Recovering from an Injury -Part 1

  By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Part  1 “Appearance is absolute, but reality is not that way. Everything is interdependent, not absolute.” Dalai Lama The Overview and Approach Personal and practical experience with a multitude of soft tissue injuries indicates that the attitude regarding rehab challenges does more to determine the outcome than even the…

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How to approach yourself in movement.

Let your Brownies bake! By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Approach your work in Pilates with this general frame of awareness: First you organize yourself in the movement much as you would assemble and mix ingredients to bake. Second you refine the mix and maybe make a couple of adjustments.      The last and most…

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Yin and Yang

Some know it as energy

By Guest Writer Sarkice Nedder More than any other time in the history of the world this is the time of awareness about the need to condition our bodies and increase our energy. The variety of types of ways to do so abounds, from Boot camp to Tai Chi; the craze is on. There are tried and…

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Tell A Different Story

By  Guest Writer, Diana Bailey Acceptance is the starting place. It has nothing to do with being a “door mat” by allowing others to make decisions that are yours to make. It is not about giving up, giving in, or tolerating particular circumstances and behavior. Acceptance is seeing something for what it objectively is, so…

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Top 7 Tools for Living a Happier, Healthier Life – Part 2

by guest writer Heidi Hackler, CHHC Check out Tools 1-3 for Living a Happier, Healthier Life if you missed them. The following 4 Tools will help to complete your healthy lifestyle journey. Tools 4-7 for Living a Happier, Healthier Life 4. Eat a Rainbow of Veggies & Fruits Eat veggies of all colors of the…

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Top 7 Tools for Living a Happier, Healthier Life – Part 1

by guest writer Heidi Hackler, CHHC As a holistic health and wellness coach, I work with people on a daily basis to help them kick-start a healthier life. But I was not always so healthy myself, so I know what it’s like to turn your life around. I grew up with a healthy eating foundation…

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The Body as Teacher: What I’ve Learned Beyond the Power of Pilates

The human body is a terrific teacher; a miraculous, complex multi-layered marvel that most of us know very little about. In our Western world that spends so much time focused externally on the material world and identified with the mind, it’s important to consistently stop , find moments of stillness and quiet, and trust the…

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