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About Brittany Denis

Brittany Denis, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist, movement coach, and educator empowering clients through the aging process with mindful movement. She inspires all adults to bring a growth mindset to aging both in her movement studio and online. Get a copy of her free ebook: 5 Simple Steps to Take Control of Your Chronic Pain at https://www.advancedbalance.org
Latest Posts | By Brittany Denis
After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan
2 weeks ago

After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan

“Mobility is the key to survival: this came up again and again in my research.” —Bill Gifford. The medical field of aging is relatively new. It wasn’t until the last century that we saw an exponential increase in human life expectancy…
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Why You Need to Practice Falling After 60
4 weeks ago

Why You Need to Practice Falling After 60

“Until you actually learn to fall, your nervous system will never truly know that it is actually safe to fall.” – Dr. Shante Cofield. I spend the majority of my time discussing concerns about falls with my clients…
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3 Mindsets Preventing You from Meeting and Surpassing Your Health Goals at 60 and Beyond
2 months ago

3 Mindsets Preventing You from Meeting and Surpassing Your Health Goals at 60 and Beyond

Have you ever set health goals that you just can’t seem to reach? Maybe nothing you do makes you feel like you’re making meaningful progress? If so, you aren’t alone…
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For Optimal Health After 60, Focus on Movement Instead of Exercise
3 months ago

For Optimal Health After 60, Focus on Movement Instead of Exercise

How much time do you spend thinking about how you move throughout the day? If you’re not getting the health results you want, your movement is likely a huge factor! Movement comes down to a matter of convenience…
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We Are All Old People in Training, So Train Wisely with These 5 Everyday Activities
3 months ago

We Are All Old People in Training, So Train Wisely with These 5 Everyday Activities

“Becoming an Old Person in Training makes it easier to think critically about what age means in this society and the forces at work behind depictions of older people as useless and pathetic.” —Ashton Applewhite…
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5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60
4 months ago

5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60

Incontinence is an initial warning sign that the strength of your pelvic floor is compromised in some way and no longer has the ability to hold the contents of the pelvis. The initial symptom is leaking urine but if left untreated…
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Find Your Tribe: Reach Your Goals with a Healthy Aging Community
4 months ago

Find Your Tribe: Reach Your Goals with a Healthy Aging Community

In the US, a staggering 28% of adults over the age of 65 live alone. In recent years, a substantial amount of research has found that isolation in our later years increases the risk of adverse health events…
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Need More Movement as a Senior Woman but Feel Overwhelmed? Start Here!
6 months ago

Need More Movement as a Senior Woman but Feel Overwhelmed? Start Here!

Do you realize your balance is declining, but feel lost on where to start improving it? Notice that your mobility isn’t what it used to be, but not sure how to take the first step to make it better? We all get a little lost sometimes…
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Know Your Body: Skill #1 for Building Confidence in Your Health as You Age
6 months ago

Know Your Body: Skill #1 for Building Confidence in Your Health as You Age

A common theme I’ve noted in my work as a physical therapist is a loss of confidence in all areas of life that usually accompanies a decline in physical function, particularly in adults over the age of 60…

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Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About
7 months ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images…

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