My new favorite show just started a new season this week. Woohoo! Ruby airs at 8 pm Sundays on the Style network (or you can check out her blog and watch short videos at mystyle.com). Here are the reasons I love Ruby: First of all, she has the cutest southern accent. She has struggled with […]
I know a lot of you are traveling this summer and healthy eating on the go may present a challenge. A small stash of snacks may keep you and your little ones (or significant other) from having a hunger induced meltdown. Here are seven plane – friendly options that are easy to pack and […]
Join us for July Boot Camp Monday evenings at 6 pm and Wednesdays at noon. This Wednesday July 8th we will meet at NW Upshur and 28th and hike up to Pittock Mansion. To R.S.V.P. call Anne 503-705-4762.
One of my girlfriends made a version of this at a recent BBQ and it was the perfect summer side dish! You can also experiment with jicama, or cucumbers to add a little more crunch. Here’s the basic recipe: Two cups of watermelon, 1 inch cubes One small Mango, chopped small handfull of fresh mint, […]
Can exercise reduce your anxiety and boost your mood? Research says yes! According to this article studies suggest that regular exercise can help alleviate anxiety as much as medications and the effects may last longer than those of drugs. While short 10 to 15 minute bouts of exercise can improve your fitness and your mood, […]
Here is a recent article from the New York Times about upcoming fall marathons. The author mentions The Portland Marathon happening October 4th as well as several others across the country and around the globe. For most of these races you need to sign up well in advance and training coaches like Jeff Galloway recommend […]
Aloha! I am back from a week in Maui and am now getting around to uploading my photos. The reason for my trip, along with vacation, was a Table top Thai Stretching course with Valerie “Passion Flower” Mandall. We learned an excellent lower body routine that I have been testing out on clients this week […]
My friend Jill Allen and I saw a sneak preview of the movie Enlighten Up! last night. It follows a yoga novice as he takes a variety of classes in the U.S., and around the globe. He experiments with Bikram, Kundalini, Iyengar and meditation. This is definitely worth seeing if you are curious about how […]
Looking for some new gear? Get ready for spring training with these five things.
Spring has sprung in Portland! Cherry trees and magnolias are blooming. Tulips are popping up all over my neighborhood. Unfortunately for some of you this may mean a runny nose and itchy eyes. I have spoken with several of you this week suffering from allergy symptoms. Here is an article from the New York Times […]