The Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain has quite a stunning view when you reach the summit. I was in awe of the magnificent picture because I’m a city girl. The view I usually see is a tall building, some blue sky, and people smoking on the rooftop. Three days, three different hikes and three different…

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I went to Point Reyes with some friends to check out the Tule Elk; it was amazing. I enjoy trying new experiences and I had never been to Point Reyes with the intention of observing the elk, so I said yes to the invitation. Of course, I was expecting to see elk, and we did,…

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What a gorgeous sunset!! Wow! This is one of the most beautiful sunsets I have recently seen. The colors are simply brilliant; the water and horizon look like they’re on fire. When I see something as lovely as this, nothing else matters in the moment. What stress? I love living close to the beach; it’s a blessing. I…

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I’m working on remembering the stillness and beauty of my vacation, keeping it close to me, so when the sirens ring and the horns honk, I don’t go crazy! The Body Gallery is located in downtown San Francisco and I love it. I enjoy being in the hustle and the bustle of the city when…

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2016 customer service award

For seven straight years The Body Gallery has been honored with the Talk of The Town Award for excellence in customer service! My business rocks! For me, this is a huge accomplishment. I work hard to deliver excellent service to my clientele; it is a constant work in progress. I ask myself, ‘What can I do…

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It was beautiful, simply beautiful. Tulum was like a scene out of a dream. It made all of my struggles and issues wash away. It was just me and the ocean, the magnificent ocean. Do you ever experience a moment when the world seems so big and you seem so small, as though whatever problems you have stand aside when you…

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It’s official! The Body Gallery is an award winning studio and in the hall of fame!! The Body Gallery: The Art of Personalized Pilates is among a very small group of companies that have won the San Francisco Award for eight consecutive years. This distinction has qualified The Body Gallery: The Art of Personalized Pilates…

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This may seem strange, but my simple pleasure moment of the day is embracing a moment of sadness. I am learning that the sadness moves through me more peacefully and quickly if I let it. It’s part of who I am and if I am going to stay authentic to myself and honor myself I…

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OK I was in Pilates heaven the other day! I had the pleasure of working with a pro athlete, Clayton Richard, of The Chicago Cubs. Don’t get me wrong, I love working with my clients, every one of them. I experience the biggest rewards when I help them get back into their active lifestyles and…

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A simple thank you note from one of our clients totally made my day! Like most people, I can be my own worst enemy. I undervalue myself at times, I don’t take in the good that The Body Gallery makes in the lives of our clients. I spend too much time thinking of what is…

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