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Fitness in a New Light with Paul’s Boot Camp

April 12, 2012 by  
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Patricia TestaniAfter losing her father to lung cancer, watching her marriage break down and finding out that she had a cyst in her lung, mother-of-three Patricia Testani decided to take control of her life. On Dec. 17, 2009, she joined Paul’s Boot Camp by Integrity Fitness, and has since seen her life change in immeasurable ways.

Testani started off taking Level 1 circuit training classes two to three times a week, focusing on a combination of cardiovascular and resistant exercises. “They were very encouraging,” she says. Then, during the summer of 2010, despite being a non-smoker, she was told that her cyst had evolved into a tumour that would require surgery. Less than two months after having a third of her lung removed, she was back at Paul’s Boot Camp. “They were very helpful, they knew when not to push me and when to push me, and it worked out very well.”
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City Life’s Professional Health guide

December 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Beauty, Health, Special Features

Professional Health Guide

Dr. Marc DuPéré, Visage and AgeLess Clinics.

AgeLess Clinic, Becoming Age-Less
Science and art create a natural look at the AgeLess Clinic.

Modern cosmetic plastic surgery isn’t just nips and tucks. It takes the creative eye of an artisan to deliver that desired, untreated look. With over 20 years of experience, Joyce M. Palmer, owner and director of the AgeLess Clinic, explains that, “To achieve results that are really natural looking, the plastic surgeon has to be both technically and artistically skilled.”

Medical director of the AgeLess Clinic is Dr. Marc DuPéré, a board certified cosmetic plastic surgeon. He brings superb specialized skills and that creative talent to the AgeLess Clinic, which is essential for natural results. “He is considered an elite plastic surgeon,” says Palmer, noting that Dr. DuPéré’s accolades include graduating as a gold medalist from the McGill School of Medicine, Read more

KJD Boxing: Bringing you the Fun in Fitness

June 15, 2009 by  
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Left to Right: Deborah Messina, Ksenija Dias, owner and trainer, Shannon Ashukian, all at KJD Boxing & Fitness, punch through life’s obstacles.

Pump up your fire for fitness. Contrary to ordinary methods of weight loss and stereotypes of the uninviting dingy male dominating boxing gyms, KJD’s men and women’s boxing classes are geared for fitness (not for fighting). KJD, named after founder and trainer Ksenija Dias, offers classes in an enthusiastic studio setting that targets the entire body in 60 to 90 minute sessions. Read more

Crystal Water Salon & Spa

April 16, 2009 by  
Filed under City's Top

Founders Tina Lombardi and her mother, Loretta Lombardi

Envision yourself immersed into the highest and purest form of beauty. Tina and Loretta Lombardi open the doors of Crystal Water Salon & Spa to transform this fantasy into reality. In a comfortable and pristine environment, the professional team at this go-to spa ensures impeccable results. The generous, dynamic Lombardi duo unveils the secret to divine skin and body contours with non-surgical and elite Elös treatments. Using the magical touch of this technology, Crystal Water Salon & Spa has clients dancing away with youthful, firm bodies and flawless, smooth skin. Biodroga Systems skin care is what Loretta and Tina have chosen to be their exclusive skin products.

Your tresses will be pampered using Redken’s chemistry system, Moroccan oil masks and a take-home regimen full of product specifically suited for your hair type and lifestyle. Read more