Weight Loss Decisions for 2018

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Weight loss is on lots of minds coming into 2018. The commercials about New Year’s resolutions are already starting. Last month I shared my weight loss journey and received many calls asking : “how did you lose so much weight?” and “how are you keeping it off?”. This month I will share my list of “Making Healthier Decisions” and hope that it will inspire you to live healthier in 2018 and beyond.
***Disclaimer***I am not a dietician nor a weight loss ...
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What is it like to Lose 1/3 of Your Body Weight?

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What is it like to lose 1/3 of your body weight? When I look at my photos from before 2009, it seems like I’m looking at someone else. In fact, my first wake-up call was when I got the photos back from my daughter’s wedding. I didn’t recognize myself- I hadn’t realized how overweight I had become and those photos embarrassed me. That was the beginning of my weight loss journey. I was taking Pilates lessons twice a week at ...
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Good Morning Arizona segment on Osteoporosis and Bone Health

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http://www.azfamily.com/clip/12456688/osteoporosis-bone-health

 

Good Morning Arizona with Dr. ThompsonI was graciously invited by Dr. Sharon Thompson from Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology to join her on a Good Morning Arizona segment discussing Osteoporosis and Bone Health. Doing a segment on a morning show is always exciting! In July 2009,  when I was working as a financial advisor I did a segment on “How to Avoid ...

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Summer Golf Conditioning with Pilates

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First Tee at Wolf Creek

Looking to shave a few strokes off of your golf game? The hot summer months are a great time to focus on improving your golf game in air-conditioned comfort. The perfect golf swing requires balance, stability, flexibility and power – all in a split second. BellaBody Pilates’ “Pilates For Golf” conditioning program combines the best of the Pilates method with ...

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Pilates and Animals

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Animals and Pilates

Joseph Pilates loved watching animals in zoos and was captivated by their naturally graceful and efficient movements. In Joseph Pilates’ book, Return to Life Through Contrology (aka Pilates) “Your body will be as supple as a cat”. Top photo illustrates the Cat Stretch that flexes and extends the spine while engaging the core. I like to visualize the deep abdominal scoop and big arching back like an angry cat. The ...

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Free Pilates for Buff Bones Class in Phoenix, Arizona

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Yang Style Tai Chi helps with balance

May is National Osteoporosis Month

Monday, May 18th at 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Free Introduction to Tai Chi and Pilates for Buff Bones® Class with a brief discussion on osteoporosis and falling, followed by a light healthy bone-smart snack.

Hosted by Deborah Lavinsky, PMA®-CPT and Kathy Lucia

Reservations are required!

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