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What will Pilates with Jill Teach You?

As I found myself working on my rough draft for the book I am a part of, I kept coming back to Pilates. It is an essential part of my practice and what keeps not only my mind right, but my body right. I am so blessed to be as active as I am and injury-free, which I directly attribute to BALANCE! Time for Pilates is essential, along with cardiovascular fitness, my cycling time (which is another of my favorite therapies and one of the best moving meditations!) and then my TRX practice reminds my body how to integrate and strengthen, lengthen, and stabilize. My other workout classes give me 3D movement and play that I feel confident in my body to accomplish based on my foundations of Pilates, core fitness, Cycling, cardiovascular fitness, and TRX, system fitness.
I hope this helps for anyone who is currently out of sync in their bodies or experiencing injuries to reconsider their training plans and incorporate some focus and attention to where it all comes from!

Won’t You Take Me To Funky Town?

Cycling Periodization~ A Training plan to progressively challenge, build and take your fitness to the next level This is for anyone who wants to learn to train like an athlete; whether it is the first day off the couch or if you have been on the treadmill going nowhere for too long, or if you know that no matter how many times you have experienced this type of training, there is always something to learn! We call our cycling “tribe” the “On Your Left” group, which most runners and cyclists understand that phrase to mean, “I’m coming up on your left to pass you.” Usually those passing “on the left” have a certain humble confidence about them that comes with experience and training. They are an elite group that have earned the right to say “on your left”.   Which means each person started somewhere and every person started at the beginning! In addition to learning a lot about your body and your potential, we like to have fun! The theme of this session is “Won’t you …

The Truth About Jill

Who I am and what I can tell you “about me”  is best summed up in Albert Einstein’s statement: “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” ~ Albert Einstein That curiosity has led me to so many wonderful discoveries about myself, about others, about the human body and movement, and about the things that make people tick!  As in all things in life, our education gives us the framework and opens the doors to experiences. The experiences themselves and our courage to pursue them are what define us.  Below is a list of my “framework”: ACE & AFAA Certified Personal Trainer Level 3 Institute of Motion Mentorship Level 2 TRX Instructor, and 4 TRX course certifications Fascia Dissection Course with Thomas Myers, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Jungshin Master Trainer Pilates, Cycling, Taiji Fit, and MELT Method certified Todd Durkin Mastermind Team, Platinum IDEA Health and Fitness Association FASTER Course Director Speaker and Innovator Creator, Owner and Chief Motivator of The Energy Lab I decided to become a personal trainer in 2007.  Never …

Stay Charged!

I’ve put together 5 simple tips to stay charged through December! Plus The Energy Lab’s 24 Days of TRX and 24 Days of InnerStrength workout goals…. Enjoy the season with less stress and more fun! We get the most out of the season when we stay fit and healthy. Join me on our Stay Charged mission!