Holiday Magic

Holiday Magic

If you want to move better, here’s the magic bullet:  move any way you can. Most (not all) of our joints move in two or three ways, and we want to be sure we can move them in all the ways they are supposed to move.  But let’s say you just can’t move...
No Joke

No Joke

My mother is still alive and cooking along at age 95.  And a half. She is wee and fragile now, but she is good humoured and engaged.  She loves natural beauty, her friends, Bridge, good wine and – her grand passion – music.  Not that she would use these words, but she...
Shrug, Plop and Roll Around the Clock

Shrug, Plop and Roll Around the Clock

When your shoulders LONG for a massage, where do you like the pressure of the massage to be applied?  I’m going to bet that you’d point to the back of your neck and top of your shoulders.  But what if a massage therapist or groovy massage machine...
Mobility or Flexibility?

Mobility or Flexibility?

Can you move your body?  Of course you can!  You are therefore MOBILE. Because you are mobile, does that mean you are also flexible?  Maybe. But here’s the thing.   Mobility is very important.  Flexibility is what helps with mobility, but each body requires...
Doing the Hippy-Hippy Shake

Doing the Hippy-Hippy Shake

Almost all my students and clients come to me with discomfort in the low back and hip joints.  Many think stiffening up in this region of the body is just a bi-product of aging. Wrong. Stiffening up happens, almost always, as a result of lack of movement.  Yup, some...
Audrey Hepburn and Me

Audrey Hepburn and Me

I have loved Audrey Hepburn all my life. There are many reasons to love this beautiful human – as an actor, a humanitarian and philanthropist, a survivor of wartime hardship. But I also love her exquisite neck. It is the neck of my dreams, long, supple as a...