Q & A Wednesday: tips for starting a career in Pilates

Happy Wednesday Beauties!

I appreciate you all submitting your questions for Q & A Wednesdays. You asked so many good things - I'm excited to answer them all in the coming weeks.

Today I'm tackling a topic that I get asked about more than any other thing: how to get started with a career in the fitness/Pilates/wellness [...]

Thoughts on the first trimester…

Now that I'm out of the first trimester I'm able to look back, reflect and say...thank goodness that part has passed.

This first trimester was rough for a number of reasons.

To sum it up, I felt sick, tired and hungry.

First, I had terrible, terrible nausea and couldn't stand the thought of healthy food (this happened during [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , , |19 Comments

Weekly Meal Plan

As you may know, I'm in the middle of running The Pilates Balance Program. The PBP is my flagship program that includes 6 weeks of Pilates workouts, meal plans, and online support/coaching.

One of the primary things we focus on is the art of meal planning.

Creating a weekly meal plan is one the most important things I do [...]

By |March 20th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|1 Comment

Another Balanced Life Baby…

Hi Beauties,

I'm thrilled to finally share that there is another Balanced Life baby on the way!

I'm pregnant with my second child and feel beyond blessed to find myself in this place again.

I want to start out by being sensitive - I know that fertility and pregnancy is a sensitive issue for many. I have a [...]

By |March 18th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , , |58 Comments

Strawberry-Banana-Chia Smoothie + Soybu Love

Happy Monday!

Did you have a nice weekend?

I spent most of mine working around the house trying to get boxes unpacked and furniture arranged. We have house guests coming this week so it inspired us to get to work fast. It's exciting and fun getting settled into our new house, but also tiring.

We've been building this house [...]

By |March 16th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|6 Comments

Moving Day!

Hi Everyone,

It's officially moving day for us so no time for a post today!

But in case you missed them, here are some recent posts you may enjoy:

Monday - Friday Pilates Challenge (a new video each day!)

Carolyn's incredible Pilates before & after photos

Link Love....what I've been reading

Coconut - Applesauce Bites (perfect for teething toddlers!)

The Balanced Life [...]

By |March 11th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|0 Comments

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Carolyn’s Pilates Before and After…

Hi Beauties,

I hope you had a good weekend!

I could not be more excited about sharing today's post with you.

I have the honor and privilege of highlighting one of my dearest online clients. We have been working together over the past year and it has been a joy and inspiration to watch her transform and evolve [...]

Sisterhood: March Calendar, Recipes & Workout!

Hi Beauties!

Congratulations on completing your first official month of The Sisterhood.

I know I keep saying this, but it has been so much fun to connect with you all in the Facebook group and via the #TBLsisterhood hashtag on Instagram and Twitter.

And for those of you who aren't on social media I'm glad you're a part [...]

By |March 1st, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|4 Comments

3 reasons you’re not losing weight…reason #3

We're wrapping up our 3 part series on why you're not losing weight or seeing results from your workouts today.

If you’ve fallen behind (I know you’re busy) you can easily catch up by reading reason #1 and reason #2.

Today’s reason is a big one. Of all the reasons you’re not losing weight or seeing results this [...]

3 reasons you’re not losing weight…reason #2

Hi Beauties!

I hope you had a good weekend. :)

Today we’re diving into the 2nd reason you may not be losing weight or seeing results from your workout routine.

In Friday’s post, I told you I hated to admit the reason (eating wisely) was true, but this one I kind of love.

Reason #2: you’re focusing too much [...]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments

3 reasons you’re not losing weight…reason #1

Happy Friday beauties!

We've almost made it to the weekend. :)

As I mentioned on Wednesday, today we’re kicking off a new series uncovering the reasons you're not losing weight or seeing results from your workouts.

My hope is to clear up misconceptions about what it takes to truly transform your body and health.

There is nothing more frustrating [...]

By |February 20th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|9 Comments