Chronic vs. Acute

As you might guess, I do my best to stay away from antibiotics-but  when a hangnail picked up a staph infection and turned into this in 18 hours, I was happy to use them after [...]

Ankles and Feet and Toes–Oh, My!

While in Montreal for a recent teacher training, I was horrified to learn how much I have been gripping my toes--especially while performing Essentrics® moves like kicks and side-to-side movements. Now that I'm working on releasing [...]

Vitamin D–Sun, Food or Pills?

Low Vitamin D? You may not need synthetic pills made in a laboratory which is usually all the doctors suggest when you show up low in Vitamin D on a blood test. Before deciding for [...]

Midwest ESSENTRICS™ Getaway

Check out this YouTube video on my first ever workshop to combine Essentrics classes and interactive sessions on the best uses for herbal medicine. What could be better than a weekend of  ESSENTRICS™ classes taught by [...]

Dandelion, Your Backyard Herbal Remedy

Dandelion has the reputation for thwarting any attempt to kill it--including highly toxic chemicals. So it makes sense it would be the perfect herb for your body to help ward off chemicals, too.  "Detoxing" is [...]

Your 2nd Heart

I'm just about to send out a newsletter; are you on the list? This one is about the science behind why many physicians refer to your calf muscles as the "second heart". I have a [...]

Unexpected benefits from frequent movement

I was impressed with this article from the New York Times that indicated that regular movement not only keeps you fit, but also keeps you happier. http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/well/move/get-up-and-move-it-may-make-you-happier.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share If you're not in Steamboat , there is [...]

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 [...]

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Essentrics and Yoga Instruction

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.

Group Class Schedule

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!

Sundance Studio, 385 Angler’s Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO