• The Weekly Bite – March 20, 2020—Issue 2370

    24th March, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All I received an email from a supportive member,  Jim Mathers, in response to our COVID-19 email to all members which I would like to share with you.   I would like to thank Jim for his help. I feel some very prominent hygiene signs should be put up in a few places around the… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – March 13, 2020—Issue 2369

    24th March, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All We live in interesting times! I am writing the editorial for the newsletter on Thursday morning March 12 and have just checked out the latest announcement made by Dr Tedros, CEO of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Tedros has declared the COVID-19 virus a global pandemic. He stressed that cases in China… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – March 6, 2020—Issue 2368

    9th March, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All Thank you to the Green Apple DVA people who came to our DVA meeting and morning tea. The exercise physiologists Sunny, Bridie and Charlotte will be arranging to see all of you personally, or to communicate in the way it suits you best. All services remain intact at present and you will be… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – February 28, 2020—Issue 2367

    2nd March, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All It has never been more important to take our “body-housekeeping” seriously as a health protection than it is right now. In the directives and warnings in relation to the most recent virus epidemic, there has been a clear distinction of levels of risk to each one of us depending on the integrity of… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – February 21, 2020—Issue 2366

    24th February, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All Just checking that you all know we have a Green Apple car park available for your use. Our car park is behind the Green Apple clinic (where we do our Clinical and Remedial Massage and where Loretta Howard, our dietitian, sees her clients). Sometimes the parking in the street and car park can… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – February 14, 2020—Issue 2365

    17th February, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hello All It was great to talk with Cherie, our talented Yoga and Yogalates Leader, about her recent eye surgical procedure. So many people tell me they have cataracts and other things happening to their eyes that I thought Cherie’s journey well worth sharing. Probably the most common reaction to being told you need cataract… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – February 7, 2020—Issue 2364

    10th February, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All Do you know when we have our Aqua classes? Last week I discovered a member who really likes to do Aqua and wanted to know if we would schedule more classes in the morning. She thought we only did Aqua on Monday at 10 am and also on Saturday. Since she feels that… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – January 31, 2020—Issue 2362

    3rd February, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All Those of you who go to Aqua or use the swimming pool will know that we ask everyone to sluice off in the outdoor shower in the pool area before entering the water so we keep it in pristine condition. During the early months of Aqua, when the air temperature was cool, hopping… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – January 24, 2020—Issue 2362

    29th January, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi All I have always believed that we must include body strengthening as a very important part of our physical activity efforts. If you read the article on the back page you will see that we now have research in the difficult area of weight loss in older adults, and what sort of program works… Read more »

  • The Weekly Bite – January 17, 2020—Issue 2361

    20th January, 2020 | by Sonya Marshall

    Hi all Brian and I had a lovely Christmas with our family aboard the Sun Princess cruising around New Zealand. It is the one holiday that allows us to completely relax and enjoy each other’s company or to go off and have our own time when we want this. Quite honestly, before I went on our… Read more »