Forever Hart Fit is hosting an "All Night Cycle and Hula Hoop Fundraiser for Hunger." Forever Hart Fit members will be riding their bikes or hula hooping in three hour increments from Friday, August 14 at 7:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Saturday, August 15. In the event of inclement weather, the fundraiser will be postponed to the following Friday, August 21.
During the ride, supporters are asked to come drop off non-perishable food items at the Forever Hart Studio located at 1179 Route 130 north in Robbinsville. Donated food will be provided to the Robbinsville Food Bank as the St. Gregory the Great church food bank. Four trucks will be on site to collect the donation items and deliver them.
Financial donations also can be made to support area food banks by CLICKING HERE.
For more information on Forever Hart Fit, visit them online or download their ap to sign up for classes.
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