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[8 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 2,183 views]
Restorative Yoga, Is it for you?

What is Restorative Yoga?
As a licensed massage therapist and fitness/Yoga instructor for the past 13 years, time after time, experience shows that many chronic aches and pains are caused by daily habits that constantly force us to look down, bend forward or sink in the mid section. Therefore, each Restorative Yoga class focuses on strengthening the core and opening up the front of the body specifically the heart, shoulders and rib cage. I like to say: “It’s like peeling off old layers of shrink-wrap. Ultimately, releasing stress and clearing out …

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[4 Mar 2010 | 8 Comments | 20,293 views]
What our bodies may being trying to tell us.

The connection between pain in your body and the Chakra system may be worth paying attention to……..

Chakra is believed to be a center of activity that receives, assimilates, and expresses life force energy.   The word Chakra literally translates as wheel or disc.  Therefore, Chakra defines the  spinning spheres of bio-energetic activity that radiate from seven major nerve centers extending forward and upward from the spinal column.
Typically, six of the seven Chakra wheels are referred to.  Imagine these wheels stacked in a column of energy that begins in the base …

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[11 Feb 2010 | One Comment | 5,121 views]
My Nia in New Hampshire experience.

Amherst, New Hampshire
Town Center

Weare, New Hampshire
My Home Town

Last week I took a trip to Weare,  New Hampshire to visit family and was able to connect with Lisa Jones, owner of  “Nia NH and Yoga” located in beautiful  Amherst, NH.

Lisa Jones, owner of "Nia NH and Yoga"
Lisa has been studying wellness and yoga for more than 25 years and has a private therapeutic breath work practice  based out of  “Nia NH and Yoga”.  Lisa has taught breath awareness since 1998 and has been a Nia instructor since 2004; this allows …

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 2,260 views]
What is The Nia Technique?

Nia Promotional Video 2005 from Nia Technique on Vimeo.
“Nia is movement-medicine for the body and soul.”
Nia was created in the early 1980’s by Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas, then fitness professionals in Marin County, California, searching for a smarter and less painful way to work out and stay fit.
The philosophy of Nia is based on the pleasure principle: If it feels good, keep doing it; if it hurts, stop and adapt what you do to feel better.  Nia is a workout, lifestyle and personal growth program. More than a physical …

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 2,718 views]
Come take a class with me in Fort Worth, TX

“It’s a lifestyle, not a diet”
If you would like to take a group class with me please click on the facilities name listed below to find out details on their class rates and membership information.
Texas Christian University Recreation Center: (membership only)

Gentle Flow

Tuesday’s at 8:30 am
Thursday’s at 8:10 am

Colonial Country Club: (membership only)

Yoga for Woman’s Health 

Tuesday’s at 10:15 am
Thursday’s at 10:15 am

Restorative Yoga

Wednesday’s at 5:30 pm
Thursday’s at 5:30 pm

Core Conditioning

Wednesday’s from 8:00 to 8:30 am (pool side, for the summer only)

Chair Massage

In addition to teaching Yoga at CCC, I  offer chair massage …

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[15 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 2,020 views]
Exercise Tips

Exercise tips:

For exercise that is fun, offers heart health and body toning and can be done in your very own living room try Hula Hooping. Spinning the classic hoop around your waist during the commercials of your favorite television shows will slow down the tendency to eat out of boredom, improve circulation and burn anywhere between 100 and 150 calories for every thirty minutes of spinning.
By simply dancing around your home for thirty minutes to your favorite tunes you can burn approximately 200 calories per half hour.

Another great exercise …

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[15 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 2,797 views]
Breaking the Cookie Cycle

When sugar calls, are you at its mercy? Find ways to break the vicious cookie cycle and eat healthier.

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[15 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 5,246 views]
How can I get calcium without milk?

Question:
If I cut dairy products out of my diet, how can I make sure that I get enough calcium in my diet?
Answer:
You can rest assured that eliminating dairy products from your diet does not lead to a calcium deficiency.
First of all, the processing that milk and dairy products go through drastically degrades its calcium content. Processing removes the good nutrients but unfortunately in leaves the “pus” behind.  That’s right, pus; the dairy industry knows that there is a problem with pus in milk. Accordingly, it has developed …