Exclusively Essentrics™ Classes in Calgary

Essentrics™ draws from ballet, Tai Chi, and physiotherapy. Rather than holding poses it is about movements - stretching while staying in motion. Try something new! What is Essentrics™?
May-Jun 2019 Dalhousie
July 11-29 Summer Sampler 1
August Summer Sampler 2

Miranda & Marcia

Marcia-Miranda-Montreal-2017

What is Essentrics?

Is Essentrics™ similar to Yoga? No—Essentrics™ is very different from Yoga. The Essentrics™ technique uses “eccentric” muscle contractions to simultaneously strengthen and stretch every muscle in the body. An Essentrics™ workout consists of dynamic movement—which means that you’ll never stop moving during the workout. Although we don’t focus on meditation or spirituality, Essentrics™ is still a complementary workout to Yoga, as it helps to rebalance the full body, increase flexibility and mobility.

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Essentrics Classes

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Jun
18
Tue
Essentrics 6:30 PM Tuesdays, May 7 to June 25, 2019 @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

marcia-culham-essentrics-classical-stretch-chair-right-2018A gentle full-body workout that simultaneously stretches and strengthens while engaging all 650 muscles.

The muscles are stretched and strengthened in the elongated position which is effective for flexibility, mobility and pain-relief, as well as injury prevention and recovery.

For men and women of all ages who are looking for a gentle, slower tempo class.

This session runs for seven weeks from May 7 through June 25, with no class on May 21.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jun
20
Thu
Essentrics 5:30 PM, May 2 to June 20, 2019 Thursdays Calgary @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary May 2 – June 20, 2019

Thursday 5:30 PM at Dalhousie Community Centre NW


marcia-culham-essentrics-classical-stretch-chair-right-2018A gentle full-body workout that simultaneously stretches and strengthens while engaging all 650 muscles.

The muscles are stretched and strengthened in the elongated position which is effective for flexibility, mobility and pain-relief, as well as injury prevention and recovery.

For men and women of all ages who are looking for a gentle, slower tempo class.

This session runs for seven weeks from May 2 through June 20, with no class on May 23 nor June 27.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jun
21
Fri
Essentrics 9:30 AM, May 3 to June 21, 2019 Fridays Calgary @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jun 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary May 3 to June 21, 2019

Mondays 9:30 AM at Dalhousie Community Centre NW


marcia-culham-essentrics-classical-stretch-chair-right-2018A gentle full-body workout that simultaneously stretches and strengthens while engaging all 650 muscles.

The muscles are stretched and strengthened in the elongated position which is effective for flexibility, mobility and pain-relief, as well as injury prevention and recovery.

For men and women of all ages who are looking for a gentle, slower tempo class.

This session runs for seven weeks from May 3 through June 21, with no calsses on May 24 nor June 28.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jun
24
Mon
Essentrics 9:30 AM, May 6 to June 24, 2019 Mondays Calgary @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Essentrics Class in Calgary May 6 to June 24, 2019

Mondays 9:30 AM at Dalhousie Community Centre NW


marcia-culham-essentrics-classical-stretch-chair-right-2018A gentle full-body workout that simultaneously stretches and strengthens while engaging all 650 muscles.

The muscles are stretched and strengthened in the elongated position which is effective for flexibility, mobility and pain-relief, as well as injury prevention and recovery.

For men and women of all ages who are looking for a gentle, slower tempo class.

This session runs for seven weeks from May 6 through June 24, with no class on May 20.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jun
25
Tue
Essentrics 6:30 PM Tuesdays, May 7 to June 25, 2019 @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

marcia-culham-essentrics-classical-stretch-chair-right-2018A gentle full-body workout that simultaneously stretches and strengthens while engaging all 650 muscles.

The muscles are stretched and strengthened in the elongated position which is effective for flexibility, mobility and pain-relief, as well as injury prevention and recovery.

For men and women of all ages who are looking for a gentle, slower tempo class.

This session runs for seven weeks from May 7 through June 25, with no class on May 21.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jul
11
Thu
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jul 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary Summer Sampler 2019

Monday and Thursday, 9:30 AM, July 11 – July 29, 2019


July is my “Summer Sampler” series of classes, a different Essentrics workout/different music each time; to introduce you to and have you see and feel the variety of classes.

“Homework” will be presented at the end of each class: an instruction to highlight and help you build body awareness, feel more of a certain motion or exercise, and learn how to build on and improve the movement. This can then be done at home to further your goal of loosening what’s tight and improving range of motion.

Class dates are Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 AM and Monday July 15, 22 and 29 at 9:30 AM

Cost is $100 for all six classes, or $20 for any single class.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jul
15
Mon
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary Summer Sampler 2019

Monday and Thursday, 9:30 AM, July 11 – July 29, 2019


July is my “Summer Sampler” series of classes, a different Essentrics workout/different music each time; to introduce you to and have you see and feel the variety of classes.

“Homework” will be presented at the end of each class: an instruction to highlight and help you build body awareness, feel more of a certain motion or exercise, and learn how to build on and improve the movement. This can then be done at home to further your goal of loosening what’s tight and improving range of motion.

Class dates are Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 AM and Monday July 15, 22 and 29 at 9:30 AM

Cost is $100 for all six classes, or $20 for any single class.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jul
18
Thu
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary Summer Sampler 2019

Monday and Thursday, 9:30 AM, July 11 – July 29, 2019


July is my “Summer Sampler” series of classes, a different Essentrics workout/different music each time; to introduce you to and have you see and feel the variety of classes.

“Homework” will be presented at the end of each class: an instruction to highlight and help you build body awareness, feel more of a certain motion or exercise, and learn how to build on and improve the movement. This can then be done at home to further your goal of loosening what’s tight and improving range of motion.

Class dates are Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 AM and Monday July 15, 22 and 29 at 9:30 AM

Cost is $100 for all six classes, or $20 for any single class.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jul
22
Mon
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary Summer Sampler 2019

Monday and Thursday, 9:30 AM, July 11 – July 29, 2019


July is my “Summer Sampler” series of classes, a different Essentrics workout/different music each time; to introduce you to and have you see and feel the variety of classes.

“Homework” will be presented at the end of each class: an instruction to highlight and help you build body awareness, feel more of a certain motion or exercise, and learn how to build on and improve the movement. This can then be done at home to further your goal of loosening what’s tight and improving range of motion.

Class dates are Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 AM and Monday July 15, 22 and 29 at 9:30 AM

Cost is $100 for all six classes, or $20 for any single class.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Jul
25
Thu
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Essentrics 9:30 AM July 11 to July 29, 2019 Summer Sampler @ Dalhousie Community Centre

Essentrics™ Class in Calgary Summer Sampler 2019

Monday and Thursday, 9:30 AM, July 11 – July 29, 2019


July is my “Summer Sampler” series of classes, a different Essentrics workout/different music each time; to introduce you to and have you see and feel the variety of classes.

“Homework” will be presented at the end of each class: an instruction to highlight and help you build body awareness, feel more of a certain motion or exercise, and learn how to build on and improve the movement. This can then be done at home to further your goal of loosening what’s tight and improving range of motion.

Class dates are Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 AM and Monday July 15, 22 and 29 at 9:30 AM

Cost is $100 for all six classes, or $20 for any single class.

Bring To Class

This is all you need for the class.

  1. loose-fitting workout clothing,
  2. an exercise mat,
  3. a 1.3 m (4-ft) exercise band, or click here to purchase an exercise band, and you can pick it up before the class,
  4. water.

Location: Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 1V6

Free parking out front.

View in Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/yYaJLxK5S1T2

Register and Pay

You can register and pay for your classes via PayPal or with your credit card.

Testimonials

Gentle Encouraging Class

Marcia has a true gift for encouraging and guiding everyone in her class. Over the last 8 years I have found it very challenging to incorporate any type of physical activity in my life due to chronic pain. The first… Read full testimonial “Gentle Encouraging Class”

Rebecca Renkas

I Wish She Was Closer….

I have had the privilege of attending a few of Marcia’s classes while travelling, and can honestly say I wish she was closer so that I could go to her sessions regularly! I have been a gym-goer for many months… Read full testimonial “I Wish She Was Closer….”

M. Kerr

Essentrics with Marcia is a treat!

Essentrics with Marcia is a treat! I look forward to going. The workouts are challenging and fun. Marcia keeps me going long after I would normally quit. Afterwards I feel relaxed and energized, which is a new combination for me.… Read full testimonial “Essentrics with Marcia is a treat!”

Sandra V.

Marcia’s class left me wanting more.

I had never heard of Eccentrics when I went to my first class with Marcia. But, I had been working out at a gym for the past year and felt intimidated by their classes. So I thought I would give… Read full testimonial “Marcia’s class left me wanting more.”

Julie Clements-Flatt

Beyond Thrilled…

I’ve been taking classes with Marcia for about 3 months and continually recommend her class to many friends by saying the following: The benefits of Marcia’s gentle and encouraging classes have been numerous; flexibility and muscle strength has noticeably improved.… Read full testimonial “Beyond Thrilled…”

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