This basic playground exercise is hard to do and easy to avoid, but also really important for shoulder health.
Nicole Tsong, who loves movement in all forms, is a yoga teacher and a writer. She teaches yoga at studios around Seattle and has written her column Fit for Life in Pacific NW magazine since 2012. You can reach her at email@example.com and learn more at nicoletsong.com.
The Seattle Balkan Dancers meet every Friday night on Capitol Hill to work on their moves (and their singing).
It takes some effort to go for the gold of these deciduous conifers, but you’ll be rewarded for your mettle.
Aqua aerobics classes are fun — and vigorous — at Horizon House.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s new Integrative Medicine program includes activity as a part of treatment | Fit for Life
It’s movement with a mission as cancer patients practice yoga at their own pace.
In this Seattle Gymnastics class, you’ll put in a lot of rough, but enjoyable, strength work before you turn into a tumbler | Fit for Life
It’s a perfect 10 for fun, even if you don’t master fantastic feats of athleticism right away.
Grown-ups and kids play, jump and climb together during Rafe Kelley’s outdoor movement classes | Fit for Life VIEW
The founder of Evolve Move Play brings structure, age-appropriate fitness challenges and tree-climbing fun to his parkour-based sessions.
Using a rope, sling, harness and a few well-timed breaks, Nicole Tsong branches out into guided canopy climbing.
Whether you’re a competitive speedster or a slow-moving vessel, there’s fun for all aboard.
Hip-swiveling sass is important from the start, but then come the complicated posture, partner work and turns.