The Never-ending Story of lower back pain.

Good morning readers! I want to begin the story of my lower back pain. In the past I have detailed over my experience with injury, particularly that involving lower back pain. So many of us suffer from this condition, and in my experience really one of the most frustrating and painful experiences. My problems started […]

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What kind of instructor do I want to be?

Good morning! It is currently five degrees here in beautiful New England, with a high of nine and a wind chill of -25. But the sun is shining so I’ll just be sitting here staring at the albeit cold and distant rays pretending it’s not happening and ignoring the two foot snow drifts blanketing the […]

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Making Vegetable Soup, the Shredded Chicken Edition

Hello there! Something awesome happened yesterday, in the form of someone actually telling me that my brief disappearance from the blogging community was noticed, possibly even missed! Anonymous day-maker, you know who you are 🙂 Something so minuscule like a passing, “Hey, you didn’t post on your blog this week and I missed it,” had […]

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Teaching Moments

Good morning, readers! I’m really excited that I have some teaching experience under my belt now. What’s even greater is that I’m starting to pinpoint the things I need to focus on to make myself a better instructor. My mom is a yoga instructor, so when I have teaching concerns I usually shoot her a […]

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Teaching a High school Football Team and the importance of Stretching

Good morning everyone!   No, I am not a High school Football coach. Football does not fall in my areas of expertise, far from it. What I do is teach them a weekly Pilates class that focuses on stretching, relaxation, and building core strength. Hooray! These things I know about! The general importance of stretching […]

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How to push past a weight loss plateau

Good morning all!   I got little carried away yesterday with my discussion on the benefits of diet vs. exercise for weight loss, and found myself heading down a different road: What happens when your progress grinds to a frustrating halt? What do we do to spark our metabolism into a calorie-burning mega-machine, without limiting […]

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