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Health and Wellness in Whistler

Oct 31, 2007
Nestled about two hours north of much popular Vancouver in British Columbia, Whistler is perhaps the North America's most sought after vacation spot. Apart from being a favorite ski and golf destination, Whistler also boasts of a well-earned reputation of being one of the most popular health and wellness destinations in Whistler.

With fresh mountainous air, soothing surroundings, and magnificent views, Whistler provides wonderful retreat for health and wellness getaways. Further, Whistler is home to one of the premier wellness festivals in North America, namely, Whistler Wellness Week - an annual event featuring more than 50 innovative wellness workshops, demonstrations, and informative seminars throughout a week, all of which are focused on a variety of fitness and health-related topics, from yoga and meditation to diet supplements and nutrition.

A plethora of other events and celebrations are conducted here in order to promote a healthy lifestyle. In short, Whistler is truly a mecca for health and wellness, with a variety of alpine spa facilities, physiotherapy centers, chiropractic service providers, yoga studios, and Pilates classes.

After a day or two of adventurous as well as tiring skiing or snowmobiling activities, pamper yourself with a superb, rejuvenating spa treatment in any of the many spa facilities located within the backdrop of breathtaking alpine vistas. Usually, the treatments provided by these spa facilities are limitless, ranging from soothing massages and beauty treatments to professional waxing and facials. Among the different types of massages are Swedish massage, sports massage, deep tissue massage, traditional Thai massages, Shiatsu massage, and Lava stone massage.

Specialized massages are also available. For instance, if you are a to-be mom, then relax and sooth your as well as your baby's mind and body with a prenatal massage. Likewise, for those who want to share the pampering spa experience with their other half, friend, or lover, then one of the best choices would be to take specialized spa massages such as couples massage. There are also some spa facilities in Whistler, specializing in providing integrative healing by blending ancient Eastern therapeutics and modern western medicine.

If you want to give professional care for your injuries or fracture that occurred while skiing or snowboarding in Whistler, then head to one of the reputable physiotherapy centers in the region. Many of the physiotherapy clinics here provide services of registered physiotherapists to offer manual therapies to care and heal pain and inflammation. In some instance, if your injury is complex, then a combined treatment of both manual and neuromuscular techniques are adopted in order to alleviate and heal pain and injuries. Besides, these clinics render extensive recovery programs for dealing with a myriad of problems such as back aches, knee sprains, and soft tissue injuries.

Health and wellness facilities in Whistler also consist of a number of chiropractic clinics, which are focused to deal with the problems in connection with musculoskeletal as well as nervous system. Other complementary and alternative medicinal facilities here are acupuncture and herbal medicines.

For those seeking fitness and solace of mind, a great alternative would be take yoga classes. With a continuum of yoga health studios in the region, you can experience a relaxing Ashtanga, Hatha, Restorative, and Vinyasa yogas in the sun-lit yoga rooms. Many of these clinics render all that are required for a great Yoga experience, such as, bolsters, blankets, mats, straps, and towels. In addition, different types of yoga classes are available according to your level and requirement. For example, if you are a beginner seeking calming as well as therapeutic yoga classes, then basic or foundation classes would be most suitable for you. Likewise, for those with adequate experience in Yoga training, some of the best options are Yoga classes in the form of Power Vinyasa and Yoga Pilates inclusive of intensive Pilates exercise. Some excellent Yoga sessions are also available for stress management and for those with wounds.

In addition, in order to enhance your self confidence and inner as well as outer strength, a best choice would be to take martial arts classes with such facilities as Whistler Martial Arts Centre. Other health and wellness options available in Whistler include an array of nutrition outlets with the service of specialists, professional fitness training centers, aromatherapy clinics, and dental and other medical care establishments.
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Lynxwhistler is a high-end luxury family property unit available for vacation rental in the premier ski resort of Whistler , British Columbia, Canada. The property is designed in a contemporary style, and boasts stunning views and a reserved underground parking stall right at the base of Blackcomb.
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