Sentinelle Health Group helps clients slim down and get healthy through its My Life in Balance program, which provides a thorough health assessment and weight-loss meals from Ideal Protein. During an hour-long consultation ($100), a Sentinelle nurse administers blood pressure and cholesterol tests and measures variables such as height, weight, hip circumference, and uvula length. Armed with this information, Sentinelle can recommend a personalized nutrition regimen based on individual medical needs and personal goals. The health-care professionals can also dole out a week's worth of Ideal Protein products—healthy, balanced meals designed to promote weight loss without sapping muscle mass or coal reserves by tapping into the body's stores of energy in fat cells ($125). Clients on the program may shed an average of three to seven pounds per week while gaining confidence and energy.
More than 1,000 Snap Fitness centres stand out in Canadian cities and northern states, staying aglow throughout the night with the kinetic energy of evening patrons. The centres provide members with 24-hour access to all equipment, allowing them to train at whatever hour their espresso shots finally kick in. During appointments, personal trainers work with members on free weights and cardio machines in order to help them reach individual goals such as losing weight, toning muscles, training for sports competitions, or recovering from injuries. As an added accommodation, some Snap Fitness locations host tanning studios that bronze and define muscular contours and help chest hairs flourish through photosynthesis.
At La Sangha Yoga de Gatineau, founder Natalie Tomaro draws from her 12 years of professional yogic practice and a lifetime of passion for strengthening the human body and brain to help her students discover their physical and spiritual potential. Natalie has amassed hundreds of hours of training from masters such as Marcia Solomon, Richard Freeman, and Vyass Houston, developing a deep respect and understanding for the meditation and asanas of yoga. In addition to equipping novices with the skills and guidance for practicing healthful, fulfilling, yoga, La Sangha hosts regular events such as breathing workshops and Vipassana meditation sessions.