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 on the weight, leaving us feeling packed into our clothes, fatigued and often sick more often throughout the winter…Read More
Shoulders and knees and pain–oh my! I’m excited to offer a 6-class series called ESSENTRICS™ Rebalance & Restore for Winter Sports 10-11 AM Tuesdays and Thursdays at Yoga Lila (1955 Bridge Lane) on 11/3, 11/8, 11/10, 11/15, 11/17 and 11/22 with a Bonus Class on Thanksgiving Day if we have interest. We will still…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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.…Read More
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…Read 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 addition to helping us relax, this beautiful plant is also very helpful in assistance with: Circulation, helping to relieve…Read More
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!
385 Angler’s Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO