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STOTT PILATES Lead Instructor Trainer Pilates Instructor Gyrotonic Instructor Gyrokinesis Instructor Certified Human Potential Coach Certified IIN Health Coach Yoga Instructor

What is Autophagy and Why you Should Care


Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Even though autophagy has been determined as a major medical breakthrough in science for the last few years, not many people or doctors have heard about it, much less recommend it. A Japanese biologist, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel prize in 2016 for unraveling the mechanism [...]

What is Autophagy and Why you Should Care2020-07-30T19:38:35+00:00



  Photo by Julia Zolotova on     It is known that humans can survive for about 2 months without food, but just days without water. Yet, surprisingly, most of us are dehydrated – in fact, 75 percent of Americans are dehydrated (1). The effects of low-grade dehydration are real, long-lasting and [...]


Why Its So Hard to Quit Sugar


And Ways to Finally Quit the Habit! Photo by Public Domain Pictures on The struggle is real: quitting sugar is not as easy as it sounds. It’s not because you lack willpower, as so many conventional doctors and diets have preached for years, it’s because sugar truly is addictive. The fact that [...]

Why Its So Hard to Quit Sugar2020-06-30T03:33:21+00:00

Blood Sugar Imbalances


  Chronic health conditions (type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and high blood pressure) have all been linked to high blood sugar, insulin resistance and chronic inflammation. Eating a diet high in sugar (including loading up on carbohydrates on a regular basis), can lead to blood sugar imbalances that cause inflammation and the overproduction [...]

Blood Sugar Imbalances2020-03-22T15:04:00+00:00

Factors that cause Chronic Inflammation


The major causes of chronic inflammation are: inflammatory diet, blood sugar imbalances, leaky gut syndrome, chronic stress, poor sleep habits, environmental toxins and chronic infections Inflammatory Diet – One of the top causes of modern-day chronic inflammation is an inflammatory diet low in nutrients. Certain foods are known to trigger the immune system and result [...]

Factors that cause Chronic Inflammation2020-03-22T15:03:34+00:00



My first blog is on inflammation because this is what I run into the most as a Pilates and Health Coach. These conditions include (however, not limited to) joint and muscle pain, gut issues and sleep problems. I wish that Pilates and movement could cure everything, however, what we put into our mouths and our [...]

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