Author: Jenine

Shut up Monkey Mind!

With the constant mantra of Mindfulness that seems to be jumping out from everywhere these days, it has made me wonder why something that seems so simple is so hard to attain. Or at least it is very hard for me to attain, and after having surveyed my friends and random strangers, I do not […]

Speak Kindly

If you’re anything like me you have trouble seeing just how wonderful you are; With that negative mind chatter controlling the conversation in your head all to often. I challenge you to face that negative self-talk head on! Starting today LOOK at yourself in mirror and tell you something POSITIVE about yourself! Don’t worry if […]

What is Hot Yoga?

What is Hot Yoga like at Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness you Ask?   We only heat our practice space to 34’C with Far-Infrared ceiling panels, we are 25% ‘cooler’ than traditional hot yoga studios. We prefer our guests to flow, not faint. Far-infrared heat is similar to the sun’s rays but is NOT like […]

What is Barre?

Essentially; Barre classes mix elements of Pilates and Yoga and functional resistance training, and the moves are choreographed to motivating music. In each energizing and targeted workout, you’ll use the Barre and exercise equipment such as mini-balls and various resistance bands to sculpt, slim and stretch your entire body. Here are 10 reasons to try a […]

Pink Shirt Day

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory” – Dr. Seus All of those formative years through school I met my fair share of bullies and was bullied a lot when I was growing up. I was different and didn’t quite fit in. I was a hyperactive short […]

Parasympathetic What?

Parasympathetic What?  Every once in a while a new term seems to wiggle its way into our collective consciousness; a term that we’ve never heard before suddenly starts to appear everywhere.  Most recently I’ve begun to hear about the “Parasympathetic Nervous System”, very sciencey I know and not something I had heard at all up […]

What is Mat Pilates?

Mat Pilates is a way to stretch and strengthen your body, primarily the muscles of the core, which span from your hips to your shoulders. This practice offers toning, flexibility, better posture, more efficient movement, the body/mind connection — just about every benefit the Pilates method has to offer can be achieved through mat work. […]

Fierce

International Women’s day brought up all kinds of ideas in my mind on what I wanted to write about. There are so many strong women whom I look up to and I couldn’t narrow it down to just one! Through my research for a fierce female I somehow organically landed on Norse mythology. My family […]