Have you tried Poling?

Our mission is to help people realize that their full potential is not only achievable but also sustainable, by doing exactly what their body was designed to do – move.Mandy Shintani and Diana Oliver  (The following review/opinion is strictly my own. Urban Poling provided the walking poles and accessories to me at no charge and …

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WPC Day 2

Well, I made it on time this morning and headed straight for a session called Synchronizing Breath & Movement for Body Alignment and Posture Integrity, a long name for what it calls in parentheses (Chair Yoga).  I did not expect much after seeing "Chair Yoga" and was pleasantly surprised.  We learned a lot of breathing …

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PT or not PT?

On Sunday, our Inspired Women with Parkinson's in Los Angeles group met with Dr. Ali Elder of [re+active] physical therapy and wellness in Los Angeles.  Dr. Elder spoke to us about the benefits of exercise for People with Parkinson's (PWP) and showed slides of dopamine in the brain before and after exercise.  Exercises can delay the progression …

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