How Much Wiggle Room Does Your Workout Philosophy Give You To Err?

It is my belief that in order for any sort of workout program to stick there must be built in wiggle room within its structure to account for all of life’s beautiful surprises, like travel, family emergencies, work responsibilities, and sick days. I believe in order for a fitness program to last, it’s vital to […]

Are You In a Co-Dependent Relationship With Your Trainer?

“I need more accountability. I need you to tell me exactly what to do. I won’t do it if I’m not told to do it.” This was not the first, or 5th time that my client and I have had this conversation over the last year and from the surface, it may seem like a […]

Fat Loss: Honoring the Ebb and Flow of the Female Body

Intro from Sirena: Recently I’ve had the opportunity to befriend fellow fitpros and energy-conscious friends, Heather and Damian Dube from e3Energy Evolved. Like most of my fitness friendships, it started online with a few “likes” and reposts here and there.  Once we realized how much we shared in regards to our ideas and philospohy with […]

Full Body Workout: Pilates Strength Fusion

I like to say that my workouts are as mixed as I am ethnically, and in regards to my DNA, I’m quite the mutt: I am born to a Filipino father with descendants from China, and to a caucasian mother who’s lineage originates in Wales, England, Hungary, and Crotia. If I was a dog on Petfinder, […]

Stability Ball Core Workout

Today I have a stability ball core workout I want to share with you that I’ve used with my clients over the last several years.  What I love about this routine is that you can do it at your gym or at home, all you need is a stability ball and a mat.  What I […]

How To Stop Running, Lose Weight, and Feel Better

As much this notion has been hit on the head countless and countless times, you’d think that we (girls, I’m talking to you) would just get it by now: Doing more cardio is not the answer to your how-do-I-lose-weight-and-feel-better conundrum. I’m still surprised that with all the top trainers and health coaches advocating against the […]

Instant Buddhafication: How to Start a Spiritual Practice In 1 Simple Step

When I talk about spirituality with clients and friends, some of the first things people relate it to are: yoga, meditating, and the word “God”.  And I find because of this, starting a spiritual practice or even incorporating some sort of spirituality into your life can seem a bit intimidating. I totally get it.  For […]

Interview with Alisha S.

Whenever you I work with a client who’s made significant changes in her life, I want to just blast the airwaves and share it with the world.  Even though it may seem simple to living a healthier, happier, and more vibrant life, it is not always EASY.  Sure, eat real food, move your body and […]