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An Intro to Lagree- (Hint, it’s NOT Pilates)

The first things people say to me when I tell them I teach Lagree on a megaformer is “What the hell is that?” or “Oh yeah my gym has those machines- pilates right?”. My response… “Almost but not quite”. While Sebastien Lagree did gain his inspiration for the work out from a traditional pilates machine, those who have tried both can easily point out the differences. When Sebastien Lagree was introduced to pilates, he was drawn to the many benefits…

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I’m a Lagree Instructor! And My Fitness Journey

As evidenced by the headline, my big news this month is that I am officially teaching Lagree megaformer classes at my studio in San Mateo. Teaching classes has been a dream of mine for quite awhile now and I am so excited I finally made it a reality. This post will outline my general fitness journey and how I gained the confidence to start teaching. I will be talking a LOT more about Lagree in future posts. It truly is…

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7 Ways to Stay Fit-Motivated

With summer being just about half way over, it’s easy to lose the gym motivation you may have had at the beginning of the season. With so many birthdays, wine tasting trips, day time park parties, vacations and other fun things to partake in, it’s easy to let working out fall to the wayside. Here are 7 ways to stay focused on your goals while continuing to have a great time through Labor Day. 1.) Schedule your workouts If you…

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Running (and Eating) thru Positano, Italy

There’s truly nothing like a really good vacation to look forward to in the summer. While I love traveling with friends, some of my most memorable trips have been with family. My mom and I have traveled to Los Angeles, New York, Utah, London and Paris over the past few years, but this year we decided to go to Italy with the rest of my family. We settled on the Amalfi Coast as the destination and of course I immediately…

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Total Body Work Out at Huntington Beach

Well the unthinkable happened and I turned 30 a few weeks ago. To celebrate, my mom and I flew down to Orange County for the weekend. I’ve mentioned it before in other posts, but Southern California truly is my happy place. I love all the healthy food options, the beach, the weather, the shopping, everything. Only thing I don’t love is the traffic which is what keeps me up in San Francisco. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach…

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