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Essentrics Schedule + Weight Rebalancing

My New Year’s Intentions include: Weighing myself weekly Last winter, I put on 14 pounds after going to several months without weighing myself and getting addicted to sugar again which is so easy!   In my past, I’ve obsessed with weighing myself more than once a day which is not healthy either. Once a week on each weekend seems like a good middle path. Just say NO to Sugar & HFCS Sugar is more addictive than heroin; when you let it in, it’s so easy to consume it daily. The key is not to buy it. If it’s in the house, I’ll eat it    Read your ingredient lists carefully and when a craving hits, 1 teaspoon raw honey does the trick. Or… take a few drops of gymnema tincture to make sugar taste nasty. (this is a great herb for anyone trying to keep blood sugar levels down). Daily Essentrics It takes a combination of regular exercise and predominately healthy and whole food choices to keep our weight balanced.  In a recent Discover Essentrics  workshop, I was asked if our program is contraindicated if you also like to lift weights, run, cycle, etc   Quite the opposite is true; doing daily Essentrics to rebalance my body helps me be to be able to ski, hike and enjoy life to the fullest. […]

Take Your Workouts UP a Notch

Essentrics; anytime, anywhere. UNLIMITED LIVE ESSENTRICS for your January Jumpstart + Discover Essentrics Workshop December 28th 9-11 AM First,  January Jumpstart--Two  instructors, 22 classes, one location: Sundance Studio (and a  complimentary copy of [...]

Fall into Winter with Soups and Stews

Hearty soups and stews keep us strong throughout the winter. I love this time of year.  Fall and Thanksgiving quickly recede as we start getting snow and colder weather--and the change can be [...]

Common Sense Health Tips

Trees soaking up the vitamin D I just reposted "20  nutrition facts that should be common sense – but aren't"  on Facebook. One of my favorites is that eggs are one of the [...]

‘Tis the Season…To Take it Up a Notch

It all starts with Halloween--or in my case, October 15th with birthday celebrations.  And if we don't consciously choose otherwise, the slippery slope through U.S. Thanksgiving, Hannakuh, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and Kwanza can pack [...]

  • Essencircs Classes

New Class, New Focus, New Studio!

Shoulders and knees and pain--oh my! Release pain in shoulders and knees before ski season! I'm excited to offer a 6-class series called ESSENTRICS™ Rebalance & Restore for Winter Sports 10-11 AM Tuesdays [...]

Immune-Supporting Herbs

My last post included the Three Musketeers for immune function from a food point of view;  let's focus today on two herbs well known for immune support.  One you may be unfamiliar with is astragalus [...]

Immune Support Bonus Tips in Essentrics with Susan

Immune Support- Step 1 I'm offering tips in my Essentrics classes this week, all about immune support  keep you healthy throughout the fall and winter.  So… Just in case you weren't able to attend  Monday's [...]

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I have been a certified yoga instructor since 2000 and have been teaching students of all ages and skill levels ever since. In 2012, I became certified to teach Essentrics classes.  Essentrics helps to strengthen your muscles by lengthening them through a combination of tai chi, yoga and ballet movements.

Have you heard of Classical Stretch, a very popular TV show with Miranda Esmonde-White, showing on PBS for the past 15 years? Essentrics is the same thing, offered in one-hour live classes right here in Steamboat Springs!

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