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March Madness

Dear Bar Patrons, March Madness is right! Read on for all of our March events. . .

March Client of the Month... Marlene Guerrero!

"It is truly an honor to be recognized as The Bar’s client of the month for March. It is even more special because my amazing twin boys will be 10 years old this month! They definitely mean the world to me.

I was born in Mexico and I have lived in Tahoe for 27 years. I am a bilingual instructional assistant at Bijou Community School and a local business owner. I have been married for 21 years to my wonderful husband.

I enjoy traveling to my native country’s beaches and bike riding with my boys during the summer.

I have always wanted to do something for myself, mentally and physically, but it was hard to find the time during the day with my busy schedule. And well… it was my best friend Shaina who introduced me to The Bar. I have been attending the studio regularly since June. I was determined to get up earlier to attend the morning classes and it has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I have become much stronger and my posture has significantly improved.

What I love about The Bar? The dedicated instructors, the variety of classes and the awesome group of peers that I have met along the way."

Robyn’s Birthday Slumber Party

Want to help Robyn celebrate her birthday? While she isn’t too keen on her birthday, it does provide an excuse to have fun!

The party will begin at5:30 pm and will include barre, wine, food, makeovers, games, movies, fun and more! Let us know if you plan on making it as space is limited!

Dancing with the Tahoe Stars

This year I am dancing with Bob Grant, Tahoe grown local, who was not only my fourth grade teacher, but he was the president of my elementary school club, The Crazy Club, of which I have written children’s books on, he was the director of all summer plays I participated in and recently worked with me at the high school as the digital arts teacher. Additionally, his wife was my piano teacher, and his daughter, Nicole, was one of my best friends growing up! Whew, do we have history.

PrimeMyBody and Wine

Come drink a glass of wine and learn about PrimeMyBody from fellow teacher, Julia Russel onFriday, March 23 at 5:30 pm. PrimeMyBody combines nanoenhanced technology with a sustainable, naturally grown hemp oil, which has been used for a wide range of healthy benefits dating back more than 3,000 years. The formula helps to optimize the mind & body, efficiently and naturally

Irish Dancing

Did you know that Katie is a former competitive Irish dancer? Well, she is! So, to ring in St. Patty’s Day right, she is going to teach a basic Irish dance class on Friday, March 16 at 5:30 pm.


Please, please, please sign up through MindBody if you are planning on bringing your child. Childcare is Monday-Thursday at 5:30 and Saturdays at 8:15 and 9:30.

Prenatal Yoga

Did you know that we now offer prenatal yoga every Tuesday and Thursdayfrom 12:15pm-1pm? Join Samar for well balanced practice. Not expecting? The class is still open to you!

Movement Matters Workshop

The Movement Matters Workshop will be held Saturday, March 24 from 10:30-11:30 amand will be run by Dr. Darin Haworth (husband to 6am barre guru, Melanie). He will discuss common injuries in exercise, why we get them, how to prevent some of them, and go through a movement screen in order to show you what you can work on to keep yourself moving well and often. Dr. Haworth received his chiropractic education at the University of Western States and graduated Cum Laude. In addition to being a fully certified chiropractor, Dr. Haworth is the only chiropractor in the Tahoe area that has a Master’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science and Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner®. He is very experienced in working with athletes in addition to treating patients with a wide variety of concerns. Put this on your calendars!

Hello March. Happy National Nutrition Month!

This year our national focus is “Go Further with Food,” emphasizing the reduction of food waste. Did you know that each year Americans waste over 160 billion pounds of food, amounting to 40 percent of all food produced in the United States?! What can you do to help prevent food waste?

  1. Plan meals based on foods you already have.

  2. Look in your refrigerator, freezer, and pantry to determine foods that need be used within the next week.

  3. Search for recipes that use these food items/ingredients. I love the Epicurious app ingredient search!

  4. Buy only the amount of food that you can eat/freeze within the next few days.

  5. Keep foods that spoil quickly within sight.

  6. Store produce properly. The infographic at the following link is a great resource:

  7. Become knowledgeable about what food product dates really mean.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):

  • A "Best if Used By/Before" indicates when a product will be of best flavor or quality. It is not a purchase or safety date.

  • A "Sell-By" date tells the store how long to display the product for sale for inventory management. It is not a safety date.

  • A "Use-By" date is the last date recommended for the use of the product while at peak quality. It is not a safety date except for when used on infant formula as described below.

With an exception of infant formula, if the date passes during home storage, a product should still be safe to eat if handled properly until the time spoilage is evident. Spoiled foods will develop an off odor, flavor, or texture due to naturally occurring spoilage bacteria. If a food has developed such spoilage characteristics, it should not be eaten.

  • Always practice good food safety!

  • Don’t risk eating or drinking anything that you suspect has spoiled.

  • Eat or freeze leftovers within 3-4 days of preparation.

  • Get Creative with Leftovers.

  • Recreate meals by transforming ingredients into soups, salads, tacos, smoothies, or sandwiches.

Let’s Go Further with Food together! Have a beautiful month!

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