|Posted on August 8, 2018 at 8:35 PM||comments (1)|
Healing Lineage at Lake Pilates: Teachings of Unity
We come into this life with a family structure. Our first teachings about relationships, love, politeness (or lack there of), values, desires, and interaction come from this family unit. All of these affect us for the positive or negative, and all of it is meant to teach us. We learn how to love more deeply, how to forgive, how to be considerate of the needs of ourselves and othe...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 1, 2018 at 8:55 PM||comments (0)|
How using a Yoni Egg for prayer and meditation has healed me.
As some of you already know I am pelvis obsessed. Breathing deeply into the pelvic bowl, all of my Pilates classes start with pelvic tilts. I am a passionate educator about the bones and muscles of the pelvis, and true embodiment includes the root. Although having a solid foundation is key, I am learning many women are disconnected from their root, the base of their pelvis, and have uncomfortabl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 28, 2017 at 11:20 AM||comments (0)|
How to reduce stress in your life using breath, movement, and meditation:
Have you ever been so stressed that you hear a ringing in your ears?
Or you feel like you are in a pressure cooker?
I have. At times I have reached for food, drugs, alcohol, sleep and other people to manage my stress, and now I have learned tools for self-regulation through breath, movement and meditation.
On a scale of 1-10, ten being the hi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 27, 2017 at 3:25 PM||comments (0)|
We live in a dualistic plane. In order to know Unity, we must know the duality. When we meditate on both we will know that they are not mutually exclusive. Knowing the Unity and the duality both exist helps us to understand both planes exist for a reason. God asks us to know Him/Her. We know God through the Unity or the Oneness and the Qualities or Aspects of God that trickle down through the spiritual planes to the material worl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 9, 2017 at 2:20 PM||comments (0)|
Bringing the Body to Balance
Daily movement is needed to bring your body to balance. Life is unpredictable; we move in whatever direction our lives require us. Frequently there are repetitive movements that we do unconsciously that create movement patterns in the body. Repetitive stress can cause pain, tightness, or even injuries like herniations, pinched nerves, or numbness and tingling in the body.
Getting on the mat daily brings your body to balance...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 5, 2017 at 8:45 PM||comments (1)|
How reading Tami Lynn Kent’s book Wild Feminine affected my Pilates and Yoga practice, and why Wild Feminine is a must read for all women.
My world changed profoundly when I started reading the book Wild Feminine by Tami Lynn Kent. Through my Pilates practice I had a relationship with my ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 30, 2017 at 2:15 PM||comments (0)|
The American Heart Association recommends at least 30 minutes of exercise daily for adults and 60 minutes for kids. Are you getting that much movement? Although the benefits are endless, here are 6 Reasons Why Daily Movement is Key.
We all have our reason why, write me and let me know, what are you reasons for daily movement?
1) ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 13, 2017 at 8:25 PM||comments (0)|
Why a gentle exercise program may bring you closer to your fitness goals rather than high impact to start.
Consistency is key in any workout program. Pilates and Yoga both encourage core strength, flexibility and breathing. What makes them unique is that they are low-impact. All movement has benefits. And although high impact exercise might seem like it will get you there faster, harder isn’t always better.
Exercise is best applied in progressions. Pilates...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 14, 2016 at 9:45 PM||comments (0)|
Stress hormones may be telling your body to hold on to the fat.
Do you feel like you are pushing or always rushing?
Those feelings may be clues that cortisol is pumping in your system more than is needed.
How can you make changes in your lifestyle that make you feel like you have time and space to be?
We are a society focused on doing, but making time to BE is essential. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 10, 2016 at 7:40 PM||comments (0)|
Why workout with a fitness professional?
There are so many options for fitness nowadays, videos, gyms, classes. Why should you schedule a private session with Lake Pilates?
Accountability, passion, and excitement are all elements of making your workout fun and consistent. When you schedule an appointment with me for a workout, you are also scheduling an appointment with yourself, prioritizing yourself, and carving out time i...Read Full Post »