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Sit Less to Live Longer

Increasing Movement Adds to Longevity

Dancing Prevents Senior Decline

Improves Daily Living

Prenatal Yoga Reduces Caesareans and Labor Pain

Helps With Smoother Deliveries

Exercise Improves Young Brains, Too

Not Just Seniors Who Can Benefit

Exercise Boosts Good Gut Bacteria

Cardio Improves Healthy Microbes

Yoga Soothes the Blues

Lowers Symptoms of Depression
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Forest Bathing

Mother Nature’s Rx for Body and Mind
What was once called ‘walking in the woods’ has a new moniker – forest bathing – as well as new research showing its unique abilities to boost our health and mood.

Just Add Water

Aquatic Workouts for Him
Guys are jumping right into pool aerobics and finding that it keeps them buff, fit and free from wear and tear on joints and muscles.

When Emotions Are Physical

Bodywork for Trauma and Grief
Trauma can get hardwired into our nervous system, but body-centered approaches such as massage, CranioSacral Therapy and aromatherapy can release those tight emotional patterns.

Into the Woods

Hiking for Health and Happiness
Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature.

Exercise vs. Allergies

All the Right Moves
The last thing we may feel like doing in hay fever season is exercising, but yoga, Pilates, walking, weight training and other approaches can actually bring relief.