Gluten-Free, Explained!

My summer travels have served as muses for this blog.  Last week’s Top 20 was inspired by my time in Seattle and Vancouver.  The exercise program on-the-go was completely selfish as the kids and I are nomadic for the month of July.  Here on our...

Out and About, Summer 2012!

With summer in full swing, I offer you a bucket list to make the most out of the season, enjoy! The summer is ripe for the picking and offers innumerable opportunities to engage our bodies, our minds and our energy to doing good things. Whether to...

Stay hydrated!

                     Summer is officially here! Drink up to stay hydrated! The sun is beaming on top of the northern hemisphere and it can be brutally hot.  For many, this is the time of year when the outdoors...

Sun Protection 101

Solar Power: Understanding the Sun and How to Enjoy It While Protecting Yourself! By now, all those living in the northern hemisphere can probably come out of hibernation.  Temperatures are rising, the landscape taking on a palette of greens and with this unfolding of winter into...

Michelle Hanlon-Mascari

  An Interview with Michelle Hanlon-Mascari, Master JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Instructor This week I had the opportunity to have a “walk and talk” with Master JumpSport Fitness™ Trampoline Instructor, Michelle Hanlon-Mascari.  Michelle has been with JumpSport for almost two years, and she is as passionate about teaching...

New to the gym?

  New to the Gym? What is THAT? Equipment Demystified.. For many people, a fitness facility, be it a gym or studio is- at least in the beginning- a scary, intimidating place. The Scene: Transformer looking pieces of equipment; huge with hard angles.  People looking absolutely comfortable and in control of...

Dance

National Dance Week: Move Your Body Freely

Last week was National Dance Week and thousands of classes across the nation took part in celebrating the art of dance, so in case you missed out, read on! Dance by its very nature is expressive and is a body of creativity constantly morphing and growing.  A...

Health & Exercise

Nutrition Series, 3 Vegetarianism

Nutrition, Article 3 Vegetarianism & Vegan Eating Styles, with Brandi Thompson, RD In this third installment focusing in our nutrition series in honor of National Nutrition Month, we are focusing on vegetarianism and vegan eating styles.  Gone are the days of little incense smelling shops filled with flax flour,...