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May 2021

Q&A Session with Alexandria Anderson of Essential Fitness ATX, Recording

Thank you for tuning in to our live Q&A session with Alexandria on April 21st, and many thanks to Alexandria for joining us to talk about fitness training and proper exercise techniques! For those who missed the session, please see below for a recording.

Alexandria Anderson (she/her) is an ACE Certified Personal and Group Fitness Instructor from Chicago, Illinois. She has lived in Austin for over 16 years. Alexandria graduated from the University of Texas with a BS in Communications. After graduating in 2009, she ran professionally for NIKE for 8 years and was a part of several USA World Gold and Silver Medal Track and Field teams. After retiring from track and field in 2017, she continued to pursue her passion of impacting lives through fitness by receiving her CPT in January 2018. She became a personal trainer because she truly has the desire to help others be the healthiest version of themselves. Alexandria launched her fitness business, Essential Fitness ATX, in the fall of 2018, with a focus on personal and small group training. Her sessions and classes are well-balanced and curated in such a way that all levels will find benefit and challenge. In the summer of 2020, Alexandria was inducted into the University of Texas Athletics Hall of Honors for her successful track and field career which includes winning an individual NCAA national championship her last year at UT.

She is currently working to complete her 200 RYT Yoga Certification, Cancer Exercise Training Institute Personal Training Certification, ACE Health Coach Certification & ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist Program. Outside of training, Alexandria loves to travel, camping, gardening, skating, hiking and hanging out with friends and family. Check out her website and Instagram for more information!


Q&A Session with Dr. Tanya Khan, Recording

Thank you for tuning in to our live Q&A session with Dr. Tanya Khan on March 30th, and a HUGE thank you to Dr. Khan for joining us to talk about eye and skin care! For those who missed the session, please see below for a recording.

Dr. Khan with Tru-Skin Dermatology specializes in the clinical and surgical management of eyelid and orbit disorders. She performs surgeries to correct excess tearing due to nasolacrimal obstruction, complex oculofacial reconstruction to repair defects from trauma or cancer excision, and the removal of orbital tumors. Dr. Khan also offers non-invasive facial cosmetic augmentation through botulinum toxin and facial filler injections, chemical and laser skin resurfacing, and topical skin care.

Check out her website to find out more!