Tag: fitness

Energy yoga classes November 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. Afternoon classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Energy Yoga includes tapping and slapping the body to…

Fit and Fun Wellness Group

Susan Reynhout Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s – times of celebration; times of temptation, too. Do you have a plan to stay healthy during the season? It’s common to pack on 5-10 pounds during the holiday season, but there are ways you can eat both healthy and well! Don’t deprive yourself of such treats, but…

Zumba with Mary

Mary Tyree It’s Turkey Time, and I can’t wait for that yummy pumpkin pie. It’s a fun time of year, and it’s always great to spend holidays with family and friends. But sooner or later, all that good food and lack of exercise catches up with us. I have the perfect solution to help you…

Introducing a new yoga crew

Yoga teachers (left to right): Brianne, Vanessa, Chris, Noell and Kary Sinkule; not pictured, Cindy

Noell Hyman Kary Sinkule began teaching yoga at the Cottonwood Palo Verde Country Club in April, 2016, with a focus on healing and rehabilitation. Her students wanted more. To meet the demand, this past summer, Kary brought in a team of teachers who share her goals. We have spent the last few months establishing a…

Yoga for men

Sheila Axtman If you have been curious about yoga or maybe even attended a class but were uncomfortable being one of the few or only man in class, this is your chance to practice yoga in classes designed for men. For the months of November and December, I will be teaching yoga classes for men.…

Yoga – Vinyasa style

Sheila Axtman What is vinyasa yoga? Vinyasa yoga is a dynamic style of practice, breathing as we move through various poses that are linked together by a series of poses known as Sun Salutations. These classes can be challenging, but I offer variations so everyone can practice at their own level. After all, at our…

Fit and Fun Wellness Group

Susan Reynhout Poor nutrition can affect the mind, the body, the immune system and energy levels in ways you may not be aware of. Giving your body the right nutrients and maintaining a healthy weight can help you stay active and independent. As seniors, it’s more important than ever to choose foods that give the…

What is Tai Chi and Qigong?

Kim Kubsch Tai Chi is a wonderful way to connect with your whole body, come into harmony with yourself and learn to move more easily through all kinds of challenges. It also works to relieve stress, unblock energy where it’s stuck and heal everything from inflammation and chronic pain to digestive and immune disorders. Qigong…

Yoga – Vinyasa style

Sheila Axtman What is Vinyasa Yoga? Vinyasa Yoga is moving through a series of poses (asana), synchronizing your movement with your breath. Poses are linked together with a set series of poses called Sun Salutations. This series of poses moves your body from standing, to the floor, to forward folding and a slight backbend. Moving…