3 Simple (Healthy) Rules for Weight Loss

July 13th, 2012 (No Comments)

                      The elusive struggle to lose weight continues to confound most people.  It seems like the more articles / research / self-help books on weight loss, the bigger we get.  It is an inverse relationship that does not make logical sense, yet when we look […]

Office Juice Cleanses

July 12th, 2012 (No Comments)

When it comes to the office, there are a wealth of unhealthy habits that tend to dominate typical corporate etiquette.  From big box takeout lunches to cookie trays to your cubicle-mates consistent stream of new cupcake recipes (and let’s not forget those ever-present candy dishes, somehow unnoticed by their owner but loved by you), it […]

Healthy Computer Habits

July 9th, 2012 (No Comments)

Generally, we associate injury with movement, overexertion, and other ACTIVE endeavors.  But we can get repetitive stress injuries and other very uncomfortable problems and syndromes simply by sitting still (or relatively still) at a desk!  Improper movement patterns, over time, lead to many physical ailments such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and a lack of motion […]

BASI Pilates

June 11th, 2012 (No Comments)

For anyone out there considering becoming a Pilates instructor, Body Arts and Science International (BASI) Pilates is the best teacher training program, hands down.  Although trained through and certified by BASI since early 2009, my experience spending the weekend going through part of the original certification (the part focused on teaching and working with clients) […]

Fitness and Fashion Converge!

June 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

Tomorrow is the June Portland First Thursday in the Pearl…and Leanna NYC is featuring local artists, musicians and fitness! Rachel Rettman – Fitness. Nutrition. Lifestyle. will be raffling off private training, nutrition consultations, and free classes!  This is a great opportunity to ask fitness and nutrition questions, meet Rachel, and mingle with fun people. More […]

Superfoods for Weight Loss

May 31st, 2012 (No Comments)

        Whether or not you want to lose weight, the following article outlines a number of benefits associated with eating some very important foods such as black beans, salmon, blueberries (wait, wasn’t there a post here all about blueberries recently?!?!?!?!), spinach and more. Best Superfoods for Weight Loss You can never eat […]

Navitas Naturals Sweet Cacao Nibs

May 23rd, 2012 (No Comments)

Healthy eating can be challenging, and even the most dedicated wellness enthusiast has moments of weakness.  But let’s think of these moments as opportunities…chances to get a little novelty into the diet!  There are ways to have your cake and eat it too.  Or in this case, have your Cacao nibs and eat them too. […]

5 Great Ways to Eat Blueberries!

May 17th, 2012 (No Comments)

            Guess what…It’s blueberry season!  Blueberries are one of those powerhouse foods that make every ‘most nutritious’ or ‘top 10 must have’ foods list.  Rarely does one come across a person that does not like blueberries, and kids can also love them because they are both sweet and, well, blue! […]

Optimal Class Schedules

May 10th, 2012 (No Comments)

One of the more challenging aspects of having your own little fitness business and being a solo-preneur is class scheduling!  There is the desire to please everyone but the need to have classes with enough people to pay the bills. The next month or two will be spent figuring out an optimal mat and reformer […]

Spend Your Tax Refund on Your Health!

April 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

                So you received your tax refund…now what? Sure, there are always new pairs of shoes, new purses or that really cool necklace to be had, but the best thing to spend your tax refund on is personal enrichment in the form of health and fitness activities and […]

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