Pilates
World Run Day + April Abs

World Run Day + April Abs

Happy Friday! Are you ready for ab workout #3? Today’s workout is all about the obliques. The oblique muscles are important for balance and stability but also help to create a beautiful shape and defined waistline. I think you’ll enjoy this one…:) But before we get down on our mats I want to invite you...
More FREE Pilates...coming soon!

More FREE Pilates…coming soon!

Hi Beauties! I’m so excited to FINALLY share more details on the upcoming challenge you’ve seen me hinting at over the past few weeks. I’ve teamed up with Athleta to create fun, FREE online Pilates challenge to help you prepare your body and mind for summer. This program is going to be SO much fun…think...
April Abs: workout #1

April Abs: workout #1

Happy Friday Beauties! Every Friday in April I’ll be posting a quick ab routine that you can do throughout the week. They’ll be short and effective because I know you’re short on on time. They’re super casual, from my home (with messy hair) to yours. Once you’ve completed this workout snap a photo and share...
Power To The She

Power To The She

Hi Beauties! I’m catching up on work and life after working on a VERY exciting new project last week! I can’t wait to share the details with you. If you follow me on Instagram of Facebook you probably saw a few sneak peeks. :) But for now…I’ll leave you with this tiny clue. Have a...
Pilates Bridge: a new website for Pilates lovers

Pilates Bridge: a new website for Pilates lovers

Hi Beauties! I’m excited to share a great new website with you today. I met Anastasiya Goers a few years back through her website Balance In Me. We are like long lost Pilates sisters. We’re both Pilates teachers & devotees and we both write about seeking balance in life. We’ve done some guest posting for...
7 Minute Energy Burst Workout

7 Minute Energy Burst Workout

Happy Friday! And welcome to spring. Did you get yesterday’s newsletter? I included this fun Spring bucket list + a free printable for the update Clean Fifteen and Dirty Dozen. CLICK HERE to get a copy sent to your inbox. I filmed a quick little routine that you can do over the weekend when you...
Foam Roller Video: computer-shoulder care

Foam Roller Video: computer-shoulder care

This video is for those of you who struggle with neck and shoulder tension. Perhaps it’s from sitting at your computer all day or perhaps it’s from holding, lifting and feeding your baby. If you think about it, much of what we do in our daily lives can easily create unwanted tension in the upper...
28 Days of Pilates: day #28!

28 Days of Pilates: day #28!

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the final day of 28 Days of Pilates! If you’re still with me you should be SO proud of yourself. You set a goal and you accomplished it. You stayed the course even when it wasn’t easy. I am so impressed. Doesn’t it feel great to know that you’re improving...
28 Days of Pilates: day 27

28 Days of Pilates: day 27

My favorite thing about this challenge has been hearing about your progress. I love hearing how you’re feeling stronger and healthier than you did 26 days ago. Want to know the truth? Pilates works. It just does. Practicing consistently WILL yield results. And results will show both on and off the mat. Have you noticed...
28 Days of Pilates: day 26 + a giveaway winner!

28 Days of Pilates: day 26 + a giveaway winner!

Happy Wednesday Beauties! I’m so excited to announce our final giveaway winner this morning…. Congratulations Joy! (@halla4pinder) Send an email to robin (at) thebalancedlifeonline.com to claim your prizes. Thank you all for participating and being such wonderful women to interact with. This online community is the best of the best. I love how we all...
28 Days of Pilates: day 25

28 Days of Pilates: day 25

Strengthening your upper body can significantly affect the way you feel day in and day out. If  you suffer from neck, shoulder, or back pain muscular imbalances may be to blame. Pilates exercises are designed to correct these muscle imbalances and restore proper posture. So, taking the time to strengthen the muslces of your upper...
28 Days of Pilates: day 24 + Almond Beauty Bars

28 Days of Pilates: day 24 + Almond Beauty Bars

Welcome to our last and final week of 28 Days of Pilates! Can you believe it? It’s very bittersweet for me. More bitter than sweet. I’ll miss our daily check-in’s and workouts. The only thing that’s making it sweet is that I know I’ll get to continue working with many of you in the upcoming...