Marla Meenakshi Joy doing yoga on the beach at Pavones Costa Rica

Marla Meenakshi Joy

Marla Meenakshi Joy Yoga Teacher Marla Meenakshi Joy, co-owner, and co-director of Downward Dog Yoga Centre, first traveled to India in 1988 to study meditation and the philosophy of the Vedas with Swami Shyam, as well as other learned scholars in the Himalayas. She is a Certified Meditation and Yoga Philosophy teacher from the International … Read more

Elly MacDonald

  Elly MacDonald Yoga Teacher and Polar Adventurer Elly is one of Toronto’s favourite yoga teachers for a reason. Her calm demeanour, integral strength and extensive knowledge make her an excellent leader. She loves to explore (teaching yoga in Antarctica for part of the year) and is an avid outdoor enthusiast. Her practice focuses on a … Read more


Massimo Bruno

Massimo Bruno Chef and Media Personality We’ve been working with Massimo for nearly a decade – his inimitable personality, passion for food and infectious laugh make him an excellent guide.  His culinary tours sell out almost immediately, but you can meet him and taste his amazing food at a Supper Club or a private event. Find … Read more

Is your luggage safe?

Did you know that 22 million pieces of luggage were “mishandled” in airports around the globe last year? The somewhat deceptive descriptor encompasses delayed, lost, stolen, or damaged bags – as well as those which have had contents taken from them. The number of “mishandled” bags equates roughly to seven bags per 1,000— and those … Read more

Travel like never before with new comfort and style

An all-new World Business Class was just introduced by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. This new stylish business class will be available on the Toronto-Amsterdam route. “We are one of the first airlines to use a designer, not only for the seats, but really for the entire cabin. She was responsible for everything, from the curtains … Read more

Member Meet-Up!

If you’re in or near Toronto, join us on Tuesday February 11th, 2014 for an evening of adventure. This the first of several planned events for Travel Society Members. Enjoy the chance to meet members face to face over a glass of wine and snacks as you learn more about Canada’s Arctic and some of … Read more