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The Most Desirable Place to Be…

On April 20, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By , With Comments Off on The Most Desirable Place to Be…

Italy has it all! The beaches…the thermal baths…the best fish…the walking paths! Not enough dancing…         ATTENTION: Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, BodyWorkers–all Practitioners! Be sure to check out our upcoming seminar–Basic Training for Practitioners in Italy!

Hiking in the Italian Appenines

On October 9, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Hiking in the Italian Appenines

The Apennines are a mountain range with smaller chains extending 1,200 km along the length of peninsular Italy. In the northwest they join with the Ligurian Alps at Altare. Barrea is a small medieval town located in the province of L’Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy… perched on a spur…

A Major Crisis Is Looming…

A major crisis is looming for all the developed consumer countries with increasing ageing populations. Extending longevity without the means to maintain health and functional abilities is not sustainable economically or socially in any society, anywhere. Many millions are now ill-prepared to take care of themselves…already becoming a long, problem-loaded…

Camino de Santiago 2017

On June 26, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Camino de Santiago 2017

Josef is trekking 16km daily in southern France on the Camino Santiago. Hot temperatures and all. He met a man–age 83–doing 20km daily. He had a heart attack some years ago; had stents in his coronary arteries, and yet, he keeps going.

Walking Requires Skill

On February 17, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking,Workshop, By ,, , With Comments Off on Walking Requires Skill

Join Josef DellaGrotte & Core Movement Integration … Italian Style!   …in the Italian Dolomites! @ Lozzo di Cadore Learn the most advanced techniques for walking well and fit for life, free of problems that compromise the body and health (plus an unforgettable residential experience!) READ ALL ABOUT IT    

Core Movement Integration In Paradise

On August 24, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking,Workshop, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Core Movement Integration In Paradise

by Kimi Hasegawa, MS, PT, Core Integration Vermont Imagine staying in a lovely small Italian town with steep winding streets, surrounded by incredibly rugged, craggy bare peaks atop forest clad slopes with wonderful walking trails throughout the mountains. PLUS a stimulating Core Movement Integration (CMI) Walking Seminar led by Josef…

Do We Need to Throw the Exercise Baby out with the Change-over?

On May 5, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Do We Need to Throw the Exercise Baby out with the Change-over?

Moshe Feldenkrais was a competitive athlete doing sports-based exercises, soccer and Judo. He–in Western culture, prove-yourself, exceed attitude–went over the top and injured himself. Many of us have done the same but then used it to change. Then, in what I call a Judeo-Christian reaction, shame ensues…failure, guilt, repentance, teshuva. But…

Good Walking Form Demonstration

On April 29, 2016, Posted by , In Video,Walking, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Good Walking Form Demonstration

Great demonstration of Core Movement walking form.

Understanding Walking Gait (or What’s the Missing Piece?)

On April 13, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Understanding Walking Gait (or What’s the Missing Piece?)

Read below what seems to be a good description of walking gait, from the view of abstract-thinking big brain: “…adjusting and orienting in preparation for the next contact with the ground starts well before contact is made, using visual and other inputs, but it also continues through contact, using haptic…

Prickly Pears in Abundance

On February 8, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,, , With Comments Off on Prickly Pears in Abundance

“Fichi d’ India” they are called in Italian. La Palma (Canary Island, Spain) is a fruit and vegetable cornucopia! But now lacking rain…climate is changing. Off to a 5km climb today! –Josef Here on the volcanic island of LaPalma. Still hiking the big up-and-down cliffs at age 79, and doing…