eating is the hard part

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Open Up and Om – #30 – David Mah, Donny Jewell, Jamie Klassen; New Grizzly Rules
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Open Up and Om – #30 – David Mah, Donny Jewell, Jamie Klassen; New Grizzly Rules
Well, guess who is back for a recap of the Grizzly Ultra Marathon. After 5 weeks off, I joined Jamie, Dave, and Donny on the 53KM Ultra located in Canmore, Alberta. This time, there was better communication and no bears! You can find Dave, Donny and Jamie on the Instagrams (@dmah_yeg) (@jewelldon...
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Open Up and Om – #29 – Jenn Clara & Scott Bereza; The Vegan Yoga Diaries
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Open Up and Om – #29 – Jenn Clara & Scott Bereza; The Vegan Yoga Diaries
Jenn Clara was one of the first people I ever wanted on the podcast, and it finally happened! She holds a special place in my heart after we got to know each other at the yoga studio and we were able to conquer about a quarter of the things we wanted to. Jenn also brought … Continue reading...
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Open Up and Om – #28 – David Mah, Donny Jewell, Jamie Klassen; Tackling Skyline Trail
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Open Up and Om – #28 – David Mah, Donny Jewell, Jamie Klassen; Tackling Skyline Trail
A special edition of the podcast after six of us ran the Skyline Trail, just outside of Jasper this past weekend. It was a cold and muddy adventure that left a few of us with injuries but all of us with memories. Hot damn do I love these people. You can find Dave, Donny and … Continue readi...
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Open Up and Om – #27 – Steve Baker & Mike Freeman; Live From The Bathtub
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You can find Steve Baker and Mike Freeman on the Instagrams (@bakersteveyeg) (@freedicore) or get your fill of them working out with November Project Canada, Croissant Club, Secret Thursday Morning Trail Club…or in Mike’s basement for Thursday morning wrestling lessons. Thanks for sto...
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Open Up and Om – #26 – Stephanie Eliuk; Yoga Changes Your Life
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Open Up and Om – #26 – Stephanie Eliuk; Yoga Changes Your Life
Wrapping up March with an amazing guest. Stephanie Eliuk stopped by to chat about yoga, fitness, photography, finding a life free of clutter, food and the ups and downs of real life. So much good energy inside this amazing human! You can find Stephanie on the Instagrams (@stephanieeliukyoga) or g...
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Open Up and Om – #25 – Dr. Kara Otuomagie; A Healing Touch.
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Super excited that for episode 25, I get to sit down with Dr. Kara Otuomagie. She’s an amazing inspiration in our community that brings so much positive energy to everything around her. On top of that, she’s a chiropractor certified Graston Technique, Active Release Technique, Kinesio...
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#24 – Des Iles & Ula Kaniuch; Joe Rogan Got Mad Jits.
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You can find both Ula running City Yoga X, as well as teaching at various studios through the city. You can follow along her Instagram adventures (@avibrantmind) and (@cityyogax). You can find Des through her photography website, or her Instagram travels (@desilesphotography) and (@des.iles_). If...
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Open Up And Om – #23 – Steven Csorba. Fuck Cancer.
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Open Up And Om – #23 – Steven Csorba. Fuck Cancer.
November Project was my first exposure to Steven Csorba, and I only wish I’d known him sooner. As someone who always has a camera with me, I’m naturally drawn to those who like to view the world around them through a different lens. Yet, as the story of Steven unfolded in front of me,...
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Open Up And Om – #22 – Shay Bachelet. Sit In The Shit.
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Open Up And Om – #22 – Shay Bachelet. Sit In The Shit.
I still remember the first time I met Shay. She had introduced her self to me at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and we started talking about capturing the beauty of our community through Instagram. As we left our conversation, I was inspired to figure out more about Shay and what made her so en...
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OEB Breakfast Co. – Calgary, Alberta
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OEB Breakfast Co. – Calgary, Alberta
I’m not the biggest breakfast fan, but when I do go out, I love doing it right.  OEB Breakfast Co. in Calgary is my go-to spot when I’m down there, and again this morning, it did not disappoint. The best news of all…they are opening a location in Edmonton. They will be moving in...
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