From time to time, my friend Julie Klutinoty shares some of her experience and expertise with us. Today, she is examining the differences between Pilates and Yoga. As a Certified Pilates and Yoga Teacher for over 30 years, one of the most common questions I find myself answering is, “What is … Read more about The Difference Between Yoga and Pilates
We have a guest blogger this week. Mr. Harry Cline. Mr Cline is a caregiver who also is the creator of NewCaregiver.org and author of the upcoming book, The A-Z Home Care Handbook: Health Management How-Tos for Senior Caregivers. As a retired nursing home administrator, … Read more about 5 Reasons Seniors Should Try Yoga And Meditation
Featured Image by Justyn Warner from Unsplash As an alternative health practitioner, I am always on the hunt for methods to help my clients with stress, anxiety, injury prevention and pain relief. I know from my own practice that regular massage is helpful for each of these things, and can even … Read more about Yoga For Anxiety and Depression
Over the many years I have been in practice, I have learned new ways to relieve pain and stress and I have shared those disciplines with people all over the state of Florida. This young lady, Holly Garrett is one of them and she offered to guest write a few blogs for my site this month. Thank you … Read more about Yoga: An Ever-Evolving Journey
"When Valentina first approached me to exercise in my forties, I was resistant at first. However, as Valentina worked with me and taught me to lift weights, climb on boxes,do squats and lunges with The Firm videos, I became convinced that regular exercise was a huge investment … Read more about Testimonial for Valentina
http://youtu.be/v7AYKMP6rOE I love Yoga and Tai Chi for centering the mind and body. Found this You Tube online, its a pretty good one. Valentina Boonstra … Read more about Beginning Yoga
What do you do with your off-time? Do you practice any sort of meditation or relaxing exercise? Here’s one for you that will enhance and heal not only your body, but your mind as well. Yoga can improve your posture and balance…..in more ways than one. It can provide balancing of your emotional … Read more about Posture, Balance and Yoga!
On September 22, 2013 another body movement expert, Tami, and I will be holding a seminar . It is addresses the need to learn how to move in ways that go with your intrinsic connections rather than against. Intrinsic-connections, in short, are the connections that happens when one can access their … Read more about Body Movement Seminar
Intrinsic-connections…the connection that happens when one can access their intrinsic musculature in such a way that the act of moving is a whole body experience. Too many of us move in ways that over time can cause stress on our joints and ligaments. Repetitive tasks, exercise, housework and … Read more about Mom’s Workshop- Coming in September, Save the Date.
As an LMT, (licensed massage therapist), I have learned how the body works. I have observed first hand what causes injury in bodies, and what helps to heal them. Because I would often see the same clients over and over again, not just for a relaxing massage, but for relief from pain, I decided I … Read more about Yoga