Pilates
Become A Balanced Life VIP

Become A Balanced Life VIP

I’m excited to announce that after much deliberation, consideration and strategizing I’ve decided to launch a VIP Coaching Program here on The Balanced Life. Over the past few years many of you have requested more opportunities to work with me one-on-one but the timing never felt quite right. And when the timing doesn’t feel right,...
Pilates For Beginners: neutral spine + hip mechanics

Pilates For Beginners: neutral spine + hip mechanics

Happy Friday Beauties! I’ve been looking forward to today’s post all week. We’re kicking off the first workout in our Pilates for Beginners Series. As I mentioned last week, every Friday I’ll be explaining some of the foundational Pilates principles to help you get more out of your practice. Each post will include information on how to incorporate...
Pilates For Beginners

Pilates For Beginners

Over the past year I’ve received a lot of requests for gentle/beginner Pilates routines. So I’m excited to introduce a new series to you today…Pilates For Beginners. Pilates For Beginners will be a series of videos that start with the basics and progress week by week. I’ll discuss basic Pilates principles and provide gentle workouts...
Birthday Flash Sale!

Birthday Flash Sale!

Hi Beauties, It’s my birthday! And in honor of another year of life I’m giving YOU a gift. I’m running a 1 day flash sale on Balanced Beginnings and the #mindbodymat upgrade workouts! 50% off all workouts for today only. That’s a steal. Balanced Beginnings Balanced Beginnings is my online prenatal Pilates program. This program is...
Pilates and Diastasis Recti

Pilates and Diastasis Recti

After having a baby do you feel like there’s a pooch in your lower belly that just won’t go away? Is it normal to look and feel 5 months pregnant after eating a big meal? If so, you may want to do a quick check for Diastasi Recti. Diastasis Recti occurs in the abdomen and...
5 Reasons You're Not Seeing Results From Your Workouts

5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results From Your Workouts

One of the things I love most about Pilates is that it brings results. It’s efficient, effective and often times life-changing. I know that sounds like a bold claim but I can say that without hesitation and with utmost sincerity. I see it time and time again with both my in-person and online clients. Pilates has...
Free Online Pilates Workouts

Free Online Pilates Workouts

Hi Beauties! Happy Wednesday. I’m doing some blog organizing to help make my site easier for you to navigate. I know that many of you like to go back and repeat the free challenges and combine short workouts to make full-body workouts. So I wanted to let you know that now you can click on the “Let’s...
#mindbodymat: full body Pilates workout!

#mindbodymat: full body Pilates workout!

Happy Friday! And welcome to the final day of the #mindbodymat challenge! I have some good and bad news for you today… The bad: our guest instructor had a family emergency and had to pull out at the last minute. :( The good: that means I get one more day with you! I hope you don’t mind...
#mindbodymat: day 14....Pilates Glute Workout

#mindbodymat: day 14….Pilates Glute Workout

Hi Beauties, With only 2 days left of the challenge it’s time to finish strong. Today’s booty workout will hurt so good and our Self-Care Challenge is guaranteed to lighten your load. Self-Care Challenge… You know that thing that has been on your To Do list FOREVER? It’s time to just get it done. Rather than...
#mindbodymat: day 13 + Pilates Arm Workout

#mindbodymat: day 13 + Pilates Arm Workout

Good morning! Welcome to Day 13 of the #mindbodymat challenge. We have 3 workouts left and I encourage you to finish strong. Complete your workouts, complete your Self-Care Challenges and give it all you’ve got. It’s okay if you haven’t been “perfect” over the past 3 weeks. You know this space isn’t about being perfect, it’s...
#mindbodymat: day 12, Pilates Legs + GIVEAWAY

#mindbodymat: day 12, Pilates Legs + GIVEAWAY

Our thoughts affect everything we do, say, feel, think and believe. Our thoughts construct our reality, shape our view of the world and determine the way we feel about life as a whole. Yet we rarely take the time to recognize what’s going on in our heads. The most important step I took in breaking...

#mindbodymat: day 11 (Pilates Ab Workout)

Can you believe we’re entering the final week of the challenge? I’m not ready for this to end! The good news is we still have 5 fun, effective workouts lined up for the week ahead. We’ll be working the entire body and continuing to incorporate more self-care into our days. I’m in the process of...