Tag: yoga

Yoga Strength

John Blair Yoga Strength will be offered at the Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center on Mondays at 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays at 9 a.m. Yoga Strength is designed for yoga practice with straps, hand weights, and medicine balls. Using breath, movement, and weights, allows the body to receive…

Yoga—Vinyasa Style

Sheila Axtman My Experience with Yoga: by Kathie Gates I used to ski. After the inevitable fall and knee surgery, I could not bend my knee. The only physical therapy I could handle was in the pool, and even then, my knee would give out while climbing the steps out of the pool. My therapist…

Cottonwood Yoga

John Blair Spring has sprung in Sun Lakes, and I’m excited to tell you about some exciting changes. The Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. The Yoga 4 Golfers class has evolved into Yoga Strength Training With Weights. The class is geared for active people of all ages who want a little more vigorous class. Two and three pound…

Yoga: Vinyasa Style

Sheila Axtman “My Yoga Story: I’m Bill Gosiak. In January of 2016, I met Sheila Axtman when she came to an open house I was holding at a nice home on the golf course, in Cottonwood (I’m a realtor). Sheila and her and husband George ended up buying the house, and in the course of…

Yoga: Vinyasa Style

Yoga student Bill Gosiak practicing Tree pose next to a cave on one of the hiking trails near Superstition Mountain

Sheila Axtman Happy New Year 2021! The Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center is open, and we are doing yoga. Practicing yoga releases endorphins in your brain. You feel relaxed and happy. Vinyasa Yoga also improves proprioception and strengthens and stretches your muscles, and you become more flexible. It helps you feel and move like a…

Yoga: Vinyasa Style

Sheila Axtman It’s December. What a year it has been. Yoga is a way to breathe, move, recenter yourself, and forget for a few minutes all the challenges of this past year. Every year on the last yoga day before Christmas, I teach a class I call “Low and Slow Christmas Crazy.” It is an…

Energy and Functional Yoga October Schedule

Paullene Caraher Classes are held at the SunBird Golf Resort, Navajo Room, upper level. Morning: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Afternoon: Tuesday and Thursday, 4 to 5:15 p.m. As of this writing (Sept. 10), only SunBird residents are permitted to attend group classes. This may change by October. So, if you are…