“Life is a series of moments but the trick is to be in the moment.”
Richard Carlson


Educate and inspire others to understand, experience, and honor the sanctity, authenticity, and profound benefits of mindful living.


Melissa Schurger
Melissa Schurger –> ZENyourhealth.com
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Photographer –> Colleen Allison

The Wholistic Edge® is a visionary firm providing synergistic solutions to transcend health, performance, and potential in life and sport. The key is to master the difference between effort and struggle.

I am a writer, author, wellness consultant and philanthropist advancing preventive health care by synthesizing primary source nutrition and fitness as the principal components of the practice of medicine.

I am sponsored vegan ultra-endurance athlete credentialed in bioenergetics, biomechanics, metabolic efficiency™ testing, performance nutrition, and natural medicine. I am a dynamic member of CUBE™ Speakers helping others harmonize the “Keys to Living in the Song of Life.”

I am the wellness editor at Snowshoe Magazine, United States Snowshoe Association columnist, and contributor to health, fitness and wellness sites, blogs and publications.

I consult, teach, and write how the mindful integration of Performance Medicine™ principles will transcend health, performance, and self-actualization in life and sport.

Our commitment to lead by vivid examples of excellence is bolstered by our penchant for ultra-endurance endeavors on land and water [sport snowshoeing] in extreme conditions with a philanthropic component.

~Professional Organizations

  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine;
  • National Endurance Sports Trainers Association;
  • International Society of Biomechanics in Sports;
  • International Federation of Sports Medicine;
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition;
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine;
  • World Snowshoe Federation;
  • United States Snowshoe Association;
  • American Trail Running Association;
  • American College of Sports Medicine;
  • The International Coaches Federation;
  • CUBE™ ~ A Professional Speakers Group