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Dance as Exercise

Dance as Exercise

Dancing is a great way to breathe new life into your cardio workout. I can already hear you dancephobes lamenting your lack of coordination or your feelings of self-consciousness, so here are some reasons to overcome your fear of dance and some tips to get started. Dancing strengthens bones and muscles and keeps joints lubricated, […]

People With a Passion: A Community of Talents

People With a Passion: A Community of Talents

Online user experience designer by day,  acrobatic contortionist by night: night, after night, after grueling night. A lifelong dancer-choreographer who once brought Israeli and Palestinian girls together to perform in a gymnastics tournament. An environmental activist and an aqua fit instructor who’ve made ‘some good music’ together for over a decade. And a licensed nurse […]

Art of Aging Gracefully: Bruce L. Miller Live from Kanbar Hall

Art of Aging Gracefully: Bruce L. Miller Live from Kanbar Hall

“Factors Associated with Cognitive Aging,” the opening talk at the Sixth Annual Art of Aging Gracefully on April 25, 2013 was highly anticipated by attendees. Bruce L. Miller, MD Director, UCSF Memory and Aging Center explained that advancing age is often accompanied by changes in cognition or thinking. He emphasized that there are many things […]

Do the Fitness Math: Using Tools to Track Your Fitness Goals

Do the Fitness Math: Using Tools to Track Your Fitness Goals

The Biggest Loser star Jillian Michaels was in San Jose on April 12 on her “Maximize your Life” tour.  She emphasized how important it is to set a goal. Setting a fitness goal is easy: ‘I want to increase my endurance; I want a stronger upper body; I want to lose 10 pounds…’ But how […]