I’m sitting here in a café. I’ve brought my own cushion to use as a backrest and a heat pack because lower back pain is a needy beast. Chronic pain demands unwavering attention, which I’ve given it for nearly two weeks. I’ve tended to it with physiotherapy, remedial massage, floatation, hot AND cold treatment, pain…

There are so many benefits of gratitude. Gratitude sends happiness chemicals to your brain, which in turn soothes your nervous system. And when your nervous system is at ease, you are able to make better choices in all areas of your life. Even when life feels messy or awkward or painful, there is always something…

If you’ve been following our journey on Instagram, you’ll have a pretty good idea of what our holidays look like so, we’ve roped in a friend who loves to travel and knows a thing or two about staying healthy and active on the road.  If you’ve got any secret tips for staying healthy on holidays, we’d…

Our bodies mirror the seasons Although here in Brisbane the changes are subtle, the impact on body and mind can be significant. As the mornings become cooler, the days shorter and the wind stronger, you may notice that your skin and hair is drier, your metabolism and digestion is slower. Perhaps you’re lacking focus, finding…

Do new year’s resolutions work? Over the past three years working as a Personal Trainer in a major gym, I’ve noticed a distinct trend (you probably have too). In January the gym is heaving; old and new members alike are raring to go, there’s a queue to use the machines and I have to get creative about where and…

New Year’s Eve has never been my thing. I’m not one for parties, rarely make it to the midnight countdown and think most new year’s resolutions are hollow. It’s been years since I kicked off a new year with a list of (vague, externally-driven) goals. In recent years I’ve replaced resolutions with a carefully-chosen word which…

‘Tis the season for gluttony As you know, the silly season is upon us; from now until New Year’s Day evenings and weekends are crammed with social events. EVERY event, from the (dreaded) work Christmas party to gatherings with friends and family seems to revolve around food and drink. So it’s not surprising that normal eating habits go out…

Have you ever stopped exercising for a week or two and noticed that you didn’t feel quite like yourself?  Well, you’re not alone! One of the reasons I’m so passionate about movement is because of the way it makes me feel.  I always notice the difference when I’m not exercising regularly;  I feel sluggish, tired and not…

Self care is more than just a hashtag According to mental health organisation ReachOut, “self-care is any activity that you do voluntarily which helps you maintain your physical, mental or emotional health.” Inspired by a recent Love Curvy Yoga Podcast, I compiled my own self care instructions.  Just as the care label stitched to the inside seam of your new…

Vitalita Health & Fitness ABN 80 925 567 895 | Vitalita Yoga ABN 81 677 389 057

PRIVACY POLICY | TERMS & CONDITIONS