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Combat Caregiver Fatigue: Breath, Move, Stretch & Present Moment Awareness

One of my clients shared this great post about incorporating movement while caregiving. As Erica Hornthal, writes “”you can only provide care when you yourself are at your best. You must take care of your health in order to support others around you.” This is so true!!! We have all heard this but what are […]

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Kids Yoga Camp

Kids Yoga Camp.

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Back Pain – learn 3 simple ways to ease your back pain

Living with back pain is not pleasant Ease your back pain with these simple 3 ways: 1. Good Posture. Do a posture check by placing one hand on your low back and the other hand on your belly to feel if you are standing or sitting up with a long straight back. Sitting increases the […]

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Stressed? Learn effective tools to help.

STRESSED? You are not alone. A 2005, statistic Canada survey found ?85% of Canadians who reported feeling stressed. More women?reported feeling stressed in Waterloo region. Similarly, a new study says women in Waterloo Region are stressed out. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives conducted a study that revealed the best and worst cities to be […]

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3 X 7 Hospital Yoga Poses

Hospitals can be stressful place, especially since most of us only go there when a loved one is not well. While you are there supporting a loved one in the hospital, try doing some yoga to help?pass the time and great rid of some stress. 1. Breathing Deeply. Sitting up tall. Inhale and fill your […]

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Stop Stopping and Believe

What is stopping you from achieving your dreams? ?If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door? ? Milton Berle This?weeks?quotes and Randy Taylor’sApr 15, 2014 “Why?” all share one message- Go get your dream. The recipe is here for you: ?Dream, Stop Stopping, Believe and Take Action Dream.?Try it, open your mind and dream. “Dare to […]

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Golf Fit 4 Key Elements to Improve your Game

Over the years, my golfing clients have shared, “my golf??game has improved”, “I am able to now stay out playing golf longer”, “my back pain has decreased” and some even say, “I no longer have any back pain”. It is simple. Just three?key elements to improve your golf game through Innovative Wellness?”Golf Fit” program: stretching, […]

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TACKLE STRESS RIGHT WITH THESE 4 EASY TIPS

TACKLE STRESS RIGHT?WITH THESE 4 EASY TIPS Are you needing to tackle your stress right now? If so, here are 4 quick and easy tips. 1. Breathe. Breathing techniques counter the stress response by kicking int he relaxation response..?Try ?”Purse Lips” -?blow out through the lips (sound like a horse but you will feel better). […]

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Let’s Talk about Mental Health & Clara Hughes

Let’s Talk, about Mental Health, Clara Hughes spokesperson and 6 time gold Olympian ?road into KW March 20, 2014 on her Big Ride across Canada. Clara?shares openly about her struggles with mental health, the importance of reaching out for help and reducing the stigma. Clara shared her goal of having the ministry see the need […]

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Are you Stretching Correctly?

Flexibility is important at all ages, especially as you age. It helps you move better. In fact, the American College of Sports Medicine. The ACSM recommends stretching each of the major muscle groups at least two times a week. However, it is important that you do not force a stretch and go into pain. There […]

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