The Spirited Walker
“Movement in the body brings movement in the mind. It is a
natural alchemy. So many of us
seek this kind of movement in our lives, a fusion of being and doing.”
– The Spirited Walker
Photo by Paul Carter
Carolyn Scott Kortge is a writer, newspaper journalist and former competitive racewalker. As a motivational speaker she has appeared at resorts across the United States, delivering programs that transform fitness walks into active meditations. Her Walking Well® program has been featured at cancer recovery events and medical centers nationally. Carolyn’s newspaper column, “Not the Retiring Type,” shares the on-going steps in a life-long journey of physical and spiritual exploration.
The Spirited Walker: Put care of the spirit on equal footing with care of the body in walks that transform fitness workouts into active meditation. More…
Healing Walks: Tap the healing power of movement in an 8-week program that gets your feet back on the ground one step at a time. More…
Carolyn's occasional blog posts address the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual travels of an active, curious woman.
Urban Camino - A San Francisco visit delivers the challenges and discoveries of an urban camino.
From bay to breakers, hill and vale, an invigorating quest.
With a name like Kortge, one gets used to prononciation questions but I've learned it's my true name
November 18, 2018
A few doors down the block from the house on Main Street where I lived in early childhood, a music store filled a storefront next to the print shop. Perhaps it was there that a shiny accordion...
October 21, 2018
.There's been no escaping the presence of rage in our nation's political life these days, so I was ready for a fresh outlook when I met a group of women who maintain that rage can actually be fun...
“Solvitur ambulando,” promises
a Latin adage. “It is solved by walking.” Perhaps not everything can be solved with a walk, but much of the stress in life can be eased by getting your feet on the ground.