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Issue: 2018-02-28, PHOTO: courtesy of Ann Asquith

At the age of 50, with a strong recommendation from a friend, I took my first Pilates class. I was an immediate convert, and became a fully certified Stott Pilates Teacher within the year. Fourteen years later, I run a Pilates studio in Granger... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2018-01-17, PHOTO: franchiseopportunitiesphotos on Foter.com

Fellow gym heroes, this an article for you - or for anyone who wants to take their fitness to the extreme level. I am going to go over a circuit obstacle course that’s easy to create, but will challenge you... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Ann Asquith

Looking for a way to liven up your fitness routine and de-stress while you build flexibility, core strength, and all-over muscles? Pilates might be just what your life is missing.In this series, certified Pilates teachers from The Studio, located... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-09-13, PHOTO: courtesy of Mariela Burkett

Burpees are not something that I used to include in my regular workouts at all. I probably would have never come to know this awesome exercise along with its many variations, had it not been for my friend and burpee queen Mariela Burkett... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-08-02, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Want to do something this summer that you can brag to all your friends about? Its free, requires a small space and will improve your overall health. Welcome to your new summer activity called High Intensity Interval Training - otherwise known as... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Ron Pogue

In today’s world, it can be hard to feel comfortable in our own skin. This is, in part, due to a growing plague of diet and fitness advertisements hinting that our happiness stems from a leaner version of ourselves. These advertisements have... more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2017-04-05, Photo: courtesy of Ryan MacGillivray

Ryan MacGillivray has been sheep hunting for 10 years. Three years ago, he had the idea to start a boot camp for sheep hunters. He did this because he knew the participants in the camp would push him to train harder for the sheep hunting season. more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

What you eat and drink before a long run impacts your performance and your ability to recover, post race. If you’re looking to beat a previous time, or just finish, it’s important to focus on the fuel you are giving your body. more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Kim Melton

Ok, so when I hear the words “pelvic floor” the folks I think of are pregnant women and the elderly. It's also a term that has come up in yoga classes, usually in the context of maintaining strength en route to joining one of those groups of... more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: courtesy of Sandy McClintock

There are numerous ways to get into yoga - just ask any of the instructors at the newly-opened Soulstice Yoga Studio in Dawson City. One grew up doing sun salutations with her yoga-enthusiast mother; another took interest in hot yoga to improve... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: Troy Suzuki

Dawson City – get ready for yoga with Sabu Chaitanya. He’s on his way to instruct a full one-month intensive in the Klondike. The course begins June 6 and concludes on July 1 and it’s called an “intensive” for a reason. It’s a comprehensive... more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukon Energy

A new trend in hairstyles is likely to emerge in workplaces across the country during the first week of June: helmet hair. From May 30th to June 5th, Canadians will be hitting the pavement and the trails on their bikes as part of Bike to Work Week... more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The snow has come and gone… and come and gone again… but the heavy mist on the hillsides around the town – mists that last well past the morning and into the afternoon – tell their own story of seasonal change. Winter, as they say in Westeros, is... more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Tamara Neely

If you really think about it, you probably can remember several key life transforming walks that you’ve taken over the years. They may have been as short as a walk down a church aisle or a month long trek along El Camino de Santiago. more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-09-03 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

’When I mention my gym, it doesn’t have a basketball rim. My gym is the great outdoors, I share it with animals on all fours. I share my gym with the bear where there’s lots of fresh air. more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-07-16 PHOTO: Meagan Deuling

Aristotle wrote about happiness relating to the function of a thing fulfilling its form. He used more words. He was talking about the soul. Not much of the Aristotle I read stuck with me, but that did. It explains why I’ve always loved hopping... more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-06-18 PHOTO: by Darrell Hookey

Some people like to “hit” the gym, to “pump” iron for those “ripped” abs. See a theme, there? Yoga, on the other hand, is all about movement and breath. Fair or not, yoga has a reputation, in some circles, as an exercise for women. more

Health and Wellness

Crystal Light has become my new best friend. You see, you can take your mundane water right from the tap and, one powdery package later, you have one instant ticket to flavour country! Even as my two fingers scurry across the keyboard, my taste... more

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    Young women is engaged in yoga on seacoast on a sunset