Tag: Fitness

How Tai Chi builds health and vitality

Carol Emerson Studies have shown that there are many health benefits from practicing Tai Chi. These may include: Improved functional balance and physical performance Reduced frequency of falls and risk of falling Lowered blood pressure Improved mental and physical well-being Improved cardiovascular and respiratory function Improved sleep quality Increased happiness (really) Enhanced overall health Pain…

Water Tai Chi – It’s a workout

A relaxing exercise that is a powerful strength and balance workout, too? That’s what Water Tai Chi is. Drawing on the fundamentals of the ancient Chinese practice of Tai Chi, this water exercise adds support for the entire body while challenging every movement with resistance in an ever-changing physical environment. The class was designed by…

Mark your calendar for annual Walkathon

These Boots Were Made for Walking.

Nan Nasser Do you remember the song These Boots Were Made for Walking? Well, polish off your boots and sneakers and get ready for the 19th annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon to be held Saturday, October 24, beginning at 7:30 a.m. with warmups in the HOA One parking lot, a walk around Ridgeview and ending…

Try Aqua Zumba – get fit

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Debbie McCauley, Fitness Instructor Looking for low impact, fat burning, and fun exercise? Aqua Zumba might be the answer. Aqua Zumba combines the traditional elements of an aqua fitness class with upbeat, Latin-infused moves and music. That means a non-stop, low-impact cardio workout combined with muscle strengthening moves that work both the upper and lower…

Ballroom Dance Club –  I love cha-cha

Steve Holdener When you hear a great cha cha (which is also known as cha cha cha your blood gets going and your body starts flowing to the beat of a dance of Cuban origin. According to Wikipedia, the cha cha was danced to the music of the same name introduced by Cuban composer and…

Line dance lessons with Rebecca

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Dr Mark Magdanz Fall line dance lessons start October 1, and you must have a reservation to join in the fun. Your neighbors have been dancing with Rebecca since October of 2012, and it’s now time for the next fall dance lesson series to start. There is a place for everyone to learn to line…

Golf-Fit at SaddleBrooke Ranch

Beginning Wednesday, September 3, at 10:10 a.m. in the Group Fitness Room, please join Bridget for “Golf-Fit.” This fitness class is designed to improve mindfulness, body awareness and mechanics, strength, mobility, flexibility, balance and endurance. Golf-Fit will utilize disciplines including: Yoga, Pilates, resistance bands, free weights, workout balls plus weight bearing exercises selected with fitness…