We created the health & wellness section on The Scoop to give you access to the best advice and places to help you achieve your health & fitness goals in Squamish, These articles are written by passionate locals to help you connect the hidden gems of Squamish.

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3 Simple Ways to Stay Grounded this Holiday Season

December is here and with it, comes the holiday season. The holidays can be a complex roller-coaster of emotion, with lots of excitement, social events and time spent with family. Although this time of year can be joyful and energizing, it can…
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What is Beautycounter and why it matters?

Warning, this is not really a post about yoga. Well at least it is not a post about yoga asana (the poses), pranayama (breath) or meditation, however, this is a post about the choices we make around the products we use, and spend our money on.…
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What is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra has my unwavering attention these days ૱ I seem to have created myself a healthy dose of attention deficit disorder. I attribute this self-diagnosed current state to the day to day single-mama, entrepreneur, hustle / hamster wheel…
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What Kind of Yoga is This?

We get so wrapped up in knowing something us humans. We love a good label. We think that it helps us to understand, if we know something definitively, then we are able to put it into a box. Even simple labels such as “good” and “bad”,…

Yoga Confessions

All of us who practice yoga regularly were once beginners. Stepping into a yoga studio for the first time can be intimidating. Stepping into any yoga studio for the first time can be very intimidating, new teachers, new community and a new space. I…
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Local Spotlight: Shala Yoga

Shala Yoga opened for business in the hopes of creating a love for yoga in the hearts and minds of fellow Squamish residents. The studio focuses not just on hosting yoga classes with talented instructors but also on building a true relationship…
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Yoga and the Culture of Nice

Yoga is the practice of creating or yoking a union between body & mind, bringing you more into alignment with your big “S” self. The ethical principles/restraints of yoga speak to: Being kind to yourself and others (ahimsa), being…