In this episode Sarah interviews Katy Lush of Lush Living. Katy is a fitness expert and owner of Chicago River North Pilates studio since 2004. She’s on a mission to get more people moving – so they can lead less sedentary lives and reap the health benefits of accessible, restorative, and sustainable movement habits.
A Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, GYROTONIC® Trainer, Certified Movement Analyst and Restorative Exercise Specialist (with a background as a retired dancer, pre-Olympic gymnast and trapeze artist!), Katy believes in making exercise something that any person at any age can do.
When she’s not running her studio, speaking on podcasts and panels, or being a fitness workshop junkie, you can find Katy playing with her 3 year old and 6 year old, drinking chocolate-mint tea, or dreaming of travels in faraway places with her husband.
In this episode Sarah is joined by Katy Lush, who is a fitness expert and owner of the beloved Chicago River North Pilates studio since 2004. She’s on a mission to get more people moving – so they can lead less sedentary lives and reap the health benefits of accessible, restorative, and sustainable movement habits. They discuss natural movement, and how people can improve their health by changing a few things about how they move.
Katy and Sarah discuss the benefits of natural movements, and one of the major benefits, checking multiple boxes by “Layering your Life.” This philosophy primarily being, finding how to get exercise through basic movements such as bending and finding things in the kitchen.
Katy goes on to discuss how she “layers her life” she talks about how she drives, and how she goes on walks, and how she incorporates movement into those moments. Sarah then asks her about Katy’s clients and what are some of the things they do. Lastly Katy discusses “layering her life” by taking small moments to care about health even while staring at screens, or by thinking about the shoes you are wearing.
Learn more about Sarah by going to her website