The best laid plans

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans. We go through life believing we are in control. That if we work hard enough, exercise enough, eat the right food, know the right people, do the right thing, be in the right place at the right time, be all that we can be, we will find happiness, success, and fulfillment.

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10 years free

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, May 27, 2014


On May 31, 2004, I smoked my last cigarette. Quitting smoking is one of my proudest accomplishments. I was a pack-a-day smoker for 20 years. I smoked when I was happy, when I was sad, when I was nervous, when I was bored, when I was hungry, when I was tired, when I was wound-up or wound-down. It was part of my life and my identity. It was also my dirty little secret. Quitting smoking was hard. It required a lot of changes in my life. For a long time I had to completely avoid certain places and people. But there was no trick to it.

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the soul in action

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, April 28, 2014


“With stress and anxiety levels rising, the need for methods and practices that increase resilience and our capacity to let go have become an absolute necessity.” So writes Tanya Rich, creator of spiritmovesbody, a movement practice that uses the teachings of Raja Yoga Meditation and the guiding principles of the Pilates Method to experience the innate beauty and power of the soul in action.

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Pilates for Golf

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, April 1, 2014


We all know Pilates is great for toning our abs and strengthening our core. But did you know that Pilates will dramatically improve your golf game? Pilates for Golf will:

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Now for something completely different

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, February 24, 2014


I made a radical change to my diet a few weeks ago. I stopped eating sugar, wheat and pretty much all grains. It has changed my life. This had not been my intention. My intention had been to lose some weight. The stubborn five pounds I had been struggling with for a year or more had morphed into ten. I was tipping the scale at a weight that I was simply not comfortable with. None of my clothes fit anymore.

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