Tag: fitness

Fit and Fun Wellness Group

Susan Reynhout The typical American diet contains a large proportion of unhealthy fats, too few fruits and vegetables, too much sugar and sodium and too little fiber. This contributes to the risk of heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and chronic diseases. The right foods help our bodies build and repair tissue, decrease inflammation and protect us…

Yoga is great for steadiness and clarity

Noell Hyman How is your sense of balance and steadiness these days? I just read a statistic on the AARP blog that 80% of people who practice yoga report having good balance. Of people who don’t practice yoga, only 64% feel their balance is good. People who practice yoga also report a greater sense of…

Energy Yoga classes September 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 and Thursdays from 7:45-8:45 a.m. and on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Afternoon classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Energy Yoga includes tapping…

Wet and Wild Water aerobics

Marti Scott We have had a good summer working out in the warm water. Now we are looking forward to fall and friends returning. Why water aerobics? It is great exercise for young and old. Men, take notice; it is good for you also. Most of us can do more in the water than on…

Zumba with Mary

Zumba class

Let’s Zumba®! It’s time once again to kick off my Zumba® season in Sun Lakes. Join me as I start my sixth season in Sun Lakes on Tuesday, September 12. I can’t wait to welcome back my friends and make new friends, too, as we start our fitness journey together. As most of you know…

Make your balance great again

Dennis McColly, age 77

Kim Kubsch Are you stable while standing on one leg for 20 seconds? Are you equally confident to stand on the opposite leg for 20 seconds? If not, be proactive in doing exercises to strengthen your lower body. A daily balance program for better mobility and stability in and around the house is essential to…

What in the world is Hatha Yoga?

Noell Hyman Have you heard about the new group of yoga teachers who want to bring spinal and joint health, strength and balance and increased peace of mind to seniors living around Sun Lakes? I’m one of them (my name is Noell). We’ve added multiple yoga classes every day of the week; Hatha Yoga, Chair…

Qigong – an effective health practice

Kim Kubsch, Tai Chi – Qigong instructor

Kim Kubsch Qigong is an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intentions. Many healthcare professionals recommend Qigong as an important form of alternative complementary medicine. Especially for mature adults, Qigong creates an awareness of our internal health that are not part of traditional exercise programs. Most exercises do not emphasize the importance of…

Fit and Fun wellness group

Susan Reynhout The typical American diet contains a large proportion of unhealthy fats, too few fruits and vegetables, too much sugar and sodium and too little fiber. This contributes to the risk of heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and chronic diseases. The right foods help our bodies build and repair tissue, decrease inflammation, protect us from…

Energy yoga class – August

Paullene Caraher August Schedule 2017: Morning classes are held from 7:45-8:45 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Afternoon classes are from 4:00-5:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will be no classes on Monday afternoon until the fall and no classes from August 7 to August 21. Normal classes will be held August 21 to August 31,…