Fit to Hike

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

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jun 16, 2015 in Health

Take the High Road

This summer sees the launch of the North Coast 500, ( a campaign to bring visitors to one of the most spectacular and unspoiled corners of the British Isles – the Highlands of Scotland.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on May 25, 2015 in Health

Trails-Around-Town Challenge

If you pick up one of the large tourist maps found in most Fernie businesses, you will see that there are dotted lines indicating the various trails around town.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on May 25, 2015 in Health

Going Green With Your Family

The idea of being “eco-friendly” or “going green” has been one that has gained a lot of traction in recent months and years but, like anything else, these terms may be subject to interpretation.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on May 22, 2015 in Health

Treading More Easily

It is estimated that more than two million Canadians practice yoga, over 15 million Americans, and globally more than 250 million people.

Posted by Heather Ivany on May 11, 2015 in Health

Undressing the Dressing

Ahhhh! Spring is in the air and the colour green is starting to fill the valley. This is one of my favourite months – absolutely nothing to do with it being my birthday month (insert cheeky smile).

Posted by Krissi Hyland on May 03, 2015 in Health

Frozen Landscapes

I don’t make a lot of lists, but I do keep a running tally of my favourite frozen places as I visit them. There are a few that have been bumped off the list and many still to discover, but here’s my top five right now:

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Mar 25, 2015 in Health


Fernie’s Griz reminds me of a more wild, rugged version of ourselves. This month’s recipe is inspired by the Griz for its snow-like appearance and wild concept: cauliflower rice.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Mar 19, 2015 in Health

Action for the Sake of Action

Stephen Mitchell’s rendition of the Bhagavad Gita contains this excerpt: “Act with no thought of results, open to success or failure. This equanimity is yoga.” Ah, if only. I have a longing for this state when I read this passage.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Mar 14, 2015 in Health

Is There Value in Doing a Spring Cleanse?

There are toxins all around us - in the air, in our water, in the food that we eat - and our bodies have an elaborate detoxification and elimination system that helps to neutralize these toxins, and clear them out of our bodies to preven

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Mar 14, 2015 in Health

Over the Hill

Fernie is a ski town and it is filled with talented skiers and snowboarders. I am neither. I can ski and I can snowboard.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Mar 05, 2015 in Health

Get Up Offa That Thing!

Before you begin reading, you may want to download James Brown’s “Get Up Offa That Thing” and hit play because this is all about how to get up and get moving!

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Mar 01, 2015 in Health

A Quick Trip to Oz

On a suitably damp and drizzly day last October I found myself with a few hours to re-discover the Emerald City. This jewel of the north – also known as Seattle – has many charms and secrets.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Feb 25, 2015 in Health

Be Kind to Your Heart - Cardiovascular Health

February is a month that gives us the opportunity to celebrate love and empathy with its most notable holiday, Valentine’s Day.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Feb 22, 2015 in Health

Relating Empathy to Our Inner Sensitivity

Often the feelings of compassion, empathy and vulnerability are labelled as soft or even meek.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Feb 18, 2015 in Health