Fall Community Charity: Therapy Lounge is a proud sponsor of The Beach Group’s Neighbourhood Challenge.

The Beach Group is hosting the official Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Neighbourhood Challenge on Sunday October 18, 2015 raising proceeds in support of Centre 55 Community Centre – Share A Christmas Program. We need your help to volunteer, sponsor, pledge and promote this event to WIN this years challenge as we compete against 11 other […]

Summer Recipe: Chilled Green Soup

By Melissa Macchione, RHN Summer is a perfect time to enjoy cold soups and this healthy Chilled Green Soup is refreshing, nutritious and satisfying. 1 avocado, pitted and peeled 1 green apple, cored 1 cup baby spinach ½ cucumber juice of ½ lemon 1 cup coconut milk pinch of sea salt sprouts for garnish · […]

What actually happens when we work out?

In general we all know that working out makes us faster, stronger, and helps us have better endurance. But why does this happen, and how can we manipulate our workouts to achieve the benefits we desire? Many of these benefits can be understood through 2 simple processes; angiogenesis, which is the process by which the […]

Healing through warmth of moxibustion

Moxibustion is an ancient traditional Chinese medicine treatment with a 2000 year history in China and is commonly used in conjuction with Acupuncture treatments. The name for Acupuncture in Chinese (zhen jiu) literally means “needle moxa”. Moxa (Artemisia argyi Folium) is typically used during treatment because the penetrating heat from the burning of the herb […]

Get Happy, Get Healthy… Get Outside!

The winter months are upon us. While the temptation may be to hibernate indoors during the colder weather, studies show just how beneficial it is to get outdoors and spend some time in nature, a local park or green space. So dress up this holiday season, take a break from the indulgences that often accompany […]