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Apple Pie on a diet….. 0 Comments

Apple Pie on a diet…..

A makeover for your sweet tooth! Apple Pie Makeover Recipe (serves 2) 1 apple 1 graham cracker 1/4 lemon cinnamon to taste maple syrup or honey to taste Chop apple and place in microwave proof bowl. Crumble one graham cracker (all 4 sections) and squeeze lemon into bowl. Add...

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Pilates….Plodys…potato…pototoe….REALLY? 0 Comments


The other day I was reviewing google key word searches for our studio.  Was I amazed to find out just how many ways you can spell PILATES?   That same day the phone rang  and the caller asked “How much are PILOT classes?”  I thought that I was victim of...

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Healthy Holiday Treats 0 Comments

Healthy Holiday Treats

Santa Strawberries Recipe   Ingredients: 1 dozen strawberries 1 cup whipped cream a handful of chocolate sprinkles Directions:  Using a pairing knife, slice the leafy end off each strawberry so they stand up evenly. Then slice the tip off to make a little hat. Using a spoon or a...

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YOU. ARE. AMAZING. 0 Comments


“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts This is because I spent the first third of my life believing that in order to be validated, I had to be perfect…perfect meant being  what others needed me to be…quiet…clean…ideal...

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Flexible Benefits 0 Comments

Flexible Benefits

Flexible Benefits  We take part in aerobic activity to improve our cardiovascular endurance and burn fat. We weight-train to maintain lean muscle tissue and build strength. Those are the two most important elements of a fitness program, right? Actually, there are three important elements. Often neglected is flexibility training....

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A healthy Thanksgiving side dish… 0 Comments

A healthy Thanksgiving side dish…

Cider-Glazed Roots with Cinnamon Walnuts INGREDIENTS 3 pounds assorted root vegetables, peeled (see Tip) and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup apple cider 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon butter 1/8 teaspoon...

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Applause…Applause….for the wonderful you!! 0 Comments

Applause…Applause….for the wonderful you!!

“I have done my best. That is all the philosophy of living one needs” ~Lin-yutang Take a break and take a look in the mirror. Look at yourself and smile while you congratulate yourself for everything you have been through, good or bad, ups and downs. It doesn’t matter...

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Yummy and Festive Pumpkin Soup 0 Comments

Yummy and Festive Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup Prep Time:   5 Minutes                   Cook Time: 1 Hour                         Difficulty:Easy              Servings 8 Ingredients 2 whole Pie Pumpkins 1 quart Vegetable Or Chicken Stock 1/2 cup Heavy Cream 1/3...

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Pilates Mama….Oh yeah baby!! 0 Comments

Pilates Mama….Oh yeah baby!!

Pilates has the perfect recipe to keep you in shape throughout every trimester.  Not only will it keep you strong and flexible, but it’s the perfect antidote to the discomforts associated with your pregnancy. The (big!) added bonus? Because Pilates work engages your deepest core muscles, pelvic floor, hips...

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A Healthy Halloween Treat…say what? 0 Comments

A Healthy Halloween Treat…say what?

  Jack-O-Lantern Oranges You will need: oranges a small, sharp kitchen knife (or an Xacto knife) filling of choice: fruit salad, oatmeal, yogurt, chocolate mousse, sorbet, etc. Slice the tops off of the oranges and set aside. Cut around the insides and remove the orange segments. (Reserve for fruit...

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