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Falling Most everybody falls at some point in their life. When you are young, you are closer to the ground and may be more flexible and “bouncy.” As you get taller and further from the ground, falling can have greater consequences. As you create movement habit patterns, you may or may not be optimizing your...
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Window washing is my least favorite chore of all. Except for the opportunity to move in a variety of ways, it seems a waste of time. They just get dirty again. We had not washed our windows since the Thomas Fire came roaring through on every side of our home on December 4, 2017. Finally,...
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When you are experiencing little or no progress in your exercise program, check out the VOLUME (amount) of work you are doing. Then check out what you are doing the rest of the time. So suggested Katy Bowman at her November 2018 Core & More Movement: Fix Your Diastasis – Friendly (and Helpful!) Exercise weekend...
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It is said that change is good for our brains. When we take a vacation, try a different food, listen to a different type of music, our thought patterns change. Significant benefits can be realized by changing our movement habit patterns. For example, using your other hand to brush your teeth, standing on the other...
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According to the Mayo Clinic, “Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation….[It] can begin at any age and generally worsens as you age.”  Lora’s Restless Legs Syndrome Lora was 68 when she started with biomechanist Katy Bowman’s Restorative Exercise™ program...
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Moving better is simple, not easy. Moving better is about learning how to get your body in alignment. Alignment is about awareness.  Awareness is about staying in touch with where your body is in space as often as possible. Dynamic Aging Workshop On Sunday, October 7, 2018, I did my first three-hour Dynamic Aging Workshop...
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Teaching from experience means teaching from what we have learned in our lives. This is teaching from reality as we experience it. No matter your age, you have had certain experiences that are true for you. When you share those truths with others, you share possibilities. For Shelah, Joyce, Lora and me (co-authors with Katy...
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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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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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Movement Renaissance, Too – Window Washing
March 15, 2019
Volume of Movement
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Change and Paradigms
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Restless Legs Syndrome – Simple Movement Relief
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Moving Better – Dynamic Aging Workshop
November 16, 2018