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Digestion & Nutrition for Wellness & Healthy Living A pandemic isn’t the only time we want to be conscious of our health and wellness, but it definitely doesn’t hurt to revisit essentials – like digestion – right now. As part of the Lifestyle Consulting that I do clients learn individualized tools for healing, vitality and…

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Precautionary Measures & Wellness Tips during COVID-19 To protect the health and wellness of clients and their families, the studio is temporarily closed. In case you missed the eblast I sent this weekend following the declaration of a state of Emergency in Pima County, as of Wednesday, March 25th, through Monday, April 13th, we’ll be…

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“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”  – Anna Quinlen   I spent  most of my life focused on Beauty, Health and “Success”, I fell into the trap that “at some moment in the future, everything would be better,” even, “Perfect.” My…

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Beautiful Paula Taylor

The Little Things By Guest Writer Paula Taylor About four months ago I started asking my sister questions about details I noticed at the Body Fundamentals Studio, little things she does, provides or creates that often go unnoticed or recognized. As a marketing and branding professional this annoyed me. Frankly I kept asking why she…

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Cyclists and Pilates

5 Ways Cyclists Can Benefit from Pilates Did you know that Pilates is great for both cycling performance, and also to help prevent cycling injuries? I have several Tucson Pilates studio clients who are avid cyclists and committed to how Pilates improves and sustains their cycling performance. If you’re a dedicated cyclist, your training is…

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Start your Fall off with more energy! Each time we embark upon another season, the genuine desire to make positive changes for ourselves is strong. However, often our motivation is hard to sustain, especially if we try to do too much all at once. My suggestion for cleansing is to begin simply, phasing in changes…

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Jen Runs Pilates

You may know how Pilates benefits cyclists, particularly in preventing injuries and strengthening for a better cycling experience. But did you know that it applies to runners, too? In my Tucson Pilates studio, Body Fundamentals, I’ve seen many of the same benefits that cyclists experience also often apply to runners who incorporate Pilates into their…

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Janic Gorayeb guest writer

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…

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Spiral Movements

Seek Straightness from the Circle Life doesn’t happen in a straight line.  It’s cyclical or more of a spiral if you will. These days I am more often thinking of life more as a spiral than as a straight line. Life does not come with a directional map or step by step instructions.  I’m embracing…

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  By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Part  1 “Appearance is absolute, but reality is not that way. Everything is interdependent, not absolute.” Dalai Lama The Overview and Approach Personal and practical experience with a multitude of soft tissue injuries indicates that the attitude regarding rehab challenges does more to determine the outcome than even the…

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