Posts by: Ian

Back(pun intended)story:

Back(pun intended)story:

In 2002, I was 33 and living in The Philippines in Davao, a city in the southern province of Mindanao.  I’d been hired to work as a personal trainer at a gym in a local hotel, guiding the management of…

Spring = Yoga in the Valley!

Spring = Yoga in the Valley!

A few long weekend snapshots taken by Tavia, down in the Humber Valley, a few minutes walk away from our studio… Bound and balanced – Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana   Opening up and out – Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana   Everything looks…

Spring Shiatsu/Yoga Special

Spring Shiatsu/Yoga Special

Until May 15, 2013, save $80 off our regular rates, with a 5-week combined Shiatsu and Yoga program. You’ll receive 5 hours* of dedicated yoga instruction, and 3, 1-hour shiatsu treatments, all for $255. This package provides an excellent means…

A Running Meditation

A Running Meditation

When I left earlier this afternoon to embark on a 6 or so km run around the Humber Downside-Upside Loop, I was mostly contemplating getting my semi-hibernated body out for a combination of some much needed brisk movement and sunshine. …

Winter Care, Brown Rice Congee Recipe

Winter Care, Brown Rice Congee Recipe

We are the only animals on the planet, who, by-and-large tend to go against our seasonal instincts. We eat cold foods in the winter and expect to maintain the same pacing that we do during warmer days… Just shy of…

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

Please note that in the coming weeks we will be closed from December 20 to December 26, as well as December 31 and January 1. We would like to thank you for your patronage and support over 2012, and we…

Groupon Deal of the Day!

Groupon Deal of the Day!

We’re this week’s Groupon Deal of the Day – a great discount for our existing clientele, and if you have yet to give us a try, now’s your chance to do so at 50% off! The deal runs through until…