Anatomy of Aging

Anatomy of Aging

Learn more about how your body works and what happens as it ages. These educational videos will empower you with knowledge to take steps to improve and self-regulate YOUR health.

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Anatomy of Aging
  • What Happens to our Joints as We Age with Sherry Zak Morris, C-IAYT

    Being with my 88-yr old Dad after his hip replacement was a very educational experience. Here's what I learned about the health, stability and degradation of our Joints as we Age. ...And what we can do to slow down the degeneration and how we can strengthen our joints once again.

    I will be po...

  • Why a Yoga Body Looks Different - Integrated Movements with Sherry Zak Morris

    In this short video I discuss the benefit of doing integrative movements vs. just isolating a certain part of your body over and over again. Both are beneficial for different reasons. For the best structural support and body fluidity.... full body integration is key.

  • How do we Get our Mojo Back as we Age? with Sherry Zak Morris

    Can we be good at something, again? As we age, we can get into the trap that we will never be able to do "xyz" again. That could be true, or maybe not? Do you want to climb this hill? Let's try... one step at a time.

  • Sciatica 101: How and Why Yoga Relieves Sciatica Pain with Justine Shelton

    Take an anatomical look inside your spine to better understand why your sciatica is acting up again. Learn simple Yoga movements that are accessible to almost everyone, along with a tip on how to put on your shoes, that will help relieve sciatica pain. Join Viniyoga Therapist, Justine Shelton, as...

  • Diving into Sciatica Pain and Relief with Justine Shelton

    "Justine shares another interesting way to stretch the piriformis muscle which is a deep hip rotator muscle and often the culprit in sciatica pain. Justine discusses why sciatic pain can travel anywhere in the leg and why specific Yoga movements bring relief. In this short video, she shares one ...

  • Part 1: Incontinence and Bladder Re-Training with Sherry Zak Morris

    This Introduction will give you a sneak preview into what we will be sharing over the 4-part video series. Let's learn together, let's be candid together.. and let's get empowered to do something about it! We Can Do It!
    Stay tuned for more coming soon exclusively on www.YogaJP.TV.

  • Part 2: Anatomy of Incontinence - What kind do you have? with Sherry Zak Morris

    We will cover the different types of incontinence as each have their own symptoms, causes, triggers and remedies. Get ready for some fun and candid discussions as we take a deep dive into this important part of your physiology.

  • Part 3: Bladder Re-Training Goals & Strategies with Sherry Zak Morris

    So you know you have Incontinence and Bladder Control issues.. what can you do about it? In this episode we discuss the reason why behavioral changes and strategies are a must in order to gain control of your bladder functioning. We will talk about how to use a Bladder Diary to decipher the spe...

  • Part 4: Exercises for Your Pelvic Floor with Sherry Zak Morris

    In this episode we discuss how and why strengthening the musculature around the pelvic floor is so important. Using the analogy of a "trampoline", you will understand why organs can prolapse and muscles can degenerate. But... there's hope! Things can get better! Just make sure to do the recomme...

  • The Difference between Arch Supports and Yoga - Take your shoes off and find out! with Sherry Zak Morris

    What is normal foot function? Let's find out. You have 26 bones in each foot and they help you walk and balance with ease. But using rigid arch supports in your shoes can limit the mobility of these bones and their associated ligaments and tendons. Take your shoes off, grab a kleenex and let's ex...

  • Safe Yoga Movements for Lumbar Disc Damage with Justine Shelton

    If you are over the age of 40 and you have something called "Lumbar Disc Damage", this is for you. What is it, and what Yoga movements are safe and which are cautionary.

  • What is your Fascia Like? A Viking or Temple Dancer? A Test for You - with Sherry Zak Morris

    "Do you tend to be stiff or more limber? Do you tend to injure yourself more easily because you are so limber? Do you get frustrated because your body can't seem to move as fluidly as you would like to?
    Let's find out why. I love the work of Thomas Myers, author of Anatomy Trains, and his in...

  • Is your Fascia thick like Felt? Learn what movements we need to unbind ourselves! with Sherry Zak Morris

    Movement is key to the health of our physical bodies. If you don't move, everything gets stuck together.... like felt! In this short video, I use some every day props to describe what our bodies look like on the inside when we move... and when we don't. Learn what movements we need to unbound ti...

  • Aging Study Findings - Everyone take note - with Sherry Zak Morris

    Looking for the Fountain of Youth is a lifelong quest for many. Some find it through healthy eating, some through cosmetic surgeries, some through exercise, some through meditation... but the results of this Aging study was a bit of a surprise. My guess is movement and joy is the magical combin...

  • Where is the Piriformis Muscle & How Do you Stretch it? with Sherry Zak Morris

    This question came up in our Chair Yoga Class today. Let's take a deep dive into this common area of tightness and pain. If you have sciatica pain, tingling down your leg or tight hips... give this Yoga pose a try. And remember, no grimmacing! Can't cross your legs like this... here is a great m...

  • Understanding the Role of Cervical Spine Health for your entire Body! with Sherry Zak Morris

    The longer I teach Yoga to people over the age of 50, the more I see that cervical (neck) disc compression and damage takes its toll. From pinched nerves, to tingling sensations in the arms and fingers, the key to good energy flow is keeping the neck open and alignment. Learn a bit more about ho...

  • Can you Move your Sits Bones and Why do We Care? with Sherry Zak Morris

    This short video is powerful in understanding where the sit bones are and how they affect the SI Joint, Low Back and Pelvic Floor.

  • Somatic Celtic Cross to Free Up Shoulder Tightness with Sherry Zak Morris

    Many people over the age of 50 have some type of shoulder restriction due to past injuries, surgeries or immobilization. Thus, moving the shoulder in its full range of motion can be challenging for some. This gentle cross and circular motion works into the joint capsule to bring more mobility in...

  • How to Avoid a Vertebral Compression Fracture wtih Sherry Zak Morris

    Vertebral Compression fractures (VCF) are more common as we age. This happens when some of the vertebrae in your spine get hairline fractures and create that rounded over posture we often see in the elderly. Poor posture, low bone density and non-optimal movements can contribute to this type of ...

  • Stretches for Low Back Pain - Do them Right Now! with Justine Shelton

    If you suffer from low back pain after sitting for extended periods of time, you might have a tight Quadratus Lumborum (QL). This muscle, deep within your back, can get chronically contracted and cause you discomfort and pain. One of the most effective ways to release this tension is by lateral ...

  • Tensegrity: Tension and Integrity and How Your Bones, Muscles and Fascia Work with Erhard Rohrmuller

    Soma-Kinetic Expert and Physiologist Erhard Rohrmüller explains how poor posture has cascading affects throughout our body. Looking at the body as an integrated, pliable and adaptable structure like a tensegrity ball will help us in our daily movement patterns.

  • Power Series to Keep Seniors Strong - Energizing Sequence with Sherry Zak Morris

    Warriors, Pushups and Balancing Poses form the Trifecta of the Chair Yoga Power Series to help keep Seniors strong and active. Using the chair for support is a great way to take your practice up a notch as you try more challenging poses.

  • Linear vs. Multi-Dimensional Movements and How the Body Ages w/Erhard Rohrmuller

    Physiologist and Soma-Kinetic expert, Erhard Rohrmuller, explains and demonstrates how specific movement patterns affect the health and structure of our bodies as we age. Now a septuagenarian (70!) himself, he weaves humor and anatomy as he introduces us to the caricature of an"old person", the m...

  • Get that Big Toe Moving! Knowledge for Bunions with Sherry Zak Morris

    Many people, especially women, suffer from bunions which are caused by the improper alignment of the big or little toe. Lots of times it is caused by misfitting shoes, or maybe those stylist high heels, or a misalignment in the walking gait. No matter, they are painful and often unsightly. The ...