Finding Balance
WTF Is Cancer?

WTF Is Cancer?

“When I was diagnosed with cancer, I decided right away that if I was going to have to have a tumor, I was going to do something with it.” Allison W. Gryphon has been a Pilates devotee for 5 years, but the workout became an even more important part of her life in when she...
New Year, New You Pinterest Party!

New Year, New You Pinterest Party!

Happy New Year Beauties! I’m back in action and beyond excited for a new year. If we’re friends on Facebook or Instagram you know I’ve been dreaming up big plans for 2014. I’m creating new programs and fresh content to help you reach your goals this year. And to kick it all off I’d love...
#1: What This Space Is About

#1: What This Space Is About

It makes me so happy that this is was the most popular post of 2013. Because this is my heart…on the page. If you get anything from this site I hope it would be this. At one point in my life I heard the phrase “make your mess your message.” And I’ve been trying to...
How I Gained 15 lbs + 5 Tips For Healthy Holidays

How I Gained 15 lbs + 5 Tips For Healthy Holidays

Today I’m guest-posting over on LB’s Good Spoon sharing 5 tips to stay healthy over the holidays. I also share how I gained 15 POUNDS one Christmas. 15 delicious pounds :) CLICK HERE to read the full post. xo,
#9: How To Write a Health Vision

#9: How To Write a Health Vision

The #9 most popular post in 2013 is perfect to look back on as we approach a new year. Try incorporating this into your resolution tradition this year… How To Write A Health Vision While many people create vision boards and ideas of what they want their life to look like on the outside, there...
2013 Year In Review

2013 Year In Review

Are we really approaching the end of the year?! I know it’s cliche, but I can’t believe how fast the past few months have gone by. Here we are, approaching holiday season and the start of a New Year. It snuck up on me, but I’m ready for it. At the end of every year...
Link Love: what I've been reading...

Link Love: what I’ve been reading…

Happy Thanksgiving week! I’m so excited for the holidays I can hardly stand it. It’s taking every ounce of self-control to keep the Christmas decorations in their boxes. Come Friday morning, it’s on! In the meantime, here are a few links to interesting things I’ve been reading around the web: What I Want My Daughter...
What This Space Is About

What This Space Is About

I’m happy to share that The Balanced Life readership has grown quite a bit as of late. So if you are new to this community, welcome! I’m glad you’re here. I’ve been thinking a lot about where I want this site to go….what I love about it, what I want to change, and how I...
A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life

About a year and a half ago I wrote a “day in the life” post chronicling my schedule as a full time Pilates instructor and blogger. My days back then were downright exhausting. I loved my clients and was thankful for how my business had grown but I knew I could only keep up at...
This obsession is pointless and harmful to my spirit...

This obsession is pointless and harmful to my spirit…

Today I’m sharing an email that I received from a client/friend who participated in The Pilates Body Program nearly 2 years ago. She was a part of the inaugural group and hearing this update from her made my week. I pour my heart into what I do and am not always sure that I’m making...
Thoughts On The Mama Pooch...

Thoughts On The Mama Pooch…

I get a lot of clients who come to me saying they really want to lose the “mama pooch.” They say that ever since having baby this “trouble spot”  just won’t go away no matter what they do. And they’re willing to go to do anything to get rid of the mama pooch once and...
Away...

Away…

I’m away on vacation and taking some time to disconnect today… I’ll be back with a new post on Monday. Hope you have a great week and weekend! xo, PS – don’t forget about this Sunsnapz giveaway. A winner will be selected tomorrow!