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The 84-Year-Old Who Brought Karate To Her Care Center

Dot Naylor and young karate participants.

Dot Naylor and young karate participants.

Dot Naylor, a pioneering 84-year-old British karate black belt, wanted to watch and judge one last karate tournament.

So with the help of Wishing Washing Line, a community outreach program designed to fulfill the dreams of care residents, karate students came to the St. Fillans Care Centre in Colchester, England so she could fulfill her wish.

Sarah wrote about why this makes for such a fulfilling journey in Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story go here.

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85 Year Old Paints Using Boxing Gloves

Ushio Shinohara

Ushio Shinohara

Ushio Shinohara, an 85 year old painter, has figured out a way to incorporate boxing — actual boxing, using gloves — into making his art.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story go here.

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4 Ways Martial Arts Training Can Help Combat Depression

Martial arts training can help combat depression

Martial arts training can help combat depression

As society comes to learn more and more about depression and the ways to combat it, one tool that’s proving helpful is frequent physical exercise like martial arts training.

Sarah explained why in a feature list story for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story go here.

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9 Things To Learn About Martial Arts

Martial Arts training can help focus

Martial Arts training can help focus

Sarah’s teachable series of posts continues at Asian World Of Martial Arts.

Here are her latest info posts:

What Gear Do You Need For Your First Boxing Lesson

Martial Arts Can Improve Focus In Adults

How Martial Arts Helps With Stress Relief

The Transformative Power Of Martial Arts Training

Finding The Right Martial Arts Uniform

How Martial Arts Training Helps Winter Olympic Athletes

Best Boxing Gloves For Women

Why Sparring Is A Great Workout

Ways To Get Fit In 2018

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The Spirit Behind The Spirit Of John Concert

Spirit Of The West's John Mann

Spirit Of The West’s John Mann

In recent years a cast of high-profile Canadian musicians have been rallying around Spirit Of The West singer John Mann in the wake of his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s Disease.

This past September these musicians gathered in Toronto for the Spirit Of John benefit concert.

I spoke to organizer/Chalk Circle singer Christ Tait about the event for Samaritanmag.

To read the story click here.

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Pilates For Martial Arts

Sometimes when you have an athletic pursuit, learning another only casually related physical pursuit is very beneficial.

Like, for example, when martial artists take up activities like Pilates. High-end fitness systems like Pilates help reduce injury, increase flexibility and provide all sorts of other positives.

Sarah explained why in a post for JetLi.com.

To read it go here.

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Samaritan News 10 Pack: Paul Simon, Charles Bradley And More

Paul Simon

Paul Simon

Below is a collection of stories I wrote for music ‘n’ charity site Samaritanmag in late summer 2017:

Students From Pathways To Education Program To Attend Obama Speech

Fans of the Late Charles Bradley Asked to Donate to All-Stars Project and Music Unites

Beyoncé, Oprah, George Clooney, Many More To Be Part Of Hand In Hand Hurricane Harvey Benefit

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell Donate $1 Million USD To Hurricane Harvey Relief

People to Pets: 5 Ways To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Dolly Parton’s First-Ever Children’s Album Will Fund Free Children’s Books

Stars Using Upcoming Tour To Support Native Women’s Shelter Of Montreal

Muscular Dystrophy Association Chair Releases Statement About Death of Jerry Lewis

Loverboy Autographed Bass and Lyric Sheet Auction To End Before Weekend

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready to Perform Star-Spangled Banner at September Seattle Mariners Game for Crohn’s Research

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