8 Reasons to Try SUP Yoga in Vancouver

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We’re already past the halfway point of summer, but you still have time to get outside and soak up the Vancouver sun. Change up your fitness routine with a workout that marries yoga and being out on the water: stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga.

A challenging yet peaceful style of yoga, SUP yoga is a fantastic and different way to enjoy being out on the water. Here are eight reasons to try SUP Yoga and where you can find your SUP zen in the city.

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8 Reasons to Try SUP Yoga in Vancouver

5 Breathtaking Spots for a Blissful Outdoor Yoga Practice in Vancouver

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Who doesn’t want to complement their yoga practice with a epic view and West Coast fresh air? Whether solo, or with a friend or two, if you’re looking to bring your yoga practice outside, Vancouver has some excellent spots for you to unroll your mat and experience some summer bliss!

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5 Breathtaking Spots for a Blissful Outdoor Yoga Practice in Vancouver

Your July Guide to Health and Wellness Events in Vancouver

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Summer is here and the time is right… for getting outside in Vancouver! Check out these wellness related events happening for the month of July. (And remember to slather on that sunscreen!)

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Your July Guide to Health and Wellness Events in Vancouver

Goat Yoga is Back in Vancouver: 3 Reasons You Need to Try It

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Yep, you read right. Goat yoga. It’s back for it’s third season, and if you haven’t already tried it, what are you waiting for? Get ready to have a unique yoga class where social goats will join you for downward dog… errr goat. Here are three reasons to find your zen in an outdoor setting that will stoke your playful side and leave you feeling refreshed!

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Goat Yoga is Back in Vancouver: 3 Reasons You Need to Try It

5 Amazing Summer Yoga Experiences You Can Only Get in Vancouver

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When visiting Vancouver, it would be a shame not to take advantage of how much this city loves yoga. A variety of yoga styles are offered at our world-class studios around the city, and summer provides the opportunity for some unique venues and experiences for both a first-time and experienced yogi. So whether you want to brighten your day up, or wind your day down, check out what we’ve got for you this summer!

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5 Amazing Summer Yoga Experiences You Can Only Get in Vancouver

Free Outdoor Yoga Returns to Vancouver for the summer

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Starting on June 1, 2018, free outdoor yoga will be returning to Vancouver and expanding into Downtown and Granville Island in addition to the original Kits Beach and Main Street locations.

As can be expected from Vancouver, the outdoor yoga movement in this city is one of the best in the world. Last year almost 9,000 people participated in the free outdoor yoga program, this year – with two new locations – that number will get even higher!

This summer, Mat Collective will be hosting free outdoor classes around Vancouver every day of the week. Let’s just repeat that, for those who missed the awesomeness of that statement: free yoga classes. every day of the week. outdoors. So this summer, you’ll be able to do your sun salutations under the actual sun any day of the week, for free. How great is that!?

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Free Outdoor Yoga Returns to Vancouver for the summer

Vancouver Health & Wellness Events to Attend in June 2018

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It might not be the official first day of summer yet, but the season is showing off with its warm temperatures and sunshine. Which means more outdoor activities on offer in my beautiful city! Here is my download of next month’s wellness events (outdoor and indoor) – I can’t wait for you to check them out!

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Vancouver Health & Wellness Events to Attend in June 2018