Where Cultures Collide

Sitting down with Natascha from VM Travel who's had opportunities to travel to such beautiful countries as Argentina, Morocco, France, Spain and Italy.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Aug 26, 2015 in Health

Road Trip Range of Motion

Road trips are a great way to experience the various arts and culture available in our area. Sarah's shares six mobilizers you can even do at a gas station to help you stay pain free while adventuring!

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Aug 24, 2015 in Health

Why Story Telling is Important

Who doesn’t love a really great story? Legends, tales and stories are the emotional glue that connects us to people. When we hear stories being told it is much like learning the words to a song or notes to music. Their meaning is deeply absorbed into our memory and can often be recalled years after learning. Stories create experiences: experiences leave lasting impressions.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Aug 17, 2015 in Health

Summer Sauerkraut

The lost art of fermented foods is making a comeback due to the increase of studies on the human micro biome.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Aug 11, 2015 in Health

Is Art the “New” Stress Reducer?

Art therapy, or utilizing art projects to allow people to explore their creativity, also can help people to express and process emotions such as grief, loss, fear, and anxiety, potentially enabling them to reclaim an identity outside of these emotions and move past the experiences that have shaped them.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Aug 03, 2015 in Health

Island Adventures

A trip to the legendary Galapagos Islands is truly the trip of a lifetime, with it's mystical, almost magical collection of islands that sit directly on the equator.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Jul 24, 2015 in Health

Training for Adrenaline Sports

The high risk, high reward nature of adrenaline sports means you need to be at the top of your game and train like a professional athlete if you want to excel in your sport.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jul 17, 2015 in Health

Can Stress Be Your Friend?

It might be that "inner observer" who seems to stand outside you and watches what you do. This little voice has a dynamic impact on the choices we all make in life.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Jul 13, 2015 in Health

Iced Alchemy for Recovery

Krissi couldn’t wait to eat after a good bike or run, so she used her kitchen and came up with some fun sorbet-like treats – full of recovery nutrients and love.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Jul 11, 2015 in Health

The Function of Adrenaline and Other Stress Hormones

More commonly referred to as epinephrine it's well known as the driver for the “fight or flight” response of the sympathetic nervous system.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jul 02, 2015 in Health

Community in Activity

Continuing physical activity to help your body a healthy weight, stabilizes blood sugar, and reduces depression or anxiety.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jun 26, 2015 in Health

Little Luxuries

A quick, cheap getaway to the city where you can you stay in a castle, eat at the finest chef’s tables, catch live stage legends, attend a traditional tea ceremony, take an amusement ride 900 ft in the air and choose from dozens of world class golf courses and pools.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Jun 24, 2015 in Health

Empower your Community

Bringing a diverse groups and businesses together to create a sustainable community.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Jun 20, 2015 in Health


A cup of tea can make everything better – a warm hug or a cool refreshment when needed. There is a whole community of herbal teas out there each with their own unique ability to uplift, energize, balance, or calm you when needed.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Jun 16, 2015 in Health

Fit to Hike

Avid hiker Sarah, provides tips to help you keep exploring.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jun 16, 2015 in Health