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Catherine Stifter believes moving well has no age limit. Her Restorative Exercise programs help restore strength, mobility and balance at any stage of life. Join her online Aging Well Book Club, specifically designed for curious movers who want to learn together. Catherine can be contacted at catherine@yourmovementproject.com.

Latest Posts By Catherine Stifter

1 month ago

4 Natural Movements to Improve Posture and Feel Stronger

Everyone has heard that we all need exercise to prevent serious illnesses like heart disease and stroke. But even with the best of intentions it’s not easy to carve out the time for it. What if there was a different approach to staying healthy…

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5 months ago

Want to Live Longer? Learn to Break Ageist Stereotypes

I love to walk. I’ve travelled to many beautiful places on foot. Whether climbing to the rocky summit of a mountain, standing at the base of a refreshing waterfall or just taking a stroll around the block, walking brings me sanity and joy…

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10 months ago

How to Move Smart: A Positive Perspective on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis has no single known cause. It may be the result of aging or “taking certain medications and certain other conditions and syndromes which lead to bone loss as a side effect.” Yet Alison emphasizes “this is not an old people’s issue…

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12 months ago

Would You Join a Book Club of Health Enthusiasts?

Are you a book lover who enjoys reading about good ideas for living a long and healthy life? There are so many of us out here, tucked in with our books and a cup of tea or a glass of wine, all by ourselves. What if there was a place to talk…

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1 year ago

How (and Why) to Cultivate a Lifelong Relationship with Walking

I took my first steps when I was five months old and have been walking – mostly without even thinking about it – ever since. Probably you have, too. Some of us walk to clear our minds or boost our moods. Walking is preventive medicine for most of what ails us…

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1 year ago

How to Breathe (Easier) as We Age

Many cultures recommend specific breathing patterns combined with movement, yoga and qigong for example, as practices to restore and maintain physical and mental health. From a Nutritious Movement perspective…

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1 year ago

Take Care of Your Body as You Move Through Grief

During the days before Mom’s death, there were long periods of intense stillness. While sitting quietly in her room, conversing in whispers with my sisters and brother, sadness settled into my chest. I caught myself holding my breath at times…

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1 year ago

Honoring Our Bodies of Experience, Fulfilling Our Dreams of Adventure

Some of us, when we were younger, did amazing things with our bodies. We danced ballet, ran marathons, climbed mountains, gave birth. As my friend Marcie says, “We know stuff!” Although some of us may no longer be as active as we once were…

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1 year ago

Why Wear Shoes That Hurt Your Feet? Make the Switch to Minimal Shoes!

When I was still working in an office, my favorite shoes were a pair of short black cowboy boots with a 2-inch heel and a pointy toe. Wore them all the time, despite the niggling knee pain I experienced while doing so. It didn’t occur…

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1 year ago

You Are a Born Mover, so Move!

Actually, you were moving long before the day of your birth. Babies in utero kick, punch, get hiccups, suck their thumbs and move their heads. All these movements are vital to the development of bones and joints…

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