Useful Stuff From All Over
This page is a gateway to hundreds of resources that will inform and educate you on many topics: aging gracefully, natural pain relief, healing from injuries (even decades-old injuries), taking control of your health, getting on track with your wellness goals, improving the condition of your spine and joints, and more.
Webinar: Youthful Spine, Youthful Body – The Role of Fluidity in Healthy Aging. Fluidity is the key to feeling more limber and energetic, like when you were a child. This course teaches the five steps needed to recapture the vitality of youthful movement, and is applicable for anyone regardless of fitness and experience level.
Working with the Soft Tissues - Understanding and Healing Injuries. Injuries heal in a natural four-step process. When the process is interrupted, it can lead to chronic pain. Learn how to facilitate healing for injuries old and new in this two-hour class.
These two-hour courses can be taken at your convenience and replayed as often as you like. At Yoga for the Back: Spine Anatomy for Lifelong Back Health Learn how to take care of your spine, improve range of motion, and reduce your risk of injury. Although designed for people who practice or teach yoga, it is useful for anyone who wants to know more about the central axis of the body.
Some of my clients like the idea of a Boot Camp or the type strenuous exercise on The Biggest Loser, but most would get injured from such activity. I designed this free program with 20 days of therapeutic exercises to reinvigorate your exercise routine and help you start to get in shape—or recover from an injury—with modifications to suit your situation. Each day has several assignments that take from 15 minutes to an hour to complete. One of the most important parts of meeting your wellness goals (or aging without becoming decrepit) is to make it a priority, every day. None of the assignments is onerous and some even seem too easy to make a difference, but the combination will surprise you. This link takes you to Day 1 of the challenge. Use the menu on the right side of the page to get the assignments for following days.
A collection of undulation videos as well as some of the structural integration movement lessons, such as sitting and standing alignment, are included on my YouTube channel.
Articles and Books
Massage Today Sources of Neck Pain February 2010, Volume 10, Issue 2
Massage Yourself With Therapeutic Exercise November, 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 11
100 Excellent Health Blogs to Improve Every Aspect of Your Life (We are #94 In the Looking and Feeling Young Category)
Yoga, Vertebral Fractures, and Osteoporosis: Research and Recommendations, Co-written with Eva Norlyk Smith, PhD, published in the International Journal of Yoga Therapy 2013 No. 23 (1).
Undulation: A Technique to Address Back Pain March/April 2008
Fluid Movement Facilitates the Chiropractic Adjustment, co-written with Kimberly Kohr, DCJune 16, 2009, Volume 27, Number 13
Yoga-and-Undulation by Anita Boser
Graceful Aging Blog written for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Other Health Information
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
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