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The Inner Game of Pickleball
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30-min morning movement class, online. Tues - Fri mornings @ 8am
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Eating for Longevity
Lecture @ Forbes Library, Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:30am
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20-min Balance Practice Class
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Movement connects us

The Long Game is a space where:

  • We practice and train together
  • We learn from one another and share our experiences
  • We get better at taking care of ourselves
  • We redefine our relationship to aging
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Movement Classes

Live, online, daily movement classes that awaken the body and senses, build core strength and stability, improve balance, and increase movement range and fluidity.

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Short Courses

Live, interactive courses on topics relevant to longevity, providing new insight and an opportunity to practice new behaviors that improve our well-being.

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Lectures

Live, in-person public lectures on topics around longevity and extending our health span.

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my role

For the past 5 years I’ve been working as a personal trainer but I’ve been studying movement and the body for most of my adult life – through dance, yoga, martial arts, and athletic performance. As I’ve gotten older – I’m 62 – I’ve grown increasingly interested in training the body for resilience.

I think it’s important as we age to look at how we’re holding the aging process itself, because it’s easy to get discouraged. Our bodies are changing in ways we’re not necessarily happy about. But science is also showing us that we have a lot more control over the process than we think.

The Long Game is about developing a practice that makes us feel better now, and gives us the best chance of extending our health span as far into the future as possible – physically, cognitively, emotionally, and energetically. My role is to provide people with useful, science-based information through teaching, various forms of physical training, and coaching.

Some of my credentials and certifications:

  • Master of Arts in Dance/Movement Therapy, NYU
  • Certified Brain Health Trainer, FAI
  • Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)
  • Athletic Performance Training Specialist (NASM)
  • Functional Movement Systems, Level 2
  • Precision Nutrition, Level 1
  • Open Water Kayak Instructor, Level 2 (ACA)
  • CPR/AED Red Cross certified

The goal of longevity is not simply to live longer, but to be more fully alive as we age. So how do we do this?

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Nourishing and supporting the regeneration of our bodies on a cellular level

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Engaging our bodies in the full range of human movement potential

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Continuously challenging and stimulating our brains

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Connecting to one another, and to our own selves

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Jim Lobley

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The Long Game is about learning how to take care of ourselves as we age, bringing a spirit of curiosity, experimentation and open-mindedness to the experience of aging.

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