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.

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…

Retirement…Change…2016

A message to all of you—clients, students, learners: “This is a time of change and shifting priorities…in some ways, a form of “retirement” from my dedicated practice of close to 40 years. I will still be in private practice but now, much less—seeing clients in Barre, MA. I will still…

The Pain in Spain Falls Mainly on the Joints…?

On May 28, 2015, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Pain in Spain Falls Mainly on the Joints…?

Josef has helped a number of peregrino (“pilgrim”) walkers on the Camino (read more: The Camino Experience 2015 and A Pilgrim-trekker’s Reflections on Walking El Camino Santiago) Some 25 percent of walkers have problems. Few really prepare, and many do not walk with good form.

The Camino Experience 2015

“BE THE CHANGE!” This was the message all along El Camino de Santiago, which is a network of ancient pilgrimage routes across Europe. People who walk this 800 km path sense the need for some kind of change. Mine came even clearer: Be the example of how to improve quality…

A Pilgrim-trekker’s Reflections on Walking El Camino Santiago

On December 8, 2014, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on A Pilgrim-trekker’s Reflections on Walking El Camino Santiago

“Buen camino!” (good journeying) the pilgrim’s daily greeting and encouragement on the Camino Santiago…Europe’s greatest “religious” (in origin), psycho-spiritual and physically challenging pilgrimage across northern Spain for 500 miles/800 km. The experience flows from a solitary experience to one that is a social-international meeting exchange with pilgrim walkers coming from…