HEALTH & WELLNESS
The entrance to this new CityPlace spin studio feels more like a chic café than a gym. Similar to Manhattan’s SoulCycle, classes are choreographed to carefully curated playlists that guarantee an unparalleled endorphin high and intense full body workout. For a total of 45 minutes a class set in a dimly lit space with candlelight surrounding the instructor so all eyes are focused at the front.
70 Dan Leckie Way, Toronto
2. FLYING YOGI
Suspension yoga known as flying or anti-gravity yoga to some, uses slings attached to the participants shoulders, hands and feet. Each aerial movement requires serious core strength while helping you achieve a number of poses that elongate the spine and engage your muscles. Stay active, relieve stress and restore your body with one of the many unique practices offered. The best part of all is they offer family fun based classes for everyone aged 8 to 80!
245 Carlaw Ave #007, Toronto
3. FLOAT TORONTO
Floatation therapy, also known as floating, floatation, sensory deprivation, or R.E.S.T (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy) involves lying in a salt-water solution in a spacious tank. It is one of the most effective means of stress relief and relaxation that is now widely accepted as a legitimate therapy, floatation is also used to treat a wide range of ailments and conditions and has been proven to lower cortisol levels (the stress hormone).
1159 Queen St W, Toronto
4. BODY BLITZ
Canada's first authentic women's only spa, which boasts two locations, sets itself apart through a specialized "water circuit" based around ancient water practices. In addition to a number of treatments (including their signature full-body scrub), visitors can enjoy an array of pools and saunas (including several Polar Bear-worthy cold-water dips.
497 King St. E Toronto & 471 Adelaide St. W Toronto
5. HER MAJESTY'S PLEASURE
Her Majesty’s Pleasure is global award-winning salon/spa and cocktail bar located in the King West Village Fashion House. Elegantly designed beauty bars offer sensory beauty services
including manicures, pedicures, blow-outs, facials, waxing, make-up and all-natural body-bronzing. While charming bartenders serve creative cocktails, champagne and sweets you get to relax and treat yourself the right way!
556 King St. W Toronto
6. THE EXTENSION ROOM
Home of the Extension Method, this Corktown gym is an urban movement boutique offering a diverse program of classical ballet with athletic conditioning like Pilates and Dance for a workout that goes beyond the barre. Choose a class based on what area of your body you wish to sculpt or feel like a pretty ballerina pirouetting your way to better health and fitness with the various ballet classes. Where fitness meets art!
30 Eastern Ave. Toronto