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Boomer Yoga: Open Your Heart
Boomer Yoga: Open Your Heart

Boomer Yoga: Open Your Heart

  By Evelyn Abruzzo The more I practice Yoga, the more aware I become, and it sure feels good! I was walking home with Jack after a visit to the Vet for his annual check-up and was lost In thought. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed a frail old woman trying to…
My Life Is… a Walk in the Park
My Life Is… a Walk in the Park

My Life Is… a Walk in the Park

One of the wonders of New York City is its many green spaces hidden among the skyscrapers. For years I have actually walked through two of them, Central Park and Bryant Park, on the way to work, and many mornings wished  that I could just keep on walking. Other parks I have spent time in are Carl…
What I Learned from My CityMD Experience
What I Learned from My CityMD Experience

What I Learned from My CityMD Experience

A few weeks ago, I took a nasty fall heading to close a window in the dark of the night. The next day, Sunday, my chest hurt with every deep breath, so I figured maybe I should get it checked. Luckily, I recalled seeing a CityMD location a few blocks away. (They have an easily…
Boomer Yoga?  Is It Too Late to Start Now?
Boomer Yoga?  Is It Too Late to Start Now?

Boomer Yoga? Is It Too Late to Start Now?

By Evelyn Abruzzo Yoga meandered into my life as a totally unexpected gift. Did I say “meandered?” It was more like a thunderbolt! It was 2001. We had just moved to New York after I retired from my position as Assistant Superintendent for Curriclum and Instruction in a Long Island School District. Does the word…
One Boomer Discovers 5Rhythms Dance for Body and Soul
One Boomer Discovers 5Rhythms Dance for Body and Soul

One Boomer Discovers 5Rhythms Dance for Body and Soul

By Ron Rudolf After my retirement several years ago I have been exploring the spiritual offerings in the city and my most recent discovery is the 5Rhythms Dance. This dance program was created by Gabrielle Roth and it’s now a worldwide movement, given in many countries throughout the world. Gabrielle believes that experiencing life should be felt from the…
A Walk In The Park: Five Neighborhood Gems
A Walk In The Park: Five Neighborhood Gems

A Walk In The Park: Five Neighborhood Gems

By Paula Zimmerman Everyone has their favorite New York City park. Here are five neighborhood green spaces that I love to visit.   1) Washington Square Park: Washington Square Park is a great place to chill out, and eat your lunch while being entertained by local musicians and poets. The fountain is always on during the summer,…