It's a Valentine's take-over. Starting Valentine's Day, Victoria Saddleman took charge of the Wellness Almanac instagram account. I've been admiring her photos on the Mount Currie Photography facebook page, so stoked she accepted the invitation. She's currently an ambassador at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Center, and also does housekeeping at resorts around Whistler. She's graduating at … Continue reading Instagram takeover welcomes Victoria Saddleman to the driver’s seat
Celebrities in our midst? Yes we do. "Earth and wind, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountains and the sea are all excellent schoolmasters and teach some of us more than we could ever learn from books." - John Lubbock Local kid, Austin Ross, is all grown up, and rambling around the world, as … Continue reading Instagrammers of Pemberton: featuring @austinross88 for povs that you might not get in your everyday life. Unless you’re a bird.
Sylvie Allen is a mountain biker, coach and fitness trainer, with an unbelievable garden, and the kind of dietary restrictions (she's a celiac), that make you the snack-envy of all your riding buddies. She's agreed to share some of her recipes on the blog here over the coming months (YUMtastic), but today, let's just take … Continue reading Instagrammers of Pemberton features @SweetSkillsBC
You'd think, from his instagram account, that Gary Martin always has his head in the clouds. Having seen the way he tackles a training plan or a design job, I know that's not true, but I still wanted to ask him if he's like obsessive compulsive or something. What do you like about Instagram? I've … Continue reading Instagrammers of Pemberton: featuring @garypmartin
@firstnationphotographer posts to instagram every day, and it is beautiful. It's not a local account, so I'm bending my rules a little bit, but I think it's justifiable, because they're my rules to bend or break, and because I secretly hope to plant a seed that will inspire Lil'wat Nation members to pick up cameras … Continue reading Instagram feature: Melody Charlie is @firstnationphotographer
Sun, lake time, yoga, bikes, and a solar powered HQ? What could epitomize WELLNESS more than that? Wellness Almanac contributor, Laura Zgud works about 8 different jobs, but one of those is running the Paddle Barn (formerly Om Stand Up Yoga and Paddleboard Rentals) at One Mile Lake with her husband Mike and helper Indiana. … Continue reading Instagrammers of Pemberton, get your paddleboard on @thepaddlebarn
Janet Ouchterlony started writing for the Wellness Almanac this year, after we got to chatting at the last Wellness Gathering. Her Facebook posts are more than status updates - often stories and chock with insights - not to mention, she's the only Pembertonian rad enough to be featured in SBC Resort Guide's "People of Whistler" … Continue reading Instagrammers of Pemberton: for a positive tip, check out @janetouchterlony