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Inside Our Hip Hop Yoga Party (Plus Rebecca Minkoff's Wellness Tips!)

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After a brief Racked Fit Club hiatus, our free fitness program returned in full force at Rebecca Minkoff Melrose, where a handful of loyal readers joined us for candlelit hip hop yoga with Y7.

Although the 45-minute class was rather brief, it was definitely challenging, as our lovely instructor Erin led us through a fast-paced practice complemented by sweet beats. The serious sweat session only made the after party that much more rewarding, where Sambazon hosted a delicious acai bowl bar and Point Studio gifted everyone with its print-tastic grip socks.

Check out party photos above. Since designer Rebecca Minkoff couldn't be there (her awesome team held down the fort on her behalf), we asked the inspiring NY-based mother of two to share some of her health, fitness, and beauty essentials.

What's your favorite piece RM Athleisure piece?

I love the bras and leggings. They're so comfy!

What's your go-to weekly workout?

I work out twice a week. It's all I have time for, but it's intense. I do a combination of strength training and cardio.

With a busy schedule like yours, what are a few small things you do to stay active throughout the day?

Once I'm at the office, I'm nonstop. I'm running around to so many meetings and booked every hour — it really keeps me out of sitting in a chair all day.

What do you eat for breakfast to keep you fueled?

I love a smoothie from Hu Kitchen!

What are your current favorite beauty/skincare products?

I'm obsessed with Shani Darden's Retinol Reform and I use the Honest Beauty Balm for dry spots.

Rebecca Minkoff LA

8335 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069