Tag: walk

A Long Distance Walk

Part 2 of Seed to Cider, River to Sea (read Part 1 HERE). The second day of the Movement Matters Retreat was a 20 mile walk that started in Sequim Bay State Park, crossed several streams and the Dungeness River, and ended up in Port Angeles at Morse Creek, a frigid cold salmon stream. We woke early and drove to the start point, met with organizers who sent us to the bridge where the walk would begin, but it turned out that people had just started walking and there was no "big group start.

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Movement Matters Retreat – Seed to Cider, River to Sea

On September 23/24, 2017, I took part in the first Movement Matters Retreat, with Nutritious Movement's Katy Bowman. Finnriver Farm co-founder Crystie Kisler hosted the first day at her wonderful apple farm. Crystie also joined us for the retreat, moving right along with us in the Katy-led classes and the 20 mile walk on the second day. There were 32 participants, including myself and fellow Restorative Exercise Specialist (RES) Lisa Flores of Chattanooga (also a LMT). The rest of the par

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Vive la Calf Stretch!

FIRST EXERCISE OF 2017 IS THE CALF STRETCH! You thought I’d start at the foot didn’t you? Well the calf muscles ARE part of the feet - many of the calf muscles are what is called EXTRINSIC muscles which means one end of them are in the foot, and the other end on the leg. So starting here is like getting a two-for-one deal! But here’s why I really started at the Calf Stretch. This seemingly simple little movement is going to revolutionize your life. The Fidel Calfstretch of exercises,

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