Best for Your Body & Mind in 2018!
Don’t think of it as new year’s resolutions but a real shot at a lifestyle change! Our team shares their favourite eastbound places to strengthen, heal, fuel and connect this year. Make sure you take advantage of the special offers to make 2018 your best year ever!
Afterglow has become a Beach institution, offering both traditional and mixed discipline yoga practices – and typically to music (and amazing playlists at that!) Instructors always seem to have a way to tap into what you need – sweat, spirituality or something of both. Every age and discipline will find a happy home here. Mark Richards even booked a team yoga retreat there! (yup that’s us in the photo) Did we mention the shopping? Tuck that credit card in your yoga pants.
Bring in the newsletter to get one FREE class! Check out the amazing variety of classes from Power Flow, Vinyasa 101, Yin, Yoga HIIT, and much more…
Omega Health & Fitness
You want to be strong but sometimes you’re broken. Omega takes care of both. With an in-house clinic, expert therapists and personal trainers work together to develop a custom program within a group training. They train everyone from Olympic athletes to seniors in rehabilitation with their integrative approach to exercise science, sports medicine, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and nutrition. Agent Cera Dann credits Omega with keeping her together and strong no matter what is happening!
15% OFF any personal training packages at Omega.
*expires Feb 28TH, 2018 **new clients only
Torq has become a place of indoor cycling addiction for the eastbound masses. They have incredible instructors – including our very own agent Jenny Simon! Road riders off-season and cult spinners are equally at home at Torq. Ride to playlists that will move you and real time ride metrics that allow you to track your progress and tap into your competitive side.
New riders get 3 rides for $39!
Resilience was founded by Joshua, Andrew and Rolli on the principles of fitness and community – they offer tough, diverse, and fun workouts that facilitate authentic relationships and push members towards their health and fitness goals. If you’re looking to get fit within a super strong community of like-minded people, this is your place – look for our agent Eric Skogland on your first – he’ll definitely say hello J
Get one week FREE by bringing the newsletter! Resilience Fitness is a community that revolves around its incredibly motivating Group Training. Their training is extremely supportive and welcomes all levels of fitness.
If the anonymity of big box gyms isn’t your style and you want to work out where everyone knows your name, then Thomas Hefferman started Primal Movement for you. Located in Leslieville, this 8,000 sq. ft. gym offers something for everyone – open memberships, team training & classes, personal training and much more.
SPECIAL OFFER: 7 days FREE or 30 days for $30! – Unlimited Classes and Gym access to either Primal Movement or Primal MMA.
While mixed martial arts are nothing new, this specialized offshoot of Primal Movement is the best and only true MMA and BJJ gym in Leslieville. They offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Kickboxing, Russian Sambo, traditional boxing, wrestling, grappling and strength & conditioning. Maybe this is why our agent (and Primal member) Cameron Levitt is so calm and collected.
Sometimes you just need to hit something and you only have 30 minutes to do it. For the ultimate stress relief and fitness challenge, pop into 9 Round for a complete workout. During busy season this is Design & Client Care Manger, Parris McKenna’s go-to workout. Best of all, you can show up whenever you want – there are no set class times, trainers are always on-site and your workouts change every day so boredom isn’t even an option!
Farmacia Health Bar
Even with more options for food on the go, sometimes you just need something to heal you. Farmacia is THE place for smoothies, juices, power drinks and elixirs. Feed the soul, boost your heart, lungs, skin or immune system or just plain enjoy something incredibly awesome. Agent Nicole Lasko’s faves include the Sanna Banana with an immunity boosting elixir ‘Flu Shot’ and ‘Mineral Magic’ and the protein-laden power drink, Yoga Warrior.
20% OFF Personalized Detox Program Address ailments, cleanse and strengthen your liver, optimize your eating, & reboot your system!
*just bring in this newsletter to redeem!
Advanced Approaches Massage
Sometimes you’ve had enough of the workouts and just need to unwind everything. Agent Matt Olinski takes his himself to Advanced Approaches Massage. Choose your own adventure…you can go for the craniosacral, deep tissue, hot stone, reiki, shiatsu, Thai or aromatherapy massages.
Sweat & Soda
These guys have become a wicked fixture in the food AND healthy living in the east end with their mantra “motivating our community to eat well and get moving.” Incredible daily-made bowls, sandwiches and snacks, cold brew, tonica kombucha on tap. On top of that, every week they lead fitness activities such as runs, walks, and bike rides. Keep up to date on their facebook page @sweatandsoda for upcoming events or just ask our Design & Client Care Manager Samantha De Faria!
Sometimes the little ones need to get some exercise too! Design Manager Shannon Balm takes her crew to Sprouts in Leslieville to get the jumping beans out of them. They have an awesome 6,000 square foot facility with a gym and playground for drop-in as well as a full schedule of classes, camps and events.
The Big Carrot
When agent Sabrina Cameron is looking for something healthy for her busy family, she hits the Big Carrot but she won’t have to trek to the Danforth anymore! Located at Main and Kingston, there will soon be a new 6,300 square store offering their healthy options including organic, gluten-free, local and vegetarian/vegan. You will also be able to get natural body care, vitamins and an organic juice bar. Customers can also expect ‘a little Beach flair’ when the doors open early 2018!
Toronto Community Acupuncture
ToCA offers individualized acupuncture treatments from skilled practitioners in a safe, comfortable community setting. What you pay ($20-$40) is up to you as long as the amount allows you to come in often enough to feel great! Keep in mind the setting is in a communal, not private environment to encourage healing in a community. An amazing place that makes acupuncture accessible to all!