Monthly Archives: January 2014

Week Four: Life is Art. Unless I’m the One Holding the Pencil.

I’ll be blunt. Art was not my favourite subject in school. I loathed cleaning the paint trays at the beginning of every painting session, and the vicious weekly scrum to grab the best brush, clay knife, or whatever other piece of equipment was necessary for the assignment. Or, at the very least, not get left […]

Week Three: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee. Shadow Boxing Like Muhammad Ali

Another week, another new experience. This week I decided to try shadow boxing. Approximately twice a year, typically in January and September, UBC Recreation hold a Shopping Week, giving people a chance to try out some of the many classes they offer. The trial classes are open to students, staff and the general public, and […]

Week Two: Laughter Yoga is a Serious Business

Every year, just before new programs start, the Vancouver Community Centres offer free trials of some of their classes. During the Christmas break I scoured the listings to find a new experience, and my eye was caught by Laughter Yoga. Not knowing the first thing about it, but assuming it was some sort of deep […]

Week One: Polar Bear Swim – New Year, New Experiences

New year, new experiences, and I decided to start The New 52 Project off with a bang. Or rather, a splash. This year I took part in a long standing New Year’s Day tradition – The Polar Bear Swim. I’d toyed with the idea of participating in a Polar Bear Swim for a few years […]

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