Learn to Love Stretching
“I feel so good after I stretch," my clients have told me over the years. “But I just don’t stop and do it. I wish I stretched more.”
If this sounds like you, or if you don’t love stretching, this blog might help you build your stretching habit. Stretching is the next best thing to taking a nap.
Heed Nature's Call
As a toddler, you were trained to heed natures’ calls - those inner sensations of a hungry tummy, an active bladder, or the need for sleep. Answer Mother Nature’s call to stretch.
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.
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.
Russell and I recently resumed evening walks and love the benefits. We suggested to Simone and Thorsten Kopitzki, students and Harbor Point neighbors, that they try it. “Walking every night is a good way to balance my stressful office work," Simone said. "I’ve improved my balance and
“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.