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Blog Archives: 2016

Holiday 2016: Helping Girls, Women, and Families in Need

Friends! In the spirit of the holidays, I just want to highlight some pretty awesome causes to get behind with your year-end giving. They are working tirelessly to help YOUNG GIRLS, TEENS, WOMEN and FAMILIES. I am sharing two domestic, and two international organizations who could use your support. Please, please read up on this...

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Let’s Make No Little Plans

“Make no little plans, they have no magic to stir men’s blood….make big plans; Aim high in hope and work.” Daniel Burnham My son and I just got the opportunity to watch Hamilton in Chicago. We have devoured the soundtrack for months. It is in and of itself awe inspiring in its delivery….of an awe...

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Should you brace your core during exercise?

This is a question I get a lot. So I thought I would share an inquiry that grew from a water cooler conversation at a Pilates studio. Should we use a sustained light brace or as the inquirer here calls it  ‘switched on’ core components at a low level throughout exercise? How does that jive with the...

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