November 2015

GIVE IT UP FOR THE GRAVY! Well folks, it is upon us again, that season that Leslie likes to refer to as the “season of gravy”. Its time for turkeys, trimmings and family gatherings: a time when most Americans can gain anywhere from 5­ 10lbs in a 2 month timespan. To offer up a little help to combat Grandma’s Gut Busting Gravy I offer up a gluten­free and potentially dairy­free (if you are into that kind of thing) solution. Here is a Health Coach Laurel Approved Gravy recipe, the one I make for my very own people. Ingredients   2 Tablespoons of Butter...

Our entire studio is very Pilates-based, it may be appropriate to describe it as a type of 'functional training' (but let us be clear, it is not physical therapy) as the goal, for the most part, is in the movements that we use and helping clients to connect to those movements. Whether it is Pilates, BarSculpt, Yoga, or basic strength training, the goal is to move the body in a balanced and mind-connected way. While we can help with weight loss and other fitness related goals, the training always begins by training the client in movement (based on their needs) and then...

"Leslie, Your studio and one on one sessions have made me a healthier mom and a stronger person. The only workout I've ever stuck with and look forward to doing! It's my outlet and you are so amazing to work with! Especially with all my (minor) ailments, I thought I would never be able to get a good workout in. I love your staff and you all make me feel like I'm a part of your family! Thank you!!" ~T.R. I couldn't be more pleased to receive this note from my client. T.R. Started coming to the studio at the beginning...