• Ayurvedic wisdom,
    fragrant spices and
    magical plant essences
    for your delicious life
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    “What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice and all things nice”

    Robert Southey


    Meet the Spice Mistress
    and the Cinnamon Girl

    Two feisty South Africans, Glynn and Mel, met at the sweet young age of two-ish, played, grew up, went to art school, and many years later adventured their way to Canada. On opposite coasts they found each other again, their paths having criss-crossed along the way. Divine intervention, a sprinkle of magic,and some serious love has inspired these friends- for-life to create The Spice Life. Born of a vision to live the healthiest, most joyful and delicious life and to share that blissful path with others. Mel and Glynn combine their superpowers, spice powders, and sparkly outlooks to bring online education, aromatic product lines, and the spice life to you.

    our stories…

    Glynnis Osher is a passionate teacher, certified Ayurvedic practitioner, artist, author, and entrepreneur specializing in Ayurvedic lifestyle practices and aromatherapy. Glynnis began in South Africa as an art director and moved to New York in her early twenties. Her advertising career spanned 16 years and during this time she was drawn to the healing arts of Ayurveda. While travelling by train in India she met her Canadian love and they moved to Vancouver BC.

    Glynnis was founder and CEO of the former The Mystic Masala Aromatherapy, partnering with a women’s fair trade herbal collective in Nepal to create authentic Ayurvedic skincare formulas.

    Her love for healing foods and aromatic Ayurveda has led her to developing this exciting new venture with long-time friend Mel. The Spice Life will offer uplifting online learning experiences and products in the sensual healing arts of aromatic Ayurveda.

    Glynnis is co-author of the book Your Irresistible Life: 4 Seasons of Self-Care through Ayurveda and Yoga Practices that Work.

    fave spice: “I love them all”

    Melanie Harris graduated with a degree in Graphic Design in South Africa and spent over 20 years in the advertising industry as an art director. She has owned and operated a design consultancy in Toronto and her keen aesthetic and passion for beauty has led her to consulting in various exciting areas of art and design.

    Her strong belief in holistic health and wellness led her to working closely with practitioners from all modalities and orchestrating the intakes for an integrated wellness clinic in Toronto. She worked closely with clients to help manage their customized wellness plans, always making people feel at ease with her positive and caring nature.

    Being an avid traveller and life adventurer Melanie has always looked at life outside of the box. Her passion for living a healthy, conscious and vibrant lifestyle has inspired her to co-creating The Spice Life with her childhood friend Glynn.

    Melanie’s pride is her family. She has three grown sons who adore her and keep her on her toes!

    fave spice: “Cinnamon of course”

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