When I was 27 years old I was between jobs, homes, cities, and relationships. The only stress relief I had at the time was exercise – specifically trail running. After briefly moving in with my parents, I finally relocated to D.C. without a job but with a plan to start over. That same day, Continue […]View Post
Stemming from years of ballet training and a head on car collision, from the age of 20 I was plagued with lower back and neck pain. This pain would come and go as I sought different chiropractors, massage specialists, and physical therapists. I figured I just had to learn to live with it. Then, at […]View Post
I have been active all my life. As a kid it was everything from tennis, gymnastics, ballet and ice-skating. I have also been a swimmer since I could walk. I decided after college to pursue my love of fitness and entered the world of aerobics. I taught …View Post
One of the biggest challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is managing an unweildy sweet tooth. You don’t have to give up your love for sweet foods in order to eat well. A healthy, balanced diet includes the entire spectrum of flavors that nature so abundantly offers: sweet, salty, savory, sour. Food is supposed to […]View Post
We’ve all heard that exercise is great for pregnancy but there are so many options out there it can be hard to determine what type of exercise is best. While I’m certainly biased, but many doctors would agree, Pilates is one of the most effective a…View Post
As constant and reliable as the beating of our hearts, our breath sustains us without effort or thought. In this moment, as you read this, you’re breathing in, breathing out, rhythmically feeding the body oxygen to keep your body alive, healthy and well.
It may surprise you that something as simple and natural as improved breathing could dramatically improve your health but it’s true. We all know that breath is essential to our survival, but did you know that focusing on your breath can be a vehicle to wellness, health and rejuvenation?View Post