Mindfulness In Slow Motion- A Running Question

0 Comment by / September 21, 2012 / Posted in Mindful Running, Mindful Walking, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

The question I raised back in the early 1980′s was: Why Do Runners Heel Strike? I had purchased a Sanyo recorder in 1979 that did slow motion recording in a 20 minute cassette format. It was the beginning of teaching runners about running what I called; Ball/Heel/Ball. If you march in place the ball of [...]

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Mindful Running: A Journey Not A Destination

2 Comments by / November 1, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Running

This was shared by Roger Wright Running For My Existence Roger, thanks for sharing and reminding us that like marathon running: Life is a journey not a destination. Thanks also to Doug Freese and his continued contributions to Google Group: rec.running.

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Mindful Running: An Interview with Ozzie

0 Comment by / October 5, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Running, The Running Mind

Here is the link to Jackie Linehan’s web page:The Peaceful Runner where she did an interview with me. The Full Interview: Mindful Running Interview with Ozzie Gontang The first of Jackie’s ten questions: Q. Thank you Ozzie for joining us today. I have to say I really enjoy reading the articles on your website. They [...]

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Mindful Movement: Green Space Is Important For Mental Health

4 Comments by / May 5, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Running, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

As someone who has run and walked with patients and friends for 35 years, this little article shared by Christine Messier brings out the fact that being in nature quickly brings a person to “present moment, beautiful moment.” What is interesting is that when one is in the present moment there is no cause and [...]

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The Journey of a Walking/Running Therapist

2 Comments by / July 6, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running

“SOLVITUR AMBULANDO: The problem will walk itself out.” ––Latin Proverb. The Journey of a Running Therapist A Sometimes Mindful Runner ©1997, 2009 Austin’Ozzie’ Gontang, Ph.D. The issue will always be, “When was your last run?” Not what you did last month or last year or ten years ago. The sojourn, however, is often of interest [...]

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