Winter Solstice- December 21, 2022

The winter solstice is a spiritual time of remembrance and renewal. It is a day where the winter season reaches its longest day, with the shortest amount of daylight hours in the year. This winter ritual serves as an important reminder to take time for ourselves, to pause from our daily routines, and to be present in the moment. The winter solstice marks a time of surrender, embracing the darkness while still holding space for light and hope. Despite winter’s chill, this special occasion is a beautiful reminder to find warmth in ourselves and those around us. We can use it as an opportunity to reconnect with our purpose and tap into what we need to bring balance back into our lives. Celebrate winter solstice to honor the winter season and bring in a sense of inner peace. Here’s to embracing this winter ritual with grace, gratitude, and joy!

By focusing on the winter solstice, we can remind ourselves of the ever-changing cycles of life – how winter is a time for rest, reflection, and stillness before the world blooms again in the spring. It’s important to remember that winter is not a time of stagnation; it’s a perfect opportunity for spiritual renewal and transformation. With the winter solstice, we can take this chance to pause and give ourselves permission to be still and appreciate the beauty within us. So, honor winter solstice by staying present, embracing the darkness and the light within, and finding peace in these winter months. May this winter solstice bring you joy and renewal! Wishing you all a blessed winter season!


Intuitive Healing and Tarot!

At Endurance, we have added several new modalities to help you exercise your mind and soul in addition to your physical body! Connecting with your inner self can be very helpful in managing stress, fostering creativity and taking control of your emotions. Today, we are looking at two forms of spiritual enhancement that we have added to the studio’s offerings- intuitive healing and tarot reading.

Intuitive healing is a process that helps you connect with your intuition and use it to heal yourself. This can be done in many ways, including through meditation, visualization, and energy work. Intuitive healing can help you address physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual issues. It can also help you to gain insight into your life and make decisions that are in alignment with your highest good. One of the best ways to experience intuitive healing is through breathwork, which helps to open up spiritual energy and increase intuitive awareness. With intuitive healing, you can learn how to use your intuition to take control of your life, create positive change, and find peace and joy. 

Through intuitive healing, you can begin to tap into the power of your own spiritual energy. By connecting with this intuitive source within you, you can start to make decisions that are in alignment with what is best for you. You will be able to recognize when it’s time to take action or when it’s best to stay still. This can bring a sense of clarity and peace into your life, as well as give you the confidence to take control of your future. 

Intuitive healing is a powerful tool that can help you create positive change in your life. It can also provide insight into patterns and beliefs that have been holding you back. By learning to trust your intuition, you can begin to make decisions that are in alignment with your highest good and create lasting change. So if you’re looking for a way to heal yourself on a spiritual level, intuitive healing is something worth exploring! 

No matter what your situation may be, intuitive healing can help you gain insight, open up new possibilities, and create lasting change in your life. With intuitive healing, you can begin to trust your inner wisdom and use it to make decisions that are in alignment with what is best for you. So take a deep breath and start the journey towards intuitive healing today! 

Tarot card readings have been around for centuries, but their spiritual significance still holds strong even today. In tarot reading, a tarot deck consisting of 78 card used to gain insight into the past, present, and future. Each tarot card has its own unique meaning that can be interpreted depending on the question asked of the tarot reader.

Tarot card decks come in many different varieties, It is important to choose a tarot deck that resonates most with you and that reflects your spiritual journey.

Tarot readings can be done for almost any life questions including love, money and health. If you are looking for insight into a specific area of your life, tarot card readings can be beneficial. For example, tarot readings for love can provide guidance on how to navigate current relationships or what type of person might be the best match for you. Tarot readings for money and health can help you make decisions that will lead to financial success and improved wellbeing.

There are many benefits to tarot readings, such as gaining clarity and insight on a situation, having an accessible form of spiritual guidance, and learning more about yourself.

It is important to find a reputable tarot reader when seeking tarot readings. Make sure to do your research and ask questions before committing to a tarot session. A tarot reader should be able to provide references and explain their tarot reading process clearly.

Tarot cards can provide powerful insight into ourselves and our lives, so it’s important to approach tarot readings with respect and an open mind. With the right tarot deck and tarot reader, tarot card readings can be a transformative experience.

In just a year, Jaz has accomplished so much! Glad to be a part of the journey…and can’t wait to see what tomorrow brings!

One year ago on September 13, my friend and student Jaz was in an accident.  Unfortunately due to the injuries this young man sustained, his left leg was amputated above his knee.  Recovery has not been easy for Jaz or his family- he is 13 years old and is growing like all of our little guys do at that age- like a weed of course.  As anyone that has ever lived through prosthetic fittings, it can be very challenging in the first year for an adult, let alone a growing teenager, to find a leg and a fit that may never be described as comfortable, but one that doesn’t inhibit movement, instead it enhances mobility.  Jaz will need some additional surgeries and more tweaks to his walking prosthetic leg and is very excited to receive his running prosthetic very soon- thanks Challenged Athletes Foundation!  Jaz has been very patient throughout the process, although there are days when he is down emotionally and in pain.  But, he’s a student and a brother and a friend and an athlete and he knows that he needs to keep pushing forward.  There are some days when this is very challenging.

I have been very blessed to have played a tiny little part in Jaz’s recovery.  Prior to Jaz being fitted for a prosthetic, we started doing Pilates every week, on his living room floor.  Now, if you’ve ever worked out with me, you know that it certainly isn’t a walk in the park.  We started focusing on Jaz’s core, on his posture, on his overall torso strength and once he had his prosthetic, we were able to work on leg strength, flexibility and mobility and he has done an amazing job in every single workout.  I know it wasn’t easy for him to start, nor have I gotten any easier on him.  Jaz’s mom, Jess hung out with us at every workout and learned enough to be able to work her son out on their own.  I’m hoping she keeps going down this path as she is a natural! 

Jaz can do burpees, play basketball, in fact, his team won their tournament this summer!  What an inspiration this young man is to others- young and old.   There are days when I am just “calling it in” on my run- pausing way too much to check for emails or texts.  And then I remember how darn lucky I am and how hard some of the folks I work with have worked, still work and will work to run.  And, I try a lot harder.  Jaz can dance and climb and run and jump and swim.  We chat Pokemon hunting!  He has come so far over the past year- and is still in the process of healing.  I am so thrilled to have met this amazing family and I know that today, I certainly am not focusing on the accident that led to me meeting  Jaz and Jess.  I am grateful for the past year that this family has allowed me to come into their homes and their lives and hopefully with a little bit of movement training, give them a little more hope for the future.  Jess is a personal friend that I enjoy chatting with and sharing the ups and downs of our lives.  And, I will never forget the day that Jess told me Jaz would like me to be his godmother….we’re not sure how that works, but I’m not sure I have ever been so honored in my life. 

It is so much more than just a workout.  Endurance.