Why You Should Practice the Art of Mindful Yoga

In today’s fast-paced world, where stress and anxiety often take the front seat, finding a way to maintain balance and inner peace is crucial. That’s where mindful yoga comes in. It’s not just another exercise routine; it’s a holistic approach to better mental and physical health.

Here, we’ll explore the key reasons why incorporating mindful yoga into your life can be a game changer.

Stress Relief

Firstly, let’s talk about stress relief.

Mindful yoga is a powerful tool for managing stress. The combination of physical poses, controlled breathing, and…

What is Athletic Therapy and When Should You See a Therapist

Athletic therapy is a healthcare profession that focuses on preventing, assessing, and treating injuries for athletes and physically active individuals. It’s all about getting you back in the game or back to your daily activities as safely and quickly as possible.

Athletic therapists use a combination of clinical and field skills to care for their patients, ensuring a complete approach to rehabilitation.

Athletic Therapy Explained

It’s worth mentioning that athletic therapy is not just for elite athletes; rather, it’s for anyone who experiences injuries from their …

A Closer Look at James Kim

James has been a loyal member of the Wixxy Sports Community for several years. His passion lies in playing Squash where he actively participates in both Singles and Doubles games.

He cherishes the community and camaraderie he’s built through engaging in squash at the club, highlighting the sport’s role not just in physical fitness but in fostering social connections and a sense of belonging.

His long-standing membership is a testament to the enduring appeal of the club and the sport he loves.

Who is James Kim?

James Kim is an entrepreneur in the Canadian …

How to Overcome the Feeling of Gymtimidation

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of returning to the gym is entirely normal, especially for those just beginning their fitness journey or coming back after a break.

In fact, “gymtimidation” is a common sentiment, with an Ipsos poll revealing that 40% of Canadians feel intimidated by gym environments due to concerns about being watched, not knowing what to do, or fear of injury.

However, it’s important to remember that everyone starts as a beginner. Access to friendly trainers, diverse equipment, and a supportive community can significantly reduce this anxiety and motivate continued training. Regular…

How to Manage Your Expectations When It Comes to Losing Weight

If you’re struggling to kickstart a healthier lifestyle, then chances are, you might be facing common roadblocks like unrealistic expectations or inconsistent routines.

That said, it’s worth noting that sustainable weight loss is more than just a diet or exercise fad; it requires a holistic approach that nurtures both your body and mind.

The Key to Achieving Weight Loss

Achieving weight loss largely hinges on maintaining a caloric deficit. However, if the bulk of your day is spent outside the gym contemplating your diet, too drastic a caloric cut can lead to negative feelings …

Footless Flamenco Dance Classes

Dive into the captivating world of Flamenco Dance at our vibrant in-person event at The Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement in Toronto, Canada. This session is a unique opportunity to explore the passionate art of Flamenco, focusing on the upper body movements.

In December, we’re offering Footless Flamenco, an experience that shifts attention away from footwork and towards the expressive power of arms, hands, torso, and breath.

We’ll explore elements like skirt handling, palmas, and potentially even castanets.

For this class, you’ll need the following:

New Moon Party

Immerse yourself in the mystical allure of our New Moon Party, a celebration under the stars where the absence of the moon’s glow sets the stage for a night of introspection and community.

This event embraces the powerful energy of the new moon which is recognized as a time for setting intentions, embracing new beginnings, and manifesting positivity.

Your evening includes:

Tea and Cookies – Enjoy warm beverages and treats as part of the experience.

Moon-Based Yin Yoga – Participate in a yoga sequence designed to align with the lunar energy.

Group …

Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit

Join us in a small group setting to explore the captivating world of aromatherapy. Here, you can learn the basics of how our sense of smell works, the actions, origins, and blending techniques of essential oils, and the art of perfumery.

You also get to dive into the hands-on experience of mixing and blending. Understand the properties of carrier oils as well as the art of diffusing, perfuming, and crafting mojo oils.

Throughout the workshop, you’ll sample dozens of essential oils and learn to identify their key properties related to body, mind, and spirit based on the parts of the plant used.


DIY Aromatherapy Incenses

Delve into the world of incense, from ancient traditional uses prescribed by divine entities to modern local indigenous practices and even love magic found in dollar stores.

In our workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to create your own custom incense sticks using blends of 100% essential oils.

Join us again in two days between 6:30 and 7:30 PM to package and label your now-dried incense creations. Under the guidance of Tracey, a knowledgeable and enthusiastic teacher, you’ll not only craft your own incense but also learn valuable insights into self-care and family wellness.

As a participant, you…

WITB: Red Music Rising Presents

Red Music Rising, which was initiated in August 2020 in collaboration with APTN, stands as a comprehensive music company, encompassing a full-service artist management and record label.

Uniquely owned and operated entirely by Indigenous individuals, its mission is deeply rooted in nurturing and developing enduring, robust careers for Indigenous artists and industry professionals, aiming for long-term sustainability and success.

Here are the artists you can expect to see during the event:

Classic Roots

Classic Roots, the stage name of Joshua DePerry, resonates as the …