Category Archives: Functional Fitness

From Massage to Self-Care

How did my practice expand from massage to self-care support, since my training and certifications are in bodywork? This came gradually, through the needs of my clients.(Some of whom have been part of my practice for over a decade.) We … Continue reading

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What is Chi Running?

 “I’d love to start running, but my knees…” So, let’s talk about injury-free running. It is possible, using a gentle form called Chi Running. This practice combines a forward lean, neutral arm swing, mid-foot strike, and engaging the core, to … Continue reading

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Self-Care Saturday!

Today I’m going to practice Chi Running and do some writing. The exact order of which is to be determined!

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Why Self-Care?

Why do I practice and promote self-care? Besides the fact that I like feeling strong and healthy, I want to be present for the celebrations, joys, and achievements of my young loved-ones.  If they face hard times, my particular brand … Continue reading

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Move the Body

How often have you heard this statement? “We were in Italy for two weeks, and ate like crazy, but didn’t gain any weight.  I guess it’s because we walked so much!” How about incorporating more walking, when running regular errands … Continue reading

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