Why I’m not a doctor and taking the road less travelled. Reflections on 20 years of self-education.

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference.”

Robert Frost

Last week at my 20th high school reunion an old friend said to me:

“Aren’t you a doctor now?”

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What a trip that was.

The reunion that is, not […]

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If you had to run for your life…could you?

Not too long ago a good friend of mine said to me,
“You know, if I had to run for my life, I’d die.”
At the time she was struggling with knee and hip issues that were causing a lot of pain. The thought of having to run for a bus, let alone run for her life, […]

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Ditch The Stretching And Pilates….Just Copy The Kids!

When I teach my introductory workshops it can often come as a major shock when I tell the story of “How I Got Better” after my accidents and surgeries back in 2000-2001.

I was sore, tight, and constantly tearing muscles even with all the great exercise rehabilitation and stretching routines. Little did I know that what […]

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How to be Comfortable Sitting on The Ground. Step 1 – Lengthen Those Tight Hamstrings. [ATM @ Alta (the bistro in Whistler)]

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This morning I taught a Feldenkrais Movement Class (aka: “ATM”, or Awareness Through Movement) at a local bistro, Alta Bistro.

One of the managers loves ATM, and he really wanted to offer its benefits to his staff. [See, […]

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My research with higher intensity strength training, why high intensity exercise is essential and introducing “The Healthy Skeptic”

One of the things I am really excited about is bringing in other bloggers and highlighting them on The Human Groove.
It seems my generation (those born somewheres between 1975/73ish to 1982/85ish) are seeing the importance of sharing, collaborating and not being afraid to trade our secrets. Openly.
I have devoted a whole feature on this blog […]

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