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

Run, Flow, Dance – Vancouver Health & Wellness Events in July 2018

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Summer is running season in Vancouver, and it is with some personal irony that this month’s wellness events list is mostly run related.  The reason I say this is because I am not a runner. At all. But that’s the beauty of Vancouver, there’s something for everyone. And for my fellow non-runners, don’t worry, there’s some fun outdoor activities happening for us as well!

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Run, Flow, Dance – Vancouver Health & Wellness Events in July 2018

Celebrate the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver on June 21

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With a resolution that noted “the importance of individuals and populations making healthier choices and following lifestyle patterns that foster good health.”, on December 11, 2014, the United Nations proclaimed June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. As a city whose population heartily enjoys following such a lifestyle, Vancouver has some om-worthy events for you to attend on June 21st!

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Celebrate the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver on June 21

Free Outdoor Yoga Returns to Vancouver for the summer

Outdoor Yoga Kitsilano

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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

The Everest Obstacle at Tough Mudder Whistler | Image via Google

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

April 2018 Health & Wellness Events in Vancouver

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From art and apparel to yoga and food, and everything in between, health and wellness has many sides in Vancouver. Here are some events for the rest of April to appeal to your mind, body, and soul – all indoors, in case you aren’t used to the rain that makes our mountains and parks so green!

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April 2018 Health & Wellness Events in Vancouver

Say “Namast-eh” for Canada Day at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet is calling all yogis to join them to say namast-eh as part of their Canada Day celebrations. On July 1st, 500 yogis dressed in white will return to participate in Canada’s 150th birthday in true Vancouver fashion at the centre. This event is open to anyone wishing to downward-dog and say “Namast-eh?” for Canada. The iconic Lolë White Tour has taken place at major world sites and landmarks including the Eiffel Tour and Central Park.

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Say “Namast-eh” for Canada Day at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet