Toronto’s Hidden Gems part 2

Edgewalk
Okay not so much hidden as unique and a world first – how about walking full -circle hands- free around the CN Towers main pod, 356m/1168ft above the ground.
Attatched to an overhead safety rail, walk out with a small group of six others and see Toronto from a different angle – literally. Led by trained guides, thrill seekers will be “encouraged” to push their personal limits during the walk by leaning back off the tower into the sky above Toronto’s impressive downtown city core.
$175 for 1.5 hours including 30 minutes of adrenaline fuelled “sightseeing” on the Edgewalk
http://www.edgewalkcntower.ca

• Yoga or Life Drawing at The AGO

Perfect your downward dog in one of the stunning Frank Geary designed spaces of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Swap your mirrored yoga studio for a workout amidst priceless artworks either in the Henry Moore Gallery or Galleria Italia. Currently running 3 times a week on Mondays, Thursday and Sundays: check out the website below
If yoga doesn’t appeal, how about a spot of life drawing – with a model, in one of the AGO’s public galleries?
The AGO runs a couple of 2 hour sessions on one day every week. You can book for 10 sessions or simply drop in on a first- come first- serve basis. Normally around 10 Easels are set up so arrive well before the scheduled time.
http://www.ago.net

• Ride a Segway round The historic Distillery District
A national heritage site and the home of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery for 153 year, this pedestrianized village is one of the oldest most charming spots in Toronto. With cobbled lane-ways and North America’s largest collection of Victorian Industrial architecture, the distinctive 100 foot chimney, red brick and green shuttered buildings – now house around 90 restaurants, boutiques and galleries. The perfect setting then for a guided Segway tour led by a certified instructor. The tour starts with a run down on the basic techniques followed by 60 minutes discovering the area
$69 plus tax for 60 minutes, reservations required
http://www.segwayofontario.com

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