Embracing Autumn: Winds of Change

As the days grow shorter and the air becomes crisp, there’s a special kind of magic in the air. Autumn, with its vibrant colors and cozy vibes, is a season that captivates the senses and invites us to slow down, reflect, and savor the beauty of change. Here are some of my favorite ideas to […]

Desi Bodymind // Autumn Newsletter 2023

Desi Bodymind // Autumn Newsletter 2023 “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” ― Oscar Wilde OPRAH DAILY “Total Body Beautiful: Secrets to Looking and Feeling Your Best After Age 35,” is the title of my second book with Human Kinetics. I wrote this book alongside two amazing celebrity trainers, Nicole Stuart an expert […]

Balancing Act: Navigating Work, School, and Parenthood

After 25 years out of school, I am back in school (and more than halfway through) in my doctoral program. Balancing parenting, work, and school is a lot, but not impossible. Here are my strategies for making it all work: Time Management Time management is the linchpin of balancing work, school, and parenting. Consider creating […]

The Transformative Power of Travel: Gaining a Fresh Work Perspective

Travel is more than just a leisure activity or a way to escape the mundane routines of daily life. It has the incredible ability to reshape our perceptions and shed light on new ways of thinking. Recently, I had the privilege of exploring the vibrant and bustling streets of Tokyo, Japan, and the experience left […]

Beautiful Body Over 35

“Total Body Beautiful: Secrets to Looking and Feeling Your Best After Age 35,” is my newest book written alongside Pilates expert Nicole Stuart, and Strength Training Pro Andrea Orbeck. We each have decades of experience and a sincere dedication to empowering women with concrete tools and techniques to feel great from the inside out! We […]

3 Lessons from Living in Hawaii

Living in Paradise: 3 Profound Lessons from Three Years (and Counting) in Hawaii Imagine waking up to the sound of gentle waves caressing the shoreline, feeling the soft embrace of warm tropical air, and witnessing breathtaking sunsets painting the sky in hues of orange and purple. I have the incredible privilege of calling Hawaii my […]

Do You Need to Take Vitamins?

Do I Need to Take Vitamins? An In-depth Look at Nutritional Supplements With shelves in pharmacies and grocery stores filled with an array of nutritional supplements, it’s essential to understand the role vitamins play in our overall well-being. In this blog, we will delve into the importance of vitamins, explore their benefits and drawbacks, and […]

What to Look for in a Yoga Retreat

If you are thinking about going on a yoga retreat, you are making a wise decision. Yoga retreats can be an incredibly rewarding experience, helping you deepen your practice, relax and recharge, and build a sense of connection with like-minded individuals. However, with so many yoga retreats to choose from, it can be challenging to […]

Desi Bodymind // Summer Newsletter 2023

Desi Bodymind // Summer Newsletter 2023 “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” ― Mario Fernández Happy Summer Solstice! Today’s solstice heralds the first day of summer and it also happens to be International Yoga Day, and National Smoothie Day; three of my favorite things! I am excited to share summer tips […]