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Move Your Body and Brain into Joy and Power: Neuroscience Explains the Link between Movement and Mental Health

Optimism. Hope. Joy. Purpose. Connection. How is it that exercise creates these feelings? We now know that it's more than endorphins and blood flow to the brain. It’s a blissful mix of neurotransmitters including dopamine, adrenaline and endocannabinoids too. Exercise stimulates not only immediate elevations in mood and decreased pain, but leads to long term… Continue reading Move Your Body and Brain into Joy and Power: Neuroscience Explains the Link between Movement and Mental Health

——–Take the 5 Day Reset Challenge!!———–

Get ready! Jump in, join the fun and feel great. Be resilient. Elevate Immunity. Be a strong, healthy, happy human being! Let’s do this!Lets get in the best shape of our lives and be immune boosting beasts. Be champions of health and build fortresses of vitality. What is it? The 5 Day Reset. Each day,… Continue reading ——–Take the 5 Day Reset Challenge!!———–

The Value of Practice

Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.  – Martha Graham The value of having a practice, is priceless. Practice develops focus, tenacity, discipline, patience, strength of body, mind, and spirit.  What would it… Continue reading The Value of Practice

Let’s Rise! Metabolic Health and Immunity in the Face of Pandemics.

Let’s Rise Together. Replace Fear with Power. Let's get in the best shape of our lives and be immune boosting beasts!  Be champions of health!  Be the healthy deviants who resist infections and flus. Be like Joe Pilates’s WWI campmates who were the only ones to resist the tragic Spanish Flu pandemic because their immune… Continue reading Let’s Rise! Metabolic Health and Immunity in the Face of Pandemics.

The Joy of Movement: Neuroscience Explains the Rewards.

Photo by Marty Sohl.  Happy National Dance Day, Everyone!!! I am deeply inspired by the work of Stanford neuroscientist/psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, and her book,  The Joy of Movement.  Did you know that movement is as essential to the human species as eating, drinking water, and sleeping?  We are rewarded highly for moving!  When we… Continue reading The Joy of Movement: Neuroscience Explains the Rewards.