Trends to Try

Being in the fitness industry for over 20 years, I am always looking for the next trend to help motivate women toward a healthy, happy lifestyle – with a sense of style! Here are a few of my current favorites.

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There are many variations of yoga including aerial yoga. During the holiday season when you are stressed about deadlines or travel, preparing for holiday visitors or trying to juggle life and attend the holiday festivities, you can greatly benefit from the relaxation of yoga. Yoga is known to improve flexibility, relieve pain, improve sleep, promote mental balance and help you be more in tune with your body. Learn more about yoga and find
a class that’s right for you!

FABLETICS By Kate Hudson

Athletic apparel with a flair, Kate Hudson’s online subscription athletic wear program is a great option to keep your workout fun and fresh. A great outfit always inspires and motivates me to exercise. Here’s how it works: Shop or Skip – The choice to shop is yours! Shop as a VIP Member and Purchase, or just log into your account to Skip the Month by the 5th of the month, and you won’t be charged. If you don’t Shop or Skip the Month by the 5th, your credit card will be charged $49.95 on the 6th of the month until you cancel. The charge can then be used as a credit toward future purchases.


HYGGE (pronounced HOO-GA)

Danish Secrets to Happy Living

I have always loved candles. I have candles in every room and usually have
multiple candles lit in the kitchen and living room daily. The ambiance and feeling
of comfort they create can brighten any day. I never knew why this was the case until my friend, Lisa, gave me The Little Book of Hygge, Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, Copenhagen. This book talks about the importance of lighting and candles in creating a happy atmosphere and that 85% of Danes profess that candles are key for Hygge. “It doesn’t cost money to light a room correctly, but it does require culture,” said Wiking.

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POUND is the exhilarating
group fitness workout inspired by drumming. Numerous studies have proven the powerful brain boosting, stress-relieving effects of drumming. Created by two female drummers, POUND lets you rock out and work out using weighted drumsticks. Burn up to 900 calories per hour, strengthen and sculpt infrequently used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique – all while rocking out to your favorite music. Rock on with POUND!