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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 [...]

Immune Support and Exercise to Stay Slim through the Holidays

October is my birth month and also when we need to get serious about immune support which dovetails nicely with weight-balancing.  That's because eliminating, or greatly reducing, sugar consumption is Number One for immune support. [...]


Have you been on an ESSENTRICS™ walk with me? It's tons of fun and you're bound to learn a lot, too. Anyone who shows up can ask questions about herbal medicine and your health, in addition to [...]

Service Berries

Service berries were something I knew nothing about, until moving to Steamboat Springs about 11 years ago.  Since my discovery, it's been an August goal to collect some to enjoy in a variety of ways. [...]

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California Poppy – to relax and more

Greetings! I've been fascinated lately with using relaxation to strengthen through Essentrics, which also made me think about the many medicinal properties of this beautiful plant, California Poppy, aka Eschscholizia californica L.     In [...]

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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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