Nine Months

Nine Months By Lin Grahame Somehow nine months have passed since my injury and almost two months since I last wrote. I have been trying to rewrite much of the earlier parts of my story but finding it difficult to find my way around WordPress! My recovery is still...

The First Instalment

The First Instalment By Lin Grahame Hip Blog- Dancing with Arthritis |The Fit Arthritic/Dancing Elder | Ceramic and Metal hips. My Arthritis Story started a long time ago, in fact it probably started before I was born.  It was passed down through generations of people...

Seven Months

Seven Months by Lin Grahame Its now seven months since that traumatic fall and just last week I got down onto my floor mat without the aid of a chair! I have not been able to do this again! This is the way arthritis, every day can be different. A different degree of...

Slowly and with Ease

Slowly and with Ease by Lin Grahame Its six months since my fall and I have learned much about the metaphysical messages that accident might be giving me. One of the more simple ones, is that the joints and muscles of my body would rather be gently eased into more...

Finding my Own Way

Finding my Own Way by Lin Grahame Over this last week or so, I have come to the acceptance that arthritis is a condition which has to be managed in one’s own way.  It is not easy or helpful to try to fit in with what others are doing, be that an athletic training...

Travelling Again

Travelling again by Lin Grahame I think my most enjoyable times are those when I am travelling.  Lockdown time would have been very much more difficult for me had I not been injured.   The extent of my injuries meant that I have done and thought of little else but...

Talk of Old Souls

Talk of Old Souls by Lin Grahame I recently had the privilege of meeting and working with an Old Soul. On a basic level we would see him as a “Young Man” in his twenties. This man however, has more vision, insight, depth and ability to communicate all of these, than...
Not Rest and Relaxation

Not Rest and Relaxation

Not Rest and Relaxation by Lin Grahame Today I write from Los Narejos, a small village near Los Alcazares on Mar Menor in Spain. This was suppossed to be rest and relaxation before the autumn term of the Pilates teaching part of my work. Last Thursday night our flight...
Continuing The Story

Continuing The Story

Photograph by Maria Falconer – Maria Falconer Photography – www.mariafalconer.co.uk Carry on Dancing choreographed for PRIME by Steinvor Palsson. I discovered along the way through many types of dance, particularly holistic practices such as 5rythms and Open Floor,...
The Fit Arthritic & Dancing Elder

The Fit Arthritic & Dancing Elder

The Fit Arthritic & Dancing Elder By Lin Grahame Today was the first performance by PRIME,  The new semi-professional company of elder dancers of which I am lucky and privileged to be a member. Back in February we auditioned and the company members were selected....