fitness

A call back in the fall of 2006 asking Sarah Ingram​ if she'd like to share her passion about fitness and educating people about how to be their healthiest self. Now 11 years later, she writes her 133rd column, and her last.

“Rest is a weapon” is the mantra of Jason Bourne and people who “go hard” often end up recovering from overuse injury or struggling with plateaus, stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition, and bad exercise habits. AKA burnout.

November is a good time to reflect on the season and recharge your batteries. You never know what you are going to get for weather this month or what activities will be available. Skiing, hiking or biking, maybe all three?

Event Date: 
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Meet at the old Fas (No) Gas for a fun (beside the Aquatic Centre) for a 10km loop in Montane. Dress up, head lamps and post-run beers required. A fun loop, with a few surprises along the way. Plus prizes for best dressed, so crack open that tickle trunk!

(Entire event inspired by Ana Theresa and her love of fun, adventurous times, in questionable outfits.)

Event Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017

For the Curious and Serious. The mind is the brain in action, and to understand the workings of the mind, we must first understand the brain. Learn the physiological workings of the human brain and its partner, the nervous system, dissect the conscious and subconscious states of mind, and begin to recognize unconscious patterns and programs. From this understanding you will gain the tools to learn how to guide students into clearer states of receptivity.

Major topics include but are not limited to:

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: 

"There is such joy in being a vessel of another person".

Let us share your journey of becoming a mother, whether its the shift from Maiden to Mother or widening Your Family Circle! Learn tips to move through labour, an ancient primal process that embodies the feminine wholly.

Prenatal class will:

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Essential Yoga Studio for fun and playful drop-in Family Yoga classes!

Saturdays from 2-3pm (all ages over 2 yrs) 

No prior yoga experience or pre-registration required.
All levels are welcome.

* Children must be at least 2yrs old to participate

Sign up online now.

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday 5 times.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time: 
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Yoga for Teen Girls starting up this fall. Learn to tools to help you chill out physically and emotionally. Yoga helps to control the emotions of the teenage years as well as helping with strength building and flexibility.

Tuesdays at 3:45-4:45pm
5-week session starting Sept 12th, $45.

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday 5 times.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, October 9, 2017
Time: 
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Learn how to do yoga postures correctly with other newbies! 

  • Work in a smaller environment
  • Learn from an experienced teacher
  • Learn postures correctly, without creating bad habits.
  • Work in a non-intimidating environment
  • Boost your energy level holistically
  • Create a healthy lifestyle

Duration: 5 Weeks 
Mondays at 7:30pm-8:30pm, starting September 11th.

The cost is $75 or receive early bird pricing until August 28, $65.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 
3:00pm - 7:00pm

Soar Studios invites you to their grand re-opening.

Now featuring spin, yoga and fitness. 3 Studios, 2 Doors, 1 Movement. Free classes, giveaways and the Chopstick Truck and Stock Juice will be on site. 15% off all merchandise.