6 Ways I get to eat what I want

 In case you didn’t know, fit folks are often just as weak as unfit folks. The big difference is that, although we lapse, we don’t really relapse, as in stay lapsed permanently....more

What this Black Girl learned from today's gay rights movement

Some would never suspect that the 1st third of my life was spent as an artistic type who skipped through the halls of my high-school barefoot in a pinafore dress and paintbrushes pushed through my hair. Yep, I went to a performing arts high school and was surrounded by the  quirky, good people some would call freaks. The experience allowed this proud freak to encounter otherness and to BE other on a daily basis. One such other was the quintessential male gay best friend who, in those days, had no clue they were gay(maybe they did and hid it)....more

Why James Gandolfini's death scares me

Stay Fabulous,Stacey Grant...more

4 things that infuriate your friends that work in wellness

This post was prompted by an unintentionally hilarious conversation I had with a friend who is an RD. We shared a telephone rant about the actions of the people in our lives who consistently forget that we went to school specifically to learn how to help them. Here are some specifics that really get our goat....more

Food, Fitness and Sunshine

Oh what a weekend of awesome sunshine! Granted, I now have a not so awesome sunburn but it was worth it to revel in some rays on my friend’s roof-top. So here I am in bed, gazing down at my slightly bloated belly and almost regretting the indulgences of the weekend but not quite....more

3 Ways To Look Thinner Now

I’ve seen quite a few clients in my day that come in with complaints about their physiques. Some of these complaints are valid and require intensive work while others need just a little reframing. Here are 3 tips that can help you look and feel slimmer by tomorrow....more

Improving your quality of life at home

Improving your quality of life at homePosted on June 9, 2013by ...more

Are we too afraid be sad or angry these days?

If you've ever been told to "calm down" when you were angry or "cheer up" when you're sad then you know how infuriating it feels to get such inane advice in the face of strong emotion. Social media itself has become one big happiness quote after another, each telling us all to look on the bright side....more

Is all that intensity good for you?

 It’s no secret that I I teach and practicefairly high intensity exercise but is it just me or does it seem like that is ALL that is being offered these days? Granted, New York is not the center of the world but it is where I live....more