Personal Trainer

Meet Our Personal Trainer – Portia Boston

Portia is NASM-certified personal trainer and nutrition coach in New York City. Currently, she is a Master Instructor at SHAKTIBARRE, where she co-leads barre teacher trainings and has created original class formats. She has a background in dance and performance and…
October 17, 2019

Why Back Training is Important

When you're looking to build up strength, stop back pain or just find a way to keep a high level of mobility as you age, back exercises are absolutely key. They help to keep your whole body stronger, and can…
October 14, 2019

10 Undeniable Benefits of Squats

Squats are a functional exercise - ones that help your body perform real life activities - and are one of the best and most natural ways of toning your body. Contrary to what some may think, squats aren’t just for…
October 10, 2019

What are the Benefits of Stretching?

Everyone knows that exercise is a part of healthy living, but do you consider a stretching routine part of your exercise program, or as an afterthought that gets done if “time permits?” Since no one ever has enough time, you…
October 7, 2019

The Only 6 Yoga Poses You Need

For thousands of years yogis have been touting yoga's mental and physical powers. Luckily, you don't have to be an expert to reap the benefits — adding just a few poses to your daily routine can help your health in…
September 27, 2019

Benefits of Rope Jumping

Rope jumping is a simple and efficient cardio. It is a popular warm-up exercise and has more to offer than just prepping your muscles for workout sessions. It's also a great way to burn calories. You'd have to run an…
September 24, 2019

Best Exercises to Quickly Increase Your Stamina

The hardest part of any workout is actually getting started — especially if you’ve fallen off track or are just having trouble boarding the workout wagon. Plus, the more out of shape you are, the more overwhelming it can seem to start a new workout…
September 20, 2019

5 Snacks for Weight Loss

Eating a snack between meals helps curb your hunger so that you don't inhale your dinner when you finally sit down to eat a meal. Snacking can also help you get in all the nutrients you need. On the flip…
September 13, 2019