Holiday Party Rules to Eat By

December 7, 2012

Stay Skinny Trough the Holidays …. In New York City, it’s that time of year when your schedule is packed with night after night of holiday parties. Standing around, gorging on passed around hors d’oeuvres while drinking all the free wine/champagne you can get your hands on. What’s wrong with that you say? Well nothing […]

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A Buddhist in the City

September 29, 2012

I grew up in the country but live in the heart of New York City. To me, NYC is loud, crowded, and can be very overwhelming. A few years ago after returning from my yoga teacher training in India, I was very inspired to start practicing Ahmisa, or Non-Harming in my life. I have always […]

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Fit for Fall

September 6, 2012

I love fall, it’s my favorite time of the year. The crisp weather, the foods, the clothes, but most of all, fall is a time when we really get back to schedules! If you want to be fit, scheduling your weekly fitness program is the way to go.   I’m talking about the “on Mondays […]

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Fun Outdoor Workout!

June 15, 2012

My new motto: I HAVE A CHOICE AND I AM NOT LAZY!!!  When the weather is this amazing it’s a crime to NOT exercise outside!!! Before you even think about sitting on the couch after work, switch into some workout clothes and head outdoors for an hour.  Afterwards, you will be so happy that you […]

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I never dreamed of India…

May 17, 2012

I never wanted to go to India. In fact, I clearly remember telling several friends that India was probably LAST on my list of places that I LEAST desired to travel to. To their surprise, and even my own, I changed my mind and booked a flight to India on September 1, 2010. Why the […]

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Nicole’s 10 SKINNY RULES to LIVE by

February 24, 2012

Now days trainers like to make sure that clients know that they shouldn’t be concerned about the scale, because it’s not about weight loss, it’s about body fat loss. When you work out, you gain muscle which weighs more than fat, so we don’t like to tell people to watch the scale because it’s irrelevant. […]

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Digging Deeper- INTENTIONS

February 5, 2012

Keeping to a healthy lifestyle is on the list of the many things in life that we know we SHOULD do. However, when ever a goal is prefaced with a SHOULD it is commonly something we struggle to do. I find that this is because we don’t really know WHY we want to do something. […]

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Where does the time go?

January 17, 2012

As a meditation practitioner/teacher, the word mindfulness comes up often in my days. However, even sometimes the most seasoned yogi steps back and says, “Holy crap! Where has this month gone?!” When this happens, it’s a good time to put that mindfulness practice into, well…practice! So what does this all mean? According to Eckart Tolle, famous author […]

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Happy New Year!

January 4, 2012

I love New Year’s…it gives us a chance for a fresh start, new possibilities, and of course, new year’s resolutions!!! So as the trainer/yoga teacher “extrodinaire” than I am, I decided to look into what I thought would be the best resolution for myself. I already exercise a lot, I meditate, and I am vegetarian…however, […]

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3 Food Rules to Keep You Skinny through the Holiday Season

November 28, 2011

Let me know if this sounds like a familiar situation… Your diet goes down the shitter during the holiday season, you gain a few pounds, swear to lose them once the new year comes, don’t, then feel fat and go through several yoyo diets until you get your butt in gear and FINALLY lose the […]

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