We had the good fortune of connecting with Brooke Marie Weiner and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Brooke Marie, can you share a quote or affirmation with us?
One of my favorite quotes is this: “And I said to my body, softly, “I want to be your friend. It took a long breath and replied, “I’ve been waiting my whole life for this.” ~ Nayyirah Waheed This quote sparked my interest in starting my own fitness business. Oftentimes I found many trainers telling humans to, “Get off the couch!” when in reality some humans find it hard to get out of bed or even find the energy to brush their teeth. I know because I was once one of those people. I struggled at times with being in a dark place mentally which resulted in losing strength physically. Hence the reason I wanted to start a business that made strengthening the mind and soul just as important as strengthening the body. I work with men and women and find that women in particular are very harmful in their words to their bodies. My plan includes ways for women to be a friend to their body rather than being an enemy. I include affirmations, meditation and manifesting videos, and many other great ways to strengthen the relationship that we have with ourselves. I take pride in building stronger minds and bodies! It is an honor to do what I love.
What should our readers know about your business?
This year I turned a dream into a reality in becoming a personal trainer and starting Brooke Marie Fit. I have loved every second. I have dreamed about helping others through fitness for a long time, and I am honored to be able to work with so many humans. Brooke Marie Fit is not just a traditional workout plan…it’s a mind, body, and soul experience. Oftentimes I find many trainers telling humans to, “Get off the couch!” when in reality some humans find it hard to get out of bed or find the energy to brush their teeth. I know because I was once one of those people. I struggled at times with being in a dark place mentally which resulted in losing strength physically. Hence the reason there is a major focus on strengthening the mind and soul just as much as the body within the program. I give all clients meditation videos and manifesting tips, amongst many other things that have truly changed my life. All in all of course the plan is hard work, but that’s what makes it fun. The program includes 8 weeks of home workouts as well as a dietary plan. It brings me so much joy helping humans become stronger inside and out. I am still in the beginning stages of my business and I am loving every second. Being an entrepreneur is hard work. I take so much pride in the comfort I give clients in every interaction and conversation. Some of the lessons I’ve learned along way is the fact that there are many different hats you wear every single day..and to always give 150%.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
My favorite spot has to be Piedmont Park. Setting out a blanket on the outskirts of the park with a lunch packed from home and people watching is one of my favorite things to do. There are so many different types of individuals that enjoy that space which makes it so beautiful. From frisbee, yoga, soccer, dancing, riding bikes, and so much more. I absolutely love the energy within Piedmont Park. Some of my other favorite spots in the city include Ponce City Market, and of course the Georgia State Beach Volleyball Courts.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
It would take me years to thank the many people who have helped shape my journey. I owe so much to my wonderful parents, Robert and Laurie. For encouraging me day in and day out, for the unconditional love, and reminding me that there’s no dream too big. Their sacrifices, wisdom, and love are things I thank God for everyday.
Mike Pics Atl
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