June 19, 2018

Sometimes there’s nothing better than an active stretch to get you going first thing in the morning. Even if you’re not feeling up to a full-on Pilates or HIIT workout, just getting a nice stretch in at the beginning of the day can make all the difference when it comes...

June 12, 2018

I try to follow a meal plan that includes clean, wholesome ingredients such as lean proteins, healthy fats, and non-starchy vegetables.

Lean proteins aid in building muscles, hormones, and enzymes and even build antibodies for a healthy immune system. Protein also burns...

June 5, 2018

HIIT Pilates combines all the principles from high-intensity interval training and Pilates so that you’re burning fat, boosting metabolism, sculpting, toning, and increasing flexibility all at the same time.

I decided to put together a monthly series where I show you 5...

May 21, 2018

Summer is right around the corner, and we’re all looking to tone up and get beach-ready.

Recently, a few of my clients asked how they can get flat summer abs, so I thought I would share a breakdown of 8 different plank exercises that you can use as you see fit on the co...

May 12, 2018

I recently went upstate to New Paltz to visit my parents, and my mom and I cooked this delicious chicken shepherd’s pie recipe that I thought I’d share. She has made it several times before, and it’s light yet hearty and absolutely delicious.

I know we’re all excited fo...

April 25, 2018

It’s been a long, cold winter this year, but the flowers are starting to bloom and we’re finally getting some warm(er) weather. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I can breathe more fully when winter comes to a close.

It feels like a weight has been lifted (litera...

April 12, 2018

I had such a great time teaching a HIIT Pilates class to Viacom employees - they absolutely ROCKED IT.

Check out highlights from the class below! 

April 5, 2018

All future brides (and grooms) want to look and feel his or her personal best before they walk down the aisle and say “I do”.

Yes, we want to practice self-care and go easy on ourselves as we gear up for the big day, but we also want a fitness routine that kinda kicks o...

March 14, 2018

Melanie Kotcher is a HIIT Pilates instructor and wellness coach who works with busy women and men looking for quick, effective, and sustainable solutions to get fit, eat healthy, release stress, have fun, and gain confidence.



March 12, 2018

Check out my collab with Kanika Chadda Gupta, a small business owner and mommy influencer, as we cover a 5-minute power workout for your mind, body, and soul. We all struggle to find time to take care of ourselves, so Kanika and I decided to team up to come up with a q...

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