The science of fasting is currently among the most popular of food topics, tho’ fasting has been around for thousands of years. Continue reading
Certifying as a wellness coach and working with M.D.s and researchers in the area of food and supplements has been a great complement to my Pilates teaching. Something that has fascinated me recently is the beneficial use of GOOD dietary fat in my diet to increase my stamina and well being throughout my day! One of the fats I use is called ghee. Continue reading
I’m pleased that Van Halsema Pilates was voted one of the Top Physical Therapy Clinics in Santa Monica in the Opencare.com-verified 2015 Patients’ Choice Awards!
Here’s the official award information:
In a study published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, scientists at Arizona State University reported that healthy (but formerly sedentary) adult women who adopted a regular exercise routine not only gained weight, but increased body fat (not muscle mass).
Chronic joint or muscle pain, extreme fatigue, difficulty sleeping, weakness, nausea, headache, depression – these are all symptoms you may experience if you are living with an autoimmune disorder. Continue reading
So you’ve had surgery and you’re eager to return to your Pilates practice. Or perhaps your post-op recovery is motivating you to begin Pilates for the very first time? As soon as you have doctor’s permission to begin, doing Pilates could be one of the best means possible for getting back into shape!
Many of us already have heard about Coenzyme-Q10, the natural antioxidant synthesized by the body, found in many foods, and available in supplement form. It comes in two forms: ubiquinol, the active antioxidant form, and ubiquinone, the oxidized form, which the body partially converts to ubiquinol. Continue reading