Spas & Fitness

photo by Meghan Tansey Whitton

30 MINUTE HIT HALIFAX
A local franchise of a kickboxing and boxing gym for women. Sign up in advance of your big day so you can really kick ass in all white.
1239 Bedford Highway, 902-407-5050, 798 Main Street, Dartmouth, 902-462-4893, #2 5651 Hennessey Street, Halifax,902-407-8882, 30minutehit.com

BE WELL SPA
Started by Dr. Cheryl Lycette, Be Well incorporates therapeutic spa services into naturopathic practices, so whatever pre-wedding indulgences you choose, you’ll enjoy non-paraben, chemical-free, non-petroleum, organic skin and body care.
2110 Robie Street. 902-422-2767, bewellspa.ca

BRADSHAW PURE ESTHETICS
Diana Bradshaw offers spa services that use only organic and holistic products—skin care treatments, natural nail care, waxing, body treatments and massage therapy.
1556 Queen Street (top floor), 902-404-4009, bradshawpureesthetics.com

TOTAL BODY LASER CLINIC
You’re getting married! Maybe it’s time to remove that tattoo you got on your butt of your ex’s name, huh? Total Body Laser can help pave over the past with tattoo removal, or, if you live with no regrets, permanent hair removal’s an option, too.
255 Lacewood Drive Suite 312, 902-407-7223, totalbodylaser.ca

EMBRACE SPA
Get relaxed and replenished from head to toe with a variety of lush spa treatments, massage, makeup and salon services or just dive straight into a tailored wedding package. This Bedford spa is all about embracing “beauty, environment and well-being” and what better time to do that than your big day?
827 Bedford Highway, 902-445-5155, embracespa.com

HS STUDIO SALONSPA
HS Studio welcomes your bridal party with themed aesthetic rooms and a state of the art pedicure pit: complete with four massaging leather chairs and 52 inch TV, it’s the perfect spot for pre-wedding primping. Packages start at $179 per person, and don’t forget the groom— HS Studio offers a full menu of services just for men.
7004 Mumford Road 902-455-7004, hsstudio.ca

INTERLUDE SPAS
Make an appointment at Interlude for bridal hairstyles, facials, makeup applications, professional hair removal, hand and foot treatments or spa packages for brides, the bridesmaids and maid of honour. Packages include Bridal Bliss, One Week Countdown and Man of the Hour.
1919 Upper Water Street, 902-469-2700, interlude.com

LIFE SALON SPA
For all your pre-wedding spa, hair and make-up needs, Life Salon Spa is here for you, offering exceptional services that use the world-class Aveda brand products. As they say, “Let our urban retreat provide you with refuge from the chaos of the world.” Life does manicures, pedicures, facials, hair and more.
1592 Barrington Street Suite 1, 99 Hector Gate, Dartmouth Crossing, 902423-7771, lifesalonspa.com

ORGANIC TAN
Get a golden glow without soaking up a single ray. Organic Tan does all-natural airbrush spray tans for just you, or your entire bridal party.
2459 Agricola Street, 902-225-8913, organictan.ca

REMEDY FACIAL BAR & SPA
A multi-time Best of Halifax winner, Remedy welcomes brides and bridal parties for pre-festivities primping. Plan your bachelorette around an afternoon at the (fully licensed) facial bar, chill your wedding jitters with a massage or treat your bridesmaids to matching manis and pedis.
1546 Granville Street, 902-425-7586, remedyspa.com

SERPENTINE STUDIOS
Co-founders Monique Ryan and Laura Selenzi specialize in bellydance, and offer hula hoop, flexibility, burlesque and fitness classes, too. You can find all of these things, and way more, at their bright studio off Spring Garden Road, it’s basically oozing positive vibes. Whether you’re celebrating your bachelorette with some Serpentine experts, or simply renting out their sweet space to celebrate, you aren’t going to find many party venues that trump this one.
5527 Cogswell Street, 902-406-1668, cabaretserpentine.com

SPIRIT  SPA
Head here to lift your spirits even higher as you gear up for the big day. Spirit offers both formal hairstyles and makeup application when it comes to your day-of dolling up, but there’s also pre-wedding pampering to be had here. Spirit offers special bridal packages like The Pre-Nup (a time-out for two) and the Photo Finish (makeup and a blow-out for say, the rehearsal dinner or engagement photos). Or go big on your big day with The Bride’s Essentials—a three hour experience that gets you a mani, pedi, hair and makeup.
5150 Salter Street and 5540 Kaye Street, 902-431-8100, spiritspa.ca

STUDIO IN ESSENCE
Serious full body workouts come in the form of pilates, aerial circus, pole sport, personal training and acrobatic dance…all of the things Studio in Essence offers its athletes. There’s truly room for everyone here, from the intrigued to super-fit. The studio space is an ideal bachelorette destination—in burlesque, pole dance and aerial silks— located in the heart of downtown Halifax and Studio In Essence can also host parties off location.
1535 Dresden Row, Suite 201, 902-405-5500, studioinessence.com

SUMMIT DAY SPA & WELLNESS CLINIC
At Summit you’ll find professional, result-oriented spa services specializing in skin care, permanent hair removal, massage therapy and pedicures. They recommend you book all spa services a day or two before the wedding and leave hair and make-up appointments only for day of the wedding, as too often they’ve seen brides running late for appointments on the wedding day which can cause a lot of stress. French manicures are a specialty.
5495 Spring Garden Road, 902-423-3888, summitspa.ca

TOTAL TOUCH SKINCARE CLINIC
From complete hair removal to aesthetics using Dr. Hauschka products, Total Touch skincare clinic can provide total skin rejuvenation and satisfaction for brides, grooms and their parties, so everyone looks their best on the big day.
2094 Robie Street, 902-209-2009, ttskincare.com

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