The Golden Age of Experiential Travel

[Image from Surf with Amigas]   The global backpacker community has lived it for decades (if not longer) and now everyone from family units and girls trips to couples on their honeymoon are looking for the type of travel that provides not just a tan, but an experience.   We were lucky enough to talk…

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Pen Pals – Philip Mak

Pen pals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s pen pal is Philip Mak, a freelance fashion writer who can be read regularly on the Huffington Post. He lives in Montreal’s Mile End neighbourhood with his partner, along with their two cats and…

Penpals – Haley Overland

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Haley Overland, the Social media Editor at Today’s Parent and the author of their Celebrity Candy blog. She’s also a yoga freak, chiclephobic  (so, do not ask her if she has any gum) and Clive Owen’s…

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The Cat’s Meow in Health Benefits When we’re trying to find ways to reduce stress, meditation and yoga come to mind pretty naturally. But did you know spending quality time with a furry friend also has stress relief and health benefits? That’s right. Benefits can include physical, mental and emotional improvements. Improve Your Mood Those…

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What’sup with SUP yoga Yoga is soothing, meditative and restorative. We also believe that yoga is a lot of fun and that we should treat our practice that way by mixing it up from time to time. Today more than ever there are so many different types of yoga to choose from. Recently we embarked…

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How to give yourself good head…massage A good head massage releases tension in the forehead and scalp areas while stimulating all your mental functions. On days when you feel you’re not firing on all cylinders try to give yourself a head or scalp massage. It only takes a minute or two to help get your…

Penpals – Bianca Venerayan

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Bianca Venerayan. She’s a writer by day and a foodie by night. Find her at blogTO and kastorandpollux.com or scarfing down a poutine on the sidewalk at 2 am —————————————————— Dear Clutch,   In the beginning I wanted…

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Favourite places to practice Summer has arrived and there’s no better place to meditate or practice yoga than outdoors. Sometimes the sun and the elements can be too much. If you’re looking for a balance between indoor and outdoor practice, keep these options in mind: In a Yurt What is a yurt you ask? It’s…

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Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was any great event. This Friday, June 6, SummerWorks Performance Festival is announcing their lineup at a Launch Party that will blow your mind, taste buds and art loving side. And all without totally breaking the bank. Whether you’re into trying something new or want to stick with what you…

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How to keep up your yoga practice even when travelling for business Our fearless leader, ClutchPR president Daniela Syrovy, is at Cannes Film Festival right now. But don’t think think her yoga practice is on hold because she’s out of town. As someone who travels regularly for work, Daniela’s mastered the art of taking her yoga practice on…

Penpals – Jen Kirsch

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Jen Kirsch, the Carrie Bradshaw of Toronto. ————————————— Dear Clutch, In the beginning I wanted to be an NHL hockey player. But then I realized I am a 5 foot girl. If I…

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Yoga Etiquette  Even the most seasoned of yogis can need a reminder about some yoga class do’s and don’ts. There’s nothing worse than being, or tolerating, the person waltzing in late, chomping on gum or chatting away as you try to get centred. We hold free yoga classes at ClutchPR every Wednesday at 6:15 pm. Here are the tips, tricks…

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We’re all big fans of coconut oil at the office. It’s great for your skin, hair, cooking and smoothies. But did you know it’s also great for your teeth? If you’re into yoga you may know Ayurvedic practices like oil pulling. If not, here it is. Oil pulling 101.     The practice of oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic tradition. The…