Channel Your Inner Misty Copeland

Turns out, we can all be Misty Copeland. … If we’re willing to pretend our living room is the American Ballet. I teamed up with Beverly Hills’ Pure Barre studio and The Chalkboard Mag for how to bring ballet-like moves into our everyday workout.  Pure Barre combines stretches and small movements to build muscle. Since trying it for the first time, I’ve learned how to incorporate some of the moves…. Read more

Irresistible Workout: Resistance Bands

Come Mondays, I always need an extra boost to get back in my groove. Sometimes, coffee works. Other times, a solid sweat session makes me feel on top of the world again. I’m a huuuuge fan of resistance bands. My trainer got me hooked, and I use them for full-body workouts. For now — let’s talk ARMS! Typically, I focus on arms 1-2x a week. You can do the exercises from anywhere —…. Read more

Five Yoga Moves You Should Do Every Day

Felling stressed? I think we all are. Navigating our relationships, careers and a growing to-do list is overwhelming, no matter how good we are at managing it all. I’m always seeking new ways to calm my mind and create peace within myself. You, too? To help, I wanted my monthly write-up for The Chalkboard Mag to be centered around developing sanity. Enter yoga instructor Molly Mitchell-Hardt. I worked closely with her to learn…. Read more

A Turkey Day Workout from Home

Admit it. You’re already planning to go up for seconds at Thanksgiving dinner… #foodcoma. I’m guilty of it, too. I remedy my lack of self-discipline at the dinner table with regular workouts. Here’s a full body workout you can do from home. I worked with my trainer, Mike Alexander, on this. He’s super talented and even prepares celebrities for kick-butt roles. So I listen to anything he tells me. You’ll do one set of…. Read more