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Trauma-Informed Fitness

By Brit Guerin / January 22, 2022

What is Trauma? It’s socially accepted that fitness spaces are health-promoting spaces and, for the most part, they are. But what happens when someone has a negative experience or doesn’t feel safe, accepted or successful in a fitness space? Negative outcomes can happen when an industry is predominantly trained in…

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Intuitive Eating Group Starting Early 2022

By Brit Guerin / December 27, 2021

Intuitive eating is evidence-based Intuitive Eating was developed by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch in 1995. It is a weight neutral, evidence based model with a validated assessment and over 120 (and counting) studies exploring the benefits of practicing Intuitive Eating. To name a few benefits, intuitive eaters have lower…

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Massage Price Increase Effective February 1, 2022

By Brit Guerin / December 22, 2021

Why are our massage prices increasing? We have decided to increase our massage therapy prices beginning February 1, 2022. We set our prices before we hired any of our massage therapists. We quickly realized that they are providing a high quality service that is custom based on the needs of…

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Can I Exercise During Eating Disorder Recovery?

By Brit Guerin / December 12, 2021

Consult with your healthcare team first Movement and eating disorder recovery is a very delicate subject. Oftentimes, it’s recommended to avoid exercise while in eating disorder recovery. It’s very important that you consult your physician, therapist, and/or healthcare team to see if you’re ready to integrate movement back into your…

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Yoga for Eating Disorder Recovery

By Brit Guerin / October 9, 2021

The power of moving slowly There is a wide variety of yoga styles and it can be confusing about which ones are right for you. One major distinction is fast-paced versus slow-placed. Fast-paced (power yoga) can often feel more like a workout, while slow-paced yoga allows for more intentional connection…

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What is wellness coaching?

By Brit Guerin / August 16, 2021

Is this another fad diet? Wellness Coaching can seem confusing, and oftentimes it’s defined with a multitude of buzz words that might make your eyes roll or gloss over. I get it. I hear you. I am you. The constant use of buzz words like “grass-fed”, “free-range”, “fad diets”, and…

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Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness

By Brit Guerin / July 30, 2021

Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Series: Movement, Mindset, and Connection Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Series: Movement, Mindset, and Connection Are you in the prenatal or postpartum space and looking to move a bit more but feel unsure about where to begin? This feeling is very common! During a time where everything…

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Animal Flow Series in Raleigh, NC

By Brit Guerin / April 11, 2021

Why Animal Flow? I first became interested in animal flow two years ago after seeing a video of a master instructor performing a flow on Instagram. I couldn’t get over how fun it looked, and how much it reminded me of breakdancing, but mixed together with yoga, Jiu Jitsu, and…

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Preventative Care through Massage Therapy in Raleigh

By Brit Guerin / March 6, 2021

Regular massages for preventative care Just like exercise, massage benefits are typically cumulative. Most individuals will get some benefits from even a single massage, however, you will see the real differences when you receive a massage regularly. If you have chronic tension/pain, insomnia, stress or any other numerous conditions, massage…

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Why You Need Yoga in Pregnancy (and Postpartum, too!)

By Brit Guerin / February 27, 2021

There are a multitude of benefits of yoga in everyday life- improved mental health, spiritual connection, relief of physical pain. And while these benefits hold true through pregnancy as well, there are a few other reasons why doing yoga while pregnant and postpartum can feel really good! Breathing The use…

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