Holiday Nut Nog

Christmas is my favourite time of year! You know in the cartoon version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas where the Grinch’s heart grew three sizes? I truly feel my heart grow and glow this time of year.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Dec 16, 2014 in Health

Roll Away Sore Muscles

My go-to recommendation for après-almost-any-activity is the foam roller.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Dec 16, 2014 in Health

Home for the Holidays

One of the wonderful things about Fernie is the warm welcome you feel from everyone you meet.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Dec 14, 2014 in Health

Symbolism in Yoga

When most people think of Yoga, what comes to mind is the physical practice of asanas or postures as a form of exercise. Too often, even with experienced students, the asanas are practiced with this singular thought in mind.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Dec 11, 2014 in Health

Enhancing Your Holiday Health

The holidays are such a wildly busy time for most of us and during these busy times, the first things that we tend to eliminate from our schedules are those that do the most to keep us healthy and strong.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Dec 04, 2014 in Health

Balancing Tension and Relaxation

The season of fall offers an invitation for us to balance the polarities between tension and relaxation.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Nov 27, 2014 in Health

11th Month, 11 Tips for Newcomers

As autumn turns to winter, Fernie gets to highlight her showcase season and legendary powder. Along with the snow, many newcomers arrive too.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Nov 27, 2014 in Health

A Greek Love Affair

Making a big trip as a young adult is a rite of passage in many countries.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Nov 23, 2014 in Health

The Flu “Shot”

The Flu “Shot” Immunity Elixir
10 cloves garlic
3 coin size pieces of ginger
Juice of 1 lemon
1 ½ Cups water

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Nov 19, 2014 in Health

30-Minute Kitchen Workout

Recently I found myself craving a good workout but was feeling “stuck at home” with my two kids, ages six and four.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Nov 13, 2014 in Health

Cold and Flu Prevention

While this is a beautiful time of year in Fernie, with changing colours, fresh mountain air, and the appearance of white peaks on the mountains, it is also the beginning of the dreaded cold and flu season.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Nov 05, 2014 in Health

Five Ways to Relax Your Way to Better Health

We talk so abstractly about "stress levels" and needing to get away for some "R and R" but don't always fully appreciate the impact that physical and emotional stress can have on our health, nor do we acknowledge the benefits that rest

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Oct 26, 2014 in Health

Take Savasana into the Everyday

Each time we roll out the mat and move our bodies, the sublime understanding is that our mat is like a mirror. How we perform on the mat is how we perform in life.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Oct 25, 2014 in Health

Escape to the City

Regardless of how much we all love winter, there are many Fernieites out there who crave milder temperatures when the snow starts flying and just can’t wait until the belated Fernie spring arrives.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Oct 22, 2014 in Health

Healthy Halloween

If your child takes off their monster costume and is still a little monster after Halloween, they are probably reacting to synthetic food dyes, artificial flavors or certain preservatives in the candy they collected.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Oct 21, 2014 in Health