On Monday, June 20th, 2016, nearly 200 members of the NYC fitness community and beyond came together at Bandier in Flatiron for "Guns Against Gun Violence," a campaign conceived by The Sweat Life Founder, Aly Teich in collaboration with photographer Chris Fanning, and fundraising platform Spotfund, in response to the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando and in support of all victims of gun violence. Together we stand in solidarity, using the strength of our “guns,” to show that love will always be stronger than hate. 

We are proud to use OUR 'guns' to make a symbolic statement against violence, but we also want to give back more tangibly. So, we have partnered with Spotfund to raise money for OneOrlando and the families of the victims of the Orlando shooting. We please ask for your support in these efforts. Every dollar counts (as you will see through Spotfund!)

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Art and hearts Face Art By Melissa.  

 Chris Mason + Brian Belardi, Spotfund + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer 

Chris Mason + Brian Belardi, Spotfund + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer 

 Barry’s Bootcamp Team

Barry’s Bootcamp Team

  Kym Perfetto, Kym Nonstop

Kym Perfetto, Kym Nonstop

 Britney Byfield, SOLACE NEW YORK

Britney Byfield, SOLACE NEW YORK

 Diana Garrett + Aaron Thouvenin, Surfset NYC

Diana Garrett + Aaron Thouvenin, Surfset NYC

 Natalie Kathleen + JD Roeser + Jason Roeser, The JIBS Life

Natalie Kathleen + JD Roeser + Jason Roeser, The JIBS Life

 Alison Cohen, Flywheel

Alison Cohen, Flywheel

  Brittany Ignas, Circuit of Change / SLT

Brittany Ignas, Circuit of Change / SLT

 Amanda Max

Amanda Max

 Nerijus Bagdonas, Train P3

Nerijus Bagdonas, Train P3

 Lindsey Valdez + Lauren Taus + Rebecca Hajek, Pure Yoga / Yoga Vida

Lindsey Valdez + Lauren Taus + Rebecca Hajek, Pure Yoga / Yoga Vida

 Bandier Team

Bandier Team

 Andrew Torrey + Chris Perna + Jack Sheehan, Bandier

Andrew Torrey + Chris Perna + Jack Sheehan, Bandier

 SWERVE Fitness Team

SWERVE Fitness Team

 The Fhitting Room Team

The Fhitting Room Team

 Amy Freeze, ABC7 News

Amy Freeze, ABC7 News

 Troy Brooks, YG Studios

Troy Brooks, YG Studios

 Uplift Studios Team

Uplift Studios Team

 Marisa Kochnover + Lisa Niren, CycleBar

Marisa Kochnover + Lisa Niren, CycleBar

 Erika Shannon + Mireya D’Angelo

Erika Shannon + Mireya D’Angelo

 Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer

Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer

 Jared Stein, WillyB CrossFit

Jared Stein, WillyB CrossFit

 Terez Team + Steve Madden, CEO of Steven Madden

Terez Team + Steve Madden, CEO of Steven Madden

 Jera Foster Fell, Workout Bean

Jera Foster Fell, Workout Bean

 Kelvin Gary + Kira Stokes

Kelvin Gary + Kira Stokes

 Flex Studios Team

Flex Studios Team

 Katherine Greiner, KGBody

Katherine Greiner, KGBody

 Face Art by Melissa Team

Face Art by Melissa Team

 Chris Mason + Brian Belardi, Spotfund

Chris Mason + Brian Belardi, Spotfund

 Frank Acosta, Manhattan Milk

Frank Acosta, Manhattan Milk

 Holly Rilinger, Flywheel

Holly Rilinger, Flywheel

 Tony Richardson, Former NFL Fullback

Tony Richardson, Former NFL Fullback

 Sylvie Curci, Acro Yogi + Alex Silver Fagan, CityRow / SOLACE NEW YORK

Sylvie Curci, Acro Yogi + Alex Silver Fagan, CityRow / SOLACE NEW YORK

  Taryn Toomey, The Class     by Taryn Toomey

Taryn Toomey, The Class by Taryn Toomey

 Flywheel + Flybarre Team

Flywheel + Flybarre Team

 Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

 Lauren Scala, New York LIVE

Lauren Scala, New York LIVE

 Stacy London, Celebrity Stylist and Author

Stacy London, Celebrity Stylist and Author

  Jamal Smith, Equinox

Jamal Smith, Equinox

 Kara Liotta, Flybarre

Kara Liotta, Flybarre

 Jen Jones + Conor Yates, New Love City

Jen Jones + Conor Yates, New Love City

 Alex Blodgett, CYC + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

Alex Blodgett, CYC + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

 Amanda Max + Chad “String” Stringfellow

Amanda Max + Chad “String” Stringfellow

 Kenny Santucci, SOLACE NEW YORK

Kenny Santucci, SOLACE NEW YORK

 Seamus Mullen, Chef at Tertulia / El Colmado

Seamus Mullen, Chef at Tertulia / El Colmado

 Seth Maynard, SWERVE/ Shadowbox + Danny Zapata, Flywheel/ CityRow + Mario Martinez, Flywheel + Ian Richardson, SLT

Seth Maynard, SWERVE/ Shadowbox + Danny Zapata, Flywheel/ CityRow + Mario Martinez, Flywheel + Ian Richardson, SLT

 Shannon Algeo, Life Coach and Yogi

Shannon Algeo, Life Coach and Yogi

 Lauren Taus, Life Coach/ Pure Yoga + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

Lauren Taus, Life Coach/ Pure Yoga + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

 Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer

Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer

 Brian Gallagher + Ryan Wilke, Throwback Fitness

Brian Gallagher + Ryan Wilke, Throwback Fitness

 Troy Brooks + Brian Kendrick, YG Studios

Troy Brooks + Brian Kendrick, YG Studios

 Bethany Meyers, SLT

Bethany Meyers, SLT

 Brooke Mullen, Bam Fit NYC

Brooke Mullen, Bam Fit NYC

 Erika Shannon + Natalia Petrzela, Intensati + Mireya D’Angelo + Patricia Moreno, Intensati

Erika Shannon + Natalia Petrzela, Intensati + Mireya D’Angelo + Patricia Moreno, Intensati

 Kira Stokes

Kira Stokes

 Erika Shannon

Erika Shannon

 Nicholas Ferroni, Teacher

Nicholas Ferroni, Teacher

 ModelFit Team

ModelFit Team

 Gerren Liles, Equinox

Gerren Liles, Equinox

 CityRow Team

CityRow Team

 Dave Mandelbaum + Jess Lloyd, PANATEA Matcha

Dave Mandelbaum + Jess Lloyd, PANATEA Matcha

 Nicole Meline, Peloton Cycle

Nicole Meline, Peloton Cycle

 Ashley Chmelka, Sincerely AMC

Ashley Chmelka, Sincerely AMC

 Steve Madden, Founder and Design Chief of Steven Madden

Steve Madden, Founder and Design Chief of Steven Madden

 Sylvie Curci, Acro Yogi + Alex Silver Fagan, CityRow /SOLACE NEW YORK

Sylvie Curci, Acro Yogi + Alex Silver Fagan, CityRow /SOLACE NEW YORK

 Sagan Schultz, WellWell

Sagan Schultz, WellWell

  Dara Hart, Dogpound

Dara Hart, Dogpound

 Sagan Schultz, WellWell + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

Sagan Schultz, WellWell + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

 SOLACE NEW YORK

SOLACE NEW YORK

 Amy Freeze, ABC7 News + Taylor Cicchino, TC Fitness

Amy Freeze, ABC7 News + Taylor Cicchino, TC Fitness

 Emily Farley + Gina Cavallo, EKG Project

Emily Farley + Gina Cavallo, EKG Project

 James Scully + Andy Harris, SWERVE Fitness

James Scully + Andy Harris, SWERVE Fitness

 Bari Studio Team

Bari Studio Team

 CYC Team

CYC Team

 Chad “String” Stringfellow

Chad “String” Stringfellow

 Dan Giordano, Erwin Seguia, Sam Jorgenson, Bespoke Treatments

Dan Giordano, Erwin Seguia, Sam Jorgenson, Bespoke Treatments

 Kenny Santucci + Alex Silver Fagan, SOLACE NEW YORK

Kenny Santucci + Alex Silver Fagan, SOLACE NEW YORK

 Keri Glassman, Nutritious Life

Keri Glassman, Nutritious Life

 Amanda Kloots, Studio B

Amanda Kloots, Studio B

 Chase Rosen, Bandier + Christopher Perna

Chase Rosen, Bandier + Christopher Perna

 Shannon Algeo, Life Coach and Yogi + Lauren Taus, Life Coach/ Pure Yoga

Shannon Algeo, Life Coach and Yogi + Lauren Taus, Life Coach/ Pure Yoga

 Jason Tran, SWERVE/ The Fhitting Room + Seth Maynard, SWERVE/ Shadowbox

Jason Tran, SWERVE/ The Fhitting Room + Seth Maynard, SWERVE/ Shadowbox

 Eric Salvador/ El Capitan + Dennys Lozada + Daury Dross + Farouk Houssein, The Fhitting Room

Eric Salvador/ El Capitan + Dennys Lozada + Daury Dross + Farouk Houssein, The Fhitting Room

 Mile High Run Club Team

Mile High Run Club Team

 Mireya D’Angelo

Mireya D’Angelo

 Elianne Alexander

Elianne Alexander

 Natalia Petrzela + Patricia Moreno, Intensati

Natalia Petrzela + Patricia Moreno, Intensati

 Frank Acosta, Manhattan Milk + Lauren Scala, New York LIVE

Frank Acosta, Manhattan Milk + Lauren Scala, New York LIVE

 Jamie Menaker + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

Jamie Menaker + Aly Teich, The Sweat Life

 Tracy Carlinsky + Chelsea File, Brooklyn Bodyburn

Tracy Carlinsky + Chelsea File, Brooklyn Bodyburn

 Amanda Schabes + Zara Terez Tisch, Terez

Amanda Schabes + Zara Terez Tisch, Terez

 Eve Kessner + Madeleine Starkey

Eve Kessner + Madeleine Starkey

 Bec Donlan, Sweat with Bec

Bec Donlan, Sweat with Bec

 Fred DeVito + Bergen Wheeler + Julie Bobeck, Exhale

Fred DeVito + Bergen Wheeler + Julie Bobeck, Exhale

 Terez Team

Terez Team

 Jenn Seracuse + Jackie Dragone, Flex Studios

Jenn Seracuse + Jackie Dragone, Flex Studios

 Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer

Aly Teich, The Sweat Life + Chris Fanning, Photographer