Snow Bikers: Fat Tires Not Fat Heads

“Winter is for skiing! Spring, summer and fall are for biking.” My black and white mantra persisted until I got my first taste of riding King Kong tires three years ago.

Posted by Troy Nixon on Oct 16, 2015 in Health

Do Something that Scares You

Five progressions to get you rocking the chin up, one of the most satisfying yet intimidating exercises in the gym.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Oct 16, 2015 in Health


What creates fear? It could be anything, a raised voice, risk of financial insecurity, physical pain, emotional hurt, even a simple conversation can send someone into a tailspin of anxiety or panic.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Oct 06, 2015 in Health

A French Immersion Tour by Bike

Travel can be education all of its own, from the planning right through the experience to the memories.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Sep 25, 2015 in Health


A four-week “personal best” plan with a few simple exercises to get you going this fall.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Sep 20, 2015 in Health

Back to School

The return of children to school provides the opportunity for parents to catch up on some time for themselves. After several months of abandoning our inside routines of gyms, classes and workouts, September invites the forgotten routines back. For some, this comes with rebellion and clinging to our spontaneous selves.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Sep 13, 2015 in Health

Pass the Sugar, Muffin

Krissi shares her Harvest Muffins with Zucchini, Carrot and Apple and her quick Apple Sauce recipes - great snacks for your kids!

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Sep 05, 2015 in Health

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