Category: Clubs & Classes

Ballroom Dance Club’s 2016-2017 season

Deanna and Stu Frost If you enjoy slow dancing or dancing the waltz, rhumba, fox trot, cha-cha, tango and more, the Sun Lakes Ballroom Dance Club may be for you. Planning is well underway for the 2016-2017 season with the first dance in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood Country Club on Sunday, September 18…

Edgar Cayce study group

Our “Search for God” study group meets every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Room A-2 of Cottonwood Country Club. We explore the readings of Edgar Cayce who is recognized as the greatest psychic of the 20th century and the founder of holistic healing. We strive to be healthier, peaceful and to be one with the…

Wet and Wild Water Aerobics

Health benefits of water-based exercise — people report enjoying water-based exercise more than exercising on land. They can also exercise longer in water than on land without increased effort or joint or muscle pain. Water-based exercise and chronic illness — people with rheumatoid arthritis have more health improvements after participating in hydrotherapy than with other…

Bridge Results

Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Alan Behr The Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club games are now held at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S Alma School Road. Open games are held on Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. There also is a Novice game Thursday…

Word of The Month: Wombat

David Zapatka This month’s word of the month is wombat; noun wom·bat ˈwäm-ˌbat any of several stocky burrowing Australian marsupials (genera Vombatus and Lasiorhinus of the family Vombatidae) resembling small bears. Origin of wombat – Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) wombad. Wombats are short-legged, muscular quadrupedal marsupials that are native to Australia. They are about 40 inches in length with…

Advanced Spanish continues weekly throughout summer

Dianne Zimmerman The advanced Spanish conversation group continues to meet every Wednesday throughout the summer and we encourage new participants. If you have studied Spanish in the past, lived in a Spanish-speaking country, spoken Spanish at home while growing up, or have graduated from an intermediate Spanish class, this is the group for you. We…

How Tai Chi helps conquer fear of falling as we age

Take a Tai Chi class with Kim!

Residents who are 55 plus in Parker, Arizona have been taking Tai Chi classes to help conquer their fear of falling. The benefits of this slow, gentle, flowing exercise were cited in a Wall Street Journal article dated May 24, 2016. The article shares how researchers explored the power of exercise to help seniors overcome apprehension…