The last few years have been difficult. We’ve all been trying to find a balance in this life that has been turned upside down. For me, it was the four-season race. A real challenge for a girl who is not very athletic by nature. Rigour, endurance, surpassing oneself are among the many benefits that this discipline has instilled in me over the last 54 weeks.

When I learned that Nordstrom had expanded its activewear offering, I felt that the retailer understood the vital importance of sport in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Already known for its quality, fashionable clothing, Nordstrom now offers an expanded range of sportswear from workout, to performance, to athleisure for men, women and children.

So it was in head-to-toe Nordstrom clothing that I was able to activate my body… in Alberta!

Banff, here I come!

Welcome to Banff, a resort town in Alberta with a picturesque national park of the same name. Hello mountains! Hello to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and its Hogwarts-like setting!

Fairmont Banff Springs

On the program: HIIT training, yoga, snowshoeing, campfire, ice skating on Lake Louise and meditation in the forest. No time for nonsense… except for admiring the view of the snowy mountains a hundred times.

After several breaths of fresh air and a few less toxins, I realized that the activewear offered at Nordstrom is not only beautiful and trendy, but it is also of high quality, in addition to being comfortable and practical.

Among the brands on sale at Nordstrom, there is the in-house brand Zella, whose quality and comfort are very similar to the clothes of a certain very popular line specializing in yoga clothes… I’ll let you guess which one!

The classics Nike and Adidas, the ingenious ON, the inclusive Sweaty Betty, the Canadian Sorel, the environmental PANGAIA and the ethical Vuori are also part of the lot.

Yoga with Nordstrom

The Nordstrom Itinerary

Running, hiking, gym, yoga, swimming and more. You can shop online based on what you’re doing – or thinking about doing (no pressure!).

Need more help shopping? Nordstrom also offers its best expert reviews, product and performance guides, and wellness tips through its interactive online experience.

Here are my favourite pieces to buy at Nordstrom:


365 PPRMINT™ Unisex Organic Cotton Sweat Shorts, Pangaia

Price: $90


Power Block High Waist Pocket 7/8 Leggings, Sweaty Betty

Price: $128


Cloud Monochrome Sneaker, On

Price: $160


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