Agile Aging in the Bay Area August 2014

Falls Prevention August 27, Learn To Teach the Basic Class August 26 - 28 Register 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.

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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.

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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.

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Upcoming Agile Aging Instructor Workshops • Register Here

San Francisco Bay Area August 2014 • Portland, OR October 2014 • Palm Springs, CA January 2015 • Great Barrington, MA April 2015. Register online through our sister company, The Movement Academy Project.

 

 

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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:

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