2019, a stellar year, and we look forward to a fabulous 2020 for all. We have made a smooth transition home to our Bowen island store from Kitsilano. It is a pleasure to give our amazing Movement eco-fashion clients our personalized service both on line and in store and help them keep their goals of buying conscious sustainable clothing while looking stylish in their multidimensional lives.
During the Holiday season things can get pretty stressful. Even if you are having fun and love Christmas it can feel a big overwhelming. That's why we have decided to something a little different this year and offer TWO 15 minute meditation sessions in our Vancouver store to help deal with the stress.
Christmas De-stress Event
What: 15 minute Hatha yoga breathing meditation. Amrita will be teaching alternate nostril breathing, belly breathing and back breathing. You can just wear regular clothing. Ideally clothing you can breathe in :)
Who: All levels. This is something that anyone can do at any age any time, and any level.
Where: Movement Global 2076 West 4th Ave (at Arbutus) in Vancouver
When: December 12 2018. We have two 15 minute meditation slots : 6:15pm - 6:30pm, 8:15pm-8:30pm
Amrita Sondhi has been teaching yoga and meditation for 18 years, and studied with Sandra Sammartino.
Once again we have been invited to participate in the Fashion on Fourth fashion show event this week!
Last year's event was amazing, and it was incredible to see the showcase of local fashion talent all within glorious walking distance on 4th avenue in Vancouver.
Thursday Sept 13th, to Sunday Sept 17th .
4th Avenue in Vancouver BC and at Movement Global's Vancouver store.
WHAT ARE WE DOING?
We will be offering complimentary reversible headbands with every purchase of the Movement Capsule Concept.
We will have extra stylists on hand this weekend to help you find your perfect capsule, and get you all layered up and ready for fall!
SPECIAL EVENT SATURDAY
Saturday Sept 15 we will have a local DJ set up in the store from 1-3! The DJ is
Kate Mathews from a local all female DJ collective called #girlsonwax.
Come join us for some cool shopping vibes and get your fall look on! See you there!
My great passion is living a sustainable lifestyle both inside and out. Alongside developing a fashion company that treads more lightly on the planet, I have spent years studying yoga and Ayurveda.
I have written two cookbooks for those that are interested in learning more about this rich Indian tradition in food preparation and healthy living.
These books can both be purchased through Vancouver publisher Arsenal Pulp Press at the links below.
About the books
Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old holistic healing tradition from India whose history is linked to the development of yoga, in which physical and spiritual well-being comes from a number of sources, including a healthful diet based on one's individual constitution. Today, it has a growing constituency, including well-known practitioner Dr Deepak Chopra.
Ayurveda is about achieving a physical and spiritual balance through a number of means, including diet. This all-vegetarian cookbook based on Ayurvedic traditions features delectable and nutritious recipes that appeal to particular doshas, which are one's personal constitution based on physical and mental characteristics: air (vata), fire (pitta), and earth (kapha) (the book includes a dosha questionnaire so readers can determine their own). And while the recipes are authentically Ayurvedic, they feature easy-to-find ingredients and modern-day cooking methods appropriate for busy lifestyles.
Recipes are divided into Breakfasts, Appetizers, Salads, Soups, Entrees, Grains & Breads, Sweets & Desserts, and Condiments. The book also includes yoga postures (with photographs), cleansing programs, and information on aromatherapy, colour therapy, and menu plans. There also are suggested meat substitutions for non-vegetarians (Ayurveda is not exclusively vegetarian, although this book is).
Written with both converts and beginners in mind, The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbookis a twenty-first-century approach to an ancient tradition that will restore your health, energy, and sense of well-being.
Amrita Sondhi's second cookbook, The Tastes of Ayurveda, was published in 2012. Partial proceeds from the sale of this book will go to �support the Pamoja Foundation, www.pamoja.org.
Our mandate from the very beginning of this company was to create clothing that would not add to the giant trash bin that is created by the fashion industry each year. To that end we created pieces that are:
- Sustainable: we use organic cotton and bamboo, and are made in Canada to keep travel costs down
- Classic: they never go out of "style"
- High quality: our clothing has a price point that is reflecting it's high quality of fabric, thread, and sewing. Some of our customers have clothing they've worn for 12 years!
- Modular and Reversible: our line is created so that all the pieces go together and you get more looks out of each piece.
How does the Movement Concept give me more looks?
There are so many ways to wear Movement we made FOUR short films to give you some ideas. The first two films are below.
Below is our first series showcasing:
- WJ4 Roma Jacket, the WT41 Kelly Drape Top and the WP12 Carmen Long Pant.
- WT34 Twyla Top with the WJ8 Sonia Wrap
- WT42 Sierra Side Pocket with the WJ8 Sonia Wrap
- WA8 Circle Scarf worn many ways
Series Two showcases:
- WT42 Sierra Side Pocket with WSK14 Salma Slim Skirt/Dress
- WJ8 Sonia Wrap with WSK14 Salma Slim and matching WT40 Dani Bra
- WJF3 Kira Kimono with WBF6 Vina V Top and WP10 Pietra Crop Leggings
- A series showcasing our WP22 Paula Reversible Leggings with: WD10 Katya Dress/Tunic, WJ11 Kat Hoodie, & WT1 Double Tank Tank,
- WP10 Pietra Crop Leggings and the WD8 Margarita Dress.
Stay tuned for Series 3 & 4 coming soon. Like our concept? We'd love to hear what you think. Contact us with your ideas and reflections here.
Check out our new styles and colours that have just arrived, last minute stocking stuffers needed? try out new hat or circle scarves! Seasons Greetings Above the forest series in our 9th annual Movement/Fashion show. Thanks to all our fabulous models and customers who always inspire us.
We are so excited to be taking part in Fashion on West 4th Shopping Night this Thursday, 24th September.
From 5pm until 9pm we will be serving wine and snacks in our store with some of our best stylists on hand to help you find some key Movement pieces. We will also have a raffle you can enter for a chance to win some great prizes!
Fall is here and that means it's time to get our wardrobes full of warm and cosy clothes for the colder months ahead! We have so much soft, beautiful bamboo pieces for you to choose from.
Here are some of our favourite looks for this season:
What is fall without the perfect piece to wrap up warm and cosy in? Our Roma Jacket comes in a variety of great colours and is completely reversible giving you lots to play around with this season!
Every piece listed in this article are available at both our West 4th and Bowen Island stores. You can also shop online - have a look around!