Tag Archives: longevity

RIP to the Italian Diva Magda Olivero 1910-2014

Driving home from work today, listening to NPR, I heard the announcement of the death of Magda Olivero, an Italian opera singer who was 104 years old. Her style embraced a mega vibrato combined with a powerful breath control which allowed “Olivero … Continue reading

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White Crane

Today in Qigong class, our teacher explained the eighth treasure of the form, the white crane series. This series of exercises, she said, stimulated the kidneys which is the center for health and longevity and for which the white crane … Continue reading

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