In these dog days of summer, it’s especially important to drink enough water to stay hydrated. That goes double in Florida where you sweat just standing outside in the shade. Dehydration can happen quickly here. I was washing my car recently one morning and within an hour was drenched in sweat without actually being thirsty.
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Want to feel better in your body right now? Move it. Talk about instant gratification! In just minutes you’ll feel the rush of increased blood flow circulating around, it’s an internal warmth and buzz. A self-generated positive induced high from which you will reap rewards not only now but tomorrow and beyond. At your desk?
Pilates certifications can be snagged in a weekend or take several years and hundreds of hours to earn. I invested two years studying for my comprehensive certification which also included an apprentice program. I delved deeply into anatomy, biomechanics and how to work with injuries and limitations. It’s a fascinating and endless journey. More than
Pilates fuzzy boots and aerial yoga inspired me to hang a pink parachute hammock from the ceiling in my living room. I just mounted sturdy hooks right into the studs. It easily support my body allowing me to swing, stretch, and hang upside down. The anti-gravity feels great, especially after a long stressful day. I
At the recent the Pilates Method Alliance conference it was inspiring to see people in their 50s and 60s with lithe, strong bodies – many stronger than people half their age. Yup takes work. And it’s worth the reward to live in such a body. I started doing Pilates in my 40s. Ten + years
As a Pilates instructor, more than one of my clients have complained about menopause middle, that extra weight around the waist that women can get. How to get rid of it? Exercise, good nutrition and sound sleep – the traits of a healthy lifestyle at any age, are ever more important at middle age. According
Joseph Pilates was known to say that breathing is the first and last act of life. Can’t argue with that. But breathing is not something we think about ordinarily; it is mostly an unconscious biological function. When we do pay attention, breathing can transform your Pilates workout and your life. PILATES LATERAL BREATHING In Pilates,
Pilates does a body good in many ways. Improves balance, strength, flexibility, confidence and strengthens the pelvic floor. All that helps improve that most intimate of acts, sex. Most people have heard of the Kegel method to improve a woman’s pelvic floor, but Pilates can be better. So says this blogger/ Pilates instructor in the
Turns out the old adage that money can’t buy you happiness is not true. Money CAN buy you happiness IF you know how and where to spend it. In this Ted Talk , Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. Listen for
Well in case you missed it, yesterday June 7 was National Donut Day. But don’t worry there’s still time to do something sweet for a good cause and you could win free donuts for a year. In its continued support of The Salvation Army, from May 1st to June 15th Entenmann’s Bakery will donate $1