Tag: fitness

Bring your Valentine to Zumba

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s time to begin the process of a healthier and more vibrant you. Oh, your Valentine is welcome to come “join the party” as well. As most of you already know, Zumba® is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program that incorporates all your favorite music and dance moves for…

Work out with Lesly

Exercise is one of the most important pieces of any healthy lifestyle. This class has all you need, and it’s actually fun too! According to a study in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, group exercise with learning routines can actually reverse brain changes that occur due to aging. People in the study who did a variety…

Move it, shake it, work out with Lesly

Lesly Holness Well, let’s take the “work” out of workout and have some fun while we burn off those holiday calories. Hey, it’s a whole new year – let’s start off right! We do a total body workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle toning, balance, flexibility, boosted energy and little bit of…

Energy and Chair Yoga December schedule

  Experience the benefits of Energy Yoga with Paullene. Classes are held in the Navajo Room, which is on the third floor of SunBird Golf Resort. Regular Yoga: Mornings: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 7:40 to 8:50 a.m. Afternoons: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00 to 5:10 p.m. Note the slight time changes. The classes will be one…

Chi Dance with Kim

Tai Chi-Qigong is a practice for senior health and longevity to improve balance, plus coordination and agility of the mind and body. With slow, continually flowing movements, my fusion of these practices feels like a slow dance by yourself! In my newly released DVD titled, Chi Dance with Kim Kubsch, I am joined by 18…

Yoga – vinyasa style

  Sheila Axtman Wow – It’s already December. Lots of activities and food, parties, friends and family. Vinyasa yoga will give you an hour twice a week to breath, move, re-center yourself and forget for a few minutes everything on the “to do” list. Every year on the last yoga day before Christmas, I teach…

Stand taller, walk stronger

Noell Hyman Welcome back to our winter friends! We are still here doing yoga, making Sun Lakes residents stronger, walking taller and keeping our joints moving. Whether you joined us last year or are new to yoga, you are welcome! We want to make yoga work as a healing practice for everybody, no matter what…

Exercise is the Fountain of Youth

Come and join us in this exciting month of December! Oh, the holidays, don’t you just love it? I have been here since November, but I was too late to make it in the November Splash newspaper. We are going strong and would love you to join us if you want to exercise and have fun…

A shot of yoga for pain relief

Noell Hyman “This is way better than narcotics!” a newer student said to me after his fourth Chair Yoga class ended at the Cottonwood Country Club. He’s been on a combination of opiates and morphine for pain in both the upper and lower back and for serious knee problems in both knees. In an effort…

Sync your brain and body with Tai Chi

Want a workout for your brain? Then add the movements of Tai Chi – an ideal way to exercise with purposeful, mindful movement. Often, we think of “mindful” as slow. The slower you go with Tai Chi, the more you have to work on keeping your thoughts on what you are doing to keep the…