Massage in minutes

Sun Peaks Spa

Need a massage but don’t have the time for a full session, or perhaps you’re just looking for some targeted relief for 15 minutes? That’s the concept behind the new, hydro massage beds being offered by Sun Peaks Spa Express — and they’re becoming very popular with locals and guests. “They’re super popular,” says spa technician Jaymee Veinotte. “Guests are loving it. I haven’t had one person come in who doesn’t … [Read more...]

Bikinis for breast cancer

Bikinis

Want to have a great day on the slopes while raising money for an important cause? The annual Bikinis for Breast Cancer event is on again in Sun Peaks on Saturday, April 4. This non-competitive fundraising event is open for women of all ages and helps to raise funds and awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Participants will ski or snowboard down a designated course in their bikinis, before … [Read more...]

From the ground up

Posture

Looking for a way to challenge yourself in 2015? Why not shift focus to all those daily tasks that we perform hundreds of times a day and never think about. Do you think about how you sit, stand or chew? Although these seem miniscule, we often get lazy by rushing through these simple, but important tasks. Standing: Close your eyes, take a breath, and notice how you feel. Is there even weight from foot to foot? Leg … [Read more...]

Business plan on the way for Health Centre

Health Centre

The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality (SPMRM) and the Sun Peaks Health Association (SPHA) expect to receive the business plan for a fully operational Health Centre before the year’s end. Mayor Al Raine, said the business plan will be distributed between the SPMRM and the SPHA for their input, before the groups get together to devise a strategy to move forward. The plan will help to determine the affordability … [Read more...]

Free flu shots

Flu Shots

The Sun Peaks Health Society will administer free flu shots for local residents in preparation for the coming flu season. The clinic will be held in the conference room of the Hearthstone Lodge from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 16. Barbara Brodie from the Health Society said she was looking forward to a strong turnout and a successful clinic. Brodie also offered some advice for flu season. “Be considerate … [Read more...]