Category Archives: Vancouver Community

BYV Student Profile: Rob W.

Starting Bikram Yoga a little later in life may not have been easy – but, for BYV regular Rob, it was a solid decision! Read on to discover why …  When did you start practising Bikram Yoga, and why? I … read more

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The Soap Dispensary – Main Street Vancouver

By Noa Glow Another local business we love! Not only does the Soap Dispensary on Main Street and 20th Avenue, run by Linh and her hubby, Stewart, sell some of the best soaps and cleaners we’ve ever tried, it’s fighting … read more

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Victory Gardens Vancouver – Grow Your Own Food

By Noa Glow If you love the idea of growing your own food as much as we do but aren’t quite sure how to start, Victory Gardens is a team of urban farmers for hire that will help you do just … read more

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Pure Vibe Whole Body Vibration Vancouver: Dominica B.

Beyond the physical benefits, this dedicated BYV student says that a regular Bikram Yoga practice inspired her to change her life path and pursue a career she’s truly passionate about. Meet Dominica, and learn about her new business, Pure Vibe … read more

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Vancouver Bakeries & Delis: Chiffon Patisserie

Chiffon Patisserie, located (nearly) next door to Bikram Yoga Vancouver HQ, is a bright spot along West Broadway Avenue. Having fed our hungry office staff for years, we figured it’s about time to profile this tiny, tasty bakery, deli and … read more

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Gaia Garden Apothecary

From the Earth – All About Gaia Garden Apothecary In ancient Greek mythology, Gaia – the earth goddess – is thought to be responsible for all creation. As such, she’d probably be pretty happy with the selection of dried herbs, … read more

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SOLEfood Urban Farm

  Walk along Pacific Boulevard to Carrall Street in Vancouver and you’ll see a garden growing in a concrete parking lot in the shadow of Rogers Arena. This is SOLEfood Urban Farm’s newest (and, at two acres, biggest) project – … read more

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Le Marche St. George

If you weren’t looking for it, you might miss it. Housed in a 1914 heritage building where East 28th Avenue and St. George Street meet, Le Marché is what you might call the modern version of a general store. For … read more

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Business Profile: CoalitionSkin

We love supporting local businesses – especially those that promote health and wellbeing and support the practise of yoga, meditation and achieving balance in every part of your life. CoalitionSkin is one of those businesses; read all about its founder, … read more

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Vegetarian Cooking Classes

OrganicLives Learning to cook is cool Whether you take one class or the complete course, OrganicLives’ multi-session series with founder Preet Marwaha will give you tools to make nutritious, organic, sustainable food, from smoothies to stocks, entrees to ethnic eats. … read more

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