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Becoming a Pilates Influencer

If Joseph Pilates were alive today, I bet his Instagram feed would be lit! I mean, even back in the early 20th century Joe was meticulously documenting his life’s work; clearly aware of how to appeal to the masses by showcasing his Contrology- chiseled body in nothing but white skivvies. And let’s not forget the…
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Be in greater control of how you move and feel in your body... and in life.

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Ginger Essential Oil: Snap Out of It!

Ginger essential oil feels like an enthusiastic cheerleader with a little bounce to her step and Colgate smile. Whenever my gut feels queasy with fear and self-doubt, she throws a zinger of a tumbling pass, sticks it perfectly, gets in my face and challenges me with “Whatchya got, girl?”. Challenge on!   Ginger is that…

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How to Change Your Body With Pilates

“In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you’ll see the difference, and in 30 sessions you’ll have a whole new body”. Joseph Pilates You probably started Pilates because you want to change your body somehow; the way it looks, moves, or feels. But whatever your goals are, they cannot be achieved with…

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Vetiver Essential Oil – Your Truth Serum

Vetiver essential oil feels persistent and unapologetic. Some people love it at first sniff but, to me, it’s an in-your-face kind of aroma that insists you: Get grounded in your purpose Move from a place that’s rooted in authenticity Take responsibility for your life choices   Vetiver essential oil demands that you dig deep into your…

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How Does Your Fitness Routine Make You Feel?

“Physical Fitness is the first requisite to happiness”. Joseph Pilates The older I get the more I value this statement; especially as a fitness professional who’s been in the industry for two decades. I entered the fitness industry as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor and for the last sixteen years I’ve been teaching…

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Chemical Attraction & Red Flags

I’ve been in a polyamorous relationship with essential oils (EOs) since about 2002. Polyamorous because not just one EO can satisfy my physical and emotional needs. So I’ve been following my nose and pure chemical attraction to guide my aromatic experiences. And while I’ve fully absorbed myself in every sensual encounter, I never let it…

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Are You Practicing Pilates Or Contrology?

What is Contrology? While today it’s more commonly known as Pilates, Joseph Pilates actually called his exercise method Contrology. In his book, “Return To Life”, he claims that “Contrology develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit.” Who doesn’t want that? The fact that Contrology has been…

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