Want to help your alignment? Pick up a Book.

In a world where we are inundated with fast, flashy, and constantly updated information, a good old-fashioned book can sometimes seem like an outdated source of information. I beg to differ. 😉 The books listed below are resources that I repeatedly reference. They focus on building alignment from the ground up and continue to inform … Read more

Strong & Gentle

Last month I started doing a seemingly small thing that got me thinking in a big way. I started taking a ballet class again. A little background:I danced basically from the time I could walk and was onstage shortly after that. One BA in dance, one MFA in dance, and 10 years of dancing professionally … Read more

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

In the movement world, we often talk about consistency, habit building, time management, and yes, sometimes even sacrifice to get results from your exercise program. But what about love? Love?!? Yes, love. I’m talking about more than just loving running, Pilates, Yoga, or lifting weights. (Although liking your chosen workout modality is super important! You … Read more

Start The New Year STRONG!

Happy New Year!!!! As we are all getting back in the swing of things I’ll keep this really short and sweet. This month’s theme is STRENGTH.  The research is clear that strength training is a must not only for helping our muscles and bones but also for cognition, longevity, and mental health.  I wanted to do … Read more

The Be Well, Give Well Gift Guide

I can’t think of a better gift to give someone than something that will make them FEEL better from the inside out. This year I put together a short list of products that have helped me and my clients feel fabulous this year. You can also check out my RECOMMENDED PROPS page for more ideas … Read more

Breathe. Move. Repeat.

When I think about connection, I generally think of something outside of myself. Connecting with loved ones or building connections socially or professionally and reaching out rather than turning in. While of course these connections matter and are very important to our lives, do we place as much effort and importance on the connection to ourselves? … Read more

How to Modify ANY Exercise

We’ve all been there. You are in a class and all of a sudden the intensity ramps up, the progression of a movement series gets super hard and you feel like you have no clue what to do other than stop. Not fun. Movement layers or progressions are a fantastic tool to add challenge, promote … Read more

Let’s Chill Out

There is a saying that goes like this: If you don’t pick a day to rest your body will pick one for you. Summer is supposed to be a time to relax and rejuvenate. However, when I look around me that elusive thing called rest seems a bit out of reach. Frankly, I’m seeing most of … Read more

Build a Strong Skeleton

May is Osteoporosis awareness month so what better time to get talking about bone health? Even if you don’t have osteopenia or osteoporosis, considering the health and strength of your amazing structure that holds you up is a worthwhile endeavor. And building bone strength at any point in our lives can help combat things like “computer posture”, … Read more

KISS your workouts

KISS.Keep It Simple… Sweetie.(No place for name-calling here!) I’ve been teaching for a long time and let me tell you, shiny ball syndrome is a real thing in the fitness world. The latest gadget, the newest exciting trend, and yes even the latest research paper can make us wonder which direction to take our practice. When … Read more