Mind Body Pilates Challenge // Day 7

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Hi Beauties!

Do you find yourself sitting at a computer a lot? Or maybe constantly looking down at your phone?

You’re not alone.

Our society is plagued with a posture problem due to our daily activities….

  • Some of us sit at desks while staring at screens
  • Some of us have kids and lose core strength
  • Some of us are less active than we used to be and it’s taking a toll on our bodies

The good news, is that consistent Pilates workouts can help!

In fact, Pilates one of the BEST forms of exercise to restore good posture and prevent postural problems down the road.

In today’s quick Pilates workout, you’ll work the muscles of your core and upper back to support good posture. I’ll also lead you through a series of stretches to open up tight chest muscles and release tension.

You’ll end this workout feeling taller, stronger, and more aligned! Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it?


Before I let you go, can we get personal for a second?

How do you feel about your body when you look in the mirror?

Do you ever catch a glimpse of your reflection while walking by a window and have thoughts of guilt, shame, or disappointment?

I want you to know, I’ve been there too.

A recent study revealed that 80% of women in the US are dissatisfied with their appearance.

As women, our bodies go through a lot of changes throughout the different stages of life. And if that’s not enough, we are bombarded with pressure to look, act, and dress a certain way.

When we feel like we don’t measure up, it’s hard. It’s hard to get dressed. It’s hard to wear form-fitting clothes. It’s hard to feel confident.

I recently hosted a Facebook Live on this topic.

After going through a significant transformation of my own and helping thousands of women do the same over the past 9 years, I’ve learned a lot about confidence and our relationships with our bodies.

And what I’ve learned might surprise you.

We talk about:

  • A surprising way to gain more confidence
  • How to embrace the body you have, while still working toward your goals
  • A special surprise that I created, just for you!

You can find this live chat over on my Facebook page. It just might be life-changing for you.



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What I’m Wearing:

Athleta Meshblock Pocket Salutation Tight // Lululemon Free to Be Serene Tank (similar)


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  1. Marianne 9 months ago

    I sit at a desk for work. I find Pilates makes me conscious of my posture therefore helping me on and off the mat. Day seven is challenging but oh so necessary. Thank you again.

  2. dolline 9 months ago

    Great sequence !

  3. Vicki 9 months ago

    Love these little workouts and mindfulness reminders. Look forward to these every day.

  4. Sheila Forgha 9 months ago

    That was a good one! Can’t believe we’re already at Day 8 !

  5. Judy 9 months ago

    My lower back is a little sore from that one. My digital detox starts now for the rest of the day!

  6. Katherine 9 months ago


  7. carol 9 months ago

    Day 7 done ✅. Thank you!

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