August vacation dates

Hey All,

Steve and Sonia will be gone August 12th (Tuesday) through the 19th (Tuesday) for a quick family visit.  Shortly thereafter, Steve will be gone August 25th and 26th (Monday/Tuesday) for a fishing trip on the Gunnison.

Please check with us to see what classes will be covered.


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Learn 15 Pilates Exercises!

Did you know there is a wealth of information on WebMD?  Just by searching on Pilates in their site 232 articles and mentions came up.  This one is great and shows several Pilates exercises that we do every day in The Studio and that will work the entire body.  Click Here For Slideshow .

We think, experiencing Pilates with a trained instructor and in a class setting, is so much Equipment areamore beneficial than doing it alone.  Our classes are small and you get individual attention from all of our instructors!  Besides working out in group is so much more fun!  You learn how to do each exercise properly and each instructor knows how to modify if you have any issues or injury.   Offering personalized attention in small classes insures that you will get the most benefit from your workout!  Check out our class schedule or come by and see what we are offering for the summer!



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Why Should You Stay Active

We have found a wealth of information about diet, exercise and health on WebMD.  Here is a recent article on the benefits of exercise and staying active.  We thought we would share some of the highlights.

No matter what your size or shape, being active:

  • Makes you feel better.
  • Helps you fall asleep and sleep well.
  • Gives you more energy.
  • Helps you think better and faster.
  • Helps you handle stress.
  • Makes you healthier.
  • Helps you live longer.
  • Fitness benefits everyone. in your family

By being active you can prevent many of the diseases that are plaguing our nation right now.

  • Coronary artery disease.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Type 2 diabetes.
  • Some cancers.
  • If you already have any of these problems, staying active may help you to have better control over them, feel better, and live longer.

Being fit includes keeping your muscles, bones, and joints as active and healthy as possible. Make your muscles stronger by lifting weights—even small ones—is a good way to do this. Weights also increase bone density, which is especially important for older adults

Being more active burns calories. That can help you get to and stay at a healthy weight. Getting regular exercise:

  • Helps your body burn more calories even when you’re resting.
  • May lower your percentage of body fat and increase muscle strength and tone.



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Reasons to drink more water!

We’ve all know what it feels like when we don’t drink enough water.  We feel groggy, hungry and typically just feel off.  But did you know that not drinking enough water can affect your skin, eyes, weight, hair and nails, too? Staying hydrated is so important. Whether you drink warm water and lemon each morning or find other ways to drink more water, the facts below will likely motivate you to boost your hydration.

According to Lisa Bova local Health and Wellness Coach “80% of cravings are caused by not drinking enough water.  If you have a craving, before you reach for those snacks, candy or salty chips, reach for a glass of water.  Wait 15 minutes and see if you are still craving that food.  Usually not, we have a hard time differentiating between hunger and needing to be hydrated.  Especially here in dry Salida, we need to be drinking more water than we think”

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Last week to sign up for Revamp Your Life Course!

Are you looking for balance in your life?
Have you been trying on your own, but you need some accountability and guidance?
Your answer is here!  

Last week to sign up

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Each week will discuss a key topic that I find most of my health coaching clients have concerns about! 

Week 1   Stress Management:  In this module, we will explore and understand what stress is and what happens in the body when stress occurs. Understand how and why we each handle stress differently.  Finally we will learn how to combat stress naturally and get better sleep.

Week 2   Nutrition:  In this module, we will explore cravings,  improving our health naturally, the benefits of greens, along with understanding and stopping emotional eating. 

Week 3   Abundance and Financial Health:  In this module, we will explore how abundance and having an abundant attitude towards our lives, will increase our financial health.  We will learn about how to create a healthy relationship with money, reduce our stress around money and heal your relationship with money.

Week 4   Setting and Reaching Our Goals:  In this module, we will put everything we learned into concrete ways to set realistic goals, ways to stay on track and be accountable and understanding your “why”  to help encourage you to in reaching your goals.

Any of these sound familiar to you?
Are you nodding your head along with each of these key issues, but thinking in the back of your mind that you can’t combat these alone?

The beauty of a group setting is you will find others who support you and the cost is a third of what I charge for my one to one clients!

You don’t have to do this alone. I am here to help you become the person you want to be and achieve the most optimal levels health possible.

Join myself and other amazing women on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm, starting May 21.

The dates will be May 21st, 28th and June 4th and 11th

Cost will be $99

Yes Please Sign Me Up Now! Just fill out the form below and let you know you are attending.

PS I know we are getting close to summer and vacation time, so if those dates and times don’t work for you and you would like to attend this course, let me know on the form below and we can figure out another time or dates that will work.

PPS, just to sweeten the pot, I will give you an extra bonus session of a one to one 1/2 hour coaching with me to help you dig even deeper in achieving the changes you want to make.

With this course you will get:

  • It’s a great value, cost will be 1/2 of my normal fee for a 1 to 1 program. Get the same quality coaching and guidance!
  • The magic of a group setting and group support. You have your own personal support system. Everyone there wants you to succeed.
  • Higher likelihood of achieving your goals in a group setting.
  • Turn Work into Play! It’s more fun to go out to dinner with friends than by yourself, right?
  • 4 sessions, each focusing on one area in our lives that are always a concern, Stress Management, Nutrition, Abundance and Finances, Setting and reaching your goals
  • PLUS you as an added bonus you get a session with me to help flesh out those area’s you feel like you need more work on.

To make it even easier, pay with your credit card here via PayPal and be ready to start on May 21st.  

Lisa Bova, Certified Holistic Health Coach and Intuitive Strategist 

“Your apparent compassion and deep listening during your sessions provide a safe container for your clients to open up and receive the gifts of your integrity and knowledge.”

For more information call Lisa Bova  970-390-0649 or email lisa(at) or check out my website at



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Revamp Your Life 4 Week Group Coaching Course!

Are you looking for balance in your life?

Have you been trying on your own, but you need some accountability and guidance?

Your answer is here!

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For more information or to sign up CLICK HERE

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May Vacations

After a busy winter at the studio, a few instructors are taking some vacation time.  Please check with the studio to make sure your class or private is still be held while your instructor is away.  With all our summer activities starting, hiking, biking, boating, now is the perfect time to add an extra class in so you are fit and ready to be outside.  We all want to remain strong for our sports and an extra session a week will get you there.  Check out the schedule in the studio or here and find a class that fits your needs!

Steve is aways May 12 to 16th

Sonia is away May 14 to 16th

Helen is away May 16 to 23rd

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