Feeling Down & Anxious? Try These 3 Mindful Living Rituals

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Feeling Down & Anxious? Try These 3 Mindful Living Rituals Are you feeling anxious, frustrated, or overwhelmed? There’s no surprise if you are. The craziness of 2020 has our feelings topsy turvy along with our bodies. Time for more Mindful living. Please, take comfort in knowing that you’re not alone in your frustration. Luckily, we’re…

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Digestion & Nutrition for Wellness & Healthy Living

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Digestion & Nutrition for Wellness & Healthy Living A pandemic isn’t the only time we want to be conscious of our health and wellness, but it definitely doesn’t hurt to revisit essentials – like digestion – right now. As part of the Lifestyle Consulting that I do clients learn individualized tools for healing, vitality and…

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Precautionary Measures & Wellness Tips during COVID-19

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Precautionary Measures & Wellness Tips during COVID-19 To protect the health and wellness of clients and their families, the studio is temporarily closed. In case you missed the eblast I sent this weekend following the declaration of a state of Emergency in Pima County, as of Wednesday, March 25th, through Monday, May 11th we’ll be…

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Perfectionism- a path to paralysis

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”  – Anna Quinlen   I spent  most of my life focused on Beauty, Health and “Success”, I fell into the trap that “at some moment in the future, everything would be better,” even, “Perfect.” My…

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The Little Things!

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The Little Things By Guest Writer Paula Taylor About four months ago I started asking my sister questions about details I noticed at the Body Fundamentals Studio, little things she does, provides or creates that often go unnoticed or recognized. As a marketing and branding professional this annoyed me. Frankly I kept asking why she…

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Pilates Benefits for Cyclists

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5 Ways Cyclists Can Benefit from Pilates Did you know that Pilates is great for both cycling performance, and also to help prevent cycling injuries? I have several Tucson Pilates studio clients who are avid cyclists and committed to how Pilates improves and sustains their cycling performance. If you’re a dedicated cyclist, your training is…

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Simple Tips for Cleansing & Body Rebalancing

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Start your Fall off with more energy! Each time we embark upon another season, the genuine desire to make positive changes for ourselves is strong. However, often our motivation is hard to sustain, especially if we try to do too much all at once. My suggestion for cleansing is to begin simply, phasing in changes…

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Feel the Fear and Do It anyway! Principles of Reflective Practice.

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By Guest Writer Janic Gorayeb  Founder & Creative Curator of Ripple Effect Leadership www.rippleeffectleadership.ca The concept of self-reflection (aka the reflective practice) was a concept I first learned about at Royal Roads University during my leadership graduate studies. There was a strong focus on leading self and personal leadership. We were introduced to the work of Ronald…

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Do you practice Mindfulness or Meditation? What’s the difference?

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When you sit down to meditate, how do you begin? The focus on mind and body, the breath, a mantra – each of these practices allow the opportunity to quiet your thoughts and bring you to a state of stillness that can leave you feeling more refreshed and relaxed. Expanded awareness and the intention of…

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On the path to Perfect Health: Meditation

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As we enter a new year, it’s the perfect time for new, healthful practices. One of my renewed intentions is to expand my personal practice of daily meditation. To be honest, I’m re-arranging my schedule to include an early evening meditation at least twice a week. My evenings at home are more peaceful and relaxing when…

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