Tag: health

Chair Yoga time change

  Noell Hyman New time! The Wednesday Chair Yoga class has been moved from 10:00 a.m. to noon. What should you expect from Chair Yoga, and who exactly would benefit from it? This class is great for anyone with injuries or illnesses that prevent you from many active forms of exercise, or anyone who has…

Exercise is the fountain of youth

  Lesly Holness Exercise is one of the most important pieces of any healthy lifestyle. Looking for the fountain of youth? Look no further. This class has all you need, and it’s actually fun too! Regular exercise strengthens your muscles and improves heart and lung function, and it can also reduce your risk of major…

Move your chi to enhance longevity

  Kim Kubsch What is Chi and why do you need to MOVE it? Chi is the life force or energy that moves your circulation, warms your body and supplies your organs with oxygen rich blood. Moving your chi circulates more oxygen to the tissues and nourishes the joints, making you feel more vibrant and…

Get Active for a Healthy Heart

  While heart health and how to prevent heart disease are important topics, many people in the United States, including Hispanics and Latinos, remain at risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 23 percent of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States have high blood pressure, which can lead to stroke…

How to use essential oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Essential Oils may be used in three different ways: Aromatically: For emotional or respiratory support and cleaning the air, inhale from an open bottle, rub a drop of oil between the palms and inhale or diffuse. Internally: For digestive upset or supporting your immune system. Ingest one drop of oil in a capsule,…

Low Vision Support Group

  Linda Horton The Low Vision Support Group will meet again on Wednesday morning, February 14, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the first floor Card Room of the Renaissance Retirement Community. MEET friends who are legally blind. LEARN about low vision equipment, diagnoses and daily living “tricks.” SHARE experiences with others who are losing their vision.…

My love of Tai Chi

Kim Kubsch Life in balance is a body in motion. When we are accustomed to moving quickly and with ease, slowing down can be difficult to do. Why do I love Tai Chi-Qigong like I do? Moving gracefully and with ease is beautiful to watch. While living and working throughout Asia for 10 years, I…

Indoor walking track

  Carmela Hopkins Health and Safety: 1. Its level, nonslip walking surface helps prevent trips/stumbles. 2. Its cushioned surface is easy on joints and easy on falls. 3. It is out of the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. 4. It is out of traffic. 5. It is in a safe, controlled-access area. 6. Its temperature…