One of my greatest challenges as a yoga instructor is my personal practice. Sounds silly. When I was teaching, I taught 5 yoga classes a week. You would think a personal practice should be a piece of cake, right? Wrong. oh so very wrong. One of the biggest reasons I scaled-back on teaching was the… Continue reading IMperfect(ions)
Life is always interesting and ever changing. Change is one of those things that I have always thrived on. When I was younger, I would create change by simply packing my bags and starting fresh in a new city. The older you get, it seems that the less geographically mobile you can be. I'm not… Continue reading More curves in the road of life…..
Happy St. Patricks Day!! If you go on a bender today in celebration, try to make up for it tomorrow with a delicious green smoothie or freshly squeezed green juice! Greens are everywhere - power greens, supergreens, fresh greens, wheatgrass shots ...but what are you supposed to do with them? Greens can be a little… Continue reading Beer is Healthy, but GREENS are Better
Sometimes during a change of season you can start to feel stagnant or discouraged. As summer winds down you may begin feel like you're spinning your wheels but not moving forward. At these times in your life you need to remember to slow down and look from a different vantage point. The energy of the… Continue reading Freshen Up Your Life: Getting Clear About Your Intentions
Radio Star, Health Coach Star. either works 😉 what it boils down to is this.... I think the television is making me lazy and stupid. If not lazy and stupid, it's simply zapping my inspiration, creativity and motivation! Source Before I started living with Stephen, I never watched television. Now I find my ass on the… Continue reading Video Killed the Health Coach Star….
Who doesn’t feel as if there aren’t enough hours in the day? I regularly try to pack 36 into 24. Often we rush through the day, running here and there, and end up exhausted. I have definitely been guilty of this in the past few weeks. Somehow these days full of duties, obligations and busyness… Continue reading Slow Down, Be Thankful, Enjoy the Moment
Remember when you were a child and you got so wrapped up in playing, imagining or creating that you didn't want to stop when it was time to eat? Do you remember leaving your meal half-finshed to run off and continue playing? Children innately understand that food is secondary to what is most nutritious and… Continue reading Play More, Eat Less
There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it…you need to drink water to stay fit and healthy. It’s estimated that up to 70% of our body is made up of water! Our blood is mostly water and our muscles and brains contain lots of water. We need water to assimilate vitamins and nutrients into our… Continue reading Glamorous Hydration!!
"In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties” ~ Henri Fredric Amiel When you say the words "Integrative Health" or "Integrative Nutrition" most people don't have a clue what you mean. American's today are used to going to their health care practitioner only when something has already gone wrong. And most… Continue reading The Health Care Debate…
As many of you may know I'm a graduates of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Board certified Holistic Health Counselors. That sounds very healthy and impressive, but what is the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and what exactly is a Board certified Health Counselor? The Institute for Integrative Nutrition is the only nutrition school in… Continue reading Health Coach?