Hint: Get a class buddy or your partner.

by Madison Page, CEO + Co-Founder of Core to Coeur

When we’re creating new habits and setting new goals, even the most ideal self care practice might still be jeopardized by the amorphous emotional blob of overwhelm, shame, resistance, and doubt. Before we get started with our recommendations of how to set up your first week on with success, let’s dive into that blob. We’re here to tell you, with confidence:

You are not alone. This blob feeling is normal, and we can help.

And we’ll prove it through SCIENCE.

Thanks Neil.

The human body, in all its glory, is both magnificent and complex. The part of…


And why our virtual wellness team choose this senior yoga taker to represent the face of our company.

By Madison Page, CEO, co-founder & on

Yesterday, I sat down with my mom to talk. This is a usual occurrence, I talk to my mom a lot. But this time was a bit different — I wanted to get her reaction to being r’s new “Cover Girl”. (For the record, Cover Girl are her words, not mine.)

Her response: “Am I going to get royalties for this?”

There was no “Thank you!” No “I’m flattered!” Not even, “Wow, look at this new site! I am so proud of you all!”

Just cold…


Image Courtesy of Canopy — you can support their Equity CrowdFunding Campaign .

Welcome to a brand new edition of Core to Coeur’s The Forward Fold, a monthly publication on the latest movement, fitness, and wellness news. We curate the most important wellness articles and podcasts, the latest in evidence-based movement research, upcoming workshops worth attending and more.

In this edition, we are reminded that we are never ‘too old’ to discover a new movement practice; we throw cold water on some commonly held recovery beliefs; and Catherine Stifter offers a five-minute video to show your lower extremities some love during a day at your desk. …


Sign your name .

Welcome to a brand new edition of Core to Coeur’s The Forward Fold, a monthly publication on the latest movement, fitness, and wellness news. We curate the most important wellness articles and podcasts, the latest in evidence-based movement research, upcoming workshops worth attending and more.

In this edition, we cover positive stories of wellness amidst the pandemic, a deep dive on our nervous systems response in times of repeated stress and trauma, and much more.

A new frontier for intersectional movement, fitness, and wellness is taking shape. The Forward Fold makes sure we all keep up together.

Let’s Make Moves,


Me and my exercise buddy Addy!

How one student struggled to find a path to movement and self care after an active sports history, and how she learned that community was the missing link.

by Whitney, a student on

As an athlete in college and gym rat thereafter, I’ve done the workouts that make you want to puke; the red-faced, bottles of sweat dripping on the floor kind of workout. And at 38, I am done with those days. They’re not going to help me find time to move day after day — they’re going to make me swear every time I have…


teaches Pilates and Bone Health on Core to Coeur.

Week of February 15th, 2021

Welcome to a brand new edition of Core to Coeur’s The Forward Fold, a monthly publication on the latest movement, fitness, and wellness news. We curate the most important wellness articles and podcasts, the latest in evidence-based movement research, upcoming workshops worth attending and more.

In this edition, we spread awareness for disabled people qualifying for the COVID-19 vaccination, new studies on active aging, announce our Facebook Community Group, much more.

A new frontier for intersectional movement, fitness, and wellness is taking shape. The Forward Fold makes sure we all keep up together.

Let’s Make…


Abs from home. My favorite. Photo by Kelli Radwanksi.

by Madison Page, CEO of Core to Coeur

Hi, my name is Madison, and I am a recovering in-person class taker. It’s nice to meet you.

For reasons described in this writing, attending in-person movement classes have always caused me great anxiety. I am an ex-professional dancer (recovering from that life too), a Pilates instructor, and what I would call, a chronic class taker. It was part of my physical and mental training as a dancer. Unlike other sports, dancers are season-less, we have to be training all year round. The expectations, especially for young classical dancers, to look and…


Welcome to a brand new edition of Core to Coeur’s The Forward Fold, a monthly publication on the latest movement, fitness, and wellness news. We curate the most important wellness articles and podcasts, the latest in evidence-based movement research, upcoming workshops worth attending and more.

In this edition, we’re learning best practices for virtual holiday parties and tips on how to support women-identifying entrepreneurs. Plus a special intro to our new gift card in the Final Notes Section!

A new frontier for intersectional movement, fitness, and wellness is taking shape. The Forward Fold makes sure we all keep…


Welcome to a brand new edition of Core to Coeur’s The Forward Fold, a monthly publication on the latest movement, fitness, and wellness news. We curate the most important wellness articles and podcasts, the latest in evidence-based movement research, upcoming workshops worth attending and more.

In this edition, we’re learning how remote work is changing us by affecting our bodies, how urban landscapes might evolve as a result of the pandemic, and how to navigate political differences within family systems (something top of mind for all of us these days).

A new frontier for intersectional movement, fitness, and…

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