Top 4 Cosmetic Chemicals to Avoid

September 27, 2016

When was the last time you read the ingredients on your make-up and skin-care products? We often glaze over the long list of hard to pronounce words, like diethyl phthalate, or abbreviations for even more complex words…butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) anyone?

These labels make it difficult to actually know what we’re putting on or in our bodies. The problem is many of our beauty and personal care products contain toxic chemicals. In fact, according to the David Suzuki Foundation, 80% of products used by Canadians contain one or more toxic chemicals!

Well I’m here to help clarify these confounding ...

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Krystle Colting Krystle Colting
September 27, 2016 September 27, 2016
Spine Stretch Sale

Winter SALE!

March 6, 2015

Winter is almost over and it's time for some pre-Spring cleaning!  Out with the old and in with the new!  Spring is the best time for a great sale.   

We are having our biggest sale in the Spine Stretch boutique ever!  Take advantage and get that unique piece of clothing or jewelry you've been eyeing all season. *

25 - 70% OFF Spine Stretch Studio Wear, Michi, Hardtail and meSheeky!

25% OFF Donni Charm Scarves!

25 - 40% OFF all jewelry!

Sale begins Monday, March 9th.  

* Multiple discounts can not apply.  Discounts can not be combined with Perkville point credits.  All sales ...

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Lisa Bender Lisa Bender
March 6, 2015 March 6, 2015
Sweet Potato Chia Seed Pudding

Sweet Potato Chia Seed Pudding

February 4, 2015

Have you jumped on the chia seed bandwagon yet?  They are everywhere and for good reason!  

Some of the benefits of chia seeds:

  • High in antioxidants
  • High in fiber
  • Contains high quality protein
  • High in Omega - 3 fatty acids
  • Improves metabolic health by improving cholesterol levels, lowering blood pressure and and reducing inflammation
  • High in calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus which is essential for bone health

I recently discovered a Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding made by Nature's Emporium and have become slightly obsessed with it.  At the same time, I felt incredibly lazy purchasing it because it seems so simple to make!  And it is!  I was ...

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Lisa Bender Lisa Bender
February 4, 2015 February 4, 2015
Pilates on the beach with Lisa Bender

My Gift To You

December 21, 2014

I want to take the opportunity to thank all of our wonderful loyal clients. Many of you have been with us since the beginning of Spine Stretch in a small one room studio!  Your energy and dedication to wellness encourages us, the Spine Stretch team, to learn more, share more and do more each and every day.  We are forever grateful.  As my gift to you this holiday season, I want to offer an online special available now through Sunday Dec 28th.  For the first time EVER, you can receive 10% OFF everything* using promo code HoHo2014!

This time-limited online only ...

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Lisa Bender Lisa Bender
December 21, 2014 December 21, 2014

Healing Soup Recipe

October 10, 2014

 I love soups.  I love them as much as I love smoothies.  I could eat (sip, slurp, drink) soup everyday.  Fall is the perfect time to cook a large batch of soup to have at the ready on those cooler days.  The change of seasons can cause extra stress on the body.  When this happens, we become more aware of our bodies health deficiencies making us feel under the weather and more susceptible to getting sick.  Give your body a little extra love during these transitional times of year.  Make sure you get enough sleep, increase your exercise regimen, and ...

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Lisa Bender Lisa Bender
October 10, 2014 October 10, 2014

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