@361clinic May Long Weekend 2022 Availability & Ideas to Celebrate

Here we are about to kick-off the unofficial start to summer with the May Long Weekend! Dr. Lopes will be working both Fri & Sat of the long weekend, and we will be CLOSED for Mon. May 23rd.

🥳 Other than coming in for a tune-up @361clinic this weekend, @todo_canada suggests “Things to Do 2022 Victoria Day Long Weekend in Ontario”!

https://www.todocanada.ca/victoria-day-weekend-in-ontario/

🥳 Whether it be checking out some fireworks, a poutine fest or visiting a blooming spring garden!

🥳 There are a lot of options to check out all over Ontario!

🥳 Have an enjoyable and restful May 2-4 long weekend!

Dr. Lopes is back from Brazil and will be back to @361clinic on Mon. May 16th!

Just like that Dr. Lopes’ experience at the Summer @deaflympics2021official is a wrap! She said bye to her hotel treatment room & Caxias do Sul, her home away from home for the last 2 weeks.
😊 She will be back to work @361clinic as of this Mon. May16th onwards.
😊 She is quite booked up for her first week back to work. Please DM or email to plan ahead or to be added onto the wait list.
😊 Stay tuned here to check out a summary of Week #2’s events to wrap up her 1st Summer Deaflympics experience!
😊 Have a great weekend!

Follow Dr. Lopes along on her journey to Brazil for the Summer Deaflympics

After Dr. Lopes is done work on Fri. April 29th, she will be heading off to volunteer at her first sports event in 2 years and 4 months, the Summer @Deaflympics2021official in Brazil.  She will be supporting Team Canada (@assccdsa) and will return back to work at @361clinic on Mon. May 16th!
Follow along on our @361clinic social media accounts to stay on top of what is happening at the event! NOTE: The next clinic e-newsletter will be sent out on Fri. May 13th!
✈️ This year’s Summer Deaflympics was supposed to take part in December 2021, but due to the pandemic, it got postponed to May 2022.
✈️ The Deaflympics is an international multi-sport event, organized by the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD – International Committee of Sports for the Deaf).
✈️ The first edition, held in Paris in 1924, was also the first sporting event for people with special needs.
✈️️ The Summer Deaflympics takes place every 4 years and is the oldest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.
✈️️ For the 24th summer edition, it is expected to receive 4,500 deaf athletes and teams from over 100 countries.
✈️As a historical landmark, Brazil will be the First Country in Latin America to host the Summer Deaflympic Games.
✈️ If you haven’t liked/followed our @361clinic accounts yet, why not join now and follow our journey!

Easter 2022 Long Weekend Hours & Easter Appetizer Recipe to try!

If you need an easy & delish snack OR a quick appetizer idea, try this “Whipped Ricotta Crostini” from
@AheadofThyme: https://www.aheadofthyme.com/whipped-ricotta-crostini/
🍅 FYI: Dr. Lopes is fully booked for Fri. April 15 & Sat. April 16, and has a few spots left for Mon. April 18. Please reach out to claim a spot or to be added to the wait list.
🍅 Massage is NOT available over the Easter Long Weekend and will resume on Wed. April 20th.
🍅 Enjoy putting your feet up and enjoying these Italian toasts with ricotta cheese & tomatoes!
🍅 Happy Easter Long Weekend!

Dr. Lopes is going AWAY on April 29th to cover her 1st sports event in over 2+ years!

This is no April Fool’s joke this time! Dr. Lopes will be going away at the end of this month to cover her 1st sports event, the Summer @Deaflympics2021, as a Sports Chiropractor with the @ASSC_CDSA! If you have any races coming up, please plan ahead and book your pre-race tune-up now!
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✈️ After over 2 years, Dr. Lopes is excited to finally get to cover her 1st sports event since the pandemic.  Her last event was in December 2019 at the Winter Deaflympics in Italy.  This time around she’s happy to be part of Team Canada and volunteer her skills at the 24th edition of the Summer Deaflympics in Brazil.
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✈️ She will be working @361clinic right until Fri. April 29th when she departs for Brazil that evening, and will return to work on Mon. May 16th.
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✈️ If you’re planning on running on May 1, 2022 in the @TorontoMarathon OR @MississaugaMarathon races, or on May 8, 2022 in the @SL10KTOR race, please book your pre-race tune-up now!
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✈️ You have 3 weeks before she departs, but this time for work!

Please continue to wear a mask when you come into your appointment till at least April 27th

The Ontario Government has announced that masking requirements have been removed in many indoor settings as of March 21, 2022; however, this does NOT include health-care settings, as of this date.
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😷 Regulated health professions, including chiropractors and registered massage therapists, will continue to practice in accordance with COVID-19 guidance for the health sector, including masks for health professionals, staff and patients, and active screening requirements, pending any further direction from the Ontario Government.
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😷 The government also announced that as of April 27, 2022, mask requirements will be removed in the remainder of indoor settings and that COVID-19 health care directives will be lifted on that date.
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😷 We’ll share more details as soon as we learn more.
😷 In the meantime, when you come in for your chiropractic, acupuncture or massage therapy appointment, please wear a mask.
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😷 Thank you for your co-operation! We look forward to seeing your smiling faces soon!

Dr. Lopes is back @361clinic today, Mon. March 28th!

Bienvenido de nuevo! Dr. Lopes has her mojo recharged after her time away, and is back in action as of today, Mon. March 28th.  Since she just got in a few hours ago, stayed tuned this week for her Week #4 adventures to wrap up her trip.
✈ While about to board her flight back from Colombia, she saw this quote which resonated with her:  “The world belongs to those who walk it.”
✈ Come on in to hear about Melanie’s Colombian adventures!
✈ Email OR call @361clinic to book in for your spring tune-up!
#361clinic #drmelanilopes #welcomeback #firstdayback #backtowork #recharged #rejuvenated #adventure #mojo #magic #charm #batteryrecharged #Colombia #world #walkit #journey #bienvenidosdenuevo #bienvenidos #welcome #readytogo

What to know while Dr. Lopes is away starting Fri. Feb 25th

This is just a friendly reminder that Dr. Lopes is @361clinic for 1 more week before she leaves for her cousins’ wedding in Colombia.  Read below for more details while she’s away:
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✈️ Dr. Lopes will be away Fri. Feb 25-Sun. Mar 27
✈️ She will be accessible via email to book chiro/massage appointments. Please allow a minimum of 24 hours for a reply.
✈️ Michelle, our RMT, will continue to provide massage therapy during this time. She is currently fully booked for March and is booking into April and beyond.  Those on the wait list will be contacted if any spots open up.
✈️ During this period there will be NO e-newsletters. They will resume on Fri. April 1st.
✈️ Please stay tuned to our @361clinic Facebook/Instagram/Twitter accounts to stay up to date in case any changes happen to Dr. Lopes’ travel plans.
✈️ If for some reason her travel plans get delayed/postponed, she will notify any patients booked from Mon. March 28 onwards with notice to reschedule accordingly.
✈️ Please plan accordingly for your chiro tune-up as she only has a handful of spots left for next week.
#361clinic #drmelanielopes #Colombia #trip #timeaway #timeoff #massagetherapy #chiropractic #newsletters #enewsletter #scheduling #email #planaccordingly #onemoreweek #Toronto #davisville 

Dr. Melanie Lopes will be AWAY Feb 25-March 25 for her Cousin’s Wedding! Please plan ahead!

Dr. Lopes will finally be taking some time off between Feb 25 – March 25, 2022 to attend her cousin’s wedding in Colombia and have some much needed time away.
✈️ This will be her first time taking more than just one day off at a time, in over 2 years, and she is excited to do so, not just to celebrate family but also do something she loves – TRAVEL & EXPLORING!
✈️ Please plan ahead to book your chiro/acupuncture spots accordingly.  She’ll be treating right up until Thurs. Feb 24th and will be back @361clinic on Mon. March 28th (as long as everything goes according to plan 🤞).
✈️ Due to the world changing literally every minute, her trip may get cancelled, but we will let you know ASAP if that is the case. Please stay tuned to @361clinic FB/IG/Twitter updates.
✈️ VAMOS!

FYI: We are still OPEN during the restrictions imposed in Ontario as of January 5, 2022

With restrictions happening once again in Ontario we encourage you to find your CALM amongst the chaos. We just wanted to remind you that we continue to remain OPEN to provide you with the ONE degree of difference. Whether you need an adjustment, reduce tension or just talk about the stresses in your life, we’re here for you. Try these “6 Breathing Exercises That Can Help You Relax in 10 Minutes or Less” from Greatist to help you find your calm:
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😌 Sama Vritti or “equal breathing”
😌 Abdominal breathing technique
😌 Progressive muscle relaxation
😌 Nadi Shodhana or “alternate nostril breathing”
😌 4-7-8 Breathing or “relaxing breath”
😌 Kapalabhati or “Skull-Shining Breath”
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❤ Whatever your situation is starting today, we send you calm and healing vibes to get through today and these next few weeks!