Jan 202017

bw aerobicWhether you want a high energy workout or you are super scared to start – Move Your Body Studio has classes for you starting February 9th, 2017

Your spring vacation will be here before you know it and I know you want to feel toned and strong for your bathing suits, shorts and tanks!!! Or maybe you are going skiing and you want to be able to ski all day without fatigue or injury. Not only that, but you want the energy and stamina to enjoy your holiday!

Jump start yourself and come to these classes and events below. Your body, mind and spirit will thank you.

Humming and haa’ing about whether you should start moving that gorgeous body of yours?? You won’t be after you read this…..

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Mar 292015

Vanishing Muffin Top Workout

Ab work is the number one request I get in my classes. But remember, there is no such thing as spot reduction, so if you want the washboard abs your diet needs to reflect this desire and you also need to add cardio and weights to your routine. I’ve had washboard abs for months at a time throughout the years but not consistently…I’m being honest. Sure, I have incredibly toned abs & I’m strong but as soon as I let up on the eating and letting life take over, they disappear underneath some fat. I don’t have any genetic predisposition to a 6-pack so it’s related to my desire, my eating and exercise habits that I choose at that time.

Here is a part of the Vanishing Muffin Top Workout from Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans to reduce the size of your muffin top. If you DO the exercises and change your diet accordingly, you can make a difference.

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Sep 212014

2016-05-09 17 50 05_resized30 Day Bye Bye Flab Challenge

People LOVE to work their ABS. It’s the number one request I get in class. I’ve got soooooo many effective ways you can drop the fat off your waistline and I’ll share some with you today and some later.

The thing is though, you have to do something to get them!


That’s the secret. And your lifestyle – how you move, what you put in your mouth…and your thoughts, are all part of the solution.

Join this AB challenge that you can do at home. Not doing it, then come to Move Your Body Studio..check out these amazing classes for every body part and every level.

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Aug 142014

bw aerobic30 Day Full Body Challenge

Quick and effective is what I like. Sometimes we stop ourselves from exercising before we even start.

I know you can do 5 minutes.

I know you CAN.

Do you need any other reason than this?

By not moving , we’ve given our body the signal that it is no longer necessary. ….so our body begins to literally prepare for death.


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May 052014

Every one loves a strong core – you want that 6-pack, the flat belly – it’s the number 1 request I get in classes! You want to rid yourself of back pain and feel strong throughout your whole body!

Sure, I say because I know that I will be improving your posture, reducing any back pain you may have, provide you with better balance and make breathing easier for you.

Remember though that there is more to your core than the ripples everyone is seeking (well not everyone!).  They are your pelvic floor muscles (love the pelvic tilts we do in Pilates),  the lower back muscles, squeezing your rectum, and all around your midsection (if you want proper anatomy check out another site – I’m keeping this light).

I’ve shown 3 exercises that I love to do in classes. Continue reading »

Dec 162013

Condition Your Core with THE PLANK

The traditional sit up has its time and place in a workout routine but if you are looking to have true core strength you must move beyond the “Crunch”.

The rectus abdominis is the primary muscle engaged in the classic crunch (runs vertically from the front of the rib cage to the top of the pelvis) but focusing only on this will pull your posture forward without the balancing act of the back muscles and also neglect all the other core muscles (Internal and External Obliques, Transverse muscles and still deeper core muscles not to mention your back muscles)

The goal to conditioning your core and what we work on in class is NOT to isolate one part of the body but to strengthen the CORE as a whole. Your core is connected to your other muscles, limbs and even your mind.

The Plank is one of my all time favorites to teach in class and has many variations but it is imperative to learn the proper technique before moving forward.

1. Start on your elbows or hands and either knees or toes.

2. There are many technique points to cover and are explained in detail in Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans e-book, available here. But here are a few:

a. When on your elbows your palms should be flat to the floor with your middle finger in line with your elbow. If you make a fist with your hands it makes the plank easier – easier doesn’t mean better.

b. Push your shoulders away from each other but squeeze your elbows together

c. Although you are pressing into the floor, feel the energy in your body lifting to the ceiling.

d. Draw your shoulder blades down on your back, imagine a pin under your belly button to keep your back straight

e. The Crown on your head is pointing straight ahead, the back of your head is glued to the ceiling, and your eyes are looking at your finger tips.

**If you are not feeling intense heat in your body or sweating by now, you are not effectively engaging your muscles

f. Keep your hips aligned in a straight line, not too high or too low.

g. Breath and enjoy the lightness and strength in your body

Figure 1 High Plank

Figure 2 High Plank on elbows

Figure 3 Hips are too high

Figure 4 Hips are too low

Core strength is more than having a six-pack; it’s about having great posture, a strong back, to be able to function without pain. Our CORE teaches us to draw on our internal strength, to be steady and be ready to support ourselves when we are thrown off balance.

CORE strength BENEFITS/testimonials from the participants of my classes:

They feel secure on their feet

The fear of falling has disappeared because their balance has improved

Back pain has been greatly reduced or no longer present

Posture has greatly improved and so has their breathing

Flatter tummies

Stronger pelvic floor muscles

Want more great CORE Conditioning Exercises? Join one of the many great classes at Move Your Body Studio

I look forward to seeing you in class,


sittingTanya Morrison has been in the Health/Wellness and Fitness Field for over two decades and has coached and trained many clients during this time. She is a certified Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition Coach, Pilates/Aerobics/Yoga Instructor and more. She is the creator of the Busy Mama Reboot 28 day program, 10 Day Body Reset Detox, 30 Days to a New You, Holistic Weight Management System and many more on-line programs. To find out more about these life changing programs check out the testimonials and information at www.moveyourbody.ca

Tanya has created FREE Healthy Living Challenges because even though we know all this “healthy stuff” it’s good to be reminded to keep it in our awareness. Tanya created the Busy Mama Healthy Mama Facebook page so that like-minded mama’s could get great healthy information and recipes in a fun and light-hearted way.

Tanya also teaches many different classes at Move Your Body Studio in Bobcaygeon, www.moveyourbody.ca and has written Healthy Snacks for Kids, Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans & Living Vibrantly with Raw Goodness – Your Guide to Juicing & Blending, the 21 Laws of Irrefutable Fat Loss, How to Get Rid of Cellulite and more. Her blog, www.tanyamorrison.ca  has lots of great articles to help you navigate your way to the healthy life you want, tons of recipes and great tips!

Tanya presents High Performance Nutrition for Kids and Teens, How to Become an Efficient Fat Burner, hosts Raw Smoothie Parties and many more presentations. Please contact her to set up your presentation.

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