What can 10 pounds overweight do to our bodies?

Being overweight, even just 10 pounds, can be harder on joints.  If someone is 50 pounds overweight, it represents 75 pounds more on their knees! That’s why we see way more hip and knee replacements.  Having a few pounds more around the waist increases our chance of developing osteoarthritis in joints (hips/knees) and can cause pain because of the wear and tear of cartilage. Indeed, it can create inflammation in other joints such as […]

Live Longer by Following a Mediterranean Diet

A Mediterranean diet is rich in olive oil, unrefined grains, fish, legumes, nuts, fruits and vegetables. Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle for Busy People Mediterranean Diet 101: A Meal Plan and Beginner’s Guide Adapted from: Idea Fitness Journal

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    Mel, I wanted you to know how much I appreciate and enjoy your Online Friday chair yoga classes. It is so nice to see your smiling face and dedication teaching us. I hope that one day soon we will be able to return to the center to meet up again with all our friends.  Stay well and please keep your nice smile.  

    - Irmgard,

    Mel, thank you so much for offering Online Fitness Classes!  I love all your videos.  You provide a great variety of exercises and it can be modified to make it harder which is great.  I was telling everyone because I am used to your style of yoga, when I close my eyes and hear your voice, it’s like we are in the same room.  Much love, Jackie.

    - Jackie St. G.,
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