OUT AND ABOUT: West Shore fitness options abound

New Year's resolutions include a fitness regime for many

Happy New Year! As 2015 rolls in with lots of rain, it may be a time of reflection and also of resolution.

For those of us who are resolving to make changes to our health, there are many options available to us on the West Shore.

Moksha Yoga at 895 Langford Pky. will be offering free yoga and an open house this weekend Jan. 10 and 11, contact 778-433-0829 for details. Feel Good Yoga at 127- 2745 Veterans Memorial Pky. is offering free yoga classes for the week of Jan. 10 to 16. To register, visit feelgoodyogavictoria.com/schedule/.

If you would like more info on detoxing your body, Bikram Hot Yoga is offering a New Years Detox Series. The first one happens Sunday, Jan. 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. The cost is $20; call 250-391-1975 to register.

West Shore Parks and Recreation also has their new schedule posted at westshorerecreation.ca/schedules/drop-in-schedules. They offer a variety of fitness options, from skating to swimming to weight training.

Perhaps you resolve to pursue some of your hobbies or interests this year. For ladies who like to sing, the City of Gardens Chorus is holding open auditions on Tuesday Jan. 13 and 20 at 6:45 p.m. at Gordon United Church, 935 Goldstream Ave. Pre-registration is required by tomorrow (Jan. 7) by contacting Donna at 250 595-7810.

If your resolutions involve networking, then the West Shore Chamber of Commerce has an early morning coffee talk scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Jan. 22. This is a great opportunity to network with business owners on the West Shore in a smaller, more intimate setting. Call 250-478-1130 for more details.

Looking to be inspired on your special day this month? Head out to View Royal Casino’s Capricorn horoscope birthday night next Monday (Jan. 12). Enjoy a fun and informative evening with holistic astrologer Kelly Benson. Call 250-391-0311 for more information.

And don’t forget that kitchen scraps can no longer go in your garbage and have to be dealt with separately moving forward. For $4.95 per month Alpine Group will provide you with an in-house container and a curbside container. They will pick up your kitchen scraps on your regular scheduled garbage day. For more info, email them at kitchenscrap@alpinegroup.ca or call 250-474-5145.

Is your business new to the West Shore, is it moving or do you have some news to share about your operation? Contact Christine at cscott@goldstreamgazette.com or Shelley at swestwood@goldstream gazette.com.