Show Me Your Moves!

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Maintaining a variety of movement patterns can be a big factor in how we age. In his book, Athletic Body in Balance, Gray Cook describes functional movement as “the ability to simply move without restriction or limitation.” Developing Functional Movement From the moment we are born we are learning and developing functional movement patterns.  Fluid and efficient… Read more »

A Sensory Approach to Stress Relief

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April is Stress Awareness Month. Since the Spring season is often thought of as a time of hope and renewal, I want to focus on simple cues we can take from nature, and how we can use our five senses to help soothe feelings of stress. Sight Here in Nevada, we are blessed with 300+… Read more »

Support the Doctor Within (Stay Healthy Pt.3)

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“Each patient carries his own doctor inside him. We are at our best when we give the doctor who resides within a chance to work.” Albert Schweitzer, M.D., Philosopher & Nobel Prize Winner My friend and colleague has a beautiful poster with this quote in the reception area of his office.  I have always loved… Read more »

Don’t Let Perfect Be The Enemy of Good

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Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021 This time of year I often write about resolutions, intentions and goals.  But this year I want to focus more on mindset and how we can use it to stay focused on what we want to achieve.  Statistically, the majority of us who make New Year’s Resolutions admit to giving up… Read more »

Give In Any Way You Can

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Today is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving. The movement was started in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y to celebrate generosity and the act of giving in all forms whether it be financial donation, volunteering time and talent, or simply performing acts of kindness. Each year #GivingTuesday has grown, and is now a… Read more »

Stay Healthy to Avoid Getting Sick Part 1

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At first glance that statement seems redundant. But if you think about it, it really isn’t. Staying healthy is something we can actively do to help prevent something else from happening to us. Don’t Spread Germs! Is That Enough? Since COVID-19 entered our lives, we have all been reminded how to properly wash our hands. … Read more »

Self Care In The Time of COVID

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It Takes A Pandemic I’ve notice the phrase “Now More Than Ever” (NMTE) showing up a lot these days, in advertising, on social media and in the news. Be Kind To Each Other NMTE, Wash Your Hands NMTE, Get a Good Night’s Sleep NMTE, Eat Healthy and Exercise NMTE, Take Care of Yourself NMTE, Manage… Read more »

Tennis Ball Massage For The Glutes

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This next video segment focuses on the butt muscles, primarily the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius. These muscles are powerful. They help us with walking, running, jumping, standing…you get the idea. They do a lot. And when they get tight, they can be a literal pain in the butt! A note of caution:  if you… Read more »