Admit Powerlessness to Become Truly Empowered

In the recovery world we talk a lot about being powerless. And this comment seems to make our brothers and sisters in the spiritual/transformational world shift uncomfortably in their seats. So, I’m going to attempt to describe why being powerless … Continue reading

Service Entrance

Today I was humbled as I visited some clients who I’m doing some pilates home studio consulting for. I’ve been to this high end building many times over the years, and have always dropped off my keys with the valet, … 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

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

Want to know the solution for your chronic knee pain?

You may be sitting right on the truth. Most of us, especially women, are weak in our gluteal muscles and in the lateral rotator muscles of the hip. These smaller, intrinsic muscles help to stabilize the alignment of the hips … Continue reading

Is Pilates Like Yoga?

Q: Is Pilates Like Yoga? I get asked this all the time, so here’s the short answer: A: In some respects Pilates is like Yoga. Both are considered mind-body type methods of movement; both emphasize deep breathing and smooth, long … Continue reading

Exercises To Relieve Pain Caused by Poor Posture

Most people are surprised when I tell them that prolonged sitting is one of the most demanding things they can do to their bodies. Why? Let me share with you what’s going with your hips, spine and upper body while … Continue reading