Resources

  • Fresh Air Workouts

    My previous article for the series Fitness Friday focused on changing up your exercise routine by challenging yourself to get out of your fitness routine, such as attending a group exercise class. The article ran on February 18, 2020. Can you think of any major phenomenon that transpired between then and now that totally upended…

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  • After spending all this time isolating at home, some of us are chomping at the bit to get back to working out more consistently. There are definitely some important things to consider and put into practice to make the most of your time working out! To celebrate Men’s Health Month in June, here are five tips to encourage…

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  • This year the Summer Solstice falls on Saturday, June 20, 2020, which is the longest day of the year introducing the first day of summer. Summer Solstice is the celebration of light and sunshine, which ultimately triumphs and overshadows throughout the season. At the solstice, the angle between the Earth’s equator and the Sun’s rays…

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  • Have you ever been in a “funk,” more specifically, an exercise “funk”? I believe there are many times when all of us might answer “Yes” to this question.  Like most things in life, a regular regimen of exercise goes through its ups and downs. Life happens!  Events such as job changes, moving, becoming new parents,…

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  • The use of resistance bands for exercise goes back a few decades, gaining popularity in the early 1990’s. Prior to the introduction of resistance band training, those seeking the benefits of weight training were generally limited to barbells, dumbbells and exercise machines. While free weights and machines remain popular among gym goers, resistance bands offer…

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  • I have learned a lot from teaching yoga over the last decade, but I have learned the most from teaching Baby Yoga! Babies have a way of making everything so pure and simple. They approach (most of) life with curiosity and joy, and I try to conjure a little bitof that into my every day. Here are some…

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  • Meet Me at the Barre!

    What is Barre? Barre stems from ballet, but you don’t have to be a dancer!  It is a fusion of ballet, pilates and yoga with added cardio blasts choregraphed to fun, energetic music.  The class is designed using proper alignment for safety and incorporates cardio, strength training, balance and core exercises targeting full body 360…

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  • Joseph Pilates, the creator of Pilates which he originally called Contrology, was the ultimate master in body movement. He believed in the mind over body connection, concentrating on movement with intention and purpose from the core of the body. His series of exercises focus on spinal health, core and muscular strength, flexibility, control, and coordination.…

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  • September is an introduction to Fall with warm days, cooler nights and the leaves beginning to change color.Autumn brings our attention to the change of seasons and invites us to explore self-reflection, balance,comfort and letting go. This seems perfectly fitting that September is National Yoga Month and I invite youexplore within yourself while on your…

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