Dancing Nights and Lessons in Austin

Austin- put on your dancing shoes! Whether it’s freestyling in your living room or two-stepping at Donn’s Depot, dancing is a fun way to boost your strength, endurance, and mind. In this month’s Facebook LIVE, Ryan will share our team’s favorite spots for dance lessons and dance night meet-ups around Austin for active Austinites over 50. Join our Facebook group …

Active Austinites Calendar- October 2021

Description of Events [FREE] Friday, 10-1 from 2:00 – 9:00 PM- “Chalk Walk” Arts Festival, Round Rock, TX. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/round-rock-chalk-walk-arts-festival-tickets-158484987865?aff=ebdssbdestsearch Every Saturday and Sunday in October from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM- Crowe’s Nest Farm Family Fall Festival, Manor, TX. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crowes-nest-farm-family-fall-festival-tickets-169686949233?aff=ebdssbdestsearch Friday, 10-9 from 12:00 – 7:00 PM- Oktoberfest– German Free School and Mohawk, Austin, TX. http://germantexans.org/events/oktoberfest/ [FREE] [VIRTUAL] Tuesday, 10-12 …

Leg Stretch to Prepare for Tennis or Pickleball

Our Physical Therapy Assistant, Desiree, walks you through a 2-minute exercise designed to stretch your legs before a tennis or pickleball game so you can play hard and avoid injury. Join our Facebook group – Keep Austin Active – to discover unique ways to stay active and explore all of Austin’s hidden gems and connect with other active Austinites over …

6 Components of an Active Retirement Readiness Plan

When we talk to our clients who are nearing the transition phase between their working life and retirement, there’s one thing they all have in common:   They’re looking forward to enjoying more free time to do the things they love, and spending more time with the people they care about.   If you’re entering this transition period, it’s easy to focus primarily on …

Joining the Pickleball Craze in Austin, TX

Have you heard of Pickleball? It’s the fastest growing sport in the nation for adults over 50. Ryan’s sharing what Pickleball is, how to find a game in your part of Austin, and his top recommendations for preparing your body for pickleball fun. Join our Facebook group – Keep Austin Active – to discover unique ways to stay active and explore all …

Active Austinites Calendar- September 2021

Hello all! We will be posting monthly calendars perfect for the Active Austinite 50 + that is wanting to maintain their active lifestyle, but isn’t sure where to go for good event ideas! This calendar has been carefully curated with that in mind, so see below for the calendar and further description of the events (date, time, and link to …

Leg Strengthening Exercise for Hiking around Austin

Our Physical Therapy Assistant, Desiree, walks you through a 2-minute exercise designed to help strengthen your legs so you can tackle your favorite hikes around Austin. Join our Facebook group – Keep Austin Active – to discover unique ways to stay active and explore all of Austin’s hidden gems and connect with other active Austinites over 50: https://www.facebook.com/groups/keepaustinactive

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One Component of Retirement Planning Your Financial Advisor May Be Missing

It’s easy to understand why most of your focus goes towards financial preparation for “life’s third act”.   However, financial readiness isn’t the only component of being prepared for an active retirement life.   Whatever your vision – to retire, semi-retire, or simply be retired-at-heart – chances are good that whatever you have planned will be much easier and enjoyable if you’re also physically prepared.   While physical fitness and health are easy things to put on the backburner pre-retirement, especially when you’re feeling pressure to get your finances …

Our 7 Favorite Hikes in NorthWest Austin

Are you looking for new hiking trails to explore in NorthWest Austin? Ryan shares the Natural Fit Therapy team’s 7 favorite hikes for active adults over 50 that are looking for trails that are less busy, shaded, easy to find, have good parking, and showcase lots of wildlife.  The 7 Best Hiking Spots Around Austin: NORTH  Brushy Creek Trail in Cedar Park  Irving and …