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 root (astragalus propinquus) which looks like a tongue depressor when you buy it at the health food store.  It’s…

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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 class, I wanted to make them available to you. Today’s tip was about what to eat and what not…

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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.  When sugar cravings intrude, try a spoonful of local honey mixed with apple cider vinegar–or better yet, add that…

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ESSENTRICS™ Walk 9/20

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 anything about ESSENTRICS™–or just enjoy a beautiful walk in downtown Steamboat while practicing better posture at times other than class.…

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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. They look and taste a lot like a blueberry, though slightly less sweet and can be identified by a…

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California Poppy – to relax and more

CaliforniaPoppy

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 addition to helping us relax, this beautiful plant is also very helpful in assistance with: Circulation, helping to relieve…

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Remember…Rosemary and her Many Benefits!

Rosemary

Summer is a great time to remind you about the many benefits of rosemary, botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis With Mediterranean origins, the woodsy-citrus-like fragrance of rosemary has added beauty to gardens, flavor to kitchens, and a great remedy in apothecaries throughout the world. Related to mint and resembling lavender, rosemary has many medicinal uses,…

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Freedom – Essentrics Style

For Americans, freedom is what our Fourth of July holiday is all about, and today I am celebrating the freedom I feel in my body due to Essentrics. That includes being both pain-free and able to pursue any activity I enjoy. This pic was taken on my mom’s front porch while I was in…

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Join Us in February

The Backcountry Film Festival is produced each year by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community.

Susan has been a certified yoga instructor since 2000 and has been teaching students of all ages and skill levels ever since. In 2012, Susan 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!

Sundance Studio
385 Angler’s Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO