Pilates

Exercise After Miscarriage: how to safely resume exercise after pregnancy loss

Today I want to talk a little bit about returning to exercise after miscarriage. A few weeks ago, I shared my miscarriage story, and I’ve wanted to be very honest and transparent about how I’m returning to exercise after going through such a traumatic experience. Before we dive in, here are a few disclaimers: This …

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Pilates & Overcoming A Toxic Mindset – A Sisterhood Spotlight on Erin McKernan

Every day in The Sisterhood online community I see and hear inspirational stories from members who have transformed not only their bodies, but also their perspectives and attitudes. I was recently inspired by Erin’s post in our Sisterhood Facebook group, and invited her to share her journey here on the blog. I hope this leaves you feeling inspired, motivated and encouraged! …

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What is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and could you have it?

Hi Beauties, We’re tackling a really  important topic in today’s post: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. It’s a topic that many don’t talk about because of shame, fear or embarrassment. But it’s a common condition that needs to be brought to light. A member of The Balanced Life Sisterhood recently shared a her experience with Pelvic Floor …

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4 Olympians Who Do Pilates

Hi Beauties! Have you been watching the Olympics? I don’t know about you, but I am totally inspired by seeing people so dedicated to their craft. Their determination and dedication is truly admirable. While Pilates isn’t an Olympic event (yet!), many Olympians include Pilates in their training programs. Not only does Pilates build muscle, it also improves balance, …

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DIY Mat Cleaner

Do you ever clean your Pilates mat? Here’s a simple DIY mat cleaner you can make at home! This simple recipe utilizes witch hazel, water, and essential oils. You can switch up the oils based on your preferences, but here are the reasons I chose tea tree, lavender, and peppermint oil in my DIY mat …

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