Tag: health

Could your balance be better?

Kim Kubsch

Kim Kubsch More than one in three persons over the age of 65 falls each year, often at home. Up to 80% of these falls occur in the bathroom. Interesting that, during our youth, we have a quest to be “independent.” And during our vintage years of 65+, we cherish our independence and want to…

Wet and Wild water aerobics

Marti Scott Yes, you are right — summer is here. I love summer water aerobics, because it is warm enough for more stretching and balance exercises. These exercises are so good for our bodies, and they help prevent falling. Exercising is not the only reason to join us — meeting new friends and laughing are…

Restorative Yoga classes

Noell Hyman When I was in school learning about exercise and health, the emphasis was on muscles, weight and bones. Or maybe that was just what I focused on; I do not remember hearing much about the importance of care for the joints, the spine and the nerves at that time. But we all get…

Know the signs of pet heatstroke

Heatstroke is a real concern for Arizona pets. Failing to recognize the signs can be extremely dangerous – even deadly – to your beloved pet. Dogs are the most at risk, because they spend more time outdoors and traveling with us in vehicles than other pets. It is crucial to know the signs of heatstroke and…

Energy yoga class schedule for July 2017

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. I have a training class in Tempe at 9:00 a.m. through July and August. Afternoon classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. There will be no classes on Monday afternoon until fall. The Monday afternoon…

Making wellness a part of successful aging: Interview with Kelly Stranburg

Sue Schwartz This is the final article in our series of three. Prior articles may be viewed at www.cwpvconnections.com; questions: info.cwpvconnections@gmail.com. Q: What makes Senior Living Communities’ approach to health and wellness unique? Beyond offering the most innovative calendar of fitness and general health-oriented programming available, as a company, we have invested in the equipment,…

Essential oil workshop

Connie Koehler Join us for an essential oil workshop on Wednesday, July 12, from 1:00-2:00 p.m., at the SunBird Golf Resort Clubhouse, Navajo Room (3rd floor), 6250 SunBird Blvd. The topic will be Oil Blends that Rid Our Bodies of Cellulite. Shelley Zavarella and Paullene Caraher will host a workshop to make an oil blend…

Tai Chi as therapy all summer

Tai Chi with Kim Kubsch

Kim Kubsch With movement, there is improvement! Did you know that the gentle martial art of tai chi can build strength and ease symptoms? Tai chi can be a great indoor movement to enjoy any time of year, but especially during our hot summers and, at the same time, meet like-minded friends in Sun Lakes…

Reiki Circle news

Rina Cupples When I lived in Connecticut, we hibernated indoors in the winter. Now in Arizona, I stay in a good deal during hot summer days. These periods of hibernation offer me opportunities to slow down, calm my harried brain, rest my overtaxed body. And I have time for Reiki treatments … soothing, restorative, regenerating…

Healing with Essential Oils

The first Wednesday of the month is June 7 and time for sharing your experiences with the Young Living Essential Oils from 1:00-2:00 p.m. For the June gathering, people asked for oils to help with thinning hair. It seems as people age, their eyebrows thin out and also the hair on the heads. Some wish…