Embarc Fundraiser – A New Movement

If you missed it last year,  this is your chance to get tickets before it sells out completely — again. A New Movement, and evening of dance benefiting the Embarc organization will be happening on Nov. 1st with six world premier pieces featuring the Joffrey dancers. The past few years, I’ve been heavily involved with this organization and have gotten to know a few of students who...
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True in fitness. True in Life.

So what’s holding you back?
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How Sustainable is your wellness routine?

Sustainability has gotten a lot of press lately and rightfully so. Whether it’s about the environment or your own body, working towards the long term results correctly is a big determinant of the progress you’ll make…or not. In fitness and wellness, it’s no different. While it may be good to do have a period of intense study, detoxing, and training, I find when people focus on...
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Is that book in your bag or you just happy to see me?

One of my best experiences as a Pilates student came from working with a teacher that captured my imagination through images and metaphors while explaining an exercise. It kept my attention and focus and made it just as much of a work in as a workout. Since then I’ve tried to incorporate it into how I teach myself and others. Both in Yoga and Pilates, I have found that it really makes a...
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Safety First….

Since the beginning of the year, there’s been several articles questioning the safety of yoga for most people. And while the headlines (and ensuing outrage) has done a lot to garner attention, what has been interesting for me personally is that it not till now that we’re finally having THAT conversation. For too long (in my humble opinion) there seemed to be a cavalier attitude about...
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