• March 14, 2016

    Exercise in Pregnancy and Postpartum PART 1

    My passion for helping women understand what happens in their bodies during pregnancy and postpartum started over a decade ago.  I was taking an “Exercise through Pregnancy” workshop in NYC with Debra Goodman MSPT, and I discovered I had a three-finger diastasis. I learned movement contraindications and the potential worst outcomes if you use your abdominals incorrectly during pregnancy and the first year postpartum. I was so afraid of making it worse that I avoided all abdominal work.  I would teach Pilates and show nothing… Read More »

  • March 7, 2016

    The BrainDance

    “Developed by Anne Green Gilbert, the BrainDance is a series of exercises that we use in all CDC (Creative Dance Center) classes. It is comprised of eight developmental movement patterns that healthy human beings naturally move through in the first year of life. As babies, we did these movements on our tummies, sides, and back on the floor. However, cycling through these patterns at any age, daily or weekly while sitting or standing, has been found to be beneficial in reorganizing our central nervous system… Read More »

  • March 1, 2016

    Why did I open a business?

    Why did I open my own business?
    This is a question that was asked of me many times when I first opened. I had a great answer. As a mover, I was feeling stifled at home not being able get on an exercise routine with small children. I was going to open a studio with quality childcare so others did not have this as a barrier to doing movement that they loved. Additionally, I felt a loss of independence that was indescribable as a mother of two small children… Read More »