Tips Your Group Fitness Instructor Wants You To Know

I moved to a new town four years ago and other than a couple of people, the gym is where I have met all my friends. The people I hangout with the most are people I met in a group fitness class. Talking to them and other participants I have learned a few things. While…

The Truth About Group Fitness Classes

There was a time when group fitness intimidated the hell out of me. The giant mirror alone terrified me. “If I can see myself in this giant mirror, that means all these other people can see me too.” The gym in general terrified me. I thought more than once that “I needed to get into…

New Skin Care

First, a little skin background. I have extremely oily, acne prone skin. I also have dark circles and dryness under my eyes. In the past few years I have had horrible experiences with dermatologists. They typically brush off my skin issues and offer little to no options. I was wandering around one of those beauty…

Yoga Things

Tried And True 2,100 Asanas By Daniel Lacerda is a great book whether you like to challenge yourself at home or whether you teach yoga and need a good reference guide. I use this book weekly to challenge both myself and my students. Cleaning your mat is a must. So I recommend a mat spray.…

Top Three Tips For Touring Japan

I covered a lot of topics in my Planning A Trip Overseas post. Obviously, your itinerary and activities will determine what you chose to bring with you to Japan. I prefer to be over-prepared and in some ways I was (there were a few phone applications I downloaded that I never used) but for the…

Touring Japan Language Tips

Traveling to Japan would be especially easy if you could fluently speak and read the Japanese language. However, it is definitely not a requirement because (at least in Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, and Osaka) English is written almost everywhere and most everyone speaks a little English. But, you’re visiting another country, so the least you can…