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December Newsletter

Happy Holidays Bar Patrons,

There is just so much to be thankful for this time of year, and as we approach the holiday season, we at The Bar couldn’t be happier to have YOU as our client! Thank you for all of your dedication. Read on for our end of year news.

December Client of the Month

Janet Lynn has been attending the studio regularly since November 2016! A year ago she could not put her leg up on the barre during our stretches, but today she can! She is also celebrating her 72nd birthday this December. Way to go Janet!

"Hi Everyone,What an honor to be asked to share a little about myself with all of you!I am a fairly recent transplant to the mountains. I moved here from Florida about 3 years ago to be with my son and I am really glad I did! I wasn’t sure I could take the cold or drive in snow but so far so good. In fact, I found I love the changing seasons and am blown away by the beauty that surrounds us here in Tahoe. I have a super job here in the city. In fact it was my office co-workers who suggested I try the Bar and I have been here ever since!I am happy to say I have just celebrated my 1 year Anniversary here at the Tahoe Bar Studio AND I was finally able to get my leg up on the barre! Yay!!

In my “off” time I enjoy cooking, reading, and traveling when I can. I also love to snuggle with my doggie on these dark and chilly nights!December is my birthday month and thanks to the dedicated, caring and talented Bar teachers I continue to look forward to be active and healthy for hopefully many more years to come. I would also like to give a big shout out to my classmates who smiles and kindness warms my heart and makes me feel so welcome! Thank you all!!"

Happy, Happy Holiday News from The Bar!

Have you noticed that Emily looks a little different lately? Probably not because she’s such a skinny-mini. . . but this pretty lady is expecting a little boy at the end of April 2018! We are so excited for you, Em!

On top of that,

Thea and Brian have gotten engaged! They are planning a fall 2018 wedding. Congrats to the two of you!

This just in!

Angela Zajic will be teaching a hip-hop master class on Monday, December 11 at 6:30 pm! You do not want to miss this!

Ugly Holiday Tank Top Party

Since it’s the holidays, it’s time to celebrate you and your dedication to fitness. So, please join us on Friday, December 8 at 4:15 pm for a Level 2 Barre class with Robyn, and/or a 5:30 pm Christmas Coyote Ugly class with Kass, or just come by for drinks and snacks at 6:30 pm. The classes and party are Ugly Tank Top themed, so start looking now! Yes, it’s a thing, and there are a ton!

New Client/Holiday Gift

The Bar is offering a $50 30 Day Unlimited pass for new clients through December 15. Tell your friends, or better yet, get them a gift certificate for the holidays. They make perfect stocking stuffers! See the front desk for more information.

Holiday Schedule Please see MindBody for all of our holiday schedule changes.


Regretfully, due to lack of participation, we will no longer be offering childcare during the Tuesday/Thursday 9:30am classes starting December 1st.

Over the Edge Coffee

Need a Little Pick Me Up to Get You Through the Holidays? Client, Brie Hyslop, and her husband own Over the Edge Bike Shop off of Ski Run Blvd. (Right by Bliss and BioSpirit if you want to visit Emily or Thea for a holiday facial!). Their bike shop is now selling craft coffee and is offering The Bar clients 50% off! Stop by for a cup of joe and check out their bike might just find the perfect gift for Christmas!


Client, Arica Davis, is a personal chef and she is sharing some of her yummy fixin’s with us! Click on the link below to learn how to make some of her fantastic gluten free pumpkin muffins. You can check out more of her recipes at

On Dasher, On Prancer, On Holiday Hangovers and Wrinkles!

Need a hangover cure after a few too many holiday parties? Or feeling your age as the end of the year rolls around? H2Up, owned locally by Dr. Targhee Orr, offers IV hydration and wellness aside from botox. Treat yourself this holiday season. Our friends at H2uP Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe's only concierge IV hydration and wellness service, are now offering Botox treatments, to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Founded by Dr. Targhee Oeveraas, an emergency physician and a Tahoe local since 1988. H2uP Tahoe offers hangover recovery and wellness services including B vitamin shots. Find more at

Healthy Holiday Tip from Jess our Nutritionist

Tis the season for egg nog, carols, evenings by the fire, sparkling lights, the beauty of freshly fallen snow, loved ones near, memories dear, and many festive celebrations. This holiday season enjoy grandma's frosted sugar cookies and your bestie's white chocolate peppermint bark, but make sure to also enjoy an abundance of seasonal produce in a variety of fun, vibrant colors. December's heath tip: Commit to bringing a whole food, plant-based dish to every celebration you attend.

I share one of my very faves from Cookie and Kate below. This festive pomegranate guacamole takes 20 minutes max to prepare, leaving you enough time to put on your red lips and adorn your gifts with the perfect bow. And can we talk about the wow factor of its presentation?! Serve with whole wheat pita triangles!

Pomegranate is high in fiber, and an excellent source of vitamins C and K, enhancing iron absorption, aiding in the maintenance of strong,healthy bones and supporting our immune function in this chilly season. Adding this festive flare to a go-to favorite also provides you, and your loved ones, with the cancer protective power of phytochemicals and antioxidants. Get creative and have fun making substitutions, or adding additional nutrition powerhouses to other holiday favorites. May you eat well and be well.

Happy Holidays Beauties! Enjoy! Jess

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