When It’s Time To Let Go…of Life

As a non-fiction writer,  I have a great appreciation for those who write fiction.  It sounds overwhelmingly difficult to me!  While reading one of my favorite authors recently, Alice Hoffman, I came across a great paragraph which makes me think about what I often say to those who appear to be dying; curing may…

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Keep Moving!

Back Pain

Moving too fast without proper warm-up got me in trouble yesterday; I had the mother of all back spasms that made my cry out in pain every minute or more regardless of whether I was moving or stationary.   First, I did 30 minutes of gentle Essentrics stretches and even that was too much…

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December Daze

How do you feel at this point in December? Relieved? Exhausted? A bit depressed due to another New Year’s Eve alone or with way too many “over-imbibed” people? Time for serious self-care. I have no complaints about spending the first 8 days of December in Jamaica for more Essentrics training (a retreat for some,…

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Making do…40 Green Tomatoes

We had nearly 40 green tomatoes on one plant when the freeze was about to hit, so plucked them and stored them in the basement in brown paper bags to ripen.  It works well, although I must admit they aren’t *quite* as divine as plucked right off the vine.  😉  I had my very…

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Herbal Cordial Recipe

If you didn’t receive my recent newsletter on the benefits of making and drinking herbal cordials, I hope you sign up soon here on my website. When I’m on top of things, you’ll get your free newsletter twice a month. 😉 If you’re new to my blog (shorter and often more irreverent than my…

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Saying Goodbye…

Maggie

After three months of email challenges, I’ve come across something much tougher:  saying goodbye to my darling kitty-cat, Maggie, on September 18th, 2013.  She taught me a lot during her 17 years on the planet, but I think she may have taught me even more after her spirit/energy left this planet.  She’s teaching me…

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Pumpkin Blossom Fritters

These pumpkin blossom fritters are a delicious way to get a broad spectrum of nutrients into your diet (via a broad spectrum of colors in your fruits and vegetables) and are a great way to celebrate the last days of summer! I was able to get the pumpkin blossoms at the Farmer’s Market since…

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Essentrics Teacher Training in Montreal

Being in Montreal for 12 days of Essentrics training was a great adventure, exploring both the city and how my body responded to this intense, yet fun and highly informative, training.  I continue to be impressed with how healing it can be to lengthen and strengthen muscles simultaneously–using no other weights than our own…

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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