Author: Jessica Bellofatto

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    How Your Baby Can Make the Perfect Yoga Partner

    Every mom knows that time is precious and there never seems to be enough of it. As a mom of three kids ages 13, 9 and 17 months, I often find myself wishing for more time, and especially time spent individually with each of my children, as their ages and interests are so varied. Staying active,…

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    The Pregnant Athlete

    About seven months ago, three months prior to my 40th birthday, I started asking around to my slightly older female friends, “What doctors do you use for female issues? Where do I go to get my hormones checked? When you turn 40, do you feel more tired than usual? Start gaining weight?” These questions and…

  • Tao Porchon-Lynch
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    Tao Porchon-Lynch: Pure Gratitude at Age 93

    I love yoga. I have loved yoga since my first class at the age of 18 back when I was a dance major at New York University. In that first class, I recognized that something magical was taking place in that room. That through a group of people breathing, stretching, chanting, meditating, and lying at…

  • Movement
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    “A body in motion tends to stay in motion….” ~ Newton’s First Law of Motion People often ask me how it is I do what I do; that is, swim, bike, run, paddlesurf, surf, teach and practice yoga, run the studio, a two-day triathlon camp with the amazing coaches from Team Total Training, and one…

  • Stand Up Paddle Yoga
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    Stand Up Paddle Yoga

    The sport of Stand Up Paddling (SUP) has really taken off.  It seems everyone these days is enjoying, or would like to experience, the feeling of  “walking on water.” I just finished reading Suzie Cooney’s enlightening and informative blog on SUP, my boyfriend Adam Kelinson (author of The Athlete’s Plate – Real Food for High…

  • More-Fitness Women's Half Marathon
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    Race Recap: More/Fitness Half Marthon

    Running. For some of us it is our joy. For others, the idea of running one mile, let alone 13.1 miles, conjures up a dread akin to having to appear in traffic court (as I did this morning!). I fall somewhere in the middle of those two extremes, although over the years my reluctance has…

  • Yoga & Stand Up Paddle
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    If You Never Did, You Should

    “If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.” ~Dr Seuss Happy birthday to Dr. Seuss (born March 2, 1904) and what a fantastic message to us all. As I prepare for our women’s Yoga and SUP retreat with my friend Gina Bradley (founder of Paddle Diva) here in Rincon,…

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