Nationally Certified Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor with extensive experience in dance, yoga and running. Utilizing these modalities, Laura's training methodology emphasizes breath, correct postural alignment and the development of overall strength. Body and mind connected...

Certifications:
American Red Cross CPR/AED Certification
NASM (CPT) Certification
YogaWorks New York Certification

Services Provided:
I am available for training in
residential gyms, corporate gyms, etc.

Personal Training and
Vinyasa Yoga
Customized Personal Training for
golfers, runners, dancers, etc...

Weight Loss Techniques
Dietary Information
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Health and nutrition information
customized to the needs of people living
with, fighting, and surviving cancer.


Rates:

Personal Training Sessions

$100: Single sessions 55 minutes

$475: 5 pack 55 minutes

$900: 10 pack 55 minutes

$1,700: 20 pack 55 minutes

$4,000: 50 pack 55 minutes

$75: Single session, 45 minutes

$370: 5 pack, 45 minutes

$720: 10 pack, 45 minutes

$1,400: 20 pack, 45 minutes

$120: Duets @ $60 per client

$120: Trios @ $40 per client

Location:
No Gym membership required!
MonQi Fitness
201 E. 67st at 3rd ave.
New York, NY

For Inquiries please email:
laura.kowalewski@gmail.com

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Popcorn People!!!

Hey, I love popcorn just as much as the next person. Keep in mind that all corn unless stated on the package is from a GMO source. Check your packages for certified organic corn, yes it does exist!

http://www.edenfoods.com/store/product_info.php?cPath=75_79&products_id=105400

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

http://truefoodnow.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/web_new-ge-booklet.pdf

Know your Food!

How to avoid brands made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
Genetic Engineering (GE) or Genetic Modification (GM) is the laboratory process of artificially manipulating or inserting genes into the DNA of food crops or animals. The result is
called a genetically modified organism or GMO. GMOs can be
engineered with genes from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals
or even humans.



http://truefoodnow.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/web_new-ge-booklet.pdf

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

GMO foods...food for thought.

Genetically modified foods are linked to toxic and allergic reactions, sick, sterile, and dead livestock, and damage to virtually every organ studied in lab animals. (See summary in Genetic Roulette.) They are banned by food manufacturers in Europe and elsewhere, yet GMOs are present in the vast majority of processed foods in the US.

The five main GM foods are soy, corn, cotton, canola, and sugar beets. Their derivatives are found in more than 70 percent of the foods in the supermarket.

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/GMFree/Home/index.cfm

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Add some Anti-Inflamatory food-> GINGER!

Ginger

Overview:

Ginger, the underground stem, or rhizome, of the plant Zingiber officinale has been used as a medicine in Asian, Indian, and Arabic herbal traditions since ancient times. In China, for example, ginger has been used to aid digestion and treat stomach upset, diarrhea, and nausea for more than 2,000 years. Ginger has also been used to help treat arthritis, colic, diarrhea, and heart conditions. In addition to these medicinal uses, ginger continues to be valued around the world as an important cooking spice and is believed to help treat the common cold, flu-like symptoms, headaches, and even painful menstrual periods. Native to Asia where its use as a culinary spice spans at least 4,400 years, ginger grows in fertile, moist, tropical soil.


Ginger Tea: Try this recipe if you have a cold...

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh ginger root (peeled)
  • 3 cups water
  • Agave syrup to taste

Directions

In a small saucepan, combine the ginger root and water, bring to a boil and simmer for ten minutes. Taste and if it tastes too weak, continue simmering; if it tastes too strong add more water. Strain and sweeten with Agave syrup to taste.


Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Splenda and Fiber? Serious?


Splenda is not natural; it is a chlorinated artificial sweetener. Made from the chemical sucralose, Splenda is manufactured by the selective chlorination of sucrose (table sugar), which converts three of the hydroxyl groups to chlorides.

Now the manufacturers of Splenda have come up with a new marketing strategy. A chemical with "health" benefits. Are you kidding me?

I urge you to know your food. Processed, chemicalized "food", such as Splenda should not be a mainstay of your everyday dietary needs. Fiber should come from natural food sources such as fruits, vegetables, stone ground whole wheat and grains that are grown from the ground and not manufactured in a factory...

Don't give in to the processed food ideology that consumers have come to believe is natural and good for you.


KNOW YOUR FOOD!!!!!

Monday, August 17, 2009

NO Doughnuts!

Call me the anti doughnut trainer, but these things wreak havoc on your health...just say NO to Doughnuts!

Ok people, I understand that making dietary changes is in fact difficult however, you just should not eat DOUGHNUTS! Filled with processed ingredients, trans fat, etc....you just don't need this.

Check the link below to see what you are eating, again know your food!

https://www.dunkindonuts.com/aboutus/nutrition/Product.aspx?Category=Donuts&id=DD-527