A little of what you fancy does you good

A little of what you fancy does you good – as my grandmother used to say. And that’s exactly it.  A little.  And enjoy it. The harm comes from guilt.  If you are thinking “Oh, I shouldn’t be doing this” as you eat your favourite dessert, then those negative thoughts cause your body to be flooded with negative emotions, whereas if you are enjoying every single spoonful and savouring every mouthful, the body’s response is very...

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Use Colour

Change of season – what does it mean for you?  Do you rub your hands with glee and plan Thanksgiving, Halloween and Christmas or fall into a deep depression at the demise of summer, muttering “Humbug”? Personally, I feel like hibernating.  Until the sun comes out again and all is forgiven.  Unfortunately, most of the sun we see in Vancouver tends to be of the liquid variety with grey, overcast days.  And to me grey is not a...

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Are You a Lone Wolf or Team Player?

Teaching the Monday morning Wellness class at Pure Vibe this morning, it occurred to me that, especially as women, we get our best results through collaboration.  We can be competitive within that collaboration, however, it’s by working together we get the best results.  We come to the class as individuals, each with our own issues and challenges and with a common unifying goal – to get fitter and healthier.  By joining the class in the...

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Ready for a World Premiere

Ready for a world premiere? We think it might be. Christine Kay Wellness meets Pure Vibe Whole Body Vibration with Body Rolling.  We’re combining the principles of both to come up with a powerful exercise session (especially appealing to those who hate to exercise!) The classes at Pure Vibe that I’ll be teaching are the morning Wellness classes where we focus on balance and flexibility as the core components of fitness.   Holding good...

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New adventure

  This week is the start of an exciting new adventure and not a path I was expecting.  The opportunity popped up and so after some intensive training, I’m joining Pure Vibe on West Broadway to teach their morning Wellness class. See their newsletter and schedule here. The Wellness class is a mix of fitness, yoga and massage and is designed to improve balance, strength and flexibility.  My intention for the class is for you to take 20...

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