Mothers Into Living Fit September 2017 Blog

Pregnant Olympian and Inspiration for Moms-to-Be Kerri Walsh Jennings is a personal inspiration to me. In addition to being an amazing athlete and having the best nick name ever ‘six feet of sunshine,’ she won the Olympics while she was 5 weeks pregnant! Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman’s life and although most […]

Teacher Training

I have 2 degrees in exercise science and countless certifications in yoga, fitness, and dance. Even with my background, I remember when I found out that I was pregnant the first time, I really wanted a lot more information on what was safe in terms of movement during pregnancy. I found some great resources, but […]

Family

There are many different types of families in this world as I saw so beautifully reflected at a recent event at my older son’s school. There were single parents, step parents, and grandparents who were all there to celebrate our children. The children danced to songs from around the world and recognized different types of […]

Mothers into Living Fit Winter Newsletter

‘ Making spirits bright, oh what fun it is to laugh and sing.’ – From Jingle Bells Wishing you all a happy and bright holiday season full of love, health, and blessings. So much to share to close out this amazing year, and start the next chapter together in 2017! Photo by Fluid Frame Photography […]

The Yin & Yang of Birth by Desi Bartlett MS CPT E-RYT

Recently, someone asked me if I love my obstetrician. Love is a strong word, and not one that I use lightly. I respect, adore, and trust my OB, but it is not a warm fuzzy love. Her energy is very masculine or ‘yang’ as they say in the Eastern traditions. She is an incredible scientist, […]

Mothers Into Living Fit Newsletter Early Summer 2015

Lots of great news to share this month for pregnant goddesses and new moms; LA Yoga features my advice on how to love your post-baby body with the power of Pilates. Gaiam celebrated Mothers Day with Moms everywhere and posted some information on how to stay sensitive to the feedback of your body. Parenting Collective […]

Pre and Post Natal Body Image Pressures & How to Enjoy A Happy Healthy Pregnancy

Pre and Post Natal Health and Fitness was not a recognized field until the 1990’s. Now there are many credible organizations that offer specialized training for expecting Moms. Women everywhere are benefitting from exercise before, during, and after their pregnancies. However, we must remember that inspiration and pressure are two very different ends of the […]