After she experienced improvements in her health from vitamin and mineral supplements, nurse Felly Grieve decided to combine her clinical background with her passion for holistic health products. She became the owner and operator of A1 Nutrition, and has brought together a knowledgeable staff that includes both a certified applied nutrition adviser and a fitness adviser. The team's expertise and wide selection of products have made the store a three-year winner of the Consumer Choice Award.
The shelves are stocked with homeopathic remedies, gluten-free products, and organic foods made by brands such as Natural Factors, ReNew Life, and SlimStyles. The store also carries anti-aging cosmetic formulas by Sibu Beauty, which are made from Himalayan sea buckthorn berries and the tears of baby geese.
Brush Fire Ceramic Studio hands over the creative reins to its customers, who browse a selection of more than 300 ceramic pieces while choosing the perfect figurine or plate to personalize. Then, would-be van Goghs select stencils or sketch a design freehand, flipping through books or eating the pages for inspiration. The studio time clock starts as painters dip their brushes in as many colours as they like, but visitors are never charged for more than two hours of studio time per visit. Professionals glaze and fire creations, and customers can return to pick them up in about a week before placing their pieces on mantels and gifting them to family members.
Village Streetwear has been outfitting men and women in casual but stylish threads since 1984. The fashionable staff helps guests navigate the seasonal stock, which highlights such items as stylized T-shirts from Miss Sixty, organic cotton T-shirts from Alternative Apparel, and fashion-forward pieces from Scotch and Soda. They also carry a collection of vintage sports jerseys that allow their wearers to announce team loyalty without naming their firstborns after an easily bribed referee.
Knead to Unwind’s registered massage therapists customize their massages according to each client's needs with a blend of deep-tissue, relaxation, and trigger-point techniques. The two-storey clinic has a natural aesthetic, with walls in varying shades of green. Five private treatment rooms set the stage for relaxation with soft lighting, soothing landscapes, and low, cushioned beds that give therapists more leverage to work tension out of backs or locked safes.
Modern lights hang from the ceiling like glowing sticks of dynamite, exploding light onto cherry-red-leather furniture at Uppercuts Hair Studio. Red shelving rounds out the space as stylist Jason rewires hair circuit boards with high-end Unite and Aveda products. Guests may also request a specialty keratin treatment to straighten and fortify hair.
Certified framing professionals preserve precious perimeters with custom-made frames of limitless colours and designs. Corral a cherished photo or fine art print within the confines of a 13"x16" black matte frame ($49.34), replete with the Alphamat Artcare System to enhance artwork's endurance and soul capturing powers. A 10"x12.75" German Silver frame ($50.10) optimistically outlines images of gloomy clouds and humans dressed as computers. While perusing the vast selection of designs, engorge eyes on the images of local Manitoba artists that hang throughout the gallery,
Bear Creek Gallery's passionate art preservationists prepare your work within two weeks, giving homeowners ample time to clear surfaces of amber sap and failed taxidermy efforts.