Being in the fitness industry for more than 10 years has given me so much joy. I am thrilled when I can make a difference in someone's life by helping them to look and feel better in theri body. I know that nutrition plays a huge role in feeling better, so I decided to add nurtition coaching to my repertoire. I am proud to say that I have completed the Precision Nutrition Coaching Level 1 certification and I am ready to add this area to my practice. I love Precison Nutrition's approach.
This weekend was full of learning and exploring Pilates with Deborah Lessen, who taught an amazing workshop at the Pilates Center in Rockville, Maryland.Day 1 taught us the skills needed to visually assess our clients correctly.We had some very different body types to work with (our models were participant
Posted by Heike Yates @ Monday, April 04, 2016 @ 17:23pm
I have spent my entire teaching career focusing on Pilates and mindful movement. I love the depth and breadth of this work. I feel energized when I see a client feel the work deeply for the first time and understand that to be truly present in their exercise sessions brings about great change. I recently had the opportunity to take a Spinning certification course. I was very nervous walking into this class for several reasons. For starters, this form of exercise was out of my comfort zone. I teach slow, controlled, precise movements; not spinning!
Posted by Amy Phillips @ Monday, December 28, 2015 @ 15:58pm
Pilates is a method of exercise that is synonymous with core strengthening, but is that all that is really involved? Joseph Pilates originally intended for his method to become a way of life. Let’s take a look at what makes a Pilates session different from most other forms of exercise and how this can carry over into our daily life.Breathing
Posted by Amy Phillips @ Tuesday, October 13, 2015 @ 14:35pm
I was recently asked to do something that is completley outside of my comfort zone. My initial reaction was NO, I can't possibly do that! Then I took a deep breath and thought, why not? It will take a lot of effort but it really sounds like something you would enjoy. So I went for it.
Posted by Amy Phillips @ Saturday, August 29, 2015 @ 09:12am