Where is my Mind? An Interview About Mental Health With Dr. Christopher Walling (Pt. 1) by

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

To kick off Mental Health month here at Tune Up Fitness® I wanted to interview someone who would not just clarify, but possibly dysrupt, typical ways of thinking about the topic of mental health. The person who came immediately to mind was Dr. Christopher Walling. I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting Dr. Walling several […]

Springtime in Your Joints: 5 Ways to Preserve Joint Health with Jill Miller by

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

The recent Dynamic Aging: Moving Well with (or Without) Joint Replacements weekend immersion at 1440 Multiversity was sold out, with a looong wait list. For good reason. Word is out on the importance of joint health for posture, movement and the structural support necessary for all of your inner systems to run smoothly as time […]

Paddling Upstream: Exercises to Get Back in Shape to Get Out on the Water by

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Living in central Ontario, I admit, I might relish hibernation a little too much. My default winter habits do not prepare my body well for the springtime season of lighter movement. Imagine regularly trudging your way through a lot of snow and walking on icy everything. Think of driving a lot more than usual and […]

Exercises for Gardeners: 8 Steps to Prevent Injury While Taming Your Tubers by

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

If you’re a gardener, the appearance of the first spring blossoms can feel like Christmas Eve feels to a five-year-old. I’ve never ceased being amazed when the tiny, inert seeds I tuck into the ground produce radishes, fresh peas and fragrant flowers for the table. I’m always startled by how quickly time passes when I’m […]

Community Spotlight Interview: Joann Burnham on Bringing YTU to Nantucket (Audio) by

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Joann Burnham, founder of Dharma Yoga Nantucket and the Nantucket Yoga Festival with husband Ted, lives by the motto “if you’re going to do it, do it properly.” This mantra, as well as the desire to get her husband out of chronic pain, drove the decision to take the Yoga Tune Up® Certification Training in 2017. […]

The Urban Dweller’s Guide to Finding Nature in the City by

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

While talking with a friend about life goals the other day, I said “I dream of living in nature.” He said “You already are.” Ummm…I live in the borough of Queens in NYC surrounded by asphalt, continuous construction, whining sirens, and millions of people. The idea that I am currently within nature uses the more […]

Building Your Subtle Superpower: How to Raise Self-Awareness by

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

“The unexamined life is not worth living” Socrates. Around holiday-time I was at Trader Joe’s walking through the parking lot when a woman asked if I needed her cart. She had her hands full while trying to load groceries and a squirming toddler into her car. I didn’t need a cart but I took it […]

Tips from 3 Tune Up Mamas: The Way to a Mindful Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond (Video) by

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Our approach to wellness at Tune Up Fitness is not static; it’s fluid. As such, we are always seeking new ways for therapeutic self-massage, mindset and body conditioning exercises to serve us through different phases of life… as opposed to trying to fit ourselves into a predefined prescription for “health”. This fluid approach to wellness […]

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3 Tips to Enter the Flow State Every Single Day (plus Audio) by

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

There’s no place like flow Some days life feels like The River Wild, like paddling upstream, chased by an unstable Kevin Bacon. Your vision narrows, and so do your options. It’s exhausting. You want to be anywhere but here. Other times it’s Splash Mountain. Your eyes widen, and you realize, “I’m alive!” An energizing, invisible […]