A simple summer coffee cake loaded with fresh, juicy blueberries, the nutty flavor of whole grains and BONUS… packed with extra protein. So one of my new favorite finds in the past year has been Kodiak Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix. Not only do I use it exclusively for all […]

Kodiak Blueberry Protein Coffee Cake


5 Ways to Use Exercise to Help Facilitate Recovery from Alcohol and Substance Abuse Finding the motivation to exercise is difficult under the best of circumstance. However, if you are recovering from alcohol and substance abuse it can be a powerful tool on the path to recovery. Not only that, […]

5 Ways to Use Exercise to Help Facilitate Recovery from ...


  A few weeks ago in yoga class, with 8 women present, I asked who feels like they are in a period of “normal” in their life right now. After a moment, only 1 lady raised her hand. I found that very interesting, in light of the fact that I […]

Can We Just Get Back to Normal?



If you live in a part of the country where winter comes early and stays long, you probably have to exercise indoors, as frigid temperatures and slippery surfaces are poor motivators for any but the hardiest souls. People who are used to working out in the fresh air may find […]

Staying Fit Indoors: Cold-Weather Workout Tips


Cinnamon, spice and everything nice. Oh the scents of the season! This month in Yoga we have been using cinnamon bark oil to enhance our breathing and get us in the spirit of the season. I know most of us are excited about the upcoming holiday season, but it sure […]

7 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Holidays More Joyfully


Despite sincerely wanting to eat healthier, be more active, and stick to more healthful habits, many people fail to reach the goals they set for themselves at the start of each year. An estimated 92% of people (literally millions of people each year) end up falling off of their New […]

Strategies for Sticking to Your Health and Fitness Goals All ...



A calm little Yoga routine to wind down from your day and prepare for a good night’s sleep. Approximately 15 minutes long.

Yoga For A Good Nights


When summer squash is in season I make this recipe frequently, and I am not even really a big summer squash lover. I, however, do love this recipe. It’s quick and easy to make and has just a slight kick to it!

Summer Squash Casserole


This is the 2nd in my quickie workout series.  No time for a formal workout. I am taking away the excuses with quick little things you can do around your house as you operate throughout your day. Use your stairs each time you go up and down in creative ways to […]

Quickie Home Workout #3: Stair Work



Even if you don’t have time to get to the gym and don’t have weights at home, you can still workout. Here is a great little low body workout focusing on glutes. Video has been sped up. Find some motivating workout music and move to the beat. Workout details: Heel […]

Quickie Workout #2: Tush Tightening Workout