WHY

Mid January. Two weeks into the New Year. Somewhere between establishing new habits and abandoning them completely. Yes? Yes. Here’s what keeps coming up for me: Start with the end in mind. Everywhere I look. Everywhere I turn. Everything I read. Every time I create a marketing piece for the studio, program a workshop or … Continue reading WHY

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ASK

Specific does not mean narrow. It does not mean only one way. It means a definitive result earned on an open-ended route. You can choose what, but you don’t really get to choose how.

THE RUB

It’s how I’ve been able to see the other side of the struggle, and love them.

THE WALL

When I ran my first marathon I was 21. I had trained for five months, I had eaten the right foods, put in the work, prepared my body well, and was mentally ready for 26.2. It was beautiful and I was happy to be there, until I wasn’t. At mile 20 as I reached the final … Continue reading THE WALL

ALL I (GOTTA) DO IS ZOOMA ZOOM ZOOM

I absolutely adore Mondays. Yes. Me. I love them. They’re my favorite. Better than Friday even. Mondays are my vibe day. My creative day. My wear yoga clothes all day, day, my big hearty breakfast day, my work from home in my beautiful office, seated in my cushy turquoise chair, sunlight streaming in the window … Continue reading ALL I (GOTTA) DO IS ZOOMA ZOOM ZOOM

HOLD PLEASE

$780. That’s how much my Tuesday cost. Seven hundred and eighty dollars, and three hours out of my day. I walked out of a meeting, smile on my face, ready to continue what had already been a great start to the day, and then I saw a boot on my front wheel. Parking tickets. I … Continue reading HOLD PLEASE

FEEL AGAIN

For my whole life, as long as I can remember, in the entire history of “Michelle Does Exercise,” I’ve been drawn to heat. Fire. Intensity. Sweat. If I ran, I ran as fast and as far and as often as I could. I’d run a 5k, fly somewhere and run four legs of a 200 mile … Continue reading FEEL AGAIN

BLANK SPACE

Let’s talk about space baby, Let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things. And the bad things that may be. Let's talk about space. Yeah Like this. Salt n’ peppa style. Baby. S p a c e Kidding. But not.   The last two weeks I have been playing with … Continue reading BLANK SPACE

(DON’T) FREAK OUT

I’ve been reading a lot lately about energy, about the signals, vibrations and pulses we send out, and what we receive in return. I’m super geeking out about it. Like a lot. So much so, that if you happen to (be ever so fortunate as to) run into me in person, be prepared to hear … Continue reading (DON’T) FREAK OUT