Tag: yoga

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 change to practice yoga in classes designed for men. For the months of November and December, I will be teaching yoga classes for men.…

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…

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…

Desert Artists Club Show

Desert Artists Club

Susan Plouzek You are invited to a wonderful Desert Artists Club exhibit! Our show is in connection with Cottonwood’s Open House on Saturday, October 14. We will show our work from 9:00 a.m. until noon in the courtyard, located between the library and the classrooms. Mark it on your calendar and make the effort to…

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…

Yoga is great for steadiness and clarity

Noell Hyman How is your sense of balance and steadiness these days? I just read a statistic on the AARP blog that 80% of people who practice yoga report having good balance. Of people who don’t practice yoga, only 64% feel their balance is good. People who practice yoga also report a greater sense of…

Energy Yoga classes September 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. and on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Afternoon classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Energy Yoga includes tapping…

What in the world is Hatha Yoga?

Noell Hyman Have you heard about the new group of yoga teachers who want to bring spinal and joint health, strength and balance and increased peace of mind to seniors living around Sun Lakes? I’m one of them (my name is Noell). We’ve added multiple yoga classes every day of the week; Hatha Yoga, Chair…