A New Season of Fitness

A New Season of Fitness

Today marks the beginning of a new season of exercise for those of us who are used to fitness classes. Some people are returning to in person sessions, in a socially distant, mask wearing way, while others are preferring to exercise outdoors until the weather changes....
The New Normal!

The New Normal!

HOLY CRAP, what a week! Lost my job last Thursday night because of the Covid-19 virus and have been glued to the news ever since. Thankfully, my family and I are healthy so I am counting my blessings daily and trying to come up with a new normal in the face of this...
EssentricsĀ® with Beth in Sainte-Marthe!

EssentricsĀ® with Beth in Sainte-Marthe!

The Essentrics class that I have been giving in Rigaud since the fall of 2019, is moving to Sainte-Marthe for the Spring. I am excited to share Essentrics with people in the community and those who live within 20 minutes drive of the community center. I have students...
Cognitive Decline is Real!

Cognitive Decline is Real!

I am on the front lines. I see first hand how my students have changed over the last 5 years in their ability to process instructions in a timely, correct manner. I don’t mean to be an alarmist but the bells are ringing. It is time to put more attention on...
Fight the Effect of Gravity!

Fight the Effect of Gravity!

One of my favourite positions in Essentrics, a dynamic stretching and strengthening workout that targets all 650 muscles and 360 joints in one class, is called Neutral Elongation. It is excellent at fighting the effect that gravity takes on our spine over time. The...