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Hip Replacement Successful! Hip Hip Hooray for Lora! She had a hip replacement in August 2018 and is shouting Hooray! because it was a total success. How is it possible that she was hiking in minimal shoes all over Portugal with a backpack just last April? And how is it that she has maintained an...
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Our Dynamicaging4life.com blog celebrated its first anniversary September 2018. We started the blog as a result of the popularity of our book. The purpose for the blog is to share our adventures of dynamic aging as we four co-authors traverse our 70s and 80s and…who knows how long. We have written 24 blogs this first year including this...
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Okay, so it’s not really a “centerfold.” Shelah, co-author of our book and graphic artist for this blog, informs me it is not really a “centerfold” because it is not in the center of the magazine. It is  a two-page “spread.” I ask you, does the title “Two-page spread at 80!” pique your interest?!? Outdoor...
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Renaissance is defined as a revival of or renewed interest in something. Our blog is about renewing interest in movement as we age so we can age dynamically. Our goal is to revive interest in moving more and moving better so we can continue to do the things we love to do like walking, playing with...
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What if constipation and aging were not synonymous? What if constipation could be the result of how you do and don’t move – at any age?   I was chronically constipated until I was 74. Then I wasn’t.  The problem was eliminated when I changed how I move my body all day long.  When I began...
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It is said that building a nest egg for one’s old age is not as important as building community.  As a former hospital nurse I can agree with that axiom. Nest eggs in this country can disappear rapidly, while communities are usually there for the long haul. Lora Finds Community in Portugal I’ve recently returned...
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Yes, that’s right – Shelah and I celebrate birthdays in May and this year we both reached 80 – healthy, active and productive – thanks in no small part to Katy Bowman’s Nutritious Movement™ and Restorative Exercise™.  And thanks to our commitment to learning, practicing and integrating movement into our daily lives. Integrating movement means moving, moving...
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My daily moves begin as my feet hit the floor first thing in the morning when I get up from my tatami board and mat on the floor where I sleep. While brushing my teeth and washing my face there is a half cylinder under the sink which serves for the first calf stretch of...
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  [Note from Joan: I first met Tim in 2010 at Katy Bowman’s Restorative Exercise™ studio in Ventura, California. He was conspicuous by his enthusiasm, his knowledge of anatomy, his famous saying, “I want to grow up to be Katy Bowman,” and the fact that he was one of only a handful of men attending...
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This site is about personal experiences and opinions based on years of training and practice. It is in no way intended to instruct, recommend or suggest that anyone try the activities shared.

CO-AUTHORED BY JOAN VIRGINIA ALLEN, SHELAH M. WILGUS, LORA WOODS, AND JOYCE FABER

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Hip Moves by Lora
October 15, 2018
Dynamic Aging Blog First Year Anniversary
September 29, 2018
Outdoor Movement at 80 Centerfold
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