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3 TIPS FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY SUMMER

Summer is here! Now that we’ve managed to get through the craziness of the end of the school year (which can be super busy whether you have kids in school or not) we’re looking forward to the next two months of summer bliss. At least, that’s the image we have in our heads. However, the reality is, summer bliss isn’t just going to happen on its own. Like anything we want to achieve or create in our lives, we have to plan and take action steps to make it happen. In this article I’m going to share with you 3 simple but amazing tips to help you create a happy and healthy summer for you and your family! For example, did you know that research has shown at least 11 major health benefits to spending time outdoors?

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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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