The Benefits of Pilates

Pilates. It’s one of those elusive exercise buzzwords you hear, but don’t quite understand. You know people swear by Pilates’ benefits, but you may have...

Breathing Techniques for Relaxation

Before I practiced breathing exercises, I used to have nightly panic attacks.  The dull, stabbing pain in my diaphragm made breathing annoying and, thus, sleep...

A Better Night’s Sleep Starts with Healthy Daytime Habits

The last few months of my life have been a trade off between enjoyable waking hours and comfortable sleeping hours. Such is the life of a non-air conditioned European...

Warmup & Stretches for Runners, Hikers and Golfers

When we play outdoor sports or explore our surroundings, we are freeing our minds and bodies from the confines of our daily indoor spaces. Even though these activities...

Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

Over the course of the pandemic, I turned to supplements for my vitamin and sleep deficiencies.   Truth be told, I could have used my parent’s backyard or...

Exercising in your 60s+

My mom has tapped into a determination to address aging like a champion. Even despite a lupus diagnosis she has remained relatively spry. Staying as mobile as possible...

Exercising in your 20s and 30s

Confession time… When I turned 30, I lived too much into the hype of how different it would be from my 20s. I ran with my literal gut feeling that my metabolism is...

Exercising in your 40s and 50s

Exercise combats the effects of aging. If you aren’t currently exercising, now is a great time to begin. You’re never too old, too unfit, or…..(insert whatever...

Pilates is the Bridge to Exercise

Jennifer Interviews Meghan – Part 2 “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside you.” -Deepak Chopra Motion is a quintessential aspect of...

Jennifer Interviews Meghan – Part 1

What does a West Coast pilates instructor and an East Coast author have in common?  Well, in the case of Meghan Pickrell and I, we are both women growing our...

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