Hot Sweaty Weekend of Fun! Get Your ZUMBA On!
Hot Sweaty Weekend of Fun! Get Your ZUMBA On!

  No I am not referencing our recent Valentine’s Day festivities 😉 I am speaking of a wild weekend I spent with 50 fitness instructors doing some hard-core, gyrating, sassy, fitness-dancing in an 8 hour ZUMBA certification class.     The first Question I usually get here is ….What is Zumba?  Well, we were asked […]

ENOUGH! Greed and Inhumanity in Factory Farming
ENOUGH! Greed and Inhumanity in Factory Farming

  Dear friends, I am writing you in tears, sobbing from a dark room.   I am at a friends place and they happened to have a book I had heard of called Skinny Bitch . As I read the chapters chronicling the atrocities our food source is subjected to, carcinogenic chemicals, antibiotics, and general […]

11 Am Dance Break With Coach Joelle
11 Am Dance Break With Coach Joelle

Hi guys!   It’s winter time and the chilly weather makes a trip to the gym or going for a brisk walk outside (brisk being the operative word) seem really unappealing.   Add to this the knowledge that I am happiest when I am moving and energizing my body and I got clear that I needed […]

Great Meals and Life’s Simple Pleasures
Great Meals and Life’s Simple Pleasures

Happy Monday!   For my husband and I, casual conversation and a glass of wine over a fine meal is one of our greatest pleasures.  It is not uncommon for us to spend several nights a week out at some of our favorite restaurants sharing the events of our day and enjoying each other’s company. […]

Results of The Cleanse
Results of The Cleanse

I want to thank so many of you for asking how my cleanse was going and being a part of my process.  For those of you who are hearing of this for the first time you can read more of my adventures in green sludge by clicking here.   The essence of what happened for […]

The Joys of Green Sludge! YUM!
The Joys of Green Sludge! YUM!

Well, I am in week 2 of my Detox cleanse and I am having a blast!    That means it is officially 13 days without any kind of animal product including fish and dairy.  The whole process is quite miraculous as I am discovering that at least for short periods of time, my body can […]

There is nothing like yoga
There is nothing like yoga

To demonstrate how ridiculously inflexible a person is!   So I am on day 6 of my 21 day detox cleanse and while I have so much to report on, from the green sludge I drink for breakfast to the very interesting stuff I am learning about the impact of heating your food over 114 […]

Getting Healthy from the Inside Out
Getting Healthy from the Inside Out

I am totally Jazzed!    I just signed up for a 21 day cleanse and it starts next Tuesday!   The program includes 4 weeks of instruction, reading materials, supplements, unlimited yoga, Pilates and GYROKINESIS® , the support of a community and the care of Janee Kuta-Lliano a seasoned professional in Internal Cleansing and Detoxification.  HOW MUCH […]

Thank a Lemon Today!
Thank a Lemon Today!

   I thanked a lemon today.     I have taken on a new practice of freshly squeezing a lemon into a glass of warm water to start my morning.  It is supposed to be good for cleaning the liver and I figure cleansing the liver sounds like a pretty good idea, as far as good […]

Finding Balance..or is it “Balancing”?
Finding Balance..or is it “Balancing”?

So many adventures! So many Ideas brewing, stuff being created, life being lived!  I often think of writing, sometimes 2 or 3 times a day, if I only had someone walking around where I could dictate and they could transcribe and record the beauty of a rainy day in the middle of summer, the joy […]

Project “Body of a Dancer” Week 2
Project “Body of a Dancer” Week 2

Hello everyone! Here is the latest on my body project!  Well, I have to say that I am feeling on a roll (not like a roll – this is good news). The food component is almost immaculate (I said almost) and I am definitely following through on my commitment to be in my body 30 […]

Staring into the face of my humanity
Staring into the face of my humanity

Sigh, So here I am staring right into the face of my own gash darn humanity.    You know, it is way easier to figure everything out behind the scenes and come to you as “COACH JOELLE” LIFE CREATOR! KNOWER OF ANSWERS!  THE GO-TO GAL WHO HAS IT FIGURED OUT!  It is a whole other […]

Slippin’ Day 4 and 5
Slippin’ Day 4 and 5

Well, as I look back at day 4 and 5 of my official “body of a dancer” blogging.  I have some insights.   One thing I notice is that I seem to feel good, get on top of things and then go, “hmmm, things are going so well, I can slip a little.”  Next thing […]

Body of a Dancer Day 3
Body of a Dancer Day 3

  Notes from thursday – Day 3 Here is what I am up to:   Exercise:  30 minutes running the stairs   Lunch with my fabulous niece Gillian at her school! Lucky me! Penne pasta (1/2 cup) with meat sauce Salad with tomatoes, black olives, carrots (dressing on side) 1 cup decaf coffee with ½ […]

Day Two Dancer Project
Day Two Dancer Project

Wednesday was day two of on my quest for the body of a dancer. It was a great day.   Here are the details!   Exercise:  30 minutes yoga   Oatmeal, 7 pecans, raisins Banana 2 decaf coffee with half and half 3 rye crisp hearty crackers Green protein capsules Salad – with tomato and […]

Confessions of a Life Coach
Confessions of a Life Coach

Ummm, so, I …uh….. HAVE TOTALLY BEEN FULL OF EXCUSES!    That’s right! Body of a dancer?  More like body of an easter cream egg! LOL 🙂 R   ecently I declared that I was taking on creating the body of a dancer and I even went so far as to list all of the […]

The Path to Hot!
The Path to Hot!

Hello gang!   I am delighted to report that I have taken on a new level of commitment in my quest to having the body of a dancer! When I shared this possibility with my dear friend Alexandra Jaye she was inspired to support me and to come along for the ride!  We were on the […]