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Greetings!

Our majestic Teton Valley mountain tops have become capped with snow; a sign the holiday season is fast approaching.  With this in mind, many of us will be traveling to visit faraway family and friends, including our fitness instructors.  During the months of November and December there will be fitness class cancellations and instructor substitutions to allow our instructors time away to visit loved ones. Class cancellations will be posted on the Dreamchasers Facebook page, the MindBody online class schedule, in the fitness center and in our weekly newsletter.  Instructor substitutions are noted in the MindBody online class schedule.  Please take a moment and note these dates on your calendar.

We apologize in advance for the inconvenience but greatly appreciate your understanding and continued support! If you are one of those that will be traveling, please travel safely!

          
Many Thanks,
Jay and Lisa Batchen
In this Issue
RUNNING EVENTS
Tucson Marathon Events
Sunday, December 8th
Half Marathon, Marathon, Marathon-Relay
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2014 RACE DATES ANNOUNCED! 

Jackson Hole Marathon Events 
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon

Yellowstone Teton Endurance Races
Saturday, September 21- 22, 2014
100 Mile, 50 Mile

Tucson Marathon Events
Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Half Marathon, Marathon, Marathon-Relay

ON SALE NOW
Altra Torin Shoes for Men & Women 
35% OFF

Altra Provision Shoes for Men 
35% OFF

Altra Provisioness Shoes for Women 
35% OFF

NuuMuu Exercise Dresses 
20% OFF   

Brooks for Kids
20% OFF

Brooks Cascadia 7 Shoes  
25% OFF

Brooks D'lite Mesh Tank 
Only $10/each

Select Altra Shoe Styles 
40% OFF

Altra Lone Peak Shoes for Men
25% OFF

Altra Instinct and Intuition
50% OFF

Select Race T Shirts
$2 Each

Inov8 Shoes
NOW $39/Pair!!

CAMPS/WORKSHOPS
Healthy Holiday Habits Workshop

This 3-week workshop optimizes and energizes your wellness over the holidays by intertwining 45 minutes of physical fitness and 30 minutes of mental techniques that teaches you how to easily incorporate a new, health strategy each week:
1. Create a balanced and vibrant holiday
2. Unravel food and mood habits
3. Simple, successful strategies for stress

DATE:  December 4, 11, 18
TIME:  6:15 - 7:30 pm
COST:  $45 per person

Register online through MindBody, Events/Workshops tab, contact chris@mindset-coach.com or in person. 

Stay Tuned for More Details on These Upcoming Events... 

Winter Wonderland Camp  -  Focus on training for Marathon Des Sables and Stage Racing

June Ultra Camp - Focus on training for 50 and 100 mile races or longer   

Camp Florida and Camp Cabo Mexico
- Why? Why Not?  Right?
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Time to Rejuvenate with a Massage by Lisa

Contact Lisa at lisa@dreamchaserevents.com to schedule your appointment

ITEM OF THE WEEK
Hockey Sticks


Different styles and sizes to choose from for both adults and juniors.

Price:  $15.75 - $79.99


Weekly newsletter subscribers receive
15% OFF the item of the week.  Simply mention the newsletter subscriber discount at time of purchase.
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WEEKLY GIVEAWAY
Each week a question will be asked regarding newsletter content.  To participate in the weekly giveaway, submit your answer to  amber@dreamchaserevents.com.  Anyone who submits the correct answer will be entered into this week's drawing.   Please be sure to include your name in the email text.  The winner will be announced in next week's newsletter.

Last week's prize winner:

Erin Burnham

Congrats Erin! Come into the store and pick up your Nathan Clip Light

This week's prize giveaway question: 

Why can't the cartoon character lose weight?

Submit your answer to:  amber@dreamchaserevents.com

This week's prize:   Honey Stinger Vanilla Waffle - 16 Pack


A delicious all-natural vanilla infused honey snack.  Perfect anytime, anywhere! 
60 DAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE


Get healthy, get happy, get life-long results!  Join the 60 day weight loss challenge with Lisa.  Available online or in-person.  Contact Lisa for details:  lisa@dreamchaserevents.com
 

 

Testimonial:

 

"The 60 day challenge is more than writing down a goal, it is viscerally feeling the result of reaching that goal, and the good mood that produces...over and over. I was the classic undisciplined when it came to nutrition and fitness. Dreamchasers, through this challenge, has made me accountable and it is becoming a way of life."   

- Bill Coleman 


Join these Women - Sign Up for  Women's Hockey Today!
Teams are Forming Now!!!

To join contact victorhockeywomen@gmail.com
Season begins in December 
STORE AND FITNESS CLASS NEWS
 
2 HOUR THANKSGIVING BLAST WITH ABBY

Start your Thanksgiving holiday out with a blast!  Join Abby and friends for 2 hours of fitness on Thanksgiving morning to help energize and prepare you for the hustle and bustle of the day's events. 

Class begins at 9:00 am and is limited to 23 participants. Pre-registration is required through MindBody.  Please note that registration fees are non-refundable and there will not be any childcare offered for this event.

Black Friday Sale* - November 29th
In Store Only
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

*Offer applicable to in-stock items only.  Not applicable to special order
Hokas
30% OFF
Nuu Muu Exercise Dresses
35% OFF
Crescent Moon Snowshoes
15% OFF
Isagenix Nutritional Products
20% OFF

Take an Additional 15% Off Already Reduced Innov-8 and Altra Shoes

MONDAY 9:00 AM CLASS INSTRUCTOR CHANGE

Lisa Smith-Batchen is now teaching Mondays 9:00 am Interval with Weights.

CLASS CANCELLATIONS

The following classes have been cancelled during the month of November:

Tuesday, November 12th  9:00 - 10:30 am
Friday, November 15th  9:00 - 10:00 am
Wednesday, November 20th 9:00 - 10:00 am
Saturday, November 30th 10:15 - 11:15 am

 
YOGA CLASSES

Yoga classes are now offered at Dreamchasers through the Idaho Teton Yoga Co-Op.  Classes include: Traditional Yoga, Hot Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga for Men, Bellydancing and Kids/Family YogaA full schedule, as well as pricing options can be found online at www.idahotetonyogacoop.com.

Please note:  Dreamchasers and the Idaho TEton Yoga Co-Op are two separate entities.  Dreamchasers punch cards are not valid toward Yoga classes and Yoga punch cards are not valid toward Dreamchasers fitness classes.  

JUST ARRIVED


NEW PRODUCT!!   Isagenix e+ Natural Balanced Energy Shot.  An all natural adaptogen-filled energy shot that boosts energy to both the brain and the body

More Hockey Gear and Equipment!

Mouthguards, shinguards, gloves, boys jock shorts, helmet gear, skates and socks...and still more coming!!

HOCKEY GEAR SWAP AT DREAMCHASERS

Saturday, November 23rd 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the fitness center.  Come early for the best deals! 

If you have hockey gear or equipment you would like to sell, bring it to Dreamchasers Friday, November 22nd between 11 am - 5 pm.  We will have sale tags for you to label and price your items and will contact you after the sale on Saturday.

15% of each sale will go to the Teton Valley Foundation to support our local youth hockey programs.
 
HOCKEY EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

Dreamchasers is your local headquarters for hockey gear and supplies

We have sticks, skates, hockey tape, apparel, helmets and guards in stock.  Come in and see us today!

ATHLETE HAPPENINGS
This section has been included to give our athletes bragging rights! That's right, now is your time to shine and we want to give you the recognition you deserve. If you have a goal or a life event you would like to announce send it to:  amber@dreamchaserevents.com.  We will be sure to include it in this section of our newsletter!
  • Jenni Lawrence - 30 days with no sugar
  • JT - Do Better!
  • 10 Pull Ups                                     

Keep posting your goals on the board or email us!  We want to hear from you!  

 

ATHLETE HIGHLIGHT

Rundezvous Running Club

 

Congratulations to all of the participants of the 2013 Rundezvous Running Club.  The Rundezvous Running Club is a free running club offered to all 4th - 5th graders.  The group meets once a week August through October to learn the basics of running and to run as a group.  At the end of the season each club member participates in a 1-mile or 5k running event to showcase their new skills and hard work.  This year's event was held on Monday, October 28th, and although the fall chill had settled in, the group braved the conditions and gave it their all!  

 

Thank you to the parents, volunteers, families and friends that provided each child with the support they needed to succeed in the Rundezvous running club program.  A special thanks to Shelli Streit who donates her time and efforts to make this great program a possibility.   

RECIPE OF THE WEEK
Baked Oatmeal with Pumpkin and
Bananas

This week's recipe brought to you by  Skinnytaste.com

Baked Oatmeal with Pumpkin and Bananas


Ingredients:

  • 3 medium ripe bananas, (the riper the better) sliced into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup uncooked quick oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup fat free milk (or any milk you desire)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 375 F.  Lightly spray a 8 x 8" or 9 x 9" ceramic baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.

Arrange the banana slices in a single layer on the bottom of the ceramic dish. Sprinkle 1/4 tsp of the cinnamon, honey and cover with foil. Bake 15 minutes, until the bananas get soft.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the oats, half of nuts, baking powder, remaining cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg and salt; stir together.  In a separate bowl, whisk together the pumpkin, brown sugar, milk, egg, and vanilla extract.

Remove the bananas from the oven, then pour the oat mixture over the bananas.

Pour the pumpkin mixture over the oats, making sure to distribute the mixture as evenly as possible.  Sprinkle the remaining nuts over the the top.

Bake the oatmeal for about 30-35 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the oatmeal has set. Serve warm from the oven.
ASK THE COACH
Holiday Weight Gain and Fitness Struggles

The average person gains 5 - 7 pounds during the holiday season and many get off track of their fitness routine. You do not need to be the average person. Sure, holiday schedules get hectic and party food and drinks are plentiful, but as the old cliche states "where there is a will there is a way"

There are several techniques that can be helpful to get through the busy holiday season, or any season where you may lose sight of your health and fitness needs. Maybe you need a goal to keep you focused during the holiday season or maybe you prefer a mantra or photo posted on your fridge as a daily reminder. Regardless of the strategy that works best for you, the experts at Dreamchasers are here to help. Just in time for the holidays, two programs are currently being offered; each designed to help you maintain your health and wellness now and throughout your life. 

Healthy Holiday Habits Workshop - Join Chris Heilman for a 3-day workshop December 4, 11, 18.  Each class will include 45 minutes of physical fitness and 30 minutes of mental techniques that teach you how to incorporate healthy strategies into your daily life. You will receive an informational packet and tips tailored to you.  For additional information contact chris@mindset-coach.com.

60 Day Weight Loss Challenge - Enter the 60 day weight loss challenge with Lisa Smith-Batchen. For 60 days Lisa will guide you in nutrition and fitness that will lead you to good health, happiness and life-long results.  For additional information contact lisa@dreamchaserevents.com.
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December 8, 2013

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