Category: August 2022

What Is Reiki?

Reiki is a precise method of connecting the energy that is all around us with the body’s innate powers of healing and relaxation. It teaches that disease is not separate from the body. It is the body out of balance. Reiki energy has several basic effects: It brings about deep relaxation; assists in the release of…

The Neck and Shoulder Connection

Craig W. Brue, D.C. Dr. Eric Ricchette, an orthopedic shoulder specialist with the Cleveland Clinic, states that “neck and shoulder pain so commonly overlap that some refer to it as schneck pain.” Why? Because the neck and shoulder are intimately controlled by a common branch of nerves called the brachial plexus. The brachial plexus of nerves…

Yoga and You

Karen Callan On Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center, Metaphysical Explorations presents “Yoga and You” with Karen Callan. When we asked the community what topics they wanted to dive into, yoga was at the top of the list, and for good reason. It changes people’s lives for the better.…

News You Can Use

Please join us on Sept. 13 in the SaddleBrooke TWO ballroom for our September meeting. Due to renovations in the DesertView Theatre, we are meeting in the ballroom. Our speakers will be invited winners from the Republican Primary. Doors open at 3 p.m., and the meeting will start promptly at 3:30 p.m. More information will…

Friends of the Library Volunteer Opportunities

Joyce Faulkner Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) history and opportunities to various landmarks throughout the Southwest region. However, there is another benefit that FSL provides to SaddleBrooke residents, and that is the opportunity to volunteer by assisting with membership events or joining the board of directors and working with other resident volunteers to help maintain the…

SPA Offers Introductory Lesson for Beginners

Any SaddleBrooke resident is welcome to attend this introductory pickleball lesson. At the end of the introductory lesson, participants will have the knowledge of the basics of the game and be encouraged to join SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) and continue with the New Player/Unrated Skills program. The only prerequisite or “must have” for the introductory…

Joint Marketing: A Key to the Future of SaddleBrooke

Ron Bechky, United SaddleBrooke Note: This is the first in a series of articles that offers an expanded view of one of the benefits of increased inter-board cooperation, mentioned in the blog piece, “What’s in It for All of Us?” It may seem counterintuitive to suggest that marketing of our community is a problem, given…

Relishing Pickleball: The Lob

David Zapatka Continuing our study of Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence by Mary Littlewood, “The lob is a lofted shot hit off a bounce that can be either offensive or defensive in nature. The object of lobbing is to force your opponents, who are in a strong position at the non-volley line,…