By Guest Writer Janic Gorayeb The concept of self-reflection (aka the reflective practice) was a concept I first learned about at Royal Roads University during my leadership graduate studies. There was a strong focus on leading self and personal leadership. We were introduced to the work of Ronald R. Short, author of “Learning in Relationship.” Our assignment…Read More
When you sit down to meditate, how do you begin? The focus on mind and body, the breath, a mantra – each of these practices allow the opportunity to quiet your thoughts and bring you to a state of stillness that can leave you feeling more refreshed and relaxed. Expanded awareness and the intention of…Read More
As we enter a new year, it’s the perfect time for new, healthful practices. One of my renewed intentions is to expand my personal practice of daily meditation. To be honest, I’m re-arranging my schedule to include an early evening meditation at least twice a week. My evenings at home are more peaceful and relaxing when…Read More
As many of you know, last August I became a Chopra Center Instructor. I am very excited to announce that I’ll be teaching the Perfect Health Program at Body Fundamentals on 5 consecutive Sundays beginning this April 3, 2016. Every Sunday covers a different lesson, each building upon the other. The Perfect Health program…Read More
Ayurveda: a 5,000 year-old healing system founded in ancient India. Derived from Sanskrit words “ayus” meaning “life,” and “veda” meaning “wisdom.” The “wisdom of life” that is Ayurveda is the foundation of the Perfect Health program and a way of living about which I’m passionate. Viewing our health as a state of “vibrant balance” instead…Read More
The Lesson in Taking the Time It Takes “Appearance is absolute, but reality is not that way. Everything is interdependent, not absolute.” Dalai Lama Taking Charge: Self-Guided Recovery To be pain-free is often confused with being ready to pick up right where you left off. The problem is that athletic skills require a commensurate level…Read More
By Guest Writer Diana Bailey “Appearance is absolute, but reality is not that way. Everything is interdependent, not absolute.” Dalai Lama Taking Charge: Self Guided Recovery At a certain point, you may choose to guide your own program. If you look to activities that are familiar, enjoyable, and easy, the results are usually okay.…Read More
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This past September was Suzanne’s 13th Pilates Anniversary. 13 years!! I want to congratulate Suzanne I and invite you to join me in celebrating her on this incredible milestone. If you know her, please take a moment to recognize her with a comment below or message on our FB page. Congratulations wonderful Suzanne! In the midst…Read More
Congratulations, Lynne Dusenberry on 10 years of Pilates and Movement training at Body Fundamentals studio! Ten years ago today, Lynne started Pilates with us. Since day one, she’s been a dedicated Pilates enthusiast and a loyal patron to Body Fundamentals. She is an amazing and inspiring woman in our Tucson community and one who we’re…Read More
10 years of Pilates! Thursday, April 3rd was Sandy’s 10 year Anniversary. Sandy, you are an inspiration and a treasure. Congratulations on 10 years of Pilates and Movement training. Thank you for your dedication to Pilates and your committment to health and wellness. It is truly a pleasure knowing you and teaching you. Wishing…Read More