Posts Categorized: Movement

7 key mindsets to develop and sustain the habit of exercise In the new year and beyond

As I reflect on the challenges, opportunities, tragedies, and silver linings of the year, one takeaway stands out. My belief in the power of self-care is stronger than ever. When we have daily habits that sustain our physical and emotional health, we are in a better position to weather unexpected difficulties. One of the most… Read more »

New Ideas About Old Age

What comes to mind when you think of aging? If you envision frailty and loss of function, that’s understandable if you have been looking around at people you know. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, only 5% of adults over 65 are fit and highly active. 65% are functioning independently but… Read more »

Use The Force… Ground Reaction Force!

Ground Reaction Force (GRF) is the force opposite gravity. Learn how to use it and it will revolutionize how you move. You will have the opportunity to rediscover how strong, vital, and youthful you can be. This skill is one of the gems that my mentor, master teacher Judith Aston, shared with seniors in the… Read more »

Movement for Health and Joy

Movement is an essential component of health. Movement supports every function of our body, such as digestion, immunity, and circulation. It supports brain health and cognitive function. It also influences our mood and emotional health for the better. Yet American culture is firmly rooted in sedentary behavior (other nations are not immune) despite the efforts of… Read more »