Sage Center for Yoga and Healing Arts in Kansas City

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I have always been prone to high-energy, high-tempo fitness classes. I enjoy sweating, moving quickly and feeling strong. I tend to go hard, for a long time, and deal with the consequences. I’ve suffered many fitness injuries, mostly tied to my knees and hamstring. I’ve slowed down during that time, …
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How to Avoid Making Diastasis Recti Worse

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Sara Haley recently discussed diastasis recti during pregnancy. Today she's talking about how to avoid developing one or making it worse! Now that you know a little bit about diastasis recti, let’s talk about how to change up your workouts to either avoid developing one or exacerbating an …
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An Easy Exercise to Prepare for Childbirth

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You know how I said I was planning to go to a local prenatal fitness class? Well, I went. And it was awesome. Not only did I get a great workout and meet a few other awesome mamas-to-be, but I also learned some great things about what to expect during childbirth and then after childbirth, …
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Fitness Apparel Head to Toe: Ellie Apparel and New Balance Shoes

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There's nothing like a new workout outfit to get you motivated, and today I'm sharing a head-to-toe look that has gotten me moving lately. From a new fitness company to an old favorite, we've got you covered! Ellie Wave Runner Capris and Gemini Light Top Hello, my name is Jennifer, and I …
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10 Cheer Moves for a 10-Minute Workout

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I have fond memories of my cheerleading days --- and fond memories of how fit I was! How on earth did I do those toe touches? If I were to try now, I'm sure I'd pull a muscle. But my memory of what a great workout cheerleading is leads me to sharing this workout with you. Danielle Wechsler, founder …
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What Jenn’s Second Trimester Workout Modifications Look Like

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I recently shared what pregnancy workout modifications have been looking like for me so that you could see an example of what one pregnant lady was doing during her second trimester. As always, we need to listen to our bodies --- pregnant or not! --- and do what feels good to us and what's working …
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Bored with Your Kegel Exercises? How to Switch It Up!

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Sara Haley is one of our favorite pre- and post-natal exercise specialists around here. She shares awesome, fun workouts with us and great fitness tips, too. Sara has a miles-long fitness resume, including being a Reebok Global Master Trainer and choreographing and starring in more than 10 fitness …
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3 Ginger Options to Ease Morning Sickness

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When you are suffering from morning sickness, you're likely to do almost anything to ease it. And since there are a few of us here in the Fit Bottomed World who are pregnant or have recently been pregnant, when I saw this post over on Fit Bottomed Eats about ginger food products, I knew I had to …
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Fit4Life: A Butt-Kicking Workout

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Staying active on the road can be tough. When I travel, I always make sure to plan my activities before I go. I research and sign up for any necessary classes. I need a plan. For me, I’ve learned, it’s easier to have one upon going than to make plans while I’m there. My college roommate made the …
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