Health & Fitness in Vancouver

Up to 61% Off Classes at The Hot Box Yoga

The Hot Box Yoga

Vancouver

C$70 C$29

Classes held in a studio heated by far-infrared radiant technology work to detoxify bodies, leaving students feeling healthy and calm

76% Off Mat Pilates and Yoga Classes

Form Body Lab

Downtown Vancouver

C$200 C$49

Mat Pilates classes; power yoga and more leisurely restorative-yoga sessions

Up to 47% Off a Bike Tune-Up

Wheel Path Bike Shop

Vancouver

C$45 C$25

Cyclists can get their bikes tuned up with services such as brake and gear adjustments, chain lubrication, and air-pressure checks

Up to 54% Off Colon Hydrotherapy

Natural Health Hydrotherapy

Fairview

C$118 C$59

Colon hydrotherapy releases built-up waste, improving digestive health and increasing energy and focus

Up to 56% Off at Spa Colonic Water of Life 

Spa Colonic Water of Life

Mt. Pleasant

C$128 C$59

An I-Act & LIBBE-certified instructor helps bathe the intestine in purified water to promote natural bowel movements and detoxify the body

52% Off European Swordplay Classes

Academie Duello

Downtown Vancouver

C$135 C$65

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Transform into a Renaissance-era knight during heart-pumping programs that focus on the skills of European swordplay & Western martial arts

50% Off Reiki

Spiritmoves Healing

Fairview

C$80 C$40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 56% Off Colon Hydrotherapy at Lavar Spa

Lavar Spa H2O Cleansing

Downtown Vancouver

C$129 C$59

Private, fully automated procedure sends gently flowing water into the colon to break down and flush waste from the system

90% Off Prescription Eyewear at Rumi Optical

Rumi Optical

West End

C$185 C$19

Registered opticians evaluate eyes and staffers fit customers for brand-name eyewear in 30 minutes; brand-name eyewear in 30 minutes

83% Off Classes and Gym Access

Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Club

Multiple Locations

C$175 C$29

Prominent health fitness club with 18 locations across British Coumbia dedicated to NBA star Steve Nash’s lifestyle and philosophy

Up to 78% Off Yoga Classes

The Yoga Practice

Ambleside

C$160 C$39

Certified yoga instructors guide pupils of all abilities through drop-in classes held in an intimate boutique studio seven days a week

C$8 Off Over The Counter Medicine

Pharmasave Granville & Broadway

Vancouver

C$20 C$12

Patrons tackle joint pain, headaches, and minor medical problems with generic over-the-counter drugs

50% Off Therapy - Physical / Physiotherapy

Trina Lee Physiotherapy

West End

C$70 C$35

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

61% Off at Vancouver Orthotics

Vancouver Orthotics

South Granville

C$75 C$29

Visual and electronic gait analysis identify issues with the feet; biomechanical tests shape inserts that reduce back, neck, and knee pain

Up to 80% Off Laser Nail-Fungus Treatment

False Creek Skin Solution Clinic

South False Creek

C$275 C$65

Lasers penetrate nails to target underlying fungus, leaving nails and nearby skin unharmed in a 20- to 60-minute session

Up to 63% Off Laser Toenail-Fungus Treatment

Eternal Skin Care

Multiple Locations

C$175 C$79

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Technicians use lasers to penetrate the nail and kill the fungus, with no pain and no downtime

Up to 72% Off Yoga Classes

The Mat Yoga

Victoria-Fraserview

C$150 C$49

Hatha yoga helps beginners conquer basic poses to build physical strength, and flow yoga focuses on synchronizing breathing with movement

67% Off Yoga, Pilates, and Dance Classes at Exhale Studio

Exhale Studio

Downtown Vancouver

C$150 C$52

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Classes of all levels build core muscles, improving balance and flexibility inside this boutique studio

63% Off Slimming Body Wrap

Fabufit

West End

C$189 C$69

The two-hour body-contouring treatment shapes physiques, slimming circumferences by up to six inches for at least 30 days

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The life of a contractor can already take its toll on a back, but Stacey Reeves was a mountain biker, too. After a biking accident in which he injured his neck, Stacey turned to yoga as a way to exercise while hopefully easing his chronic pain. Suffice it to say he quickly became enamoured with it.

Still, Stacey frequently found himself the only man in any of his classes, despite its overwhelmingly positive effects on his physical and mental well-being. So he decided to found his own studio instead, soon registering as a certified instructor and creating a space where men could explore the form in a male-focused environment. Today, YoGuys holds weekly classes at each of the two spacious locations. Owing to his casual discovery of yoga, he takes a casual approach to classes, fostering a relaxed, organic atmosphere as he helps students tone their muscles through flowing movements, or yang, and tighten their joints in static poses, or yin, which together enable yogis to work multiple areas of their body at once without having to arm-wrestle an octopus.

1882 Adanac Street
Vancouver,
BC
CA

World Dance Co.'s team of instructors, which includes three-time World Cuban Salsa champion Diego Sanchez, teaches duos how to move during dance classes and dance-inspired fitness routines. The class lineup teems with ballroom boogies such as the argentine tango and folkloric dances from the Caribbean, and South America. Students can choose from classes ranging from salsa, bachata, tango, zouk, cumbia, swing, cha-cha, Afro-Cuban, Zumba, yoga, ballet, jazz, hip hop, and tap.

Adult students can master four different styles of salsa that may combine Cuban, Colombian, and American influences. Children's classes explore classical traditions such as ballet and modern innovations such as street-inspired jazz dancing. World Dance Co. also serves as the residence of the Grupo America Latin-dance team, whose professional dancers combine energetic routines with eye-catching costumes.

919 Granville Street
Vancouver,
BC
CA

Ron Zalko started working out to keep himself away from the fridge. Over time, he shed more than 50 pounds and became a devoted triathlete, founding Ironman Canada and his eponymous gym, which helps exercisers of all levels cross-train their way to physical fitness. In addition to filling his 20,000-square-foot facility with state of the art cardio and strength equipment, he has developed cardio routines with aerobics superstar Jane Fonda and designed custom workouts for celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Sylvester Stallone, and Amanda Seyfried. A ladies-only area invites women to sweat to their hearts’ content on treadmills and StairMasters and sculpt their biceps with free weights and plate-loaded machines rather than tractor-lifting competitions. Hardwood floors line the group exercise classroom, where yoga, Pilates, aerobics, and spinning routines melt calories and tone muscles.

1807 W 1st Ave
Vancouver,
BC
CA

“Any reason for practicing yoga is a good reason. Enhancing flexibility and releasing stress are as noble a purpose for performing yoga as the awakening of spirituality,” explain doctors Deepak Chopra and David Simon in their book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga. At Chopra Yoga Center, yogis incorporate the philosophies of Chopra and Simon into each breath and pose, whether performed in meditative sessions or beginners classes such as power, Pilates, and hot classes. The modern and airy studio provides a serene contrast from the hustle and bustle of streetcars playing hopscotch just outside. After workouts in one of the two bright, spacious yoga rooms, newly centred bodies can continue unwinding in the sauna, or book a massage or acupuncture session with one of the Center's wellness professionals.

451 Granville Street
Vancouver,
BC
CA

Lisa and Danny, the owners and directors of Bikram Yoga Vancouver, began their mutual journey under the tutelage of Bikram Choudhury, the founder of the worldwide Yoga College of India as well as the style of yoga that now bears his name. After a knee injury left him crippled at 17, Bikram willed himself toward recovery with the help of his teacher, Bishnu Ghosh, and the series of 26 asanas that the two designed specifically to heal the body’s chronic physical ailments.

Today, Lisa and Danny continue to teach those same 26 poses to students of all levels. Their classes unfold in a studio heated to a fiery 40.5 degrees Celsius; the high temperatures help the body shed tension, toxins, and piggybacking snowmen. Focused breathing exercises complement sitting and standing poses that propel oxygen to the body's extremities and strengthen muscles.

555 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver,
BC
CA

The Crossfit BC coaches strive to reach all ages and skill levels, from aged grandparents to experienced athletes, they reject specialization, designing ever-changing daily workouts to develop all dimensions of health. A lift might be followed by gymnastics work, such as a handstand; other sessions might include activities such as rowing or jumping boxes. Every exercise is scalable, too, meaning there's always an easier or tougher version to challenge each participant's fitness level. Unlike some programs that motivate with drill-sergeant shouting, the Crossfit coaches keep things positive by cheering on their classes and occasionally letting a stampede of unicorns loose into the room.

1431 Clyde Ave.
West Vancouver,
BC
CA