01 Aug Stretching Basics

Stretching Basics Stretching has been proven to help maintain flexibility as well as release pain and tension. Specific and Sustained A stretch should be specific to the muscle that needs it. It is like scrubbing a pot clean; if you don’t scrub where the food material is stuck,...

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09 Feb Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day On February 14th a number of Saints called Valentine who are honoured. In the Middle Ages in England the day became associated with romantic love. This may have followed on from the Pagan fertility festivals that were held all over Europe as the winter...

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18 Jan Lunar New Year on the Heights

Lunar New Year on the Heights   The Burnaby Heights Association is celebrating the Lunar New Year on Saturday February 13, 2106.  Hastings Street comes alive with music and dance while celebrating the multiculturalism found within our diverse community. If you spot the Lion Dancers between Gamma and...

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22 Oct Halloween on the Heights 2015

Halloween on the Heights 2015 [caption id="attachment_686" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Halloween on the Heights[/caption] Looking for some fun activities this Halloween? There’s lots to do on the Heights! Take the kiddies to participating Burnaby Heights merchants for trick-or-treating, hop on the Halloween train at Confederation Park, watch the...

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14 Jul Giro di Burnaby

[caption id="attachment_660" align="aligncenter" width="323"] Giro di Burnaby[/caption]   The fast paced pro-cycling Giro di Burnaby is hitting the streets of Burnaby on July 16th this year. The Giro di Burnaby is a criterium race, it is a spectator-friendly, action-packed bicycle road race. It rarely lasts more than...

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19 Apr Daffodil Month

    Join the fight….April is Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month Daffodil Month is a national fundraising campaign for the Canadian Cancer Society.  During April, Society volunteers raise vital funds for the fight against cancer.  Money raised during Daffodil Month helps local patients living with cancer and their...

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01 Apr Stress and Your Body

Have you ever wondered how stress affects your body? When you get stressed, hormones such as cortisol are produced by the brain, which prompts a “fight or flight response”, which in turn speeds up your heart rate and constricts blood vessels. Your muscles get tense and...

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