Celebrities Don't BOSU! [Part 2 of 2]
Quasi-Inclusive Gym ... [the one with that "Stop"
+ a Hand Logo - its real identity co-incidental to this... Read more
Fitness made Humiliating? Never at Home ! [The Sequel, Four Years in the Making]
It helps that I had been treated right in a live mat pilates class series. No substitute for being supported by one's live pilates instructors (I've had the privilege of being taught by four of them since 2012). Otherwise the journey would be ... Read more
Dancing is My Yoga and Even Better than Yoga ... (Long)
This is a very long story. About six years ago, I’d enrolled in several series of vinyasa yoga classes taught by these young people in a hurry. Location was the then-closest studio to where I lived, that had a wood floor and looked polished and... Read more
The "Twinkie Defense" a Gambler does not Make!
This entry goes out to an old-school gambling haunt of my late Aunt. And I used to tag along with her on her multi-day, comped jaunts to Atlantic City. Until about 6 years ago. Just before I had gotten my job, which lasted - this, the second ... Read more
Low Carber from da Bronx
I cannot believe I'm reading this. I really heart this. This is this nutritionista's wet dream. This is this so-over-commercialized-holiert
hanthou-yoga practioner's wet dream - squared! This is this well-managed 59 year old diabetic suff... Read more
Power Yoga ... More a Question of Mild Temperament than Higher Bodyweight
Yup. I looked at the latest Yoga Journal special Yoga for Weight Loss.
And, even after three years, even after the backlash against commercialized yoga (which I had next to nothing to do with, personally) ... one Dana Edison Santas still m... Read more
My Sister Became a Doctor and it Crushed my Manboy Ego
I just LOVE Thought Catalog (and its cuter cousin XO Jane Issues and IHTM) ... Could read them all day long.
These are Gen Whiners with enviable, upper middle class f... Read more
Athleta, Mantra Yoga + Health; Their Target Markets
It is EASY to feel that Athleta's clothing is marketed to a
certain class of women. I have practiced yoga regularly for 7
years, am a perennial advanced beginner. A... Read more
Whenever there is something wrong with my job situation (and somehow I've scheduled a live, brick-and-mortar class on the heels of it) I make no bones about laying my trip on the yoga teacher in question. The Pilates Yogini was no exception. Tho... Read more
Commercialized Yoga - Lament on Creative Time LOST - A Non-Snowbird's Return to the Fold ...
I am actually planning to do yoga in .... wait for it ... an environment outside of these four walls/ availing myself of a live, brick-and-mortar yoga instructional venue ... after months and months ... and months of tundra living (brought to yo... Read more
Happy Weight Regain ... Fashionably Thin is So 2012 (or Earlier)!
Wasting syndrome, imho, is NOT synonymous with being Fashionably Thin ... not even within the New York City limits—unless, of course, you are deranged by fame or wealth (neither of which has happened to ME) ...
I am SO happy, I never got s... Read more
Still a K Cup Workaround Beginner- So I Quit Playing with the Big Boys
As your trusty nutrition blogger, I, TINIERTINA owe you guys a sequel.
I was playing around, skirting on my beginner's luck with the cost-effective, space-effective a... Read more
Jamaica Me'Swe't this Machine-Free Blonde Roast Coffee
Okay, I remember trying to do this about 7 years ago, when the KeurigⓇ machine at the mortgage company where I'dworked had a temporary malfunction. I wanted to use ... Read more
Lowered my Goal Weight - STILL UNDERWEIGHT ACCORDING TO Me!!
My weight reads very low on the scale at home, compared to the doctor's office.
So, I just put in a number, based on my scale at home. My goal weight is a LOT lower than my "happy weight", but the tracker does not let me have "multiple" go... Read more
Guess I Take Pilates This Coming Sunday
E-mail Letter that will NOT be Sent:
Dear Pilates Studio--
I hope to see you at the Street Fair. I would very much like to know, in advance, if the Yoga class n... Read more