Fight the Effect of Gravity!

Fight the Effect of Gravity!

One of my favourite positions in Essentrics, a dynamic stretching and strengthening workout that targets all 650 muscles and 360 joints in one class, is called Neutral Elongation. It is excellent at fighting the effect that gravity takes on our spine over time. The...
Thank You Note to My Students!

Thank You Note to My Students!

Today’s post is just a simple thank you letter to my students. I just want all of you to know that I am grateful to have you in my life When I am feeling down, there is at least one student who makes my day brighter with a smile or a piece of good news about...
Never Say Never!

Never Say Never!

After twenty years in the business, I have heard so many extreme views about different fitness trends, that I know better than to panic about any one of them. “Don’t ever jump or lift both feet off of the ground! You will hurt your joints.”...
The Magic of 20!

The Magic of 20!

People often tell me that they admire my ability to complete projects and then they go on to tell me why they could never do what I have done. I hear excuses like, “I can’t find the time” or “the job is too large!” I have managed to...
S.A.D? Exercise Might Not Be Enough!

S.A.D? Exercise Might Not Be Enough!

Meet my new best friend, Mr. Light Therapy Lamp. Every winter I struggle with feeling down and I know that it’s not because I need to exercise! Often doctors describe fitness for people who are depressed as a way of increasing energy and endorphins. I completely...