For Moms: 6 Easy Steps to a Healthy Routine

Timothy and Me

Before I was a mom, my daily routine was different and frankly, more flexible. Routines can be powerful when it comes to setting and achieving goals. As a mom, I rely on my routine.   Exercise in the Morning Even if it is only a few … [Read more...]

Who Made the Rules?!

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At the end of my class today at Equinox on the Upper West Side in Manhattan as I was telling my students to let go in to sivasana (corpse pose), I started thinking about how we impose certain rules on our selves once we become adults. We don't allow … [Read more...]

The Magic of Music

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I come from an extremely musical family. My mom and dad met in a musical at Idaho State University, my older brother had a rock band by the time he was 13 and my younger brother's son, Liam, can sing any song on the radio word for word at the age of … [Read more...]

4 Yoga Moves You Can Do at Your Desk

There are many reasons why I love yoga. There are the mental and physical health benefits as well as the amazingly comfortable (and adorable!) attire associated with it. But, one of my favorite things about yoga is the fact that you can do it … [Read more...]

My Experience with Emotional Eating

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One moment changed things forever for me. Towards the end of my ninth grade year of school, one of my girlfriends mentioned my thighs were getting fat. I took her comment to heart like anyone would and started dieting and counting every calorie I … [Read more...]

AMRAP Protein Bars: Delicious *and* Healthy (giveaway info inside)!

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Have you gone down the protein bar aisle at your local grocery store lately? Each bar claims that it is the healthiest, most tasty, morsel you will ever eat. Now, I have had many a protein bar, and not all are nearly as delicious as their marketing … [Read more...]

Meditation in Action

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Before Timothy was born and for at least a year, or so, leading up to being pregnant, I was very diligent about waking up early (sometimes 5:30am) to meditate for about 20-30 minutes. Ever since Timothy was born, I have definitely not been waking up … [Read more...]

Guest Post: How yoga can give you superior muscle strength

Your body is a temple that yoga can help look after.

Whether you are a footballer, rugby player, gymnast, or other kind of athlete, strength and stamina will play an important part in your performance.   Obviously, exactly how and when you need to draw on these qualities will vary depending … [Read more...]

Timothy’s Birthday Special sweetriot Giveaway Winner!

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I just want to say "thank you" to everyone who sent along Birthday wishes to Timothy today!!! His grandpa and grandma are in town and we had so much fun playing in the park. We opened some of his special presents this morning, played all day and had … [Read more...]

How to do a Handstand!

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I always find myself wanting to throw my legs up in the air and do handstands in the summertime. Timothy and I were recently out in Sheep's Meadow in Central Park and I loved kicking off my shoes and balancing on my hands. Timothy was squealing with … [Read more...]