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How to Bust Open Your Heart Chakra

A few weeks ago one of my closest friends and I had a misunderstanding that quickly blew into a big, fat storm of an argument. Over what, you may say?...

Lisa Munger
June 18 2012

10 Minute Yoga & Pilates Abs Sequence for Home

While I love teaching my yoga and Pilates classes, I’m not a fan of going to the gym for a full-on balls-to-the-wall workout. So I’ll usually do some...

Erin Motz
May 25 2012

30 Rock Abs!

I moved to Manhattan from Pocatello, Idaho 18 years ago to pursue my dream of becoming an actress. In the early 90’s at NYU Tisch School of the Arts,...

Kristin McGee
May 15 2012

6 Steps for Choosing the Right Yoga/Pilates School

Finding a certification program for mind/body exercise is very similar to finding the right instructor. You have to search for what/whom works for...

Nicola Yvette
May 1 2012

Yoga or Pilates: 3 Things to Think About

I am a full-time Pilates instructor. My clients who know I practice yoga daily ask me questions such as “what do you prefer yoga or Pilates ”, “was it...

Nicola Yvette
April 9 2012

Adapting Pilates Principles to Everyday Life

The 6 Pilates Principles are in place to guide the student through a Pilates workout in the most effective way. The hope is that the exercises are...

Kara Griffin
April 6 2012

Dwyane Wade: Yoga & Juice Make Me Better

LeBron James said yoga was the secret to his endurance and now his teammate, NBA star Dwyane Wade is hitting the mat! The WSJ reports that Dwyane is...

Jason Wachob
March 20 2012

Yes... Pilates Makes Sex Better!

Pilates has become so popular over the past decade because it simply works better than most fitness regimes at creating functional strength and...

Heather Dorak
March 19 2012

Fitting in Health: Breathing 101

Inhale... Exhale... A simple two-step process that even I am guilty of forgetting.

Gabriel Sanders
February 17 2012

Heather Dorak: How Pilates Healed Me

Meet Heather Dorak, the founder of LA's fastest growing Pilates studio, Pilates Platinum. Heather tells us how Pilates healed her life, helped her...

Jason Wachob
February 8 2012

10 Yoga or Pilates Teacher Red Flags

You might want to steer clear of a yoga or Pilates teacher if you encounter any of these ten things in class: 1. They don’t start the class with some...

Hope Zvara
January 4 2012

Uncover the Guru Inside Yourself

When we were babies and felt scared, our parents would hold us to make us feel safe and protected. As young children, if we had a toothache we went to...

Jessi Piha
October 25 2011

Yoga Is Pro-Soccer Team's Secret Weapon!

The Tottenham Spurs pro-soccer team in the UK is looking to raise their level of play as they gear up for the playoffs. So what's their secret weapon?...

October 19 2011

How 7 Simple Days Restored Me To Sanity

On September 25th 2009, I found myself in a very strange place. It wasn't anywhere I would have chosen to go and it's not anywhere I recommend anyone...

Jennifer DeLuca
September 22 2011

Don't Outsource Your Health to Doctors

It's month two of my intern year in a major NYC hospital. My time has never been less my own. I've never worked longer hours, or struggled harder to...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
August 30 2011

Mick Jagger at 68: Yoga, Smoothies & Avocados

Mick Jagger turned 68 a few weeks ago and his biggest vice these days might be his addiction to avocados, according to The Daily Mail , which reports...

August 14 2011

The Challenge to Continually Challenge

A few days ago, I decided to take a workshop from a visiting fitness expert from Germany. I didn't really know what I was in for, but a friend assured...

Sarra Morton
August 1 2011

8 Ways Pilates Improves Your Sex Life

An important part of a healthy relationship is a great sex life. As the popularity of Pilates , a mind-body conditioning method of exercise developed...

Tonya Sheridan
July 15 2011

Announcing Our Wellness Directory!

We are happy to announce the latest addition to the MindBodyGreen family of properties -- our new Wellness Directory ! Our goal is to help you...

June 1 2011

Christie Brinkley's Wellness Secrets: Yoga & Veggies

At age 57, Christie Brinkley looks better than ever as she takes the lead as Roxie in the Tony award winning play, Chicago, on Broadway. So how does...

April 20 2011