I recently had some of my college girlfriends visit for the weekend. We had a wonderful time catching up, eating out, throwing axes, eating out, going to a cookout, walking the arboretum and … eating out! Are you seeing a theme for the weekend?? Let’s face it social time is often wrapped around eating. One of my girlfriends said after I ate a piece of Kentucky Chocolate, “If Lucie eats it then it must be okay!” While I am flattered she feels that way about my choices, I thought it might be time for some real talk!Read More
Self Care seems to be all the buzz! I’m glad we are making the effort to take care of ourselves. But I also feel it’s something we should be doing anyway! Regardless - I am glad to see more women and men making an effort to prioritize their health and well-being.Read More
There are infinite reasons to try Pilates but today we are just going to focus on the top ten!
1. Breathing – Most of us do it everyday! Did you know however the diaphragm can be made stronger with Pilates? Stronger breath control means you’ll get winded less often and do a better job of suppling oxygen to your working muscles during a strenuous activity.Read More
Breathing – most of us do it every day without much thought. But breathing is essential obviously and in my opinion the second most important element of Pilates.Read More
I find with Pilates our reasons for starting are often more than getting in shape. When I enrolled in my Pilates training, I was with a group of about 10 women from different walks of life. On our first day, we went around the room and said why we were there. I think we were all a little nervous. Pilates training is expensive and a big time commitment (months!) Having been an athlete in college and a spinning instructor for almost a decade at that point - I assumed everyone was there simply to teach fitness. Boy was I wrong!Read More