Health and Wellness

Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat above Ainsworth Hot Springs
Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat above Ainsworth Hot Springs
Health and Wellness
By John Bowden, Cover Photo: Mountain Trek Resort Paradise on Kootenay Lake Already known as North America’s Best Ski Town and Canada’s Best Small Arts Town, the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region can add Top Resort in Canada to its bookshelf. Happily, we’re still the same small-town charming... Read More
Shopping Nelson
Shopping Nelson
Health and Wellness
“If anyone can do this, Nelson can.” That is the spirit behind the plastic bag by-law that Claire Hitchman proposes. Karen MacDonald, Public Works supervisor for the city of Nelson emphasized that message of optimism recently during a meeting of by-law supporters. Joining a Worldwide... Read More
Mountain Trek
Mountain Trek
Health and Wellness
Defining Mountain Trek I’m not the first person to say that Mountain Trek, located just above Ainsworth Hot Springs in British Columbia, is world-class and life changing. But I am probably the first person to acknowledge that the fitness training and nutritional information... Read More
Health and Wellness
The Scotiabank MS Bike West Kootenay Glacier Challenge Why should you cycle alongside Kootenay Lake this August 22nd? Why should you then continue the next day and cycle along forested highways to Salmo? Because you can. If you can do it, if training to ride for MS Bike is something you are... Read More
wheel chair basketball
wheel chair basketball
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Kootenay Spirit Festival - Nelson September 12-14th 2014 I had been invited to teach at the Kootenay Spirit Festival in Nelson many many months ago when they were just formulating the concept of the idea.  I felt immediately an affirmative yes and was heartened by the idea that there would... Read More
Paddle Boarding
Paddle Boarding
Health and Wellness
We're in High Summer — Hot August Days, Long Warm Nights The beautiful hot summer days are upon us.   And so much to do! If you are looking for healthy things in Nelson, you don't need to look far: Shambhala this week, Hot August Nights next week. Fat Tire Festival coming soon... Read More
Gerick's Cycle
Gerick's Cycle
Health and Wellness
We are in Nelson for the BC Hockey Provincials with the Victoria Ice Hawks Pee Wee A team. We are here for the week and have lots of time to explore and enjoy Nelson in between games. We have found many amazing coffee shops, restaurants and stores as well as interesting things to do and see. We... Read More
Skinbliss Medi Spa
Skinbliss Medi Spa
Health and Wellness
SkinBliss Medi Spa is thrilled to announce that they'll be moving to an exciting new location! As of June 1, 2013, they'll be moving to #101-466 Josephine Street in Nelson (the old Araya Day Spa location). Perfect for visitors wanting to take some time to relax and rejuvenate their bodies, minds... Read More
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Health and Wellness
My wife and I decided to go up the road from Nelson BC for a little r 'n' r and spend the night at Ainsworth Hot Springs. It's a short 30 minute drive from our home, so a painless trip. We arrived in their newly renovated lobby which incidentally features some spectacular stonework. Next we settled... Read More
Kootenay Cup Skiing
Kootenay Cup Skiing
Health and Wellness
The Nelson Nordic Ski Club hosted an incredible Kootenay Cup event on January 27th, 2013 in Nelson, BC. Little wee skiers to adults of all ages, and all abilities, flooded the race track, walking, pushing, sliding and skate-skiing their way across the finish line. It was exciting watching everyone... Read More
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