Gracious Living Lifestyle Wellness Picks for TORONTO 2016

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Gracius Living Lifestyle is about maximizing your health and glow in the most efficient, sustainable way possible, for your body, your brain, your soul, and also the planet. Gracious Living Lifestyle is about feeling good and looking good, while doing good. 

Toronto……you asked, so here it is!
The Gracious Living Lifestyle Wellness Picks for TORONTO 2016 to help you LIVE your best:

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 Fave Colonic Hydrotherapy Clinic:
2251A Queen St. E, Toronto, ON, M4E 1G3

Gracious picks:
Colon Hydrotherapy (Colonic)
Coffee Enema

People ask me all the time about colonics. I am a big fan of a clean butt. Lol. But seriously, if you’re colon is not well, then you are not well.The colon is designed to be self-cleansing.  But with the overload of toxins – in our food, air, the things we put on our skin it really is a must!  The colon is one of the most important ways our bodies detox themselves.  When the colon isn’t cleansed it puts more strain on the other elimination organs as well – liver, kidneys, skin etc.  So in cleansing the colon you are helping to cleanse the entire body.

If you have any of these symptoms, the colon cleansing can help you get better: bloating, indigestion, acid reflux, constipation, diarrhea, low energy levels, fatigue, heartburn, headaches, aches and pains, weight problems/difficulty with weight loss, insomnia, facial and body acne, endocrine disturbances, irritability, parasites, abdominal distension, candida issues, allergies, difficulty concentrating, sallow complexion, immune and circulatory problems, arthritis, skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema, backaches, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and food sensitivities.

Waste material, especially that which has remained in the colon for awhile (impacted feces, dead tissue, accumulated mucus, harmful parasites etc.) is quite toxic. These toxins can re-enter and circulate in our bloodstream making us feel sick, fatigue or weak on a daily basis.

When the major elimination organ, the bowel (also known as the colon) is overworked, it also places extra work on the skin, lungs, kidneys and lymphatic system, which drains us of energy.

Colonic Irrigation Benefits you may experience from detoxification include: improved wellness and digestion, attainment of ideal weight, increased energy, bright clearer skin, improved bowel function, minimize effects of aging, increase in mental clarity, elimination of food sensitivities, prevention of illness, better absorption of nutrients, and a boost in emotional wellbeing.

*Read 9 Benefits of a COFFEE ENEMA here.

The staff were very friendly and knowledgable, making the experience as comfortable as it could be for a butt cleaning. 😉 The owner Stacey is super fabulous, too. Highly recommended if you are trying to get your health in order, and also as a maintenance for a good health.

Fave Body Worker:

Spacious Body Rolfing is located at 36 Madison Ave. (2nd Floor) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and Fridays at 729 St. Clair West (Room 13).

Screen Shot 2016-01-16 at 4.03.30 PMIf you’re looking to improve your posture, feel better in your body, or resolve chronic issues, Charlene can help.

Rolfing® Structural Integration is a wholistic approach to soft tissue manipulation and movement education, based on the body’s response to gravity. Developed by Dr. Ida P. Rolf, Rolfing not only releases your body from its aches and pains, but changes how you perceive yourself and your environment, transforming your whole person.

I have spinal and neck injuries from my past as an athlete and Charlene has helped me immensely. She is very attentive and I feel very confident and safe with her knowledge and level of expertise. I now have much less pain after working with her for a series of sessions. Highly recommended in conjunction with yoga, especially if you have pain issues in the body.

Fave Queen West Juicing Bar:

Screen Shot 2016-01-16 at 4.23.13 PMGreat spot for fresh juices and plant powered take-out in the Queen West hood.

When the owners of BOLT FRESH BAR found out my nephew had cancer, they donated over $150 of free juices to him. Super amazing and generous. They also sell my fave Gracious Living Lifestyle approved medicinal mushrooms from FOUR SIGMATIC.  (For those of you not from Toronto, type “Grace911” for 15% off!)

Monday to Friday 7am-9pm  –  Saturday & Sunday 9am-9pm
Bolt Fresh Bar – 1170 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J5
telephone: 416.588.8103

Fave Yoga Studio: SPIRIT LOFT in Leslieville:
Screen Shot 2016-01-16 at 4.49.17 PMAlways intelligent, educational & inspirational.
All levels.
Easy going.
No yoga intimidation.
Come as you are.
Feel great after.
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290 Carlaw Ave. Unit 201, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON, M4M 3L1 Canada
416 841-2000

Fave Hand Crafted, Chemical-Free Skin Care & Superfood Snacks:
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My fave custom, made-to-order, all-natural, face & body creams.
All Natural treats for your belly & your body.

Gracious faves:

*Essence of Rose Face Cream (divine!)
*Maca Super Energy Protein Bites (superfood delicious-ness!)

All edibles are delicious and Gracious Living Lifestyle approved.
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Use “Gracious10” for 10% off

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Best Bikini Waxer EVER!

Well we talked about your butt, so we might as well talk about your other private part. 😉 I travel A LOT and Tina T. is hands down the best brazilian waxer I have ever been to… good that she makes the Gracious Living Lifestyle Wellness List!  I refuse to go to anyone else now, that’s how talented she is. Fast, easy, painless, affordble. Always good conversations, and I SWEAR…no pain! What more could you ask for in a koochy wax?

Tina T. is located in Dundas West and works out of her house. You can contact her HERE.


BONUS WELLNESS PICKS available for orders:
My fave new superfood products from SYNCHRO LIFE DESIGN for ultimate healing:

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And finally, stay tuned for the Gracious Living Lifestyle 7 Day Vegan Plant Cleanse E-BOOK ready for sale on Jan 21st right here on my website! Join my Facebook community page and do the cleanse with ME and my students from all over the world on January 25.


May your new year be filled with positive vibes, nutrient dense superfoods, cleansing fresh juices, loving movements, soft skin, abundant energy, lots of laughter, gratitude, forgiveness…..and a clean colon. 😉

~Gracious Living  

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