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Exercise — a fountain of youth for aging bodies

May 6, 2013

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by Brenda McDermott —  Talk to any group of older people and chances are you will often hear a long list of stories about bodies that, once young and strong, are now betraying their owners. Many who are less healthy than they once were may even be facing a loss of independence. The bottom line […]

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50 is the new 30

November 19, 2012

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by Johnny G —  Whether you are a teen or a grandmother, longer, curlier and tussled fun looks are in this fall. There is a myth out there that as you get older, you have to cut your hair shorter. Nonsense! If growing out your hair is what you want to do, then do it. […]

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Sexuality, teenagers and Pluto in Scorpio

September 27, 2012

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by Gabriella von Elekes —  Amanda will be 15 years old this summer and she already has had multiple sex partners. Melinda, who just turned 22, said she first had sex at age 14. Sarah will be 18 years old this fall and is the mother of a one-year-old daughter. Regardless of whether one watches […]

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Rolfing® creates change

August 27, 2012

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by D.J. Cross —  In the 1960s, Dr. Ida P. Rolf said, “If you can imagine how it feels to live in a fluid, light, balanced body, free of pain, stiffness and chronic stress, at ease with yourself and Earth’s gravitational field, then you will understand the goals of Rolfing Structural Integration.” Contrary to popular […]

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It is all in the hips — until it’s not

August 1, 2012

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by Dr. Stephen Brandon —  Do you know how many Americans undergo surgical hip replacements each year? The number is astronomical. What is truly scary is how the mortality rate increases after these procedures. If you already have had a hip replacement, there are two important things you can do: keep moving and invest in […]

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So you think you can’t dance?

February 28, 2012

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by Lynn Monson —  So you think you don’t or can’t dance? My adult students often come to classes thinking this. I always ask them the following questions: Do you have two arms, two legs, a torso and a head? Do you walk down the street, wave hello or ever stretch in the morning? Have […]

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Finding a good dance class

February 27, 2012

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by Lynn Monson —  You have decided that you want to take a dance class or maybe you are looking for a class for your child. How do you find one that fits your needs? These three questions may help you. 1. What do you want from a dance class? Do you want to get […]

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Lose weight by summer

February 24, 2012

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by Jeannie Marcelino —  From effective diets and laser technology to fitness classes, dancing and body wraps, there are many options to help you shed unwanted pounds and manage your weight. You can even lose 20 pounds by summer. We know what you are thinking: How exactly am I going to do that when summer […]

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