Agile Aging Workshops

Register for Falls Prevention and Learn To Teach Workshops with link below in News and Events Read about our program

Welcome to Agile Aging >>

In this short introductory video, Valerie Baadh Garrett speaks about Agile Aging’s unique approach to senior wellness, including the use of imagery for health and healing, special props to enliven agility activities, and unique programming for special populations.


Work Directly with Valerie >>

Book Valerie directly as a motivational speaker or workshop presenter for your organization. Arrange private personal movement coaching for yourself or a loved one at the Grand View Studio in San Francisco, or at weekend wellness retreats in Topanga Canyon, Half Moon Bay, Big Sur or San Francisco.  Training Tuesdays for training Agile Aging instructors are regularly in the Bay Area, or you can book your own in-service (with CEUs) or training for your staff.

Contact Valerie directly here.


The Agile Aging Basic Class Video >>

Introduction to the Agile Aging Basic Class from Agile Aging on Vimeo.

In this clip from the Agile Aging’s Basic Class DVD, you can see moments from the 12 favorite agility activities (including movement with our Agility Balls) that form the core class program.


News and Events

Weekly classes on Tuesdays in the Bay Area and through MorningStar Movement in Sacramento, California.

Watch our videos on Vimeo, and follow our agility activities in blogs and on Twitter and Facebook.



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How Agile Aging Helps to Prevent Falls with Integration of the Movement Senses

Agile Aging’s programs help prevent falls by applying the science and art of the fundamental processes of sensory integration:

The 3 Aspects of Balance

Balance is a complex interplay of at least three physical and spatial senses. From our first movements of life, we move. Movement is the key to balance: balance is the result of the subtle activity of multiple body sensing systems working together, through movement. With a short video, Agile Aging's founder Valerie Baadh Garrett demonstrates the three aspects of balance.

Wool Balls: Benefits Abound for Sore or Stiff Hands

When the elderly see one of our Agile Aging balls, they reach for it eagerly for each one is a unique jewel

Dancing Over 50 – Agile Aging’s Founder Featured in Upcoming Book

I am thrilled to be included in the upcoming book by Emmaly Wiederholt and photographer Gregory Bartningfor a project of Stance on Dance, "Dancing Over 50."

On the Road: Tips for Traveling

by Valerie Baadh Garrett Planes, trains, automobiles…buses and ferries, too: it’s...

Dowager’s Hump? Not Me, Not You

Recognize this posture? It’s the spine of an old person, right? Yes, but that’s not...

Sybil’s Spirals – A Clue to a Well-Lived Life

Sybil Shearer (1912-2005) was an original spirit, a vibrant dance artist who lived each of her 93 years to the fullest, and danced to the very end...

Best Exercise To Do? Stretch in Bed!

Awaken your muscle system before you get out of bed, every time.

12 Great Books on Our Agile Aging Bookshelf

It's time to share. I love books, and over the years have way more than I can store in my office or home library or garage.