I love finding movement opportunities in NYC and the places I travel. I was thrilled to find this French sport, Pétanque, similar to the Italian Bocce, is right here in Bryant Park! I find many women still believe 'working out' is an all or nothing event. Creating a "Buffet of Movement (c)" is a very [...]
Whew! It's been a whirlwind of a month! Perhaps you feel the same with schedules, work, meetings and what time is left trying to fit in your health and wellness program. But how do you stay the course when life speeds up? Here are a few secrets I learned... 1 - Use the movement throughout [...]
Hope lies in the longer days and the magnolia buds patiently waiting to bloom. It has been a long snowy winter. It's a challenge to move the body when the days are cold and dark. But now is the moment to slowly begin to shine. Here are 3 simple steps to get you on your [...]
Happy Valentine's Day! I am a huge fan of chocolate, but today I am thrilled to see the Go Red campaign for women and heart disease making a real mark! Often, you may only become aware of your heart after running for a bus, climbing stairs or crying over your broken heart. Heart disease is [...]
What promises did you make to yourself on December 31st?! Are they in place now, 10 days later? Many may find themselves back to the same old, same old. I've been struggling with that a bit myself - concerned that the shift I wanted to make wasn't going to happen. I was sick on New [...]
We had the wonderful opportunity to interview with CBS a couple of weeks ago. Tracy Smith, CBS News Correspondent, called me on November 2nd and asked if we could work with her and do a piece on the history of dieting. While the piece involved many interviews from many people and research and stats to back [...]
Wow! Just got off an amazing call with Jeanette Bronée and a number of women from across the country who joined our Teleconference! Jeanette is is a Nourishment Counselor, a Certified Ericksonian Hypnotherapist and a Motivational Speaker. She is Board certified with the AADP from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, she is certified with Tom [...]
After 15 years in the size acceptance world, I was stunned when I viewed this video. Is it because she knows that diets don't work? Is it because she understands the self-deprication that comes with cycling in and out of an active lifestyle? Is is because she is a woman?
"Liberation from separation" said Maria, my yoga teacher. The words resonated deeply within me. I was struck by the profoundness of these three words. In my energy training with Christine Schenk, we speak about the physical body, the one that shows up to yoga, and the energy body, the one that still may be lingering at [...]
Toastmasters International’s Accredited Speaker Program acknowledges members who regularly demonstrate expert public speaking skills. This past week I was thrilled to be accepted as an Accredited Speaker after delivering my speech "'Til Breath Do Us Part."