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Speaking


I am available for speaking on topics around body image, fitness and health. There is a lot of work to do. Most of us hate our bodies. We don’t treat them with respect.

Workshops


I love to talk with personal trainers/wellness coaches and any sort of practitioner who’s job should entail empowering people in their bodies.

Coaching


Distance training is one of my more popular programs. It allows folks in the area as well as far away to get the benefit of workouts, nutrition goals and constant support.

Group Training


Seasonally I put together group fitness classes that usually involve strength training and cardio for a total body overhaul.

Recent Blog Posts

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The shaman’s red string

Skipping the details a bit I’ll just start with: in spite of (or probably more pointedly because of) being raised in a really open minded church, […]

What happens after

Every time I begin to write about my sexual assault, in my head it begins, “this isn’t the story I wanted to tell.” But I know, […]
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Lift Weights Faster

The plan is to tell you about an awesome program to jump start your fitness program or take it up a level. But I’m all big […]

Keeping sane in a small space

The tiny house movement is exciting to me. I think it’s an awesome trend to think about living more and owning less. Myself, living in tornado […]

Creating space, purging things

I haven’t always been a minimalist. And if you let my husband tell it, I’m still not one. He’s less interested in having things that even […]

The surprising way exercise changes you

It’s immeasurably great to feel healthier. To get stronger. To be able to do things you once weren’t able to. It can be really fun to […]
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How to deal with new years resolutioners in 1 easy step

The cardio equipment you want is always full now. And if you’re a regular at the gym, you know this will probably not be the case […]

How to deal with haters (It’s not about the haters)

If you’d like to live in the space where everyone loves you, thinks you’re super pretty and can’t wait to support your next move… Sunshine you’re […]

Current Events and Compassion

Take a moment with me? I’ve been struggling on the current events. Do I address them? Is it my place to? Does anyone even want to […]

Objectification: talks I don’t want to have with my 6 year old

My daughter can read. All by herself. It’s a big deal and she’s very proud of it. She reads everything, everywhere. But it feels a lot […]

Humbling and empowering, seeing a new personal trainer

I’ve written about this before. The cliff’s notes: I spent most of my life believing I was no athlete. My body was not suited for it, […]

How I learned to hate my body (the one where I talk about my rape)

So I wrote a book about how I undid my self-hatred. But left out the beginning. How did I come to hate myself? I realize it […]