Stress: Your body under siege

Posted on: July 24, 2019

Stress: Your body under siege

Our body responds to stress in many ways: increased heart rate, lost appetite, susceptibility to infection, sharpened sight, boosts of energy. These are the results of the body being in a “fight or flight” mode. Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your body that makes you reach to stress ... Continue Reading

5 exercises to fix the “mom slouch”

Posted on: May 15, 2019

5 exercises to fix the “mom slouch”

With the joys and blessings of motherhood, comes the opportunity to snuggle and hold your little one close. Sometimes, we could only wish that the time would slow down, so we can continue to enjoy these precious moments that will be cherished forever.  As a certified personal trainer, pre/postnatal exercise specialist, and ... Continue Reading

Just Breathe!

Posted on: December 11, 2018

Just Breathe!

What do belly breathing, alternate nostril breathing, singing, chanting, deep slow breathing and other forms of resistance breathing all have in common? Interestingly, incorporating one or more of these types of breathing at first signs of pain can greatly help with providing relief. As a fitness guru, yoga instructor and ... Continue Reading

The Hot Topic of Fevers

Posted on: November 29, 2018

The Hot Topic of Fevers

We've all been there. A kiddo comes wandering over and snuggles in. "She feels warm..." you think to yourself, and head off to retrieve the thermometer. But if you are like most parents, you can take a temperature, but other than confirming that they are not the perfect 38 degrees ... Continue Reading