More About Joyce

I became a certified Restorative Exercise Specialist™ in 2013. (To learn more about restorative exercise check out http://www.nutritiousmovement.com.) I was so excited and enthusiastic about sharing what I had learned and was experiencing personally, I volunteered to teach restorative exercise at the independent living apartments where my husband and I were then living to accommodate…

More About Shelah

CRANKY BODY MEETS THE QUEEN OF MODIFICATION I define my cranky body as one that is very sensitive, unforgiving and sometimes waits until 12-24 hours after an injury before it gives me feedback—so I feel like I have to read its mind! As I wrote in our book, Dynamic Aging: Simple Exercises for Whole-Body Mobility,…

80 for 80

When I turned 79 in May 2017, I set myself the goal of walking/hiking a minimum of 80 miles each and every month until my 80th birthday. Eighty miles a month is not a huge undertaking – it’s less than three miles a day. What can be HUGE is making the commitment to reach that…

More About Lora

When I was twelve years old the patriarch of my parents’ church gave me a blessing: “You will live as long as life is a blessing to you.” Even as a kid hearing a long blessing, I knew that the gem of that experience was knowing that I have a “say.” We’ve all seen goldeners…

More About Joan

On May 14, 2017, I celebrated completing my 79th year and beginning my BIG 80. And wonder of wonders, like fine wine, I am just getting better with each passing year. To celebrate starting my 80th year, I decided to commit to walking/hiking a minimum of 80 miles or more every month until my 80th…

About The Book

Our blogs are about MOVEMENT – moving better for our health and wellness and the well-being of our muscles and joints – and moving more for the same reasons. And let’s face it – MOVEMENT FOR MORE FUN! What we have found works for us are the practices taught by well-known author and biomechanist Katy…

About Dynamic Aging

We are four women in and approaching our 80s who have recently collaborated with biomechanist Katy Bowman (www.nutritiousmovement.com) to co-author a new book about how movement has changed our lives. We were in our early 70s when we met at Restorative Exercise classes in Ventura, California taught by Katy. Shelah came from a career as a graphic artist, Lora was a nurse and movement therapist, Joyce was a teacher and I was an elder law attorney