The Fragile Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

To say that I was frustrated was an understatement.... I was eating right, drinking about 3 liters of water a day and exercising five to six times a week. Yet no matter what I could not get rid of that sneaky little bulge around my mid-section. I had reached the dreaded plateau! When I shared my concerns with my personal trainer, Hollywood Physique Expert Eric the Trainer,  he asked a … [Read more...]

How Do You Define Strong?

I am STRONG! Those are words I can speak with confidence. It wasn't always the case but today I can stand tall and boldly proclaim I AM STRONG! I don't speak of physical strength though I possess that as well. Oh yes, I'm reminded of this often... When I invite a new mom to try my family aerial class, for example,  one of the most common responses I get is "I would love to but I'm … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Stretch! #7daystretch #liveinprAna

It's here!  The #7daystretch #liveinprAna challenge starts TODAY and I could not be more excited! Are you ready? As we explored earlier stretching is essential for good health and for preventing injury. You know how much I love a challenge so I'm super excited to be taking part in this fun and healthy one. Join me and commit to 7 days of stretching and you might win some awesome … [Read more...]

Exercise for a Stronger Brain

The topic of mental health and how it contributes to our overall health is one that has fascinated me for some time and that I have been researching extensively for a couple of year.  We spend a lot of time thinking about how our nutrition, fitness  and lifestyle affect our body and physical health, but as you'll see in today's article by contributing expert Kent Burden, physical fitness can have … [Read more...]

Life a Bed of Roses?

By Janet Mueller If life were like a bed of roses what would that look like to you? The reality is of course that life just isn’t always a bed of roses, although we do have a choice in how we choose to view our life. I used to have a friend who would constantly complain about everything. Always talking in a negative way, downing herself and other people too. I’d find myself not wanting to … [Read more...]

Centered Self Meditation: A Simple Technique to feel Strong and Centered.

Ever feel like you’re all over the place? It’s a common sensation in our fast-paced technology driven world. We’re always on the go, our attention is often spread thin, and time’s slipping through our hands. Sometimes, our fast-paced lives can leave us feeling disconnected from our center, our personal power, and our needs and desires. This goes for parents as well as children, and taking a few … [Read more...]