Dynamic Walking with Dr. Suki

Whether you want to re-build a healthier body through walking, or learn to walk without pain, Dr. Suki will help you grow Lifelong Legs℠. Personalized posture and stride analysis support your progress. Audio and video guides keep you moving forward. You will learn to:
  • Retrain your gait and posture to enjoy greater balance with ease.
  • Improve your biomechanical efficiency to heal pain and prevent future problems.
  • Build a stronger, taller core as nature intended, step by step.
  • Navigate stairs and slopes, stride with poles and/or hike safely.


Dynamic Stretching with Dr. Suki

Fall in love with stretching as you learn to work with your body and breath, not against them. Dynamic Stretching is a tool kit of exercises developed from yoga, Gyrotonic, Qigong and the Movement Ritual series of Anna Halprin. Selected and sequenced to most efficiently achieve your needs and goals, your set of stretches will be drawn from those performed on a mat, seated, against a barre or on a trail. You will learn to:
  • Use your legs, skeleton and core for support and release muscular tensions.
  • Rebuild a relaxed, neutral balance.
  • Return your body to a younger, healthier stage of life.
  • Listen deeply to your body's guidance when stretching and breathing.


Dynamic Body Transformation with Dr. Suki

With guidance, you can grow into the image you envision for yourself. Dr. Suki's program draws on her background in teaching creative arts therapies, somatic practices and a diversity of exercise systems. You will learn to:
  • Discover the mental, emotional and physical patterns you need to reinforce, and the ones you want to discontinue - and how to do so.
  • Develop a daily practice, built on small steps, to actualize your evolving goals.
  • Enjoy greater depths of integration, harmony and grace as you transform into your highest image.


Lifelong Learning with Russell

Do you want to make changes in your health, learning, or performance? Russell will help you create a personalized strategy of small steps necessary to accomplish your goal. His primary focus and deepest gratification is giving you the tools to maximize your full potential and achieve beyond your perceived limitations of body and belief. You will learn to:
  • Engage your personal integrity to meet your goals.
  • Develop a physiological foundation for self-regulation.
  • Change habits and build a versatile toolkit of lifetime practices.
  • Improve your ability to focus and manifest your intentions.
  • Manage your time, diet and stress level to nourish your body, mind and soul.

Tai Chi & Qigong

Dynamic Tai Chi & Qigong with Russell

Develop your personal practice through a uniquely designed session with Russell, a blend of Qigong and Tai Chi forms to integrate body, mind and spirit. Every session offers a fresh and engaging experience. You will learn to:
  • Breathe freely, focus your intention and discover your personal experience of Qi.
  • Practice graceful spiral movements at a slow tempo to increase your balance, flexibility, and core strength.
  • Enjoy a variety of mind-body tools and techniques drawn from the internal arts traditions, somatic practices and movement principles.


Dynamic Swimming with Russell

Inspired by marine mammals who propel themselves with spiraling, full-body undulations, Russell created Dynamic Swimming incorporating the basic energy principles found in Tai Chi. Whether you are a beginner, a triathlete or a medical referral, Russell will design a specific workout to address your needs. You will learn to:
  • Streamline your body to decrease resistance and glide effortlessly.
  • Achieve greater efficiency with fewer strokes.
  • Heal and prevent injuries to your shoulders and neck.
  • Learn to kick efficiently and breathe easily.


VIP Retreats with Dr. Suki and Russell

Whether you're out of town or local, we can create a customized retreat to put you on your desired path. To design your personal program, we'll draw on our extensive private coaching and ongoing classes, along with services of trusted local professionals-from a medical 'second opinion' to massage, therapeutic bodywork and more. You'll enjoy:
  • The magnificent waterfront location of The Club at Harbor Point, offering the finest in swimming and training facilities including a nearby dedicated walking path.
  • Retreats available for individuals, couple and friends.
  • Accommodations to fit any budget, including nearby Cavallo Point Resort with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Ongoing support once you're back home, to keep you moving forward.

Make it happen

"My heart is full of gratitude for you - the way you move through the world and inspire me, and the way you shared your wisdom with my family during our VIP Retreat." - Dory K.