Wanderlust: Keeping It Green

August 14, 2014 11:55 am
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Photo Courtesy of Ali Kaukas An important part of Wanderlust’s mission is to practice environmental stewardship. Being a good steward of the earth goes hand-in-hand with the mindful, grounding practice of yoga. That is why Wanderlust festivals are committed to numerous sustainability initiatives, including waste reduction, recycling, composting, the utilization […]

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Musical Musings At Wanderlust

August 11, 2014 12:30 pm
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Photo courtesy of Michelle Grambeau If there is one thing in the world that we can all agree upon, it is the love of music! Whether you prefer the hard beat of electro to get you out on the dance floor, the relaxing melodies of classical music or something in […]

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What’s The Deal with Joint Pain?

August 7, 2014 11:33 am
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We all know the uncomfortable, achy feeling that is occasional joint pain. Whether the joint pain you experience is from an injury, a condition like arthritis or simply a result of the wear-and-tear of everyday life, it is no fun to deal with. If you deal with occasional or chronic […]

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Wanderlust: A Breath Of Fresh Air

August 6, 2014 1:27 pm
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Photo courtesy of Stephen McVeigh When we are in the midst of sweet summertime, who can bear to stay inside all day? At Wanderlust Mont-Tremblant, there will be no shortage of time spent outdoors! From the outdoor yoga classes to the sunrise and sunset hikes, you’ll be soaking up the […]

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Digital Detox at Wanderlust

August 5, 2014 9:32 am
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Photo courtesy of Ali Kaukas The upcoming Wanderlust Festival at Mont-Tremblant is the ultimate digital detox. With all of the different activities, yoga classes and spa excursions occupying your time, you’ll (almost) forget about the emails, texts and notifications blowing up your phone. Wanderlust is a perfect opportunity to set […]

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Wanderlust: The Benefits of Yoga

July 30, 2014 12:31 pm
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Photo courtesy of Jake Laub The upcoming Wanderlust Festival at Mont-Tremblant is the perfect destination for all the yogis out there. Whether you are working on perfecting that headstand or looking to dip your toes into something challenging and new, what could go better with a downward dog than a […]

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Wanderlust: What’s New?

July 26, 2014 10:20 am
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Photo courtesy of Maria Gotay. So now that you know all about the Wanderlust Festival at Mont-Tremblant this August, I bet you are just dying to find out why this year’s event is going to be better than any other! We know about—and are still awe-struck over—the breathtaking views and the […]

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Glowing Skin from the Inside Out

July 24, 2014 12:50 pm
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The secret to gorgeous, glowing skin isn’t in a jar in your medicine cabinet or a compact in your makeup bag. The real secret lies in your kitchen! Along with proper skin care, a balanced diet with plenty of fresh produce and water throughout the day is the key to […]

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Wanderlust: A Vacation for the Mind, Body and Spirit

July 23, 2014 12:15 pm
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Photos courtesy of Ali Kaukas. The countdown is on to the mini-vacation of a lifetime. Join Wanderlust, producer of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, as they head to Mont-Tremblant from August 21-24. That’s right! Yoga and mountain views. It all sounds so serene! Wanderlust is about gathering mindful adventurers […]

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What the Heck is a Regatta? All in a Day’s Work…

July 17, 2014 10:00 am
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For the past few years now, you can find my little guy and I touring Eastern Ontario’s waterways as he races canoes and kayaks at various regattas. Braedon is a member of the Rideau Canoe Club, established in 1902 and located on the Rideau River near Hog’s Back.  The primary […]

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The Best Anti-Aging Remedy: Building Muscle

July 8, 2014 11:30 am
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Don’t just get in shape for the summer—keeping fit for the rest of your life is the key to fighting off the “disease of aging,” according to Dr. Brett Osborn, neurosurgeon and author of Get Serious, A Neurosurgeon’s Guide to Optimal Health and Fitness. Trained at New York University, Dr. […]

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Hot Yoga: Trendy or Torturous?

July 3, 2014 12:30 pm
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I’ll admit it–I’ve never tried hot yoga. I know, I know, re-hinge those jaws hot yoga junkies. As appealing as the health benefits of hot yoga sound, I have yet to wake up and proclaim that today will be the day I’ll willingly torture, and likely embarrass, myself by practicing […]

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Healthy Tips: Cottage Getaway

June 18, 2014 12:33 pm
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With many of us escaping the city on the weekends for the tranquillity of cottage country, the phrase TGIF gains a new meaning. While I’m certainly not one to pass up an afternoon of lounging on the dock or a trip to the local ice cream shop, it’s always a […]

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Game On: Sports Go to Head to Head in Battle for Participants

June 11, 2014 9:16 am
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Photo courtesy of Solutions Research Group. Whether your child is shooting a puck, passing a ball or batting an average, they are one of the 84 per cent of Canadian youth in the 3-17 age range participating in some type of sport, according to the Canadian Youth Sports Report. This is […]

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Ottawa baseball fans, let’s play ball. Going, going, not gone? Canadian-American baseball is back in Ottawa

June 9, 2014 11:31 am
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The history of baseball in Ottawa goes as far back as the 1930s. The city had its first Canadian-American (Can-Am) minor baseball league starting in 1936 and lasted four seasons. The team was first named the Ottawa Senators, then changed to the Ottawa Braves before resuming to their original name […]

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HEALING THE WHOLE: Ottawa Holistic Wellness Seeks to Improve Mind, Body and Spirit

May 27, 2014 9:06 am
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The human body is an incredibly complex organism with systems inextricably connected. One parti- cular issue can be caused by a completely different part of the body. A knee pain could be traced to something as simple as iron deficiency, which could be caused by digestive issues which are impacting […]

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Looking at the Importance of Vision Health this Month

May 22, 2014 12:00 pm
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Our vision is one of the most important senses we have, yet we tend to take it for granted. We go about our day-to-day activities without thinking about the health of our eyes, a dangerous habit that Canadians can avoid. The month of May has been declared Vision Health Month. […]

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