Season 1, Episode 4

Improving Balance at Any Age

Feb 27, 2022

In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with balance and mobility specialist Rebecca Woll. They discuss how the balance system works, why balance declines with age, and simple ways to improve your balance at any age.

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About Rebecca Woll

Rebecca holds a masters degree from Columbia University in Motor Learning and Control with a concentration on balance in adults 55 and older. She is a certified Balance and Mobility Instructor for FallProof! through the Center For Successful Aging at Cal State Fullerton.  Rebecca is also a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association with additional certifications in Functional Range Conditioning (FRC), functional movement (FMS), nutrition (Precision Nutrition), and kettlebells (RKC). Previously, Rebecca managed Personal Training departments for Equinox Fitness Clubs including Flagship locations in New York City.  Rebecca holds a BA in Dance and English from Connecticut College. Prior to her current focus Rebecca was a professional modern dancer who continues to choreograph and teach throughout the New York and Portland, ME area.

Rebecca is dedicated to promoting healthy aging among “younger” older adults, and quality of life among older adults.

Connect with Rebecca Woll

IG: @shiftgym

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Kirsten Adler

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