How Do I Improve My Posture?

December 5, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

7 Effective Posture Tips from a Somatic Movement Coach

As a diminutive lady facing my mid-seventies, I don’t want to lose height. To keep myself free from sciatic pain I want to maintain the taller, stronger core I’ve built - an inner brace. I’m highly motivated to stay out of pain, to keep my lighter, lifted, and aligned posture.

Tags:  Posture, Stretching

Suki Munsell’s Evening Class at Anna Halprin’s Studio

November 8, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Discover a new way to dance your life through your everyday walk. Connect to the dynamic energies that lift your body and spirit, ground you to the earth, and spiral through your torso.  Cultivate these forces

Bioneers Conference Recap

October 25, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

As the political and environmental climate in our country plunges from urgency into emergency, the yearly Bioneers’ conference antidotes my feelings of impotence, angst and rage.

Tags:  Walking, Personal Practice, Nature, Environment, Inspiration

Breathe Easier

October 19, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

The blistering orange sun burns through the smoky morning sky. I feel saddened for our Sonoma & Napa County neighbors and so many others across the country rebounding from ‘natural’ disasters. Even as I seek to green my lifestyle and politics, smoke from nearby fires envelopes the Bay Area where I live.

Tags:  Nature, Stretching

Bringing Vision to Life

September 27, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Russell and I needed a new website to articulate the teaching partnership  we envisioned - skills to age vibrantly, relieve pain and prevent injury. We turned for help to a marketing professional, our son Amon Rappaport, a storyteller for organizations and purpose driven companies seeking to make the world a better place.

Tags:  Change, Personal Practice

Exercise As If Your Life Depends On It

September 6, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

My father exercised his whole life until a severe car accident at age 70. The antibiotic he took to save him destroyed his inner ear equilibrium — to prevent feeling dizzy, he had to hold his head very still. No tennis, no golf, no dancing. He became deeply depressed and lost his zest for life. His muscles began to wither and the gaunt look of death spread across his face.

Tags:  Walking, Rebuilding Your Body