I’ve been actively removing sugar from my life, and it’s a daily battle. Some weeks I’m great, and then I find myself returning home from shopping with two boxes of cookies!
I do like my Madeleine’s with afternoon tea. I’m not trying to “quit sugar” because it’s the latest fad, I’m doing it for several important reasons. Read More

There’s no drama here.

The playlist for an Essentrics Fitness Program is one that does not emphasize grand sweeping phrases or emotional stories. The music is not another layer on top of the stretch and strengthening exercise; instead, the selected music is chosen to inspire and motivate you to stretch further and deeper and to keep you motivated while in class.

You’ll hear sounds from multi-cultural, easy jazz, country, contemporary to light classical. For a one-hour Essentrics workout, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of music to help you connect with your body, move with the flow of Essentrics so you can relax, stretch and elongate your muscles. Read More

Living Well, Part 1

I often hear, “Where do I start?”

And, that’s because we all want good nutrition and understand that it is available to all of us but it’s over-whelming. Do we stop eating carbs or just bread and is that all kinds of bread or simply white bread? Conflicting headlines, daily health news, different health programs about what to eat, how to stay healthy and where each one of should start in our own path to living well. Read More

It is possible to lose weight with Mindful Eating?

Before Essentrics, I was an avid yoga student, attending class at least 3 times a week. During this period, many of the yoga teachers would provide weekly intentions, from practicing on “being present” to mindful eating. This isn’t like getting excited about going to your favourite restaurant, instead this is taking your time to look at your food, be grateful for the food on your plate and tasting every morsel. Read More

Benefits Of Circular Movements in Active Stretching Classes

Why do the Active Stretching Classes concentrate on the rotation of the joints in addition to an overall #Stretch and #Strengthening routine? Read More

Get yourself ready for your new lifestyle with the “Beginners Fit Nutrition Program”!

This program is designed to be a compliment to your current fitness practice. As you work towards your fitness goals, for the next four weeks you will receive recipes, nutrition tips, and guidance to help you eat better and feel better.

This Beginners Fit Nutrition Program will help you stay focused and committed to your fitness goals; you’ll feel stronger, more energized every day and even look your best. The program is especially suited for individuals who are starting their fitness exercise plan, or loves a challenge and friendly competition should they pair up with a friend.

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