Essentrics® is a full-body rebalancing program. It has the strengthening of dance training, the smooth constant movement of Tai Chi, and the scientific focus of physical therapy. An Essentrics® workout helps tone and shape, as well as improve flexibility and relieve tension. The movements are…
Age with Strength and Grace
When we’re young, we don’t give our bodies a thought. They do as we wish, and all is well. It’s why watching kids play makes us smile. It helps us remember how it felt to be free and easy in our bodies. Thankfully, aging with strength and grace is how our bodies were designed. Most of the ailments we suffer from are lifestyle related. To feel good, we need to be proactive.
Vibrant health is my passion and for thirty years I’ve helped people feel better in their mind and body. I’ve been a Thai yoga therapist, raw food chef, organic gardener, and Pilates instructor. For fifteen years, I was a mindfulness-based, experiential psychotherapist.
The style of movement I teach is called Essentrics®. It’s an age-reversing workout designed to restore and maintain joint mobility as well as muscle flexibility. It relieves pain while stimulating cells to boost energy and aliveness.
Plus, it’s fun! How often can you say that about a full body workout? The pace is slow with lots of cueing, which encourages body awareness. It’s ideal for those who’ve been leading a sedentary lifestyle or are new to exercise. My goal is to create a playful, warm, safe environment for you to get back on friendly terms with your body.
This website is full of articles on what has influenced me over the years. I hope they’re helpful for you, too.
New Class for Seniors
This is a special class for the senior population. The pace is slower with custom modifications to fit individual needs. It will help you gain flexibility and increase mobility in a gentle manner. Don’t just take my word for it. Read this article on Essentrics and healthy aging. Most of all, know that it’s never too late to liberate the body from limitation. The challenge is finding safe instruction that makes this possible.