Directory Of Family & Creativity

Bowness Music

6319 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

Bowness Music is a family owned and operated local business, nestled in the heart of one of Calgary’s oldest neighborhoods. We offer a wide selection of musical equipment brand names (Hagstrom, Roland, Dunlop, PRS, Cort, Sigma, Korg and D’Addario, to name a few), as well as comprehensive musical instruction from some of the city’s most experienced musicians. We also have a full-service repair shop to meet your instrument maintenance needs.

Fire Escape

6305 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

We will guide you as you embark on a ceramic painting adventure. Unfinished earthenware pieces are transformed into functional masterpieces that are completely unique and personal! Once thought of as only decorative or fine art, ceramic painting has become a creative and fun experience for everyone! We offer a wide variety of unpainted pieces, including bowls, plates, mugs, vases, and more, that you can finish in almost any way imaginable. We also have an inspiration centre of tools, materials, and creative resources that help add that unique touch to your finished piece. When your painting adventure is complete, leave your piece with us for only 3 days during which we will clear glaze and fire it for you at no extra charge.

Grasby Art Studio

6520 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

Grasby Art Studio is an art supply store and art instruction facility in NW Calgary, Bowness. The studio offers drop-in art classes and open studio time for beginners to intermediate artists, as well as paint night events and private parties.

Light Cellar

6326 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

The Light Cellar is an independent and inspired business offering the largest range of superfoods in Canada. By visiting us you will receive care, guidance and expertise when it comes to adding in superfoods to your everyday. You will be able to nourish yourself from the highest quality superfoods, superherbs, medicinal mushrooms, friendly ferments, hot & cold elixirs, chocolate making ingredients and more. We envision a world that honours the sacredness of all life and source only the best highest quality ingredients which have been wild-crafted or grown at or above organic standards. We offer ongoing classes, events and workshops to support you in your journey to sustainably and deliciously nourishing your being.

The Tao Of Peace

6331 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

Tao of Peace Martial Arts & Life Skills School offers a well-rounded program for realistic self-defense with emphasis on life skill teachings for character development and self-empowerment. Our Martial Arts program combines Hapkido (Aikido, Judo, Tae-kwon-do), Boxing, Kickboxing, Kung Fu, Kempo Karate, Filipino Martial Arts, and Jiu-Jitsu. A non-competitive and respectful atmosphere where everyone is welcome. We have classes for all ages starting at 4 years old and offer a free trial class to see if our studio is the right fit for you! Tao of Peace also offers bully proofing and parenting programs that are open to the community.


6531 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

We are the experts for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards in Calgary and throughout Alberta! As Alberta’s largest paddling store and school, our 6500+ sq. ft. facility houses more than 200 canoes, kayaks and SUP boards! Plus all the gear that goes with them! Our professional instructors are fully certified and make learning to paddle FUN!

Yoga in Bowness

6404 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, Ab, T3A 0E4

Yoga in Bowness is a community focused yoga space centrally on Mainstreet Bowness, offering a variety of daily Drop-in yoga classes. Our teachers are experienced and highly trained to offer an authentic yoga experience, and support any individuals practice – whether new to yoga, or a life-long practitioner. We firmly believe that Yoga is for everyone, and can help to build a better community ­ in Bowness, in Calgary, in North America, and the world. Our vision is to make yoga available to everyone by keeping it affordable, accessible and approachable, and our business is based around these pillars. Yoga doesn’t encourages competition, or exclusion, and we pride ourselves in creating an environment that is warm, welcoming, and inclusive of all.