How Yoga Can Help YOU and Your Baby

  There are tremendous benefits to starting a yoga practice or getting right back into it just 6+ weeks post having your baby. Not only does the practice help mom find peace and grounding, relieve symptoms of postpartum depression and get her body back to pre-pregnancy shape but it also helps the baby develop and cope [...]

It’s not just WHAT you eat, but WHEN you eat!

It's been a little while since I've taken the time to write a post but I'm back at it and stronger than ever! If you were one of the amazing yogis that attended my Flow Class at Lululemon this past Sunday then you heard my short discussion on the importance of timing your food input. We [...]

By |October 13th, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Get to know yourself with YOGA! Prevent AVIDYA.

A lack of self-knowledge leads to all suffering, at least this is what the ancient yogic texts say and I believe it holds some truth. This concept is known in sanskrit as "avidya" which is defined as an ignorance about oneself or a lack of self-knowledge. It is experienced in four different ways which include [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Yoga can shorten my muscles?!?!

Though there are many reasons why individuals attend yoga classes, lengthening and flexibility are some of the main reasons why people attend. This is great for those who take the time to slowly transition from pose to pose and who have an educated instructor who can lead them gracefully and mindfully through the practice. However, [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Lack of Metabolism or Lack of Movement?

Often times we blame our inability to lose weight on a "slowing metabolism" or poor genetics that cause a "slow metabolism" which often times is not the cause at all! Yes, there are issues out there that reduce an individual's metabolic rate. However, this is not as often the cause as people like to state. Calories are [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tired of making the same resolutions EVERY year? Try these steps to stick to them in 2015

One week into 2015, the resolutions and goals are rolling into our minds and planning has started. The beginning of January brings with it a time of reflection on the past year and planning into the next year. How am I going to make 2015 the best year yet? Often times we find ourselves stating [...]

By |January 6th, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Find Your Zen during the hustle and bustle of the holidays

The holiday season brings feelings of joy, happiness, and love. Children's eyes are filled with excitement as they wait for Santa to come. We spend time with family going to parties, decorating the house, and enjoying the warm holiday mood that fills the air. However, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can also [...]

By |December 9th, 2014|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Could lack of sleep be the cause of your weight gain?

Have you ever been in that frustrating place where you are working out hard and following a solid nutrition regimen and you just can’t figure out why you are struggling so hard to lose weight OR you are actually GAINING? The answer could be the amount of sleep that you are getting! When we are [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Post Exercise Muscle Soreness?

Drop the Ibuprofen and grab some Watermelon Juice! Recent studies have shown that the amino acid L-citrulline which is found prominently in watermelon helps to reduce post-exercise muscle soreness. A report by ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shared a study of seven athletes were given either natural watermelon juice, watermelon juice enriched in [...]

By |August 31st, 2014|Categories: Fitness|0 Comments