We are constantly under attack with information that we both willingly input into our minds and is force-fed to us through the stimulus of our surroundings. We are in a culture that is never satisfied with the status quo. We seek more much too often and it is driving us crazy! We feel overstimulated, zapped of energy, never enough, and exhausted.
In collaboration with Yuka, the passionate creator of Mama on the Mend, a women's health and postpartum care website and resource for new mothers, we have generated a two-part blog series breaking down the importance of restoring posture and core strength after pregnancy and how they can shift your body, mind, and spirit. We share with you why Pilates can help with achieving these goals as well as how to perform four basic exercises to start your journey!
Work work work work work. Yup, that's Rihanna singing to you. Chances are, you spend hours sitting for work. Even when you leave the office you can't wait to sit on your comfortable couch to relax. Did you know that long periods of sitting is associated with decreased brain function and increased anxiety, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess belly fat, and risk of death from heart disease and cancer?
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." H. Jackson Brown’s Mother
When was the last time you found yourself on the verge of some desired change with the unknown ahead? Did you take that courageous step forward? Did the weight of fear, doubt, or comfort pull you back to the safe harbor?