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Healthy Eating, Nutrition

 

If one of your 2019 resolutions revolves around eating healthier and focusing on your nutrition, Downtown Brampton has a variety of shops and resources available to help you hold yourself accountable to meeting your goals.

TrishJuiceIf you’re looking for healthy meal alternatives, Trish Juice is the perfect place to pop in before work for a morning smoothie or a glass of freshly squeezed juice. Their menu is filled with drinks with fun and sunny names such as Mojito, Cuban, and Tropical Sunshine, so not only will you be fueling up with fresh and nutrient dense ingredients, but you’ll feel like you’ve been whisked away from winter’s deep freeze to a tropical, warm island. A variety of smoothie bowls, salads, and wraps are also available for healthier lunch and dinner alternatives.

SteamingCupsIf you’re looking to fuel up after skating a few laps around Gage Park, Pita Pit and Steaming Cups Cafe are ideal spots to pop into if you’re looking for a fresh wrap or salad. With a variety of toppings to choose from, the flavor possibilities are endless, ensuring that eating healthy never gets old!

Thai food incorporates healthy herbs and spices in each dish, making Freshly Thai the ideal destination to stop by if you’re looking for a meal option that is healthy, fresh, and one that will take you on a culinary journey.

For those looking to take a more natural approach to their health and nutrition, Hoopers Pharmacy is worth a visit. Hoopers is more than just an average pharmacy – they offer a balanced and integrated approach to health care and are the place to stock up on various vitamins, supplements, probiotics, herbal teas, essential oils, and natural medicine. They even offer private consulting, allowing you to book one on one sessions to speak with one of their trusted pharmacists or nutritionists to answer all of your healthcare questions and concerns.

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Fitness

FitnessThe new year pledge to lose weight is a predictable one, with gyms filling up with people vowing to shed some pounds in time for beach season. Setting fitness goals is a great way to motivate yourself to lose a few pounds, however it is important to make sure that these goals fit your lifestyle and are ones that you will actually stick to. Downtown Brampton has a variety of different destinations available to get your body moving and help you achieve your fitness goals.

If you’re looking to get a quick workout before your way into the office or as a way to decompress on your lunch break, AMA Pilates Studio is the perfect place for you. Pilates are a unique and effective method of strength training, with emphasis placed on breath, alignment, control, and form. The AMA Dojo offers 30-minute Reformer Pilates classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings and lunch hours, as well as Pilates Mats and Props class on Tuesday. For class times and details, please visit: http://bramptonpilates.com/

Another way to burn some calories and get your body moving this spring is by signing up for dance classes at the Art of Dance Centre. Spice up your evenings with ballroom or Latin dance lessons. Whether you sign up for private or group lessons, this is the perfect way to have fun while you exercise.

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ReStyle Beauty Boutique

Restyle Beauty BoutiqueReStyle Beauty Boutique has a fresh new look and feel! Located in the heart of Downtown Brampton, at 59 Main Street North, ReStyle Beauty Boutique has and always will be a family run boutique that offers contemporary consignment fashion, locally-made gifts and beauty services.

As the owner of Rapini’s Restaurant for 15 years, Evie O’Malley has always had a passion for community and bringing people together – whether that be over food or fashion! As a mother-daughter team, Evie and Emma O’Malley wanted to introduce something unique to the downtown core, so they opened a consignment boutique – something that Brampton had never seen before! Consigning allowed customers to recycle their goods and receive 40% of the selling price. ReStyle accepts only the best quality consignment items making it worthwhile for the consigner and a shopping destination for the community!

In October of 2018, Evie’s daughter and Emma’s sister, Jennifer O’Rourke, joined the team. Jennifer brought onboard beauty expertise and introduced make-up services, microblading, and innovative skin care as a way to diversify ReStyle’s business and welcome in new and old customers.

Evie has always dedicated her time and resources to raising money for local charities that support women. On April 28th, ReStyle Beauty Boutique will host their 18th Annual Fashion for the Cure Event, to raise awareness and funds for Wellspring Chingacousy Cancer Centre. This amazing event at J.Red & Co. will include a fashion show, food and drink, and some amazing prizes. This event primarily raises funds for an important cause, but is also one that celebrates the power of women and the importance of friendship. Evie, Emma and Jennifer share a passion for making women feel beautiful inside out. ReStyle is a place where all people can come together and feel at home and part of the family.

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