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YOGA: EXERCISE OR SPIRITUAL PRACTICE?

Whether you live in a bustling urban center or quieter rural setting, you don’t have to look too hard to find a yoga studio. A 2014 research article from the International Journal of Yoga (which uses the abbreviation IJoY as part of their title) states that, “With origins in 5,000 B.C.E. India, yoga combines specific […]

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WHAT IS PILATES?

While yoga has become mainstream and many people have discovered its extensive health benefits, I want to talk with you about another wonderful exercise system called Pilates. The first thing with Pilates is that if people hear the name, they don’t know how to spell it and if they see the name they end up […]

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JUNE IS NATIONAL ATHLETIC THERAPY MONTH

In Canada, June is National Athletic Therapy Month. As many of you know, I’m both a Certified Athletic Therapist and a Chiropractor.  Some people still think that athletic therapists only treat elite athletes like professional hockey players or Olympic gymnasts. However, Athletic Therapy is for Everyone!  In my articles about exercise, I always recommend seeing a […]

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SUMMER RESOLUTIONS

Back in January, did you make any New Year’s Resolutions?  Have you been able to stay on track with the goals you set out for yourself?  If you’re like most people, exercising for health and weight loss was probably on your list.  However, when was the last time you actually looked at your list?  I […]

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