Choose from Four Options
- C$39 for two hot-rock-bathing sessions or hot yoga or Pilates sessions (C$110 value)
- C$69 for four hot-rock-bathing sessions or hot yoga or Pilates sessions (C$220 value)
- C$105 for three weeks of hot-rock-bathing sessions or hot yoga or Pilates sessions (C$300 value)
- C$185 for six weeks of hot-rock-bathing sessions or hot yoga or Pilates sessions (C$600 value)
Hot-rock-bathing sessions begin with clients changing into a provided Iyashi Spa outfit. They then lie down on heated black-silica slabs for three 20-minute intervals, with a short break in the cool-down rooms in between intervals. The point is to relieve aches and pains as well as to detox in a completely relaxing environment. There are two suites to choose from: the deluxe suite, which can hold four people at a time (men, women, or couples; if two people book the suite, it is not shared), or the traditional suite, which holds up to 17 guests (ladies only except during yoga or Pilates sessions or private parties).
During the hot yoga class, students spend 30 minutes relaxing on the rock bed, then perform an hour of slow, deep yoga postures on the heated bedrock slabs. Hot Pilates classes similarly combine hot-rock relaxation and core strengthening exercises. Yoga and Pilates classes are held in the traditional treatment room where both men and women welcome.
Iyashi Bedrock Spa
Named for the Japanese word for “cure,” Iyashi Bedrock Spa takes an innovative approach to healing by beckoning visitors into its all-natural Japanese ganbanyoku rock bathing suites. Since its inception, in 2008, Iyashi has been featured in numerous media outlets including E! Spa Trend Alert, which mentions Iyashi is "the latest Spa secret that has athletes and celebrities rolling around on a bed of rocks." Athlete visitors include Katie Tsuyuki, a snowboard competitor in the 2014 Olympics.
New Beauty Magazine also named Iyashi one of the top five unique spas in the world for its more than 20 beds of imported black silica rock that boast detoxifying and relaxing effects. Hot water runs beneath these slabs, heating them to approximately 42 degrees Celsius in a room held at 63 per cent humidity to create an atmosphere reminiscent of a rainforest. The treatment room feels like a cross between a low heat sauna and a mild steam room in which clients place a towel down and lie on what feels like a large heating pad for 20 minutes at a time, basking in the sounds of soothing music before stepping out into the cool-down room. This process is repeated for an hour as the stones suffuse bodies with far-infrared rays and negative ions that can help to loosen tight muscles, burn calories, improve circulation, and boost the immune system.