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Worth the Wait

I’ve talked a lot about lessons in waiting, patience, holding tight to your dreams and accepting the unknown over the past year. Some of this has …


Aloha from Hawaii!

My posts have been a little sporadic the past two weeks, and this is the reason… and this…   and this…   and this… and this… …

Health & Injuries, Workouts

Physical Therapy Exercises for Low Back or Neck Pain

I give a lot of homework to my patients.  While seeing me in the clinic is hugely important to a person’s outcome, it’s what that person …

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The Best Exercise Music Playlist and Workout

A few years ago I had just finished seeing a long day of patients at Harmony Pilates & Physical Therapy, and I was spent.  I had …

Health & Injuries

Delayed Onset of Muscle Soreness (DOMS) – What is it?

Does this sound familiar?  You wake up one morning stiff as a board.  Your shoulders are sore and it feels like you can barely lift your …

Fitness, Workouts

Pilates Barre Inner Thigh Burner!

Happy Friday!  What says TGIF more than a little Pilates Barre Burner routine? 🙂  This is a quick (six minute) routine that focuses specifically on the …

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Health & Injuries

Where Did I Put That? Ways to Improve Memory

We’ve all had those moments – you walk into the kitchen and forget why you went.  You know you wrote that phone number down but have …


Product Review – Vega Sport Performance Protein

As some of you know, I am a regular user of protein powders. My go to has always been Usana Nutrimeal (I use their Free variety), …


How To Sweat Proof Your Makeup

Hi everyone!  I’m so excited to introduce you to our guest blogger today!  Jen Rawson blogs over at Pretty Little Grub and is a Registered Dietician and …


Easter tips, recipes and fitness round-up

Hi everyone and Happy Easter weekend!  Whether you celebrate with traditions and a big family gathering, or simply enjoying a few jelly beans, you may find …