Blossom Community Credo

During my morning meditation, I was suddenly inspired with the following statement, which I am calling the Blossom Community Credo. This is a statement describing “What We Stand For”–both as unique souls and as a conscious collective. This is by … Continue reading

No Patience for Yoga? Try Pilates

10 years ago I was in desperate need of some mindful movement. After years of playing sports and beating up my body, I was yearning for a form exercise that would balance, energize and restore me to a natural state … 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

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

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

For Every Woman-A Poem

I came across this poem my best friend Isabella wrote for me last year, when I was opening up Blossom Pilates and Soul Studio. It touches me now just as much as it did then, and I want to share … Continue reading

In God We Trust. Really?

Have you ever considered the fact that the founding fathers of this country were speaking transformation 101 when they came up with the phrase “In God We Trust?” Trust is a big buzz word in my conscious community of friends. … Continue reading

Metabolize Jealousy as Motivation

I almost threw up today with jealousy. I was getting my hair highlighted, flipping through an Elle Magazine when I stumbled on an article about Gabrielle Bernstein. As I read her story and what she is up to, it was … Continue reading

How to Get Flat Abs Quicker

Training hard is great. But why not train hard and smart at the same time? Training smart means that you’re the developing body awareness and deep core strength that will continue to work for you long after the workout is … Continue reading