Tag: fitness

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…

Tai Chi for self improvement

Kim Kubsch In this lifetime, your body is the only home you’ll ever have the chance to live in. No matter what condition your home is in, it’s always possible to launch an improvement project that will enhance your environment and your experiences. The same is true for the body you live in – start…

Hiking Club picnic features hiking tips from leaders

Judith Kuse On November 10, SLHC members and potential members gathered at Oasis Park in Sun Lakes I for the opening picnic. All were treated to a bountiful smorgasbord of fried chicken, salads, casseroles and desserts. After lunch, leaders of the club shared their advice for successful hiking. The list of safety tips-in-a-nutshell follows: Choose…

Yoga for all bodies

Noell Hyman You might think yoga is just for the “bendy people.” Or hippies. But that’s just not so, and especially not in the case of this new team I teach with here at Sun Lakes. We’ve been running yoga classes all summer with the express goal of helping people maintain or get back their…

Are you sitting on the fitness fence?

Sue Schwartz “To build or not to build.” That used to be the question, at least when it came to developing fitness and wellness centers for older adults. However, the International Council on Active Aging’s research shows that is no longer the case as, after eight years of renovations, expansions and new developments, 82% of…

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…