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
One of my favorite clients, Tarah (from Hey Sugarsnap), recently sent me this adorable Pilates animation. While it’s cute and fun, it truly does an incredible job of summing up Joseph Pilates’ story and how the Pilates method came to be. Many people who love and practice Pilates don’t know the whole story behind it […]View Post
I love hearing from you all and recently one reader asked me for tips on stretching tight muscles around the shin. If you’re just getting back into a new running or walking routine, tight shins, calves, hamstrings and feet can be a problem. This …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
Another workout is up on The Balanced Life Pilates YouTube channel! I designed this short ab workout for when you are feeling like you just need a little boost (and a little burn) to tone your belly and slim your waist. This workout is quick, efficient and effective. Squeeze it in a few times per week […]View Post
I imagine as you read this post you have a hundred thoughts going through your head: tasks that need to get done, calls that need to be made, meals that need to be planned, a house that needs to be cleaned, appointments that need to be scheduled. I imagine you have your plate full…or more […]View Post