Fitness Studio SWEAT Vancity Launches in North Vancouver

Introducing a revolutionary TRX workout that empowers mind and body SWEAT Vancity is pleased to announce the grand opening of their premier fitness studio conveniently located at 130 – 400 Brooksbank Avenue, across from Park and Tilford Shopping Centre, in North Vancouver. Why SWEAT? Founded by Christine Maher and Kevin Banno, with the help of expert TRX Trainer Scott Kehoe and…

ROCK STEADY BOXING NOW AVAILABLE IN VANCOUVER TO HELP PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE “FIGHT BACK”

    Rock Steady Boxing (RSB), a safe and effective non-contact boxing training program designed for people with Parkinson’s disease, has launched it’s first ever program in Vancouver, BC. With 200 affiliate programs worldwide, RSB is gaining momentum as an empowering form of physical activity aimed to delay the progression, lessen the symptoms and improve the quality of life…

2nd annual Camp Challenge in Squamish brings 180 campers to raise $212,622 for Easter Seals BC

More than 150 campers from across the Lower Mainland took over Camp Squamish on Saturday for the second annual Camp Challenge, British Columbia’s only charity sports day for adults. Created in 2015, Camp Challenge is the reinvention of the Easter Seals longstanding 24 Hour Relay event. Like the 24 Hour Relay, Camp Challenge focuses on…

#MarketMonday Vancouver Farmers Markets to move Yaletown Farmers Market to Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza

After three successful years, Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) will be moving its Yaletown Market at 1200 Mainland to Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza (649 Cambie Street at Georgia) in June of this year, the non-profit organization announced today. VFM made the decision to relocate the market after a small group of Yaletown merchants filed a lawsuit against…

Discover the Best of Two Cities with boutique Magnolia Hotel & Spa  and Loden Hotel

  Experience Vancouver and Victoria in award-winning style Experience a dual destination package from two of Canada’s highest-rated boutique hotels. Just in time for the first long weekend of summer, Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is collaborating with fellow Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice winner the Loden Hotel in Vancouver, to offer the ‘Best of…

Siena Restaurant Supports Men’s Cancer Initiatives with Balls

  Even the strongest man is sensitive and vulnerable in some parts.  That’s why, from Tuesday, April 26th until Thursday, May 12th 2016, Siena will offer a special Balls-themed menu as a men’s cancer fundraiser.  The restaurant will donate $7.00 from the sale from each prix-fixe “Balls” menu to the Canadian Cancer Society, BC and…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …

City Side Winery Presents The Wellness Room

  City Side Winery (Vancouver’s newest and hottest venue!) is announcing the upcoming opening of The Wellness Room—a concept that asks us to view the space as an extension of our own living rooms, encouraging a unique social culture for those residing in or visiting the Olympic Village. Details Powered by Commodity Juicery and featuring…

Earthsave Sponsors Dairy-Free Living Event

As residents of Vancouver become increasingly more health conscious and collectively inch closer to adopting new green initiatives and firm environmental standpoints, the demand for public education grows, too. One such area of interest, is dairy-free living. Dairy-Free Living Earthsave Canada has decided to step-up and meet public demand, offering a half day course that includes…

Wellness Show Wrap-Up

The 24th annual Wellness Show is devoted to helping all of us achieve a balanced, holistic and healthy life. This year’s show, which ran from February 12-14, focused on Healthy Families, and featured a variety of stage workshops and hands-on fun for young and old alike. There was much to explore on the show floor. Aside from…

Auberge Hotel’s Favourite Traditional Foods for The Year of the Monkey

According to Chinese tradition, not only do certain foods play an important role in the celebration of the Lunar New Year, they also have special significance. In order to ensure an awesomely auspicious dose of happiness, prosperity and good fortune in the Year of the Monkey (beginning February 8th), sample some of these foods to…

Top Wellness Trends for 2016

In the world of wellness, it’s important to keep an eye on upcoming trends. While it’s great to have a routine of eating, sleeping, stress management and exercise that works well for individuals, it’s also fascinating to see what new options there are out there. Could you, for example, discover something new that will make…

Transcendental Meditation Centre

Grand Opening of Vancouver Transcendental Meditation Centre   The Vancouver Transcendental Meditation Centre is proud to announce the grand opening of its long-awaited new facility in the Cambie-Broadway Neighbourhood at 328 West 8th Avenue. Join them on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10am for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Between 11am-3pm, they will have an Open…

Surrey Hospital Gala – Bollywood Ball

Bollywood Ball Looks to the Future   Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation to complete Project Eye initiative with first-ever gala On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Project Eye, a campaign to prevent blindness from retinal disease, will culminate in the inaugural Bollywood Ball, presented by Bausch + Lomb. The object of Project Eye is to equip BC’s newest…

#FPLETSMOVE VANCOUVER

 Free People is celebrating its second annual #FPLETSMOVE Event  Location: The Pipe Shop at the Shipyards – 115 Victory Ship Way, Vancouver BC V7L 0E1 About: Check out Free People’s newest FP Movement collection and join us for an evening of boot camp with Sweaty and Fit, assistance from Chrystal Pearl, music by DJ Yurie, light bites…