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The Balanced Life

104 EpisodesProduced by Robin LongWebsite

Robin Long, Pilates instructor and founder of The Balanced Life hosts a place for honest conversations on health, wellness, self-care, work/life balance, and everything in between. We’ll cover it all and provide inspiration, resources, and practical tips to help you create your own uniquely balanced… read more


51: Exercise, Energy, and Your Cycle with Berrion Berry

While periods are a natural part of our cycle, pain is not. For some women, this news may be shocking. Despite what you may think, periods shouldn’t be painful. Today’s guest, Berrion Berry, is a menstrual health educator who helps women have simple and uncomplicated periods. She helps women find ways to optimize their flow and understand their cycle in a deeper and new way. 

In this conversation, Berrion and Robin discuss cycle syncing, the different phases of the cycle, and how to honor our cycle with our fitness routine. Berrion shares an abundance of knowledge to help educate you on your cycle, stress management, and how you, too, can be in better flow. 

Show Highlights: 

  • How Berrion became a menstrual health educator 
  • What inspired Berrion to help other women fix their periods 
  • Things we should all know about our cycle that most women don’t
  • The four phases of the menstrual cycle 
  • Berrion’s daily journal prompts to stay in touch with herself 
  • Giving ourselves permission to pause + to not be perfect 
  • Honoring your body in your workouts 
  • Ways to manage pain that aren’t birth control 
  • The biggest “aha” moments to improve your lifestyle 
  • The importance of regulating stress 
  • How Berrion aligns her daily life with flow
  • How Berrion decides what to say yes or no to, and operates using the B.I.G. method 


Pilates Strong: a FREE, 5-day Pilates challenge 

Robin Long • The Balanced Life on Instagram

Berrion's website

Berrion’s course - Optimize your Flo

Berrion’s Instagram

Flow with Berrion Berry Podcast 

Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler

Links from Rapid Fire: 

Sunday Riley

Summer Fridays Vitamin C serum

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