Sunday, April 01, 2007

hip tranquil chick #77: pilates, do-gooding & novel writing


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Welcome to the 77th edition of the Hip Tranquil Chick podcast: a guide to life on and off the yoga mat. Produced at the Pink Palace.

Today’s podcast is on a discussion of pilates, do-gooding & novel writing with Stacy Sims, topped of with a look and pose of the podcast, and fun tunes! View our shownotes at hiptranquilchick.com/blog.

In 2001, Stacy left a career in marketing and arts management to finish her first novel. Swimming Naked was released by Viking in 2004 to critical acclaim. The Chicago Tribune called a “fresh, edgy … brutally moving first novel” and Border’s Books selected it for its national Original Voices program. Stacy is also the owner of Pendleton Pilates, which she founded in 2001. She runs a nationally recognized Teacher Training program, has been published in national fitness and yoga magazines and had conducted workshops in the U.S. and abroad. See pendletonpilates.com.

Stacy is at work on her second novel and is a sought after speaker and presenter on the topics of addiction, mind and body alignment, and purposeful leadership.

Pose of the Podcast: Anjali Mudra

Look of the Podcast: Savasana throw

Haute Stuff Shoppe: Shop online for the book, CD, leopard print scarf, or crystal tee.

Community Corner: Let me know what fun hip and tranquil events around the book and/or philosophy you have going on and I’ll share them here. Check out our desktop, ecards, and forum on our connect page!

Soirees, Chats, Booksignings & Retreats:

Bloom Into Spring Le Chic Teleclass Chat - you will learn:

o My fave tranquility-invokers
o Creative steps for blossoming this spring
o How to create an action plan to move forward
o Ways to ensure self-care along the way
o Chic and comfy spring trends (including a TranquiliT discount code)
o Yoga poses to assist your journey

We’ll focus on small steps to begin moving in the direction of your hip and tranquil dreams. The fun will be held on Wednesday, April 11 at 8:30pm EST (7:30 CST, 6:30 MST, 5:30 PST). The fee for this class is $29. You can add on a “boost” for a 1-hour 1:1 mentoring session for a total of $150. To reserve your spot, sign up online.

Denver gals
- workshops and book signing at Omtime in April.

All gals - Escape with me and like-minded women at our first HTC retreat in upstate NY in June and our first international excursion in Costa Rica in September. Details for all special events at hiptranquilchick.com.

Au Revoir: Share your hip tranquil chickness with me, request show ideas, or pass along feedback by e-mailing me at kimberly@hiptranquilchick.com. A reminder that we’re on MySpace and Frappr, so please connect with the community virtually there, too!

To close out the show, we’re playing podsafe music by new and independent artists from Podsafe Music Network. Today’s selection is Everything Changes by Delaware. You can learn more this week's featured artist, including how to get more of her music at myspace.com/delawareuk.

Thanks for joining me for the 77th edition of the HTC podcast.

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