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Qutting is Not the Answer

06.11.2018 by Kathleen Holt

April 2016 was when it all began: an injury on the volleyball court resulted in torn ligaments in my right knee.   Having been going to the gym for the better part of 20 years (and having worked through other injuries in the past) I spent the next eight months trying to rehabilitate on my own but saw little improvement. Then, in December ...

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Getting the Issues Out of Your Tissues

31.10.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

At the age of 19, Catherine Hull was newly married, a heavy smoker, addicted to fast food, with no physical activity and desperately in search of attention in all of the wrong places. She thought that happiness and fulfillment came through material things and in turn, was incredibly unhappy. Despite this, she wanted to be a mother and so,...

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Learning to Slow Down: A Profile of Phil Landel

15.10.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

Being a yoga teacher wasn’t originally even on Phil Landel’s radar when one of his own teachers quietly slipped a training pamphlet under his mat in class one day. “I thought, there’s NO WAY, you know?” Phil said laughing. “There’s no way I was going to take that pay cut.” Phil started his career in the corporate world as a project manage...

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Life Changer of the Month: Muse

03.10.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

This is one handy as heck headband. The Muse is the first tool in the world that can give you accurate, real-time feedback on what’s happening in your brain while you meditate. And we are proud to be the first and the only ambassadors to work with the Muse in Ottawa. Meditation is growing in popularity- and for good reason. Science shows ...

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Celebrate the Journey

03.10.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

Last week I was faced with a small personal challenge. As the team and I were preparing for our EPIC Grand Opening for our new neighbourhood, and also for our Private Friends and Family Party I had to do something I don’t actively choose to do – reflect on the past.  You see, I’m a visionary. I live in the present and in the future, not i...

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