welcome to

The Refine Blog

I’ve learned that a little bit of intentionality goes a long way in accomplishing the goals we set for ourselves. This blog is meant to equip you with just that - simple tips, tricks, advice, and encouragement that help you live an intentional life. 

Inspiration for a intentional life

Blog

the latest

What I learned from a social media break

Ask any marketing expert and they’d agree – if you’re running a business, especially an online business, the more you’re on social media (SM) and post to SM the better. I’ve been running an in-person and online business for 3.5 years now, and I’ve been consistently posting to social on average 5 days/week that entire […]

read post

I’m Tanya.
I’ve learned that a little bit of intentionality goes a long way in accomplishing the goals we set for ourselves. This blog is meant to equip you with just that - simple tips, tricks, advice, and encouragement that help you live an intentional life. 
TOp categories
Get My Free Guide to the inner core!
Gimme that

Our bodies are a big topic at the beginning of each new year, with all the diet and fitness businesses trying to sell you on the latest product/program/service that promises to get you, “the body you always wanted.” It’s SO easy to fall prey to the hype, the “quick results,” and the push that your […]

Read More

Can we all agree that “wellness” has become a vague word? There are so many industries that have attached the word wellness to their name, and I don’t know about you, but I’ve started to get confused – what actually is wellness? The webster dictionary defines wellness as, “the quality or state of being healthy […]

Read More

2022 was a good year at Refine. I started my business in 2019 as a huge leap of faith. I had NO idea if a specialized business like mine would even work out of a small rural town in Iowa, but I had a passion that I couldn’t use anywhere else, a desire to do […]

Read More

Not everyone loses tons of weight with breastfeeding You can lose the weight and still be in a different size  You can’t compare to someone else’s weight loss journey or even your own at a different time in life. Shame feels like a motivator but it never leads to Freedom 9 months in and 9 […]

Read More

Have you wondered how Pelvic Core is different from other courses out there or other PTs you’ve possibly seen? Pelvic Core is my signature program that helps women who are struggling with leaking, ab muscle separation, core weakness, vaginal pressure/heaviness, and low back or pelvic pain. It’s an amazing course for you whether you’re pregnant, […]

Read More

NEAT stands for non-exercise activity thermogenesis. I was first introduced to NEAT &the importance of it in decreasing stress from @fatlosslifestyleschool. Ever since I have been working at implementing this into my lifestyle b/c I’ve seen how effective it is!! I learned a lot about what nutrition serves my body best from them, but this […]

Read More

Pain with sex is never normal. Common? Yes. In fact, over 85% of women will struggle with painful sex postpartum, but lest you think this is just an issue with vaginal birth, you’d be mistaken. I’ve seen women who’ve never had babies, and women who’ve had all c-sections, and though it’s more common if you’ve […]

Read More

Have you ever been in a group of moms laughing about not being able to jump on the trampoline anymore? Or about how they have to wear black leggings to the exercise class? Or how they need to run out of the room as soon as they start jumping jacks? I have. Numerous times. And […]

Read More

Phrases commonly used when instructing others on how to activate the inner core: Pull the belly button to spine Suck In Tighten your abs This actually can increase pressure and turn off the deep core I know so many of you have heard, used, or taught these cues to encourage core activation during workouts. So […]

Read More

Browse By Category

Lifestyle

Fitness & PT

Motherhood

Business

Recipes

Get in touch!

Relationships are the heart and soul of my business, and if you have a question or would like to connect, I’d LOVE to hear from you! Please reach out and I’d love to get to know you better or answer any questions you might have!!

Have a question? You can also check out our FAQs page!

Subscribe to my email list to stay up to date on everything I’m doing!

Let's Dive In!

Get My Free Ebook on the Pelvic Floor & Inner Core When You Subscribe

Instagram

Sharing a bit of my heart, my daily life, and all things women's health.

@drtanyarowenhorst