4 Tips for Getting and Staying Motivated to Exercise

Do you struggle with sticking to your fitness plan? You’re not alone. As a pilates instructor and fitness professional, this is perhaps the #1 concern that I hear from people. So I’m here to share 4 tips for getting and … Continue reading

3 Plans for Fat Loss & Peaceful Eating

“If you experience any of these: low energy, undesirable mental and emotional health, physical disease symptoms, or not happy with your weight, you may want to begin your health and nutrition journey.” –Heather Fleming, author of The Conscious Nutrition Guide … Continue reading

Turn Frustration Into Flow

Have you ever wanted something so bad, but just felt like a hamster running on a wheel? I want to speak to the frustration you’re experiencing and what I do to deal with disappointment. I completely relate to the feeling … Continue reading

Reflection: A dedication to the women in my life

I was in the middle of writing an email, and this “poem” just flowed onto the page from somewhere deep within, so I want to dedicate it to all of the inspiring and amazing women in my life. I love … Continue reading

Prevent shoulder pain from boxing and power yoga

Kickboxing and power yoga are two of the most empowering and beneficial forms of exercise around, but if you throw punches and perform chaturangas almost every day you may be causing repetitive stress on your shoulder joints. Here’s a closer … Continue reading

Own the Ugly

Do you own your own sh*t? I’m not talking about that destructive, self-pitying attitude of “everything is my fault.” I’m talking about really taking an honest and constructive look at your character defects and taking responsibility for how you’ve fallen … Continue reading

Are You Too Obsessed With Your Body? Take This Self Test

In response to the overwhelming feedback I got from my recent blog called “Fat Thighs,” I wanted to follow up with more support and resources for anyone suffering from BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder). Take the test below to find where … Continue reading

Fat Thighs

I used to think that having fat thighs was at the root of my troubles.  Fat thighs prevented me from joining friends at the beach, participating in activities, wearing the latest trends and most importantly, from feeling good about myself. … Continue reading

Powerless

If you’ve ever tried to control the outcome of your life, do yourself a favor and read this blog that one of my closest friends in recovery wrote. I relate to her description of the battle between my ego and … Continue reading

10 Benefits of Power Napping, and How to Do It

Feeling the afternoon slump? Learn how napping for as little as 5 min can revive you… Researchers have found in recent years that the human body requires only as much sleep as the brain will allow it. In other words, so long … Continue reading