Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Regaining My Fitness Post Op: Part 11

Recovery From Surgery This week is the 11th in my series on regaining my fitness during my recovery from cervical spine surgery. Just one more week in this series. It’s been a long series because recovery from surgery takes time, as I am learning first hand.  Is there a topic you’d like to see covered?… Read More »

Regaining my Fitness Post Op: Part 8

This week is the eighth in my series on regaining my fitness during my recovery from cervical spine surgery. Perhaps this program will be helpful for you or someone you know who is recuperating after surgery or illness.  These exercises are great not just for recovery but to strengthen your body and for greater range… Read More »

Regaining My Fitness: Part Six

This week is the sixth in my series on regaining my fitness as I recover from cervical spine surgery. Perhaps this program will be helpful for you or someone you know who is recuperating after surgery or illness. These exercises are also great to strengthen your body and for greater range of motion and balance.… Read More »

Regaining My Fitness, Part Four

 Regaining My Fitness- Post Op, Part 4 This week is the fourth in my series on regaining my fitness that I use in my recovery from cervical spine surgery. I’m sharing my routine in the hope it will be helpful for those who are recuperating after surgery or illness.  These exercises are also great for… Read More »

Spring is a Season of Renewal

Spring!  A season of renewal, revitalizing, rebirth…Here in the desert of Arizona, the cacti are blooming and the smells of citrus are intoxicating. After emergency cervical spinal surgery in November, I am grateful, mentally revitalized and physically so much stronger—almost back to my resilient self! I must sing special gratitude to all my friends and… Read More »

Decompression Breathing with Lunge

BOOMERBLOG July 2016 Summer is in full swing and we remind you this week of the importance of taking time out for self-care. Have you tried the Decompression Breathing yet? This week, Amy teaches us a variation she uses,  incorporating Lunges into her routine.  But first, a mention of the upcoming trainings we have available.… Read More »

Decompression Breathing

In addition to using the breathing tools I teach my clients, I am using Dr. Eric Goodwin’s Supine Decompression Breathing technique. I’d like to share that with you; it’s another option you can use in recovering wellness. I do it as soon as I wake up (after peeing) and before checking my all-present cell phone! … Read More »

Five Tips for a Great Power Posture

No matter what your age, these tips can help you to feel more aligned and balanced. “Power” gives you more vitality and resilience. When you are physically aligned: standing, sitting, walking, working—even lying in bed—you feel more stable and stronger—more powerful, especially when you integrate your breathing techniques and meditation. • Feet parallel and hip… Read More »