The Healing Powers of Yoga: Eleonora’s Personal Journey

After taking Eleonora’s Yoga Flow class at a local studio in my area, I was intrigued by her style and approach to yoga. Within the first two minutes of class, I found out she is a native from Milan, Italy. Beyond her obvious grace and beauty, she has a wide range of fitness certifications. She has even created workshops…

Three Benefits of a Winter Yoga Practice

With less sunshine, shorter days and often cold, gloomy weather, winter can have a significant effect on our mood and energy levels. While our natural instinct may be curling up under the blankets, stepping onto the yoga mat and moving the body can have a positive effect on mood and general well-being. Yoga can get…

Five Awesome Yoga Poses for Hard Workers

“We’ve all heard how too much sitting can take a toll on your health and well-being. Even sitting for twenty minutes at a time can really do a lot of damage.” Five Best Stretches for Desk Sitters, Bike Riders and Everyone in Between: Thanks! I’d love to hear what you think about these stretches in the comments…

Making it Happen

For those of you who have been following me, you may know that I was training the past few weeks for a 5K in my area… I did it! Side note: I was chief planner/maid of honor/partier for my sisters bachelorette party the weekend before, so I kind of got off track a little bit, but…

Stretch it Out

It’s the second week of my 5K training and I’m desperately trying to stay motivated. This past weekend I decided it was best for my body to relax, but now that it’s Monday, I knew that I had to get back on my game. It was a rainy, miserable day here in New Jersey and all…

5K in 5 Weeks and Other Musings

Do you ever feel like you just need to detox and go for a long run? That’s how I felt last weekend after the Fourth of July. “Oh, say can you see…” In the car ride back from a two day concert and lots of unhealthy eating, I suddenly realized that I signed up for…