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How to Make Working Out a Habit

Posted by: Shera Strange, Certified Personal Trainer - November 12, 2020

It’s Going to Take More than Willpower   We’re all creatures of habit. On most days, we wake up at the same time to shower, eat, and get ready for work, following the same patterns every day. The holiday season is near, and the fitness, diet, and workout plans you made earlier and tried to […]

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A Tribute to 14 Years of Wellness

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 5, 2020

It’s hard to believe that I have been running a wellness company for 14 years.  As I think back of the day that I decided to jump into business on my own, the excitement and fear was probably parallel in greatness.  I have always been an entrepreneur.  My creativity and drive to put a dream […]

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Meditation for Yogis

Posted by: Cathy Legget - October 19, 2020

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali refers to eight limbs of yoga, each of which offers guidance on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. Asana, the physical postures of yoga, is just one of the eight limbs of what we in the West call “yoga”. Three of the limbs, Pratyahara, Dharana and Dhyana are […]

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Busy Parents: How to Stay Healthy, Especially if your Children are eLearning

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - September 21, 2020

I am always telling clients that consistency is the KEY to SUCCESS!  Unfortunately, life is anything but consistent, especially when you add more variables to the mix: children, travel, work changes . . . a pandemic, a city in “unrest.”  With the lack of consistency, comes stress.  When my life is in order and my […]

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Home Exercise Safety is STILL IMPORTANT

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - August 30, 2020

The year 2020 has been a learning experience for many of us. The COVID 19 pandemic forced us to adapt, and those who refuse to adapt are left with an uphill battle. In terms of exercise and fitness, many of us swapped time in our fitness centers for at-home workouts. The purpose of this blog […]

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Why Meditate?

Posted by: Cathy Legget - July 12, 2020

You have probably heard that meditation is good for you. A workout for your brain akin to a weightlifting session for your body. Perhaps you are aware it helps reduce stress, but did you know that there are hundreds of studies pointing to other health benefits (mental and physical) ? The research is growing at […]

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Sheltering in Place Changed my Headstand Practice, and Here’s How to Change Yours Too!

Posted by: Jarvis Quarterman, Certified Yoga Instructor - June 11, 2020

Does it feel like your world’s been turned upside down? Maybe we can Try to embrace it and let go through our yoga practice. To be truly free, we must be willing to accept changes of all kinds and face our fears head on (no pun intended). When attempting a headstand pose (and all inversions), […]

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Creating Joy in Your Life

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - May 20, 2020

The key to authentic happiness is leading a life with joy.  Joy is created, not found.  So if you have been looking for it.  Stop.     Truth is that people need people.  It’s scientifically proven.  People like being around joyful people.  Be the type of person that people like to be around by leading […]

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Getting Through the Quarantine Diet

Posted by: Janine Reinholtz, M.S., R.D., L.D.N. - May 7, 2020

I’m sure many of you will agree with me, these last two months have been trying, and Illinois has another month of ‘self-isolation’ to look forward to. Fortunately, there are funny people who create lol memes to help us lighten the weight of our collective moods. These memes tend to have a constant message about […]

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