In this holiday season we are FULL of love and gratitude for the amazing people in our crew. One of those amazing people is Patty de Llano. Patty is a local legend around here on 2nd ave. She makes our day when she walks in the front doors, and she crushes her workouts on the daily! She is a mover and a shaker, and she is expecting her first baby! Patty is one inspirational human, read her full interview below!
1/ What was your favorite way to move as a kid?
-I loved dancing and begged my Mom to let me take ballet classes at a young age. Dancing is still one of my favorite ways to exercise!
2/ What landed you in Minneapolis?
-I moved to Minneapolis from Fargo, ND 20 years ago when I started at the U of M. My family now lives here and I consider Minneapolis home.
3/ What brought you to The Firm for the first time, and what was that visit like?
-It was back in 2006. My sisters were members and recommended that I try the classes at The Firm. I loved that the classes offered variety and physically challenged me. I remember being sore for days after my first class!
4/ What keeps you coming back to us over here on 2nd ave, and how has that affected your daily life?
-Coming to The Firm is often the highlight of my day! Staying active, fit, and healthy is very important to me and especially now that I am expecting my first baby in May.
5/What is one thing you want everyone to know about The Firm?
-I have been a member for over 10 years and and there is a reason for that. The staff is extremely welcoming and the classes are THE BEST around. The Firm is an important part of my life and I’m looking forward to the next 10 years!
We LOVE you Patty, and are so grateful to have you in our crew!