Formerly a professional in the hospitality industry, Tricia Batliwalla founded Light Side Up as a way to guide others toward self-awareness and a better life outlook through hypnosis. Her journey has led her to seven countries throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, and toward an accreditation from the National Guild of Hypnotists Canada. She draws from all this experience each day in her office, where she eases clients into her process with a private consultation and, if needed, games of telepathic patty-cake. As she works with clients to reveal their needs, she may complement hypnosis with other therapies. In each session, she lulls clients into a deep state of relaxation and plants suggestions aimed at helping them overcome the root of issues such as addictions, hidden phobias, and damaged relationships.
Light Touch Laser Clinic's experienced, licensed, and certified laser technicians wield FDA- and CSA-approved equipment to improve the natural aesthetics of their patients. Specializing in both advanced skin care and Medical Grade skin care products, Light Touch Laser Clinic offers free consultations performed by an experienced team of professionals. Infrared lights beam over sagging skin, tightening areas by penetrating the deep tissue and stimulating collagen growth. Fine lines and wrinkles are diminished under the micropulses of lasers and radio waves, and intense pulsed light and lasers tackle superficial and deeper leg veins. No matter the treatment, clients can take advantage of free consultations to learn more about their procedure and get close enough to the laser technicians to call them Punkin'.
Saltcave Solana’s powder-dusted cavern looks like a polar bear’s hibernation den, until you notice the lounge chairs. The creatures that dwell here are modern humans, and the wonder that draws them is as old as time itself. Here, they relax amid Himalayan salt crystals, which fill the air with therapeutic properties. As music whisks minds to tranquil states, minerals vaporize themselves into tiny, breathable particles of the tasty mineral, which may ease symptoms of allergies, asthma, and some skin conditions. By infusing the space with negative ions, the saline mist can also help stave off colds and slug invasions. Safe for both children and adults, the cave teems with toys and blankets, which the salt divests of bacteria. The space fits up to eight people, making it a popular venue for yoga and Pilates classes.
Beyond the cave lies an infrared sauna, which helps melt away stress, pain, and toxins as it boosts the heart rate and circulation. Nearby, kneading experts perform Thai massages, gently easing bodies into yoga-like poses designed to dissolve tension, increase joint mobility, and make energy flow freely, like a river stocked with coupons.
Dr. Justin Guy believes in his own rehabilitative power for one simple reason: he's gone through the same treatments himself. After a gruesome injury on the soccer pitch and subsequent failed surgery left him with severe knee damage, Dr. Guy turned to treatments within his own field of study to reduce his pain and reorder his joint. Through this blend of chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, and custom orthotic care, Dr. Guy made a full recovery. Now, from the comfort of his Oakville office, he provides patients with the same care and kindness that helped him recapture his own mobility.
Therapists at Heritage Way Medical Spa bestow holistic spa treatments on men and women alike within a casual, elegant atmosphere. They perform nine facials and four body treatments using Decleor products, which are composed of scented essential oils, such as chamomile, rose, and cinnamon, and natural extracts from unselfish plants. To further beautify clients' skin, they also employ medical-grade SkinTx and vitamin C-infused Vivier skin-care products, as well as antioxidant-rich glominerals makeup. While most of their treatments are natural, they sometimes turn to technology for facial peels, blending water and ultrasonic waves. They also perform custom massages to oust subdermal pains with a combination of Swedish, Thai, shiatsu, and reflexology-style strokes, and aromatherapy.
Calling upon organic products whenever possible, the aestheticians at SOS Spa and Gifts rely on ingredients such as fruit enzymes, chocolate, and aloe vera to render skin smooth and blemish-free. In addition to facials, they smoothen hair with keratin masks, oust stress with Swedish and deep-tissue massages, and remove excess wax during ear-candling services. Before departing, their clients can stop by the shop to pick up supplies such as human-hair extensions and designer dresses.