Tag: fitness

My love of Tai Chi

Kim Kubsch Life in balance is a body in motion. When we are accustomed to moving quickly and with ease, slowing down can be difficult to do. Why do I love Tai Chi-Qigong like I do? Moving gracefully and with ease is beautiful to watch. While living and working throughout Asia for 10 years, I…

Indoor walking track

  Carmela Hopkins Health and Safety: 1. Its level, nonslip walking surface helps prevent trips/stumbles. 2. Its cushioned surface is easy on joints and easy on falls. 3. It is out of the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. 4. It is out of traffic. 5. It is in a safe, controlled-access area. 6. Its temperature…

Energy Yoga class schedule

Paullene Caraher Experience the benefits of Energy Yoga with Paullene at the SunBird Golf Resort, Navajo Room, third floor, at the following times: Morning classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45-8:45 a.m. Afternoon classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. There will be no class on February 1.…

Yoga – Vinyasa style

  Sheila Axtman It’s February, a great month to celebrate the things that make you feel good: The people you love, chocolate and yoga. Practicing yoga releases endorphins in your brain. You feel relaxed and happy. Vinyasa yoga also improves proprioception, strengthens and stretches your muscles and you become more flexible. It helps you feel…

Exercise to Latin and other rhythms

Lesly Holness Low impact and high energy. Burn calories and have fun at the same time! I exercise for confidence, strength and health. The feeling after a workout of accomplishment and stress relief is amazing. I guarantee you will have tons of fun and your stress level will go way down while your energy level…

Keep moving with Tai Chi

Kim Kubsch Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving! In our easy and gentle Tai Chi-Qigong class at Sun Lakes Country Club Mirror Room, we keep moving continuously for approximately one hour. Similar to a slow dance, but solo, all that matters is your safety…

Classes for better movement

  Noell Hyman I can’t tell you how excited I was when one of my Sun Lakes students this week showed me how much higher she can raise an arm that’s been giving her difficulty, just a few weeks after she started taking class. Our joints need two things to keep their proper mobility: Movement…

Are you Dancing Diva material?

Mary Lou Kaye Ladies Only. Do you have really fond memories of those Broadway and movie musicals? Want a really fun, unique and challenging way to exercise and keep fit and increase your flexibility, strength and balance? A new class has begun in the Dance Studio in the Cottonwood community. We’ll be doing a mix…