Health & Injuries

Common Physical Therapy Questions – ice or heat??

Hi everyone! HAPPY NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH! I have been a proud member of the PT community since 1998 when I entered physical therapy school for …

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The Perfect Salad Dressing

Some of you have asked for my balsamic dressing recipe, so I wanted to share it today! I feel like my life changed when I started …

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Oriental Kale & Mushroom Salad

I adore kale. As in, I love it with a capital “L”. I used to be more of a spinach girl (I still love you spinach!), …


How To Make a Big Decision

I grew up in Kansas City, Kansas, and moved to Denver, CO, for physical therapy school in 1998.  I met my future husband there, started my …

Fitness, Workouts

Two Minute Ab Burner!

I have Mr. Joseph Pilates to thank for many things in my life.  One of those things is his amazing Abdominal Series!  You don’t know abdominal …


Exploring Gluten

Do you feel lately like gluten may be the source of all that is wrong in our world?  I can’t turn my head without reading about …


The Sweat Box Workout

  I planned on doing a Pilates class at noon today, but baby girl and I were having too much fun and she didn’t go down …


My Happy Place

  I have to admit something to you. I’m a better person, mother, wife, teacher and instructor if I workout every day. I want to be …

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Endometriosis & Fertility, Nutrition

Why I Take Usana Vitamins and How It Has Helped My Endometriosis

Why I Take Usana Vitamins and Why I Love Them   Other than an occasional Vitamin C powder drink, I didn’t used to think much of …

Jessica Valant


Meet Jessica Valant – Pilates and Physical Therapy Professional

I’m Jessica. I’m a physical therapist and a Pilates teacher. I am a wife, a business owner and a mom. I am an endometriosis and infertility …