Thursday, September 20, 2012  
We hope everyone enjoyed all that the Teton Valley summers have to offer and found the adventures you were seeking!  Now that the summer season is coming to a close, and school is back in session, the Dreamchasers fall fitness class schedule is in full swing.   Not only have many of your favorite classes returned but new classes have been added, including boxing!  To view the updated fitness schedule go HERE.

Lisa & Jay
Dreamchaser's new
calendar for Fitness Classes is now online!

Many of you have used this new system, called Mindbody, to log into classes, check your punch card status and view full descriptions of classes offered.  We suggest you set up a log in through their system, which will allow you to do all of the above.

If you do not see your name on file when setting up a log-in, please stop up front to check on the status of your punch card, or provide a current email address.  
To set up a log-in on your own, go
 to do so.  Just click on the Sign Up! button under Username/Email in the upper left-hand corner.  It's fast and easy and will help us improve our service to you!  If you need assistance, please visit the front desk at Dreamchasers.  We are always here to help! 
Local Races and Events 
 It's not too late to register for the Jackson Hole Marathon Events (Marathon, Relay and Half Marathon) happening this weekend, Sunday September 23rd!
Registration is open until Friday at 6:00 pm.  Don't miss your chance to participate in this scenic race complete with complimentary post race massages, refreshments and beverages from Snake River Brewing.   If you can't run, please consider volunteering!  Send an email to [email protected]om if you are available!

After that on the local race event calendar is the  Yellowstone-Teton Endurance Races October 6-7, 2012 featuring 100-mile, 50-mile, and 100-mile relay road races. Several people are looking to participate as part of a relay team and are looking for teammates.  If you are interested in joining a team please contact [email protected].

Race volunteers are still in need for the Yellowstone-Teton Endurance races.  We are looking for aid station captains, aid station volunteers, etc.  Please contact [email protected] if you are available to assist.  Remember these races are only possible with the help of our wonderful volunteers!

An upcoming, but not local race, sponsored by Dreamchasers is the Tuscon Marathon Events on December 9, 2012.  Marathon, half marathon and marathon relays are offered.  These are fast downhill races with warm temperatures along the Santa Catlina mountain range.  Winter vacation anyone?

Click HERE to go to all races for full details and registration links.
Kids Dance Classes Now Offered at Dreamchasers!

Dance classes for both boys and girls ages 5 - 14 years of age are now being offered every Saturday at Dreamchasers.  Classes alternate weekly between ballet and jazz and are taught according to age group.  Cost is $50/month ages 5 - 10 and $60/month ages 11 and up.  There will be a winter performance and a spring performance to allow the kids to display their talents.

Dance classes are taught by Sheena Christensen, the drill team coach at Teton High School.  Sheena has trained in ballet for 15 years and jazz for 10 years.  She is excited to teach both styles of dance to our local youngsters.   To register please contact Sheena at [email protected].  

Fall Fitness/Running Camp here in Teton Valley!!!
with coaches Lisa Smith Batchen, Marshall Ulrich, and Ray Zahab!

(If you've never heard of Marshall and/or Ray...Google them...you'll be amazed!)


What You Will Do, Experience, and Learn

  • 2 Daily Training runs
  • Videotaping for gait analysis
  • Cross-training sessions
  • Classroom sessions
  • Formal Q & A
  • Informal discussions
  • Other camp participants (everyone has knowledge to share!)

You will learn how to:

  • Improve your running style through video taping and gait analysis.
  • Hydrate and fuel yourself for training, racing, and recovery.
  • Train for specific conditions: the heat of the desert  or the Arctic cold.
  • Prepare for road, mountain, trail, or stage races.
  • Train and run on trails.
  • Train for mountain running, including handling 
    altitude and cold.
  • Power walk effectively to improve your race results.
  • Use cross training techniques to strengthen the core.
  • Overcome mental obstacles through troubleshooting.
  • Take care of your body and feet, including clothing and equipment selection.
  • Prepare and work with pacers and crew.
  • Maintain a balance a in your life. (No...it's not all about the running.)



 Go to our camp web page HERE for more details.

altara instinct
   Teton Running Co.

Altra Instinct and Intuition shoes currently in stock are 25% off.  These are the world's first fully cushioned, zero drop, foot shaped, gender-specific training shoe.  Quantities are limited so come on in and get your pair today.  Offer is good until quantities are gone.

Check out these other great sales going on right now:
  • TrekSta Shoes - 50% off
  • Nuu Muu Dresses.  Various colors and styles.  Come inside the store to see the complete selection - 25% off 


  • Brooks Summer Collection Athletic Apparel.  Includes all shorts,  skorts, t-shirts, capris, pattern sports bras and tank tops.  Sale excludes solid print sports bras - 25% off          
Dreamchasers punch card holders get 10% off everyday.  Check us out online as well:

This editions recipe:

Each week we will feature a recipe from a local source.  This weeks recipe is provided by Cosmic Apple Gardens.  Located in the heart of the Teton Valley,  Cosmic Apple Gardens is a certified organic farm producing vegetables, eggs, beef, pork products and much more!  It is a
  community farm utilizing biodynamic, ethical, farming practices. Founded in 1996, this will be Cosmic Apple Gardens fourteenth growing season.   For additional information visit the Cosmic Apple Gardens website:  www.cosmicapple.com
Baked Squash Dumpling


1 Sweet Dumpling Squash
1 t. Cinnamon
1/4 t. ground Nutmeg
1 T. Maple Syrup
2T. Butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds.  Place squash in baking pan with hollow side down.  Add 1" of water to bottom of pan.  bake uncovered on middle rack for 1 hour or until the flesh is soft.  Remove from the oven.  Place 1 T. of butter, 1/8 t. of nutmeg and 1/2 t. of cinnamon in the hollow of each squash half.  Pour 1/4 of maple syrup on each.  Serve hot.    Alternately, allow the squash halves to cool partially, remove the skins and mash or puree the squash.



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