How To Work Out, Eat Right & Love Yourself, At Any Age

As you’re probably already aware, our bodies change as we age. If you’re still in your 20s and relatively healthy, the concept of your body changing may be a little abstract for you right now – a distant thing. Whereas if you’re in your 40s like me, you are not just “probably” aware of theContinue reading “How To Work Out, Eat Right & Love Yourself, At Any Age”

5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Legs Up The Wall Pose

Legs Up The Wall Pose: What Is It, And How Can It Help You? It’s a funny looking yoga pose, and it may not exactly be the kind of thing you can do on the fly, but that’s not what Legs Up The Wall, also known as Viparita Karani, is really about. So what isContinue reading “5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Legs Up The Wall Pose”

8 Ways Walking Works Wonders

In early 2020, you may have noticed that the entire world went off its axis. Words like “social distancing”, “self-quarantine”, and “novel coronavirus” became things we say now, and it’s probably going to be a long time before things ever return to some semblance of normal. Whatever that was. We need to constantly be vigilantContinue reading “8 Ways Walking Works Wonders”

Get Strong Fast With These 5 Whole-Body Exercises

Do you hate burpees too? I’ll never forget my first ones. I was seeing a personal trainer for the first time… and the last time…  The burpees definitely had something to do with it being the last time.  He asked me if I knew what burpees were, and I asked if they were something likeContinue reading “Get Strong Fast With These 5 Whole-Body Exercises”

Yoga has taught me…

Lately I’ve found myself reflecting on my longstanding yoga practice and all that it has given me. Over the years yoga has become something of a friend. A sounding board, an inspiration, a challenger. A difficult friend sometimes. But a safe one too. Loving. A nurturing friend who wants the best for me and isContinue reading “Yoga has taught me…”

Champagne is my spirit animal

Mornings in Vallarta are my favorite time. The air is fresh and the mood is calm as we get our coffee and wake our bodies up gently. It seems like it’s always the same cast of characters: the guy with the Chihuahua who does the funny windmill-ish exercises, the couple who is always walking together,Continue reading “Champagne is my spirit animal”

Yoga: Makes quick work of fallen leaves

This week I’m starting up with a new yoga client, and our focus for her is on a stronger core for better balance. A strong core becomes really necessary as we age, partly because we become more prone to falls so we need a strong core to support the occasional whoopsy-do. When I’m taking onContinue reading “Yoga: Makes quick work of fallen leaves”

Rubius Interruptus – A Fave Yoga Video

I’ve created a lot of yoga videos, many of which will never see the light of day, and some of which will only be seen by the client I made them for. But every once in a while there is a great take which must be shared, though the video of course ends up useless.Continue reading “Rubius Interruptus – A Fave Yoga Video”

We inspire each other

For about half of my life I have jogged along the same 4ish routes, within the same 4ish hour time frame, almost every day. Only the venue has changed. I currently do that in Vallarta. For safety reasons I try to mix up the route a little, but if you’ve got a morning routine too,Continue reading “We inspire each other”

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