Tag: fitness

Non-Impact Aerobics – your body’s way

NIA (Non Impact Aerobics) is a joyful movement practice that conditions our bodies in a healthy, safe way. Created in 1983 based on the science of the body, NIA does not jump or jar our joints. With moves and music to inspire joy, the class draws from a blend of dance arts, martial arts and…

Dahn Yoga classes – energy yoga

June Schedule Morning: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. Afternoon: Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:15–5:15 p.m. Note: No Monday afternoon classes until the fall Where: SunBird Golf Resort Navajo Room, 3rd floor No cost; donations are accepted If you have questions call Paullene Caraher on cell phone at: 602-292-7858; or e-mail at…

Breathe easy with Tai Chi

Kim Kubsch Why is Tai Chi and Qigong beneficial to practice deep breathing exercises? The moving meditation of Tai Chi is a form of relaxation; and therefore, when practiced regularly, it often leads to the relief or prevention of symptoms commonly associated with stress, which may include high blood pressure, headaches, stomach conditions, depression, anxiety,…

Water aerobics at the Cottonwood pool

Our summer weather is coming back and we have seen our first 100 degree day. Fortunately, the 100 degrees wasn’t during our class. We are definitely enjoying our water aerobics fun and exercise. Just a reminder our water aerobic summer hours begin at 7:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday and our Saturday class starts at 8:00…

360 Physical to present monthly health classes

Starting in June our local 360 Physical Therapy Company located at 25229 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., will present monthly health and welfare sessions in Cottonwood’s A-9 Phoenix Room from 11:00 a.m.–noon. They will meet the first Tuesday of each month starting June 3. The following are the topics for each month: 2014 June 3 –…

Pilates from the heart

Linda Elsea No matter what the sport, we need constant reminders of the fundamentals to execute the plays well. Learning Pilates is no different. We can sit mindlessly on a stationary bike reading a book, or walk the treadmill while watching TV, but without conscious awareness and mental focus, practice can easily turn to complacency.…