JM x NYPL: An Expression of Life

JM x NYPL: An Expression of Life

Earlier this month, I shot a yoga series at the New York Public Library in Bryant Park as part of a new project showcasing my journey through life. I feel most alive when I’m practicing yoga and when I’m surrounded by places of inspiration. When there’s beautiful architecture and light, the yoga flows naturally and images speak volumes. Here are a few out takes from my first shoot. The entire series will be released slowly on my Instagram page with more context. I hope you enjoy it.

5 Top Wellness Trends for 2019

5 Top Wellness Trends for 2019

When looking at all of the trend predictions for the new year and analyzing the products that come across my desk and emails that that flood my inbox, I honed in on trends that I personally think will explode. Here are the top five wellness trends to get excited for this year.

The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight

The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight

Postpartum, I wanted nothing more than to lose the baby weight I gained since my new body was a horrible reminder of our tragedy (see post).  I aggressively started taking SoulCycle classes just two weeks after I gave birth in hopes it will help me get back to my normal weight and it did, however, I learned that cardio like spinning and running only allows your body to burn calories during the exercise where as strength training on the other hand, keeps your body burning calories at a higher rate for hours post exercise.  I spoke with my personal trainer and CEO of M.O.V.E FIT NJ, Jarrett Hahn for the 411.

Becoming Stronger Mentally and Physically

Becoming Stronger Mentally and Physically

As someone who's always been into keeping fit, I felt confident in my strong, healthy body for a long time, but now being postpartum, nothing is the same and my body now acts as a reminder of my tragedy.  I'm determined to not only get my body back, but to become leaner and stronger than I ever was before.  Here's where I am today... starting a new kind of wellness journey.

Benefits of Barre Class During Pregnancy

Benefits of Barre Class During Pregnancy

Back when I was 20 weeks pregnant, I had to supply The Bar Method Hoboken with a doctors note stating that I was able to keep up the work out.  I didn't announce the news publicly yet and was still able to hide my little bump, but according to studio rules, I needed to start modifying certain exercises.  I wasn't ready for that! 

Chic Reusable Water Bottles We're Loving Right Now

Chic Reusable Water Bottles We're Loving Right Now

Whether you’re looking for a new water bottle for the gym, to take to work or you just want to help ensure you’re drinking enough water per day, using a reusable water bottle is environmentally friendly. These are three of our favorites that'll keep you in style.