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Alison M.

Berry Happy Bodies is a blog posting information learned from over a decade of experience in the Health and Wellness fields. Through her years working with a variety of people, Alison has worked as a Personal Trainer, Holistic Health Practitioner and most recently has received her Doctorate in... Full Bio
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Energizing Juice by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Feeling a little sluggish? I think it’s normal, even if you didn’t eat Turkey. One way to begin to feel like yourself again is to dr ... Read on »
Vegan Tacos by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The transition to the Vegan lifestyle has been easier than expected. Who knew I would not miss that daily cheese stick or weekend sunny side egg? Even writing about them I h ... Read on »
Saving Up by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As the Holiday season quickly approaches it is smart to take inventory now with how your body and mind are feeling. Sometimes it is helpful to view your health as a bank acc ... Read on »
Transitioning to Vegan by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Most of you know I have been Vegetarian a long time, more time than not I think. A decade ago I tried to convert to being Vegan. I failed. At that time it was not as accessi ... Read on »
Fear of Rest by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In our society it seems people value their importance by the craziness of their Calender. In the clinic and with my friends, as we try to coordinate schedules I hear it all. ... Read on »
Simple Balck Bean and Corn Salad by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m a little behind. We were traveling on the East Coast, and I attended an amazing training with Judith Hanson Lasater. I was unsure where to start when we arrived back hom ... Read on »
Summer Inspiration by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These days life goes so fast. As we rush from one thing to the next, and cross items off the list, and look forward to the next one, it is important to take a moment and app ... Read on »
Slow Cooker Oatmeal by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Typically my husband and I will cook large quantities of our meals over the weekend to last us through the week, but in the summer it seems all bets are off. After long days ... Read on »
What is Scoliosis? by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are three normal curvatures of the spine: the lordotic Cervical, the kyphotic Thoracic, and lordotic Lumbar curves which help you to stand upright, walk and absorb imp ... Read on »
Portobello, Spinach and Goat Cheese Quesadilla by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes after long hikes, Yoga or a long day at work my appetite suddenly screams “Food- get in my belly“!  And, what better type of food to fuel, and full you up then Mex ... Read on »
YMX by Yellowman: Clothes to Work and Play in by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Clothes were provided by YMX by Yellowman. Opinions are my own. These days I live in Yoga Clothes. Typically I am going from a Yoga class, home practice,  run, or hike then ... Read on »
Tuesday Thoughts by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just a little inspiration and motivation for your Tuesday. Read on »
What Happens After ACL Reconstructive Surgery? by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living ACL tears are a common injury among athletes. At most risk are female soccer players in their teenage years. Unfortunately, when an ACL tear occurs, most of the time surgery ... Read on »
Curry with Vegetables by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s summer, I know, it’s hot.  But, I run on a cooler body temperature and can eat warm food no matter the season.  This comforting meal  is perfect for those rainy summer ... Read on »
The Power of Breath by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We do it every day, whether we are conscious of it or not. However, most of the time we only pay attention to our breath when there is a lack of it. Without it we would not ... Read on »
On The Go Snack Bar by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I am on the go, moving from one thing to the next I rely on Bars. Some are healthier than others, and as I found during the Yoga Training I have a tendency to gravitate ... Read on »
Avocado Pesto with Spinach by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My husband and I are addicted to avocados. Good thing we live in California were they are plentiful. Nothing like a little green fuel to keep your day moving along. Love the ... Read on »
Unleashing your Inner Warrior Giveaway by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Everyone has those days when they need to find strength from within. Sometimes, these days extend longer becoming a bad week, or month. Or sometimes, like in the case of Bha ... Read on »
Finding Inspiration by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am honored to introduce Michelle Pino who offered to write an inspirational post in honor of National Women’s Week. Sweet Michelle works at Skana Spa in Upstate NY. She tr ... Read on »
Opening Your Heart to Change by Alison M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Change is difficult, eye opening, and most of the time arrives when you least expect or desire it. However if we open our heart to shifts in our day to day, a new level of a ... Read on »