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Organic skin care central Studio Botanica (1616 Queen West) is pulling up its organic roots (in the back garden) and leaving its Queen West space at the end of June. Owner and traditional herbalist Carol Little will instead focus on offering herbal consultations at the Village Healing Centre (240 Roncesvalles). Given plans for e-commerce and distribution via other eco-friendly retailers, you won't be out of product for long. Until then, take advantage of the month-long, up-to-70-per-cent-off inventory clearance sale on everything from organic teas and herbal vinegars to exfoliating scrubs and all-natural moisturizers. 416-533-8803, www.studiobotanica.com.
To celebrate the opening of the Yoga Sanctuary's new yet historical 95 Danforth location, classes during the grand opening week (June 1-7) are free. That's right, all week long. Similar to the College studio (which will be temporarily closed from today (Thursday, June 2) until June 13, the new third-storey digs feature high ceilings, hardwood floors and exposed brick for serious om-bience. Get out the yoga mat - it's time to get down. 416-461-6161, www.theyogasanctuary.net.
Looking to score unimaginable savings on killer local designer labels? Hit Public 's (881 Queen West) Inconceivable summer sale, which starts tomorrow (Friday, June 3) and runs to June 12. It's offering 10 to 90 per cent off in-store brand Geek Boutique, as well as OK47, Stacks, Outdoor Terrier, Habit, Eve Gravel and many others. Big bonus: Public offers a free vintage Girls Geek Boutique T ($36 value) to the first 25 NOW readers to spend $50 or more. 416-350-8114, www.public881.com.