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Marching into Spring

Posted on March 19, 2019 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (2)

Marching into spring beings a change in our activities.

For some it is more outdoor activities.  Others it's the change in the outdoor activities.

We also look at how we will be eating differently. 

Temperatures are warmer so some of the heavier foods we ate to keep us warm will change.

Our spirits change to a brighter outlook with more daylight and change in our clothing.

Already seeing people out in shorts!  It is a little early espe...

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3 Hour Forest Therapy Walk with ANFT Certified Guide Leigh-Anne Lisi

Posted on January 23, 2019 at 4:45 PM Comments 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...

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Top 10 Canadian Fitness Trends 2019

Posted on January 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM Comments 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...

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FIT Yoga

Posted on January 5, 2019 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

LU FIT Yoga 

Saturday 10:15 - 11:45 am 

Jan 5 - April 13 2019

General Public $125.  Students $70 full 14 weeks 

Online Registration https://luathletics.lakeheadu.ca/" target="_blank">https://luathletics.lakeheadu.ca/

Direct link 

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Happy New Year 2019

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 11:10 AM Comments 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 ...

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Six practices for building a healthy and inspired workplace

Posted on November 25, 2018 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Six practices for building a healthy and inspired workplace

Many employees only dream of a career where they can blend their passion for fitness, schedule flexibility, helping others and earning a great living. For decades, joining the fitness industry has been aspirational for so many. Kinesiology students, salespeople, weekend warriors, corporate executives and group exercise instructors alike have all flocked to this exciting industry.

Unfortunately, some of the shine h...

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'The great masquerader': Often misdiagnosed, aortic dissections on the rise

Posted on November 25, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

'The great masquerader': Often misdiagnosed, aortic dissections on the rise

CTVNews.ca Staff

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...

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Healing yourself from an injury

Posted on November 15, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments 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...

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Talk with Doc Thursday Oct 18th

Posted on October 17, 2018 at 7:30 AM Comments 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...

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Move Anew - Restorative Exercise Class & Coaching

Posted on September 10, 2018 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)


"Move Anew."

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

Thunder Bay

COST  $30...

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Why Savasana Is the Hardest Yoga Pose

Posted on August 7, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments 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...

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When it's TOO HOT should you exercise?

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments 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...

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Exercising in HOT Weather does & don't

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments 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...

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World Fitness Expo!

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 11:20 AM Comments 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!

Aqua Trivia Swimming and Pool Trivia

Posted on June 27, 2018 at 8:20 AM Comments 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...

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Nutritional Summer Treat

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments 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...

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FREE Feldenkrais Workshops beginner, advanced

Posted on May 1, 2018 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/free-awareness-through-movement-workshop-tickets-45313660378" target="_blank">http://https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/free-awareness-through-movement-workshop-tickets-45313660378

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 difficulty

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Feldenkrais Thunder Bay newsletter

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM Comments 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...

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recent articles about Feldenkrais in the media

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:40 AM Comments 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 ...

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