1. 3 reasons every runner should be doing barre

    Barre is a relatively new trend on the fitness scene. There are lots of people who haven’t even heard of it yet, and many more who associate barre with ballet. While it’s true that barre workouts are inspired by ballet warm-up exercises, the similarity pretty much stops right there. Barre is a low impact, full-body strength training workout that fuses elements of yoga stretching, pilates core …Read More

  2. 4 reasons yoga & barre are great for postnatal fitness.

    This week we got an awesome question from one of our readers:  Why barre and yoga for postnatal fitness? I’m so happy this question was asked because it’s a question that I actually answer often when speaking with clients.  So here it goes… If you’re a mom, you’ve probably realized by now that your body feels a bit different after birth than it did before you got pregnant.  This can b…Read More

  3. How do I stay motivated to reach my fitness goals?

    “Most people give up when they’re 90% of the way toward achieving a goal.” Today we have a great question from one of our readers…how do I stick with my New Year’s fitness goals? It’s about that time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions begin to wane and many people are slipping off the track to their goals for the year. Don’t let that happen to you! If you started a new fitne…Read More

  4. Meet Me at the Barre!

    Are you looking for a way to tone your body and get ready for summer?! Or, are you a yoga or fitness enthusiast who’s looking to add strength training or training of the smaller stabilizer muscles into your routine? Then, barre is for you! You don’t have to be a ballerina (or ever even danced!) to enjoy a barre class. I can tell you that from experience because I never stepped foot in any danc…Read More

  5. How a new mom makes time for exercise

    Probably the question I get asked most often by clients, is how do I make time for exercise with a new baby in the house---plus all of my other responsibilities??  Well, I'm here to tell you, it definitely isn't easy, but it can totally be done!  Thousands of new moms, just like you (and me) are making it work everyday.  It really just takes some creative planning and team work.  Achieving phy…Read More

  6. My PostPartum Weight Loss

    So, having never been pregnant before, I decided on a super lofty weight loss goal while I was pregnant. I thought (naively) that I'd be able to lose all the baby weight and get back into pre-pregnancy shape by 10 weeks postpartum. Ha! I was wrong to say the least. While I didn't gain that much weight (since my son was born prematurely), it was still an uphill battle to see the scale budge. What I…Read More