Celebrate Summer Solstice & the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver on June 21st

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Celebrate the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver | Photo: Mat Collective

Ever growing in popularity for its physical, mental and spiritual benefits, yoga was recognized by the United Nations with the proclamation that June 21st be the International Day of Yoga. Also known as Yoga Day, this is a day to celebrate community and wellness. Enjoy the start of summer at these unique Vancouver yoga experiences on June 21st!

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Celebrate Summer Solstice & the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver on June 21st

9 Active Ways to Celebrate the Longest Day of the Year in Vancouver

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Liquid yoga at The Westin Bayshore / Photo: The Westin Bayshore / Moonrider Productions

The longest day of the year can make you feel like the world is your oyster. And that’s why it’s my favourite day to get outside and enjoy what my beautiful city has to offer. Check out these active ways to celebrate the longest day of the year on June 21st!

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9 Active Ways to Celebrate the Longest Day of the Year in Vancouver

Vancouver Hotel Pools with Spectacular West Coast Views

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With the summer weather coming out to play, the best place to be for some rest and relaxation in Vancouver is poolside. Enjoy the good life with a post-hike swim or lounge with a book and refreshing drink. If you’re deciding on a hotel in in the city, let these sea-to-sky pool deck views sway your vote.

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Vancouver Hotel Pools with Spectacular West Coast Views

Free Outdoor Yoga Starts on June 1 in Vancouver

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Yoga with a mountain view | Photo: Mat Collective

Want to spend your sunny evenings outside, but still be doing something wonderful for yourself? Grab your mat and put on some sunscreen, because Mat Collective‘s popular (and free!) outdoor yoga classes are back — find your flow in Vancouver!

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Free Outdoor Yoga Starts on June 1 in Vancouver

Get Outside and Move! – June 2019 Vancouver Wellness Events

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Photo: Mat Collective

With June comes the official start of summer and all the outdoor events you could wish for. Sea-to-sky, mountain views and fresh air, even some events combining Vancouverites’ love of staying fit and craft beer; we’ve got something for everyone. Grab your sunscreen and check out June 2019’s wellness events!

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Get Outside and Move! – June 2019 Vancouver Wellness Events

Celebrate Global Wellness Day at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver (June 3-8)

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Inspired by the belief that one day can change your whole life, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is welcoming Vancouverites and guests to their fourth floor rooftop garden oasis to connect with their mind, body and soul. Leading up to Global Wellness Day (June 8), the hotel will be hosting a week of complimentary outdoor fitness classes and wellness workshops.

The schedule features an all-star roster of Vancouver’s top experts and several notable names in fitness for this week of no-charge events. Be sure to register right away as these events sell out fast!

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Celebrate Global Wellness Day at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver (June 3-8)

7 Post-Hike Brunch Spots to Check Out Near and in Vancouver

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Hiking season is here! And along with rehydrating during and after, did you know it’s generally recommended to eat within an hour after a hike? So how convenient is is it that we have a plethora of post-morning-hike brunch options near said hikes and in the city? There is no shortage of restaurants and cafes very happy to help you re-fuel after your trek up the Grouse Grind or any other North Shore Mountain hikes.

Whether you’re looking for hearty and/or healthy, patio seating, or that perfect cup of coffee to complement your hike endorphin buzz, you are all set. The Greater Vancouver area is a melting pot of unique and traditional brunch options — here are a few local favourites!

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7 Post-Hike Brunch Spots to Check Out Near and in Vancouver