10 Nutrients that Can Lift Your Spirits

By Maya Dangerfield / Washington Post / Published January 14, 2014 Foods rich in vitamins, minerals and fatty acids healthful, but studies show they can also increase happiness, lessen symptoms of depression and reduce anxiety. How can foods improve our moods? It all comes down to the

Stress-Free Guide to Eating Healthier

ating healthy is challenging no matter what, but when you have a hectic schedule full of appointments, errands, and other obligations, your healthy eating goals can feel straight-up impossible! The key is learning to plan ahead and organize your day in a smart, efficient way. Before

Strength Train, Improve Your Health

We know that regular exercise helps prevent many illnesses. And we often think about exercise as activities that help cardiovascular performance: running, walking, dancing. Why not practice resistance (strength) training regularly? You will be amazed at the powerful health benefits &

Wellness is a Journey

I was born in Venezuela, a country where fitness and exercise were not a big part of the culture. Our culture revolved around food & dancing. Families and friends would get together to share big meals and move to the music. I loved dancing. So when I came to the States as a young

Meet Me at the BARRE

Author: Alissa Rogers, Associate Copywriter – MindBody Online. BARRE is becoming all the rage in the fitness world. But what exactly is it? Although BARRE originated from dance, you don’t need to have a dance background to participate—it’s a low-impact fitness workout that anyon

Tai Chi in Libertyville, IL

What is Tai Chi? Where can I find a Tai Chi Class in Libertyville, IL? An ancient Chinese tradition still practiced today, TAI CHI is meditation in motion and a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep bre

Tai Chi Classes near Vernon Hills, IL

What is Tai Chi? Where can I find a Tai Chi Class near Vernon Hills, IL? An ancient Chinese tradition still practiced today, TAI CHI is meditation in motion and a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep

Pilates Classes in Libertyville, IL

What is Pilates? Where can I find a Pilates Class in Libertyville, IL? Pilates is a disciplined physical body conditioning program created more than 90 years ago by Joseph Pilates. Pilates focuses on core strength, proper spinal alignment, muscle development and balance.

Pilates Classes near Vernon Hills, IL

What is Pilates? Where can I find a Pilates Class near Vernon Hills, IL? Pilates is a form of disciplined exercise founded by Joseph Pilates over 90 years ago. Pilates believed the mind and body work in unison and created the discipline. Pilates focuses on core strength, spinal alignm