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|Posted on January 23, 2019 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
Join us as we connect through our senses with the more than human world. Immersing ourselves into the forest at Centennial Park
Saturday Feb, 16/19
Time 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Forest Therapy is the practice of immersing ourselves into nature, taking the time, connecting with ourselves and the more than human world. Forest Therapy is science backed with many benefits to human mental, physical health and overall wellbeing. Having an ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Gui...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM||comments (0)|
1) Functional Fitness (#1 in 2018, #2 in 2017; #1 in 2016)
Functional fitness stays put in the top spot. Using multiple muscle groups to strengthen in a holistic way (versus one specific muscle group at a time), functional fitness programs include practical, balance-challenging movements that simulate activities like shoveling snow, carrying groceries, or unloading the car. This focus helps prepare for the physical activities of daily life and counters the negative effects of a sedentar...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 5, 2019 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on January 1, 2019 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
Happy New Year 2019
A New year with a New Word to take for a whole year.
A few years ago one of my participants suggested this & was doing it.
Pick A Word. The word must have an importance to you.
Something you wish you could do, a place you have not gone to, a change for the better, somthing you struggle for positive changes.
A word that has meaning to you and will challenge you all year long to use each day.
My word last year ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 25, 2018 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
'The great masquerader': Often misdiagnosed, aortic dissections on the rise
Published Sunday, November 18, 2018 10:00PM EST
little-known and life-threatening condition is showing up increasingly often in Canadian patients, according to a doctor who studied the condition's prevalence in Ontario.
Aortic dissection occurs when the aorta the main blood ve...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 15, 2018 at 8:25 AM||comments (0)|
Taking your healing into your own hands is crucial to healing. Focus here is meniscus.
When you learn to do this for yourself you can help heal, prevents injury so you keep active for a life time. Many people who struggle with active living stop exercising because of pain physically and emotinally and do not return or take a very long time to come back to an active healthy lifestyle.
I have had many injuries and many awesome coaches who taught me from...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 17, 2018 at 7:30 AM||comments (0)|
Please see the information below about this upcoming
Hope to see you there this Thursday!
Northern Hearts presents Talk with Doc. Dr. Mario Nucci will present
"Seasonal Affective Disorder - Battling the Winter Blues"
Thursday, October 18, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
at the West Thunder Community Centre (S. Edward Street). Free admission.
Northern Heart's mission is to promote and educate the community on healthy lifestyles wit...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 10, 2018 at 8:10 AM||comments (0)|
Kyla is trained in restorative exercise via Katy Bowman of "Nutritious Movement."
Though Kyla lives in southern Ontario, she does visit T.Bay regularly (was raised here too!) and is offering 2 foot clinics that address many common aches and complaints related to posture, footwear, etc
Date: Sept 13th 9: - 11 am
or Tuesday Sept 18 7 -9 pm
PLACE: 1525 Victoria E (Discover Yoga Studio
COST $30...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2018 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
Why Savasana Is the Hardest Yoga Pose
By Karson McGinley https://chopra.com/articles/why-savasana-is-the-hardest-yoga-pose" target="_blank">https://chopra.com/articles/why-savasana-is-the-hardest-yoga-pose
Savasana might look like a nap at the end of your yoga practice. But it’s actually a fully conscious pose aimed at being awake, yet completely relaxed. In Savasana—also known as corpse pose— you lie down on your back and rela...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 27, 2018 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
We have been enjoying a beautiful summer a little hotter than usual.
Found an article By Dave Smith who explans why and what to do on the canfitpro website.
The air conditioner just had to break on the hottest day of the summer.And, of course it had to happen just before dozens of clients were about to show up for boot camp class. It was Murphy’s Law in action.
As the gym owner, what was I supposed to do? Let my clients exercise in...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM||comments (0)|
We are really enjoying a nice hot summer. Opposite to our winter where wearing less closthing best.
Why you know it is going to be hot do your best to exercise in the early morning or in air conditioning facilities or home.
When humitity is high be extra cautious - have a easier workout, rest ans drink more fluids.
Yoga or structural integration exercises that incorporate breathing best.
I found information on the canfitpro website very Interesting article By Dav...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 24, 2018 at 11:20 AM||comments (0)|
We are officially 2 weeks away from the World Fitness Expo!
To celebrate, we will be giving away some awesome prizes from our amazing exhibitors/sponsors!
Starting on Tuesday, July 24th 2018 until Thursday, August 9th 2018, we will be posting 1 contest a day on our Social Media accounts!
|Posted on June 27, 2018 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
An hour of vigorous swimming will burn up to 650 calories. It burns off more calories than walking or biking.
- Swimming strengthens the heart and lungs.
-Swimming works out all of the body’s major muscles.
-Swimming helps reduce stress.
- Water’s buoyancy make swimming the ideal exercise for physical therapy and rehabilitation or for anyone seeking a low-impact exercise.
Swimming is a great cardiovascular exercis...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 21, 2018 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
I love Ice Cream but dairy is not my friend. Thankfully my friend Amy Powers shared this GREAT recipe idea for Summer Entertaining! it’s packed with vegan protein and nutritious fruits for guilt free indulgence! Yay!
After blending your banana "ice cream" place scoops in a muffin tin lined with plastic wrap & freeze. You can prepare the scoops ahead and pull t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 1, 2018 at 8:05 AM||comments (0)|
Two free workshops on May 12 & 13 at St. Paul's United Church, 349 Waverley Street
Saturday morning for people who move well
Sunday afternoon for people with some difficultyRead Full Post »
|Posted on April 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM||comments (0)|
Feldenkrais Thunder Bay newsletter from Oliver Reimer
In this issue:
recent articles about Feldenkrais in the media
The New York Times
The Daily Telegraph
new classes begin in April
Not many people know about the Feldenkrais method yet, but now it is starting to be recognized in North America. The chapters in Dr. Norman Doidge's The Brain's Way of Heal...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:40 AM||comments (0)|
The New York Times
The Daily Telegraph
new classes begin in April
Not many people know about the Feldenkrais method yet, but now it is starting to be recognized in North America. The chapters in Dr. Norman Doidge's The Brain's Way of Healing, have positioned it with therapies on the leading edge of modern neuroscience. (Even though it has been around for for more than 50 years).
Last fall an article in the New York Times talked ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 22, 2018 at 4:10 PM||comments (1)|
ALL ABOUT MELALEUCA:
More commonly known as “Tea Tree,” Melaleuca essential oil has over 92 different compounds and limitless applications. The leaves of the Melaleuca tree were used by the Aborigines of Australia for centuries. They would crush the leaves and inhale the oil to promote feelings of clear breathing and apply the leaves directly to the skin for a cooling effect.
Melaleuca is best known for its purifying properties. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 17, 2018 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
If winter's chill has chapped your skin and sapped your energy, an Ayurvedic facial massage can help: Stroking your face with herb-infused abhyanga oil tones the skin and can release stagnant energy. You'll find the oil in health food stores. (If you're not used to oiling your face, choose a lighter variety, such as sunflower or almond.)
Start by pouring two tablespoons of room-temperature oil into a small bowl. Dip your fingers into the oil and begin by rubbing it onto the bridge of yo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 6, 2018 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
An ER nurse says this is the best description of a woman having a heart attack that she has ever heard. Please read, pay attention, and SHARE..........
FEMALE HEART ATTACKS
I was aware that female heart attacks are different, but this is the best description I've ever read.
Women rarely have the same dramatic symptoms that men have ... you know, the sudden stabbing pain in the chest, the cold sweat, grabbing the chest ...Read Full Post »