Massage therapy and nail care meet ultrasonic and laser treatments at Spa at the Madison, a boutique spa where trained aestheticians help guests feel their best. Facial Zone treatments, designed to annihilate blemishes and soothe lips, are plucked from an à la carte menu so patrons can assemble their own packages, and St. Tropez custom spray tans bronze bodies naturally in about an hour. For the Y-chromosome set, specially designed facials, waxing, and nail care as well as the placement of cucumber slices on moustaches prep gentlemen for special events.
Cutting-edge technology and New Age philosophies collide at Canadian MediPain Centre, where treatments are based on groundbreaking medical research, but remain entirely noninvasive. GaitScan technology puts the focus on the feet, capturing 2-D and 3-D representations of pressure distribution to help identify improper alignments impacting other joints throughout the body. Canadian MediPain Centre also has a location based in Calgary.
Bottles of PCA Skin and Dermalogica products are aplenty inside Aura Skin Care Services, aiding skilled estheticians combat stubborn skin conditions during custom facials. They aim to diminish fine lines, mop up excess oil, and send acne fleeing from faces.
EM Beautician School of Canada & Spa is an immersive learning environment where students rehearse their aesthetic skills by manning the on-site spa. Their treatments are likewise immersive for clients: body exfoliation or a hot-stone massage sinks physiques into relaxation, and facials cleanse pores with Dermalogica products or even 24-karat gold, which feels more luxurious against the skin than a caviar necklace.
Of course, instructors constantly monitor the seasoned pupils as they conduct their transformative services. Outside of the spa, instructors host classes on general aesthetics and nailcare, preparing groups to earn their licences and provide care that is both stellar and sanitary. Their lessons cover topics from aromatherapy to electrotherapy and modern spa appliances, as well as physiology and cosmetic chemistry.
Registered aromatherapist Julia has followed her passions and immersed herself in the study of aromatherapy, graduating from the West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy and taking courses from experts around the world. Her therapeutic aromatherapy soothes stressed-out musculature while her thorough knowledge of essential oils allows her to bring balance to bodies with holistic aromatherapy blends. In addition to massage, Julia can also use her oil expertise to help unblock energy-channelling chakras or clear negative energy from houses or offices.
Apex Chiropractic fuses the ancient Chinese healing of acupuncture with a full slate of modern lasers, body sculpting, and pain management techniques. Chiropractors offer both traditional adjustments and no-crack impulse adjustments that restore balance through super-fast, focused pressure. Shock-wave and LiteCure laser therapies help stimulate recovery and reduce inflammation, and massage therapy and naturopathic therapy offer a drug-free path toward pain management and healing.
Aesthetician Mia Mor founded Mor Than Ever Wellness Spa in order to shelter clients from the stress of their busy lives and bring them back to a slower pace, if only for a brief period of time. She and her staff nourish faces with anti-aging and European facials, knead the tension from backs during relaxation massages, and cocoon bodies in wraps. For the ultimate pampering experience, she treats bodies to luxurious products such as Moor Spa salves, whose naturally sourced ingredients contain no artificial preservatives; Dead Sea bath salts, which are enriched with vitamin E and aromatic oils; and Essie nail polish, which is formaldehyde-free, making it safe for expectant mothers and painting the walls of the nursery.