Spas & Wellness
Nanaimo is fortunate to home numerous spas, yoga studios, and wellness centres that are devoted to helping people heal their bodies, minds, and souls. Nanaimo spas and wellness centres are located throughout the community, ready to welcome new guests.
11 Bastion Street
Pure Spa is located within the Coast Bastion Hotel, offering guests the opportunity to unwind, relax, and rejuvenate in the heart of downtown Nanaimo.
Pure Spa provides a range of traditional spa services, including massage, facials, manicures and pedicures, waxing, tinting, and microblading. Pure Spa also offers rejuvenating body treatments, including an Infrared sweat blanket that claims to burn up to 700 calories in an hour.
Kiyo Day Spa
404 Stewart Ave
Kiyo Salon & Spa is located on Stewart Ave, offers guests a relaxing escape through a variety of spa services. From pedicures and manicures to full-body treatments, spend the afternoon pampering yourself in their relaxing loft-inspired atmosphere. We recommend trying the Nanaimo Bar Pedicure, which starts with a milk bath, chocolate sugar scrub, followed by a chocolate masque and vanilla custard massage. This luxurious treatment will leave you feeling decadent and best of all, it’s calorie-free!
Nanaimo Elements Holistic Centre & Spa
4551 Uplands Drive
Nanaimo Elements Holistic Centre & Spa is a wellness centre that focuses on the five pillars of health: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and community. The centre offers a range of holistic services, including relaxation and deep healing massages, facial treatments, hair removal, manicures and pedicures, and astrological readings.
Nanaimo Elements Holistic Centre is a certified Green Spa, which requires a mindful commitment to the environment and ethical business practices.
Departure Bay Aromatherapy Boutique
4A-1420 Wingrove Street
Departure Bay Aromatherapy Boutique is devoted to healing and well-being from natural sources. The boutique provides three core services: aromatherapy massage, reflexology, and lymphatic drainage massage. Each massage uses personalized aromatherapy blends to help guests slip into a state of ultimate relaxation and restoration.
1881 Dufferin Crescent
100-5271 Rutherford Road
Modo Yoga, formerly Moksha Yoga, offers a unique style of hot yoga that strengthens and tones, improves flexibility, and helps calm the find. With a very active class schedule, Modo Yoga is the perfect yoga solution for busy professionals or people on a tight schedule.
Moda Yoga’s “Modo” style is the foundation for almost all of Modo’s classes, combining approximately 40 postures with intentional breathing. Modo Yoga also teaches Yin classes, using the heat of hot yoga to encourage flexibility.
Modo Yoga is part of an international franchise, with two locations in Nanaimo.
OmTown Yoga is a traditional, community-focused yoga studio located in Nanaimo’s downtown core. The studio teaches a diverse range of classes in a variety of styles, including Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin, and Kundalini. OmTown also teaches AcroYoga, a unique practice that combines acrobatic positions with the wisdom of yoga.
OmTown Yoga welcomes several talented yoga instructors throughout the week, offering a well-rounded schedule that is perfect for beginners and experts alike.
Oxygen Yoga & Fitness
6461 Metral Dr unit 103
Oxygen Yoga & Fitness is one of the newest yoga studios in Nanaimo, which uses infrared hot yoga to help guests tone, sculpt, and flow their way to whole-body fitness. Many classes target specific parts of the body, bringing a fitness class vibe to the franchise yoga studio. Oxygen Yoga rounds out its schedule with candlelit relaxation classes and ballet bar-inspired classes.
Bend Over Backwards Yoga
106-335 Wesley Street
Bend Over Backwards Yoga is located in Nanaimo’s quaint Old City quarter, adjacent to the downtown core. This yoga studio utilizes Iyengar yoga, a style of Hatha yoga that is devoted to alignment and tends to be slower-paced and use props. Bend Over Backwards Yoga has several highly experienced instructors and has many classes that cater to ageing bodies.