Motherhood and Mobility; My Single Greatest Piece Of Advise I Can Give Any Mother To Be

August 6, 2019

Motherhood and Mobility My Single Greatest Piece Of Advise I Can Give Any Mother To Be There’s a ton of advise out there for mothers to be. When I was pregnant, just 5 months ago I was consuming this advise at a massive pace. One day reading about a mom who still feels trapped inside…

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#STRONGLIKEAMAMA Heymama Event (Overlooking beautiful NYC)

July 18, 2019

Incredible isn’t it? A perfect summer evening on an elegant rooftop over looking one of the greatest cities in the world – Hanging out with you – a hundred plus hard working entrepreneur mothers, all who left their babies (of various ages) at home and turned up to sweat, chant and discuss all forms of…

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The 4th Trimester – (hint: They Lied To You – You’ll Sleep, You’ll Dream and You’ll be FINE!)

May 24, 2019

Today is Ari’s three months b-day! and I want to take this time to truly share with you my experiences of the 4TH TRIMESTER (hint: bc its nothing like I was told it would be). If you’ve had a baby, it may go something to the likes of this: first trimester– nausea, exhaustion, excitement, a…

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Baby Game Changers: Coterie Diapers

March 16, 2019

In the world of babies you hear a many things over and over again, the main one being those daunting diaper changes. Of-course for those yet to have kids this sounds so simple and so far fetched from anything you need to worry about; a diaper. But once you’re a parent, you know that anything…

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My Number #1 Recommendation For Mama’s To Be – Baby Essentials

February 15, 2019

As a new mama to be, the landscape of motherhood was in the beginning more like a flurry of thoughts; playing with my daughter, watching my husband with her, introducing her to martial arts. Then the more technical and less whimsical parts like making my schedule work; balancing motherhood and my passions of teaching and helping…

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The Last 2 Weeks of Pregnancy

February 6, 2019

I’ve been fortunate enough to have an active and stable pregnancy. We went to Japan, I haven’t missed a single workout in 8 months, I was able to lift weights, train clients, kick and punch and well – for a portion of it (minus the once a week wine or the crazy martial art stuff)…

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Things I wish someone told me about PREGNANCY

February 1, 2019

Finding out you are pregnant, at a point in your life when you want to, hope to be is a feeling that is both surreal and more real then anything I have ever experienced. In the beginning, at least for me I was very conscious about not allowing my previous experiences cloud or distort this one. I…

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My Pregnancy Nutrition Must’s

December 25, 2018

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” (a beautiful anonymous quote I found that truly fits this Christmas morning) As I woke up to hard hungry kicks pounding into my upper rib cage from a growing baby, to my dogs drooling over me and taking up most of the bed, to my husband laughing at…

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My Strength Training & Lifting Modifications In Pregnancy

November 24, 2018

If,  we are the sum of we repeatedly do – which is a fact that has been proven and proven over and over again… it is a hard pill to swallow to stop practicing, perfecting, drilling, enjoying exploring and building strength for 9 (plus- recovery & doc clearance) months during pregnancy.  And so, of course…

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Pregnancy: Train or Abstain?

November 23, 2018

Training & Teaching Martial Arts in #pregnancy👆 post; ART of discussion: #BRAZILIANJIUJITSU hey I’m not even close to the first woman to be passionate about it, and I’m not the first to be growing a little kicker inside of me while still actively persuing my craft; But, with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it has become increasingly difficult…

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Baby-Moon In Japan

October 30, 2018

Why Japan for a baby-moon?

Where do I start…

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Pull Ups, Pistols & Pregnancy

October 30, 2018

#LetsTalkAboutIt … I guess this sums up the fears us girls that have trained our bodies to perform have; Toooooo often people think that women that workout (such a broad statement) are scared of gaining weight, but if you train correctly, long term and on a program you simply: – Pause – Laugh a little…

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