Last week, attendees of a two-day “glamping” getaway braved a heat wave to gather at the New Farm, which consists of 40 hectares of agriculture, wildlife, and walking trails, just a two-hour drive from Toronto.
As the concept of legal weed settles into Canadian culture, pot is filtering into the West Coast health scene, and, of course, there’s a yoga class for that, too. But practitioners of the discipline say cannabis-enhanced yoga is more than a fad—rather, it’s a reimagined concept dating back thousands of years.
“I thought it was straight up dumb.”
That’s what prominent Bay-area rapper Del the Funky Homosapien thought of pot when he was young. While it’s a far cry from his views now, since discovering the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) he still steers clear of any bud that promises a strong psychoactive trip.
Travis Petersen, founder of the Nomad Cook, a private chef agency, says the positive feedback he received from his 4/20 cannabis dinner series has now inspired him to recreate the experience for the upcoming Canada Day weekend.