Pilates Balances the Body

Most fitness routines center around standing. Moving on our feet is great and should definitely be a piece of the fitness puzzle. However, there are so many other...

My Pregnancy Loss

There’s something you don’t know… earlier this year I was pregnant. I learned of my pregnancy at a bit of an inopportune time- right before the launch of the Mind...

Let’s Assess Your Mobility

A review in Science Daily claims “that mobility limitations are a litmus test for healthy aging.” As we age, we loose mobility in our shoulders, trunk and...

Physical Activity Throughout the Day

We tend to think about our fitness routine in hour-long increments. By now you know that I highly recommend spending time on the floor, mobilizing and strengthening the...

Benchmarks for Movement 🥳

How many of these moves can you do? Roll-up (no hands) Leg reach (or double leg stretch) Teaser Push-up Knee hover Plank Side-plank Squat Lunge Swimming I’ve made...

Anyone Can Do a Side-Plank!

I believe there is a version of EVERY exercise that you can do today, even the challenging side-plank. There is always a way to modify the pilates movement or adjust the...

The Best Self-Care

How much do you hear the word, ‘self-care‘ these days? We hear it spoken all around us, yet we need to take a moment to consider this trendy word or it might...

How to Engage Your Core

Have you ever been to a workout class and the teacher says, ‘now, really engage your core!’ Most likely, some thoughts like, ‘I’m not quite sure...

Establishing your “Movement Practice”

You may have heard me use the term “Movement Practice” and thought, ‘what is a Movement Practice?’ We all know the obvious benefits of exercise....

The Best Back Support: lying on the floor

The Benefits In last week’s entry I wrote about the benefits of sitting on the floor. Today, I’m exploring lying down! Lying on the floor in the...

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