As the lazy hazy days of summer give way to the hectic routines of fall, you may find yourself feeling slightly overwhelmed by the start of the new season. Between unpacking your sweaters and juggling kids’ activities – and before planning for holidays (yup, those are coming sooner than you think) – be sure to schedule time to rejuvenate your mind and body as you prepare for fall. Halton and surrounding regions are home to several spots ready to pamper, restore and recharge your batteries.
Wellness for the Body
2418 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
Serving the Bronte Village community of Oakville since 2005, the team of healthcare practitioners at Wellness for the Body aims to ensure clients achieve a healthy, stress-free and pain-free lifestyle. Services range from counselling to chiropractic care, naturopathic care, osteopathy, acupuncture and massage therapy. They are open 7 days a week.
3 Elizabeth St, Burlington
If you’re looking to turn off all distractions to pamper yourself for a day (or two), look no further than the Pearle Spa. Located on the picturesque Burlington waterfront in the Pearle Hotel, this luxurious day spa is the perfect place to escape from the stresses of daily life and unwind. Amenities include a traditional Hammam steam room, plus a lounge and pool for a complete full-day experience. Choose among facials, body treatments, massage, manicures and pedicures, and consider extending the experience by booking a room at the Pearle Hotel and dining at Isabelle Restaurant & Lounge.
114 Thomas St, Oakville
For a revitalizing lift in your spirit and body, look no further than this modern and welcoming day self-care studio. Grab a drink at the fully licensed bar and cafe while you enjoy your treatment. Yellow Door offers manicures, pedicures, facials, jetpeel, waxing, brow and lash treatments. Here, wellness is addressed from the inside out, offering acupuncture and ayurveda massage as well as meditation, massage and reiki energy healing.
OM Massage & Wellness
46 King St W Suite 201, Dundas
Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Dundas beside the Starbucks patio, OM Massage & Wellness is a tranquil oasis catering to all aspects of health. OM puts relaxation at the forefront of all its healthcare services. OM Massage & Wellness offers registered massage therapy, naturopathic medicine, osteopathy, acupuncture, reflexology and physiotherapy. Mental health services including social work, psychotherapy and yoga therapy ensure the whole body is taken care of at OM.
You shouldn’t have to wait until you’re burnt out to book personal care time. Wellness should always be a top priority because when you take care of yourself, you’re better able to care for others. Whether it’s a single treatment or a full day, time spent at the spa can help prepare you to meet the busy season ahead with energy and optimism.
by Lisa Evans