Podcast: The Optimal Body

“We’ve gotten really narrow-minded about what fitness means. I try to encourage movement, in whatever way you want to move. It’s a moment for you to explore a relationship with yourself and your body. But maybe you never step foot inside of a gym, so movement is dancing, walking, hiking, cycling, cleaning your house. There […]

Why are my knees hurting? The answer might be in your hips & ankles!

Team! Are you dealing with knee pain? It’s time to address where it’s ACTUALLY coming from! Your knee is most likely not the cause of your knee pain. Unless you have an acute injury (which means something happened directly to the knee), degenerative disease or a total knee replacement, your knee pain is most likely […]

My secret is … RECOVERY!

Whatever you are trying to achieve with your body, recovery will help you get there. Whether it’s healing from an injury or training for a marathon, how you recover your body is ultimately your key to success. Learning to slow things down and be intentional about how I let my body rest, restore and recover […]

How to add recovery to your workout routine

Active vs. Restorative Recovery I’ve been getting a handful of questions about the difference between active recovery and restorative recovery and the benefits they have on your workout routine. Here is a quick breakdown using pigeon pose! Active Recovery: Faster Paced Great for warming up Use throughout the week/on active recovery days You’ll move in […]

Push-ups & Pillows

Hey Team! I recently posted a video in my JUST MOVE Facebook Group and thought you all might find it beneficial. I’ve been getting a handful of questions about how to work up to a full push-up so, I wanted to make sure you had a mini tutorial to get started! First, let’s talk about […]

Week Three of START Moving!

This week we are going to step into more structured program! Including a strength day, a cardio day, and a recovery day. Let’s have another great week! START WEEK THREE! Keep moving Team!

Burpee Modification

Are burpees too much? Try this! Grab a chair, make sure you are on a stable surface and follow along!⁠ ⁠ This is just one of the many ways we modify moves in our START program – START MOVING! Ready to get started? Let’s go, TEAM!💪

Week Two of START Moving!

A great way to stay committed to moving is to find your “why.” So let’s take a moment to finish the following sentence, “I started moving because…” Write this down and keep coming back to it when you need to remind yourself to stay connected to your bigger purpose. START WEEK TWO! You got this, […]

Welcome to Week One of START Moving!

Showing up is the hardest part, and you’ve done that! The rest is easy! So please take a moment to take this all in! This will be a foundational week, we are learning the movements, learning about our body and just getting started. Be sure to listen to your body and take the rest days! […]

Just Move? Walk This Way!

TEAM. There are SO many different ways we can move our bodies, sometimes it’s hard to choose just one! But when you’re looking for something easy, that you can do on your own (in fact, you’ve probably been doing it your whole life), it’s time to get walking! Walking has so many wonderful health benefits! […]

On your mark, get set…RUN!

Where my runners, joggers, and sprinters at??? Running is such a fun way to move—it’s great for your cardiovascular health, it gets you outside, and you don’t need anything but running shoes and the wind in your hair! With all of these awesome benefits it’s easy to get going, but runners often skip the most […]

Podcast: You Need Therapy

“Why are we having a conversation about what you look like? Let’s have a conversation about all the things that you can do and use movement as a way to show your body love and appreciation.” Kaisa joins Kat DeFatta on You Need Therapy to share her perspectives on body positivity and movement as a […]