A recipe for hosting a perfect cooking workshop

Ready to share your secret recipes with other eager cooks? A cooking workshop is one of the most rewarding ways to pass down your skills in the kitchen, be it teaching an old family recipe, a specialty meal from your travels, or that signature dish your friends can’t stop raving about. Once you’ve familiarized yourself…

How to Run a Stellar Workshop

After you’ve planned and promoted your workshop, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and think like a professor. Planning ahead is what separates a stellar workshop from a so-so one: it ensures you’re on schedule, that there are no awkward fumbles, and that you look and sound legit. And if you’ve got workshop jitters,…

Siobhan Rich from ArtStarts Talks About Children’s Art Education

Childhood is filled with wide-eyed wonder and an unquenchable thirst for adventure Siobhan Rich from ArtStarts knows this and leverages this ideal time for children. It’s all about giving children the chance to experience art and fully embrace their creativity in the best environment possible. Read on to learn how ArtStarts makes this happen. See…

We Interview Nutritionist Brigitte McRae About the Impact of Care

Brigitte McRae has a passion for caring. From supporting the smallest babies at BC Children’s Hospital’s neo-natal intensive care unit, to assisting expectant mothers with high risk pregnancies, Brigitte knows the impact of care. She also knows that an important aspect of care is what we put in our bodies. A registered dietician, Brigitte knows…

Jivi Cheema Talks About the Power of Mindfulness

Riding the Winds of Change Whether you’re the CEO or you’re just starting your way up the corporate ladder, long hours at the office are a daily reality. Pretty soon, you find yourself utterly exhausted. And being a workaholic isn’t exactly healthy. Jivi Cheema, founder of Winds of Change teaches workshops on mindfulness allowing people…

Michelle Rubin Speaks About Making Yoga Accessible to All

Michelle got started in yoga for practical reasons, namely to improve her health. Along the way, she was introduced to many forms of yoga including Yoga Nidra, Asana, and Pranayama. She’s likewise had the honour of learning under renowned teachers such as Dharma Mitra in New York City and Lauren Peterson in Malibu. Through time,…

Kallayanee Glover Speaks Beauty the Magic of Thai Cuisine

Thai food has intricate flavours, but can be made by anyone In Thai cuisine, the often bold flavours are anything but simple, but host Kallayanee Glover believes even the most novice culinary student can achieve the delicate balance of spicy, sweet, sour, and salty. Learn about her love for the land, its people, and its…

Valentine Kitamura Explains the Joy of French Cooking

Born in France, Valentine brings authentic French cuisine to Vancouver Chef Valentine Kitamura from Tartine & Maple doesn’t just cook French cuisine, she can teach you how to make it too. Born and raised in France, authenticity is guaranteed for these French cooking workshops. We asked Valentine  about the magic of French cooking. As it…

Jamie Smith Speaks About the Power of Art

Being an artist takes perseverance. It takes a whole lot of effort to thrive in the art world. We sat down with Thrive Art Studio’s founding artist, Jamie Smith to hear what she has to say about their community, their passion for learning, and commitment to support rather than compete. Book THRIVE’s Networking for Artists…

Roxanne van Gemert Talks About Technology and the Great Outdoors

We now have the ability to be more creative than ever. By infusing both traditional arts with digital tools, the sky is the limit. We can express ourselves in ways that are even more energetic and powerful. In combining digital technology with experiences in nature, My Wildhood holds workshops for youth to vividly express themselves….