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by / on July 4, 2012 at 8:07 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

S’UP? Yoga…

Waikiki is for surfers. From the minute the sun peeks over the horizon in the morning to when it dips down over the mountains in the evening, they are there. Waiting. For that ubiquitous and yet elusive next wave. They are poetry in motion. Their bodies may be the finest display of core training there is (without a single abdominal [...]

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by / on June 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in HOTEL

Shaw Fest Best

Ragtime is playing at the Shaw Festival Theatre in Niagara on the Lake this year and as White Oaks Resort is one of their tourism partners, I was lucky enough to get an invite to their Tourism Night! I love musicals of any kind, being a former music student, back in my youth…way back, I might add. Yes, way, way [...]

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by / on June 22, 2012 at 4:05 pm / in SPA

Summer Skin Shine

Summertime is the undisputed seasonal champ for kicking-back and relaxing. The warm weather, the longer days, and the glorious sun!  For Canadians, after a long winter hibernation, summer sun is more anticipated than the next iPhone release. And as you spend hours basking in its warm glow outside, whether lounging or playing, your skin is being exposed to some not [...]

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by / on June 18, 2012 at 7:55 pm / in DINING, INSPIRE

Patio Mojo

Can you feel it? The need to get outside and take in all the rays, breezes, buzzing and chirping possible? Outdoor living is hotter that ever. I think, mainly because of all of the cool furniture and décor you can buy, but also because of global warming (so do cut down on those disposable plates). I resisted the outdoor mega-trend [...]

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by / on June 4, 2012 at 7:30 am / in HOTEL

Return of the Daredevil

Feel as if you’re having trouble finding balance in your life? Try trading places with Nik Wallenda. On June 15, Wallenda, the 33-year old Florida stuntman will saunter across the Niagara gorge, from the U.S. to the Canadian side, balancing on a two-inch wide tightrope. Although there have been other tightrope walkers who’ve challenged Niagara, none have gone straight across [...]

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by / on May 30, 2012 at 7:37 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Meant to Run

We were meant to run! Now that spring has arrived and it’s getting a little nicer outside, more people feel like enjoying the outdoors by going for a nice jog. Many people, on the other hand, don’t want to run, because it puts too much stress on the knees, there’s too much pounding, or they give some other excuse of [...]

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by / on May 21, 2012 at 8:02 am / in HOTEL

Lure of the Links

Each summer in the Niagara as the weather grows warm, the lure of the links finds itself in full swing in Canada’s Golf Capital. With over 50 great courses to choose from, including a variety of skill levels from Par 3 beginner’s to several championship level courses, there is a perfect fit for every golfer. For the casual yet demanding [...]

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by / on May 18, 2012 at 11:44 am / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

WO Magazine – Behind the Scenes

Putting together the WO Magazine for the fitness club is always a learning experience for our team. I wanted to share some of the more interesting things we learned this edition (Spring 2012) that were too weird, irrelevant or idiotic to make it into the actual pages of the magazine. So check this out…you know how chef’s do this great [...]

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by / on May 8, 2012 at 4:30 pm / in INSPIRE

For the Birds

Everyone gets pumped up about blooms and blossoms this time of year. Don’t get me wrong… I love to see the first bulbs poking up their pretty heads, but I don’t think I will ever tire of watching chubby little robin red breast hop and scurry around the lawn in search of worms and dryer lint. This in itself is [...]

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by / on May 3, 2012 at 11:12 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Rock Your World with the “ViPR”



What is the ViPR? Well, if you have ever had the pleasure of packing up and moving yourself then you will kind of know what the ViPR would feel like! The last thing you want to pick up are the carpets that you have rolled up and taped – you lean them up against the wall and two people are [...]

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