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Feeling good, healthy, and strong are imperative for a long, happy life, and our expert local trainers, therapists, instructors, and nutritionists have the training, experience, and passion to get (and keep!) you in the best shape of your life. Life can get hectic and stressful…from yoga to weight training, Pilates to the latest in food science, we are here help.

What if a 600-Calorie Vanilla Milkshake Was Good for You?

Imagine you are at a restaurant… the menu, which includes calorie count, has two different milkshakes. You are really craving a milkshake and will order one. You simply need to determine which one […]

My 4 Nutrition Tips That Might Surprise You: Part 3

It feels like, now more than ever, so many women are focused on their “diets.” They are searching for that magic diet that will bring them happiness and contentedness with their health and […]

Why Wellness Businesses (And All Businesses) Should Care About Racial Equity + An Invite for You!

I’ve been working in the wellness industry as a yoga teacher, massage therapist, and doula for over twenty years, and lately I’ve been questioning what “wellness” really means. Being on my own wellness […]

My 4 Nutrition Tips That Might Surprise You: Part 2

I know you want a list of foods to eat. Maybe you want what the media has “fed” you: a list of “eat this” “not that?” Maybe you thought I’d give you a […]

My 4 Nutrition Tips That Might Surprise You: Part 1

It’s not what you eat; it’s why, when, and where… Of all of the questions I get, the one that most seems to trouble women is their confusion over food. Although in my […]

8 Lies the Diet and Fitness Industries Want You to Believe

Despite my greatest intentions to teach how we have been sold false images, unrealistic expectations, and empty promises by the $30B fitness industry and the $75B diet industry, I have failed. You see, […]

Resiliency After “Failure” – A Birth Story

Meryl, our featured author, is the one who actually told me about this horrific fact in the U.S.: Black women are astonishingly more likely to die from pregnancy related complications… solely because of the […]

Is There a Small Business You Want to See in Stylebook? Let us Know!

We absolutely love our community, and we love all of the businesses that make up this fantastic place we call home. COVID has been challenging, though. It’s been a wild ride and has […]

4 Ways to Find C.A.L.M.

We have so many things for which to be grateful. I often think back to the 70s when I was growing up and how life was just simpler. We didn’t have a coffee […]

“This year I would like to…”

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, 2020 was a doozy. And while we know we’re not quite out of the woods yet, the hope that a vaccine (and just the […]

Top 4 Women’s Health Issues Part 3: Sexual Pain and Decrease in Libido

Sexual pain, “dyspareunia,” and decreased libido, which when distressing, is called hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), are more common – and more dangerous to your health and relationships – than you may think. […]

Top Women’s Health Issues Part 2: Peri-menopause, Depression, and Sleep

If you are approaching 40, in your 40s or early 50s: heed my advice. Peri-menopause is real, can be painful physically and emotionally and there are simple and dignified steps you can take […]

The Top 4 Women’s Health Issues You Must Address

Over the next few weeks, I’ll “uncover” the top concerns in women’s health today. If your health is ultimately your top goal – not your physique, not how others perceive you, just your […]

Get Busy Living

Okay folks, it’s time to get busy living. We all had a tough year. Normally around this time, as we proclaim our resolutions, many gyms and fitness studios, Mind the Mat alike, launch […]

A Wellness Gift + Your Input

As I write this end of year post, I want to share how incredibly grateful I am for the Alexandria Stylebook community! You care about your community and the business owners in it, […]

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