Baby Steps To Clean Living: clean eating

What better way to kick off the new year than cleaning up our diet, home and lifestyle?

No, I'm not talking about getting down and scrubbing the floors, I'm talking about cleaning up our daily lives; taking steps to reduce the amount of toxins in our daily routine.

When I asked you all for feedback on my [...]

By |January 2nd, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , , , , , |6 Comments

Mary Alice: Pilates Before and After Photos

Hi Beauties,

I'm in LA this week with my friend Sarah Beth (of Sarah Beth Yoga) for a super exciting event. We're working on super exciting YouTube projects that I can't wait to tell you about!

Be sure to connect with me on Instagram and Facebook to see what we're up to. I imagine I'll be posting lots of [...]

Jen’s Pilates before and after photos

Hi Beauties,

I have the honor of sharing one of my online clients' success stories today. As many of you know, we just wrapped the Fall round of The Pilates Body Program. The PBP is the flagship program that I've been running for the past 3 years. At the end of the 6 weeks I receive email [...]

What Is Bulletproof Coffee?

Good morning Beauties!

What better topic for a Monday morning than Bulletproof Coffee?

You may have heard about this trend and if you're like me, you may be a little confused about the purpose and the idea behind it.

For those of you who don't know, Bulletproof  Coffee is high quality coffee, blended with organic grass-fed butter and [...]

By |October 13th, 2014|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |10 Comments

7 Foods To Eat While Pregnant

As you know, I'm a huge fan of Drew Parisi and her approach to health and nutrition. She is a friend of mine and is the mastermind behind The Pilates Body Program meal plan (happy kickoff day to all the new PBP beauties!).

I know many of you are thinking about conceiving at some point in the [...]

By |September 8th, 2014|Categories: Motherhood Mondays|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

How I lost the baby weight…and then some (part 2)

(If you haven't read Part 1, hop on over to get caught up. Today I'm picking  up where I left off last week...)

Although the doctor recommended that I gain between 25-35 pounds during my pregnancy, I gained about 45.

I'm not sure of the exact number because I stopped looking at the scale around 39 weeks (I made [...]

Baby Steps to Balanced Living

Hi Beauties!

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you saw that this week I'll be re-visiting the Baby Steps to Balanced Living that I originally posted back in January.

Since we're half-way through the year I thought it would be a good time to re-visit a few baby steps that can improve your health and well-being with [...]

Registration is open!


I really hope you'll join me for The Pilates Body Program next month.

If you enjoy my free challenges, you will LOVE the PBP.

It kicks off on Sunday, September 7th.

We dive deeper, we work a little harder and we make lasting changes that will help you glow and change from the inside out.

The Details...

The program is still [...]

Blogging, Pregnancy and Self-Care: a Q&A with Natalie Borton

Today's Real Women, Real Balance interview is one that I've been wanting to share for quite some time. You've heard me mention Natalie before as she is the brains and beauty behind Nellie Magazine.

A little intro:

Natalie is a blogger, editor, wife, dog mom and pregnant mama of a real, live human baby (due in September!) [...]

Is online Pilates right for you?

Hi Beauties!

As many of you already know, The Pilates Body Program is kicking of THIS Sunday!

I'm sending out the Starter Kit and goal-setting resources to all of the beauties that have already signed up tomorrow morning.

I'm buzzing with excitement because I know just how wonderful this program is.

It's life-changing. And it's fun.

Sunday can't get here [...]

Benefits of Fermented Foods

Happy Monday, Beauties!
I hope you're enjoying these Baby Steps To Balanced Living as much as I am.
It's been a great reminder for me to focus on the little things I can do to improve my health each day. It's so easy to get lazy!
I'm back in the routine of warm lemon water in the morning [...]

By |January 20th, 2014|Categories: Finding Balance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

#6: How Being Pregnant Has Changed My Relationship With Food, Exercise & My Body

Since I was pregnant for nearly half of 2013, many of these posts have a theme :)

This was one of my favorites to write. And now I'm thinking I need to do a follow up of how I've changed even MORE since becoming a mother.

The #6 most popular post of 2013...

How Being Pregnant Has Changed [...]