The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show
Loving Your Age: Forming Heart and Soul Based Connections through Exercise Practices
Hear Kate talk about some of the ways we can bring our brains, minds, and hearts along when we exercise. She will discuss how concepts such as neuroplasticity, biophilia, and functional exercise are valuable for healthy aging, and will link these ideas to social connections and a healthy planet. Kate will also share how she incorporates her young children in her business by emphasizing the importance of service to others.
About Kate Maliha
Kate is an expert on functional exercise for healthy aging. She teaches community-based workshops to mid-life and older adults, continuing-education workshops to fitness and health professionals, and operates both HomeBodies Gerokinesiology and Love Your Age Fitness in Vancouver B.C. Kate has an MA in Human Kinetics and is certified as a Medical Exercise Specialist and as a Functional Aging Specialist. Her career as a leader in the fitness and health has spanned over 25 years, from managing fitness programs at private clubs such as Ottawa’s The Sussex Club on Rideau Drive and the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, to conducting socio-cultural health research on exercise and aging at U.B.C., and writing about healthy aging for numerous magazines, journals, and on-line publications.
Books Kate Mahila Recommends
Eco-Physiology and Eco-Psychology
Kellert, Stephen R. and Edward O. Wilson, Editors. The Biophilia Hypothesis. Island Press, Washington, D.C. 1993
Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, N.C. 2008
Eco-Physiology and Eco-Psychology
Valerie F Glawell, Daniel K Brown, Carly Wood, Gavin R Sandercock and Jo L Barton. The Great Outdoors: How a Green Exercise Environment Can Benefit All. Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2013;2:3
Cognition and Exercise
Barha, C.K, Galea, L.A., Nagamatsu, LS, Erikson, KI, Liu-Ambrose, T. Personalising Exercise Recommendations for Brain Health: Considerations and Future Directions. BR J Sports Med, Nov. 17, 2016.
Best, JR, Chiu BK, Liang Hsu C, Nagamatsu LS, Liu-Ambraose, T. Long Term Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Cognition and Brain Volume in Older Women: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Nov;21(10): 745-56.
Lindsay S. Nagamatsu, , Leon Flicker, Arthur F. Kramer, Michelle W. Voss, Kirl l. Erickson, Chun Liang Hsu, an Teresa Liu-Ambrose. Exercise is Medicine for the Body and the Brain. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Jun; 48(12): 943-944
Mood and Exercise
Bishop, J. J. (2015). The impact of physical activity on anxiety and depression symptoms in community-dwelling older adults. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A, 75.
Pasco, J. A., Williams, L. J., Jacka, F. N., Henry, M. J., Coulson, C. E., Brennan, S. L., & … Berk, M. (2011). Habitual physical activity and the risk for depressive and anxiety disorders among older men and women. International Psychogeriatrics
Poelke, G., Ventura, M. I., Byers, A. L., Yaffe, K., Sudore, R., & Barnes, D. E. (2016). Leisure activities and depressive symptoms in older adults with cognitive complaints. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(1), 63-69.
Paulo, T. S., Tribess, S., Sasaki, J. E., Meneguci, J., Martins, C. A., Freitas Jr., I. F., & … Virtuoso Jr., J. S. (2016). A Cross-Sectional Study of the Relationship of Physical Activity with Depression and Cognitive Deficit in Older Adults. Journal Of Aging And Physical Activity, 24(2), 311-321.
Recent & Upcoming Shows:
October 11, 2018: Andrew Lopez – TOXIN-FREE GARDENING & PEST CONTROL (LISTEN NOW)
December 13, 2018: Kathryn Kellogg – ZERO WASTE HOLIDAYS – Part 2 (ENTERTAINING & DECORATING) (LISTEN NOW)
March 14, 2019: Kate Nicholson – OPIOIDS & PAIN: THE REST OF THE STORY (LISTEN NOW)
June 13, 2019: Maralee Mclean – PROTECTING SEXUALLY ABUSED CHILDREN (LISTEN NOW)
February 13, 2020: Dr. Natasha Turner – WOMEN, HORMONES & KETOSIS (LISTEN LIVE)
March 12, 2020: Gail Wetzler, PT, DPT, EDO, BI-D – ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES: BARRAL’S VISCERAL MANIPULATION (LISTEN LIVE)
April 9, 2020: Dr. Tom O’Bryan – REVERSING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE (LISTEN LIVE)
June 11, 2020: E E.K.R. Venugopal IAS RETD) Human Rights Commissioner (India) – ERADICATING POVERTY (LISTEN LIVE)
July 9, 2020: Dr. Paul Anderson – OUTSIDE THE BOX CANCER THERAPIES (LISTEN LIVE)
More Exciting Guests To Look Forward To…
Robyn McCord O’Brien – “REAL FOOD”
Drs. Karin & Rick Dina – RAW FOOD NUTRITION
Melvin Bray – STORYING INCLUSIVITY FOR KIDS
Allison Carmen – THE GIFT OF MAYBE
PODCASTS of Past Shows
1 / 2RETHINKING GLUTEN & THE GUT with Dr. Alessio Fasano, World-Renowned Celiac & Non-Celiac ResearchWHAT IS MAST CELL ACTIVATION SYNDROME? - Dr. Jill Carnahan MD on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowWHAT'S WITH WHEAT? with Cyndi O'Meara on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowAudrey Proulx: Change the WorldIRVIN YALOM & His Memoir 'BECOMING MYSELF' on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowTOXIC BLACK MOLD EXPOSURE & REMEDIES with Dr Jill Carnahan on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowFUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DR JILL CARNAHAN'S LIFE-CHANGING CANCER STORY on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowCBT, REBT & Positive Psychology -How Dr Albert Ellis Changed Psychotherapy (Dr Theresa Nicassio)THE DIDGERIDOO: CURING SLEEP APNEA, SOUND HEALING & THE DIDGESURPRISING FACTS ABOUT GLUTEN YOU PROBABLY DON'T KNOW with Nadine GrzeskowiakSUSTAINABLE LIVING - A SIMPLER WAY TO LIVE: Dr. David Boyd 'The Optimistic Environmentalist'MINDFUL EATING WITH MAYO & HAELY LINDAU on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowWHY IS SALT SO BAD FOR YOU? Dr. Saul Pilar MD Shares The Truth about Salt & HealthNEVER, EVER GIVE UP! - MONICA GARTNER SHARES HER INSPIRING STORY Living with Osteogenesis ImperfectaShocking New Discoveries About GLUTEN with Nadine Grzeskowiak on The Dr Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING MOOD DISORDERS with Functional Medicine Doctor Jill Carnahan MD -Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING LIFELONG IINTIMACY with OB/Gyn Barb Depree MD on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING LIFE with Deanna Won on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING 'HONEST MEDICINE' with Julia Schopick on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowCHANGING EDUCATION: Teaching Kids with Mindfulness in Mind & Teen HumanitarianBEAT CANCER with INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: How Terminal Cancer Patients Beat The Odds (Rick Shapiro)THE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER with Playwright & Actor Melody Owen at Vancouver Fringe FestivalWHAT IS NATURAL DETOXIFICATION? - Dr Jessica Renfer ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowDr Philip Zimbardo – FROM CREATING EVIL TO INSPIRING HEROISM (The Heroic Imagination Project)RETHINKING SPINAL CORD INJURY: Victim to Survivor to Thriver with Logan Seelye & Melody OwenRETHINKING TRAGEDY: "Crushed Alive: From Tragedy to Triumph"RETHINKING PAIN AS TEACHER with Dr Paul Epstein on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING THE POWER OF ART: Caprice Hogg (& Melody Owen: On Embracing Life)FART FACTS: What Are Your Farts Telling You? with Dr David Miller ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PARENTING with Leeza Steindorf on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING JOY & KINDNESS Thru Art & Urban Gardening on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING EXERCISE, AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH with Kate Maliha on the Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowAube Giroux - MODIFIED: A FOOD LOVER'S JOURNEY INTO GMOs on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING MOMENTS & MINDFUL LIVING with Marianne Pestana on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowFOODS THAT KILL CANCER & FOODS THAT FEED IT - Nutritionist Haely Lindau on Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowTHE OTHER OPIOID CRISIS with Kate Nicholson JD, Americans with Disability Act (ADA) ChampionRETHINKING SLOW FOOD & PLEASURE with Raw Food Chef James SantLIFE-CHANGING CELIAC DISEASE with Jules Shepard on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING HAZING, SEXUAL ASSAULTS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Michael Ayalon on Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD & FERTILITY with Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD LABELING with Caroline Moassessi on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING YOUR OWN BRAND OF SEXY with Dr. Susan Edelman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING HUMAN RIGHTS with LGBTQI Advocate Michelle Emson on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowElton John’s Rocket Man, Love, Kindness, Health & HappinessRETHINKING AUTISM: A Mother-Daughter Love Story#RETHINKING #VACATIONING with Marco Aguilar (& Special Guest Appearance by Kim Vopni)RETHINKING SELF-ESTEEM, DISORDERED EATING & THE REPLACEMENT CHILD with Dr. Barbara JaffeRETHINKING OBSTACLES - Stories of Courage on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD SECURITY & FOOD SAFETY with Jane GrueberARE YOU SITTING TOO MUCH? SITTING DISEASE on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show1 / 2
January 16, 2017: Kate Maliha – EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH & Judy Russell – How Are The Big Toe & Kidney Connected?(LISTEN NOW)
January 23, 2017: Dr. Jill Carnahan – DOCTOR SURVIVOR: LESSONS OVERCOMING CANCER (LISTEN NOW)
February 27, 2017: Dr. Alessio Fasano – CELIAC DISEASE, GLUTEN & THE GUT (LISTEN NOW)
April 3, 2017: Michael Ayalon – POSITIVE CHANGE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES (LISTEN NOW)
September 25, 2017: Dr. Paul Epstein – ILLNESS AS OPPORTUNITY, PAIN AS TEACHER (LISTEN NOW)
About Dr. Theresa
A Registered Psychologist in Vancouver, Canada, Dr. Theresa Nicassio is an integrative health and wellness educator who is fiercely committed to advocating for empowerment, inclusivity, and kindness in all its forms.
Passionate about making the world a better place, Theresa contributes to social, emotional, and environmental transformation using her professional knowledge and personal experiences for the betterment of society and the planet.
“If self-reliance and radical kindness are subversive… count me in!”
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