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

3 ‘Free’ Benefits of Qigong

November 1, 2016  by Russell Munsell

Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention.

Tags:  Tai Chi/Qigong, Maladies

Active Aging – 6 Ways to Go for Your Gold – at any Age

September 9, 2016  by Dr. Suki Munsell

“Live long and die young,” the saying reminds us. “It’s not the years in your life but the life in your years.” Of the many ways to age vibrantly that I’ve learned from my mother (age 99 at death), my father (age 91 at death) and Anna Halprin (age 97), my mentor of 42 years, the following six ideas.

Tags:  Stretching, Inspiration

A Vibrant Image of Aging

June 1, 2016  by Dr. Suki Munsell

What is your image of aging? Are you choosing the best foods and activities to enjoy dynamic vitality life long? Can you use some support?

Tags:  Walking, Swimming, Tai Chi/Qigong