Fall into Winter with Soups and Stews

I love this time of year.  Fall and Thanksgiving quickly recede as we start getting snow and colder weather–and the change can be abrupt here in Steamboat Springs. My husband and I just returned from Mexico where I went for the week-long Essentrics Symosium (sign up for my newsletter if you want more details).…

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Common Sense Health Tips

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 healthiest foods on the planet. I have very good friends who are bright and educated, yet order an egg white omelet which is devoid of most of…

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‘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 on the weight, leaving us feeling packed into our clothes, fatigued and often sick more often throughout the winter…

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New Class, New Focus, New Studio!

Essencircs Classes

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…

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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 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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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!

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385 Angler’s Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO