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iwa Spa is thrilled to announce that our 4th Grilling & Grooming Men’s Night which took place on November 16th in support of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, raised $9000.00 – WOW!! Thousands of patients rely on the medical team at Collingwood G&M Hospital for care,...

Grilling & Grooming – HUGE SUCCESS!

Please note that our prices will be increasing as of June 1st, 2017. We pride ourselves in providing high quality services to each and every client. In order to keep up with increased costs, our prices will be changing on select services throughout the...

Note to Clients

Online voting is now open for the World Luxury Spa Awards. If you’ve visited us, and loved your experience, we’d love your vote! Voting is open until May 21st, 2017 and you can vote as MANY TIMES AS YOU LIKE!  https://goo.gl/wX4Qbq

VOTE NOW – WORLD LUXURY SPA AWARDS

It’s almost Valentine’s…..share a truly unique experience and feel the heat with a couples yoga + ganban session. Your session includes 20 minutes of private yoga instruction, followed by 30 minutes of ganban volcanic rock therapy – all in a private suite. Available February...

Valentines Day Couples Yoga

Grilling & Grooming for the General was held at on November 17th and we are thrilled to have presented a cheque for $3500 to the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital. This guys night out included dinner from Northwinds Brewhouse & Kitchen, a Gentleman’s Gin...

Grilling & Grooming for the General Hospital

Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada – iwa Spa has been chosen as one of the Top 25 Spas in the 2016 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards, presented by Spa Inc. and the Spa Industry Association of Canada (SIAC). This award signifies a...

WINNER – TOP 25 SPAS IN CANADA!

Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada– iwa Spa has been awarded two wellness awards for Canada : “BEST HIDDEN GEM” and BEST YOGA at the Spafinder 2016 Wellness Travel Awards (WTA), held at World Travel Market, London. Inaugurated in 2014, the Awards recognize...

iwa Spa Wins Two International Awards

Back by popular demand- iwa Spa is hosting our THIRD Grilling and Grooming for the General men’s night on Thursday November 17th from 6:00-9:00PM, in support of the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital. Join us for another awesome night out at the spa as...

CALLING ALL GUYS!

Awaken your senses and experience what life may be like without vision. Join us for Yoga in the Dark this Sunday, October 30th at 12:30pm. The practice of Yoga without the benefit of sight is a magical experience. You will be provided with an...

Yoga in the Dark

Fallicious is back in the Blue Mountain Village! Book a mini-manicure and experience Canada’s Top New Spa & Luxury Spa of the Year, Ontario. Offer valid Sunday 5pm-Thursday. Call (705)293-2492 to book.  

Fallicious

Looking for an awesome place to work? We’ll be at Blue Mountain‘s Community Day this Sunday from 12-6pm. Stop by and learn about career opportunities at iwa Spa. For all the Community Day details visit: https://goo.gl/FXGsNC. Can’t make it? Visit us in-spa October 19th or...

We’re hiring!

iwa Spa is proud to support Breast Cancer Research. While much progress has been made in the treatment of Breast Cancer over the last 25 years, so much work remains. Join us September 30th-October 2nd – we’re devoting a weekend to help fund research by...

Fund Research. Save Lives.

Celebrate back to school with a 2 FOR 1 special! Bring in a friend and join us for Together Tuesdays. Every Tuesday in September, October, and November take advantage of select spa services at 2 for 1. Together enjoy a Chill Pedicure, or Chill Facial, or...

Together Tuesdays – 2 for 1 Spa Specials!

Focusing on your own wellbeing is one of the best ways to take care of yourself.  Take time for YOU this fall with a Spa Retreat – a two night Wellness SPAcation at iwa Spa. Located in the stunning natural landscape of Blue Mountain Village, offering...

Spa Retreat Blue Mountain

Is your yoga practice in a rut? Switch things up with a with a one-of-a kind yoga experience in the heart of the Blue Mountain Village. Explore something new with: First Tracks Yoga – Wednesdays & Fridays departing iwa at 8:30am. Take a guided hike...

Reboot your yoga practice…..

Add our Relaxation Station to your long weekend itinerary! If you haven’t been able to get your hands on any Gin Smash this is your chance to try it and see what all the buzz is about. We’ll be offering complimentary mini chair massages...

Don’t miss this SPA-SMASH!

We are thrilled to announce that iwa Spa is a finalist for TWO Spafinder Wellness 365 2016 Wellness Travel Awards in the following categories: Best Hidden Gem, Best for Yoga. Please vote for us by visiting:www.wellnesstravelawards.com. Voters will be entered for a chance to...

VOTE and WIN!

Spa founder, owner and self-declared professional shopper Michelle Ubell is passionate about finding products that inspire your wellness. Watch this space for Michelle’s pick of the week – curated just for you! Visit our wellness inspired boutique in the Blue Mountain Village, which boasts a wide...

Spotlight On: Knixwear

We would like to officially thank everyone who supported iwa Spa’s second Grilling and Grooming for the General event last week! The weather was perfect, the patio was open, and we were able to double what we raised for the Collingwood General Marine Hospital...

Grilling & Grooming – a HUGE success!

Calling all guys! Back by popular demand, iwa Spa is hosting our second Grilling and Grooming for the General men’s night on Thursday June 16th, in support of the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital. Tickets also make a great early Father’s Day gift! Reserve...

Back by popular demand!

Our first Wellness Retreat is launching June 21-23rd – and we can’t wait! Escape from the daily stresses of life with a 3-day retreat at Canada’s Top New Spa. Located in the stunning natural landscape of the Blue Mountain Village, we’ve come up with...

2016 Wellness Retreats

Join our amazing team! Bring your resume to our job fair on Wednesday, May 18th from 5-7pm or Thursday, May 19th from 9am-12pm. We are hiring for a variety of positions and look forward to meeting with you. If you can’t make the job...

Join our team! Summer Job Fair

Acuball is now available at iwa Spa! We can’t say enough good things about these products. Meet Dr.Cohen on Sunday, May 29th at 1:00pm and find out what these products can do for you! The revolutionary HEATABLE self-healing tool that launched Acuball. Dr. Oz...

Where do you hurt? Meet Dr.Cohen!

We still see skiers carving down Blue Mountain but it IS spring! The best part about spring is Springlicious at Blue, with a ton of amazing dining and shopping specials in the Blue Mountain Village. We have two great offers for you to indulge in!...

Spring Yoga in the Blue Mountain Village!

It’s going to be a fantastic weekend in the Blue Mountain Village. Mother Nature brought a little more snow yesterday and the snow conditions should be great for some final spring skiing! For the non-skiiers, or if you’re looking for a fresh way to après,...

Easter Weekend Yoga & More!

Finalizing your Family Day weekend plans? Here’s a few more things to add to the list! Ganban Volcanic Rock Therapy – burn 500+ calories an hour just laying down – try it, you’ll love it! Restorative Yoga in the Ganban Studio – a totally...

Warm up at iwa Spa this Family Day Weekend!

You’ll have another chance to win this afternoon – tune into 97.7 The Beach. The Valentine’s Day Grand Prize draw takes place tomorrow morning at 8:40am! For full details visit: http://www.977thebeach.ca/promotion.php?PromoID=1467

Win a Couples Connect Package!

We’ve added more yoga classes, to keep you limber all ski season long. Check out these words of wisdom on skiing & yoga from Yoga Journal:  Few sports marry the elements of speed and grace better than skiing. Combine the adrenaline rush of hurtling...

Skiing + Yoga – it’s a match!

One pair is never enough! Zara Terez is a collaboration between best friends Zara and Amanda who make their dreams come true every day by printing their wild imaginations on clothing and accessories that then travel the world on the kind of girls they’d...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Zara!

Black Friday starts today! We have something for everyone on your list, including your Mom, husband/wife/partner, your sister’s new baby and your co-worker that you drew for Secret Santa 🙂 Even better news is that with every gift card purchased valued at $100+, you’ll...

Giving just got easier…….Give a Gift. Get a Gift.

Walk into iwa and float out! We have some great specials happening this weekend, including free skin diagnosis and consultations from Nicole Verzyden, owner and creator of Face Addiction Skin Care. Spaces are limited – please email groups@iwaspa.com to reserve. See below for all...

Put your best face forward!

Calling all guys! In an effort to help end Prostate Cancer, iwa Spa is hosting our first Grilling and Grooming for the General men’s night on November the 19th, in support of the Collingwood General Marine Hospital. Proceeds from your ticket purchase, as well as...

Join us for a superb night out for a great cause!

Start a career with Canada’s Top New Spa of 2015! Conveniently located in the Blue Mountain Village, we are now hiring RMT’s, Estheticians, Front Desk Staff, & Yoga Instructors. Are you passionate about your work and have a great attitude? If so, we’d love...

Career Fair – November 10th

The fall colours are incredible! Come and soak it all in with a mini service & ganban. Fallicious is on now until December 3rd. $60 includes: Mini Relaxation Massage (30 min) & Ganban (45 min) *please note this is not an RMT massage $30...

Fallicious @iwa Spa!

Fall Goals: More Yoga! We’ve added more days & times so there’s something for everyone. Our 5 class passes are now available for purchase online. Click Book –> Shop Online –>Buy Series. https://iwaspa.com/book-an-appointment/. See you on the rock!

5 Class Passes – Now Available!

Nothing beats stretchy pants after Thanksgiving dinner…….. except doing Restorative Yoga before your feast! Join us – this is the last weekend for $20 first time Yoga. Five class passes are available beginning Tuesday, October 13th.        

Thanksgiving Weekend Yoga!

Monkey see, monkey do! Come and lay on the ganbanyoku rock and see for yourself  – and if you haven’t had a chance to try Restorative Hot Rock Yoga you’re missing out! We’ve added more class times and available Tuesday, October 13th – 5 class passes!...

On the Rocks x5

Contributed by Melissa Enfield. The Tradition Trap Yoga on Hot Rocks. It is a thing. Recently I organized a yoga program for a new Ganban yoku spa in my beautiful home of Collingwood, Ontario. Ganban-what? If you know what I am talking about without...

Yoga on Hot Rocks. It is a thing.

Try our Ganbanyoku Studio for a first time rate of $20! Ganbanyoku is a volcanic rock sauna heated to 40C. When heated the rock bed emits negative ions and infrared rays that deeply heat and detox the body. Take it to the next level...

Weekend Plans: On The Rocks!

Calling all cyclists……we have just the thing for you September 18-19-20! Click “Read More” to see our Centurion Package. Call (705) 293-2492 to book. See you at the finish line!

The Ultimate Après Race

Take the week head on with our Rejuvenate Head Massage! This is a wonderful way to relax and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. This 50 minute massage focuses on the face, head, neck, shoulders, and upper back, which are important energy centres within...

Book your Rejuvenate Head Massage today!

Start your new career with IWA Spa Blue Mountain Village! Become a Certified Nail Technician. iwa will cover the expense of this on-site course (a $1,495 value), provide you with practical training, and give you the opportunity for full time employment upon completion of your...

Career Opportunity!

We’re excited to announce that iwa Spa will open its online pre-booking on July 27th. We’ve been under construction for the last 8 months and we’re getting close to opening our doors – we’re installing shower doors as I write! It’s unlikely but possible...

Pre-booking Available July 27, 2015!

Wellness tip #1 : SMILE In this world of mass communication and endless expert opinions I love stumbling across  those most simple truths that have survived the ages. This simple truth is that the more you smile, the more you laugh the better you feel!...

Wellness Tip #1 …..

While new(ish) to North America this spa experience continues to increase in  popularity in Japan and Australia (about 1000 of them), the concept originated in Indonesia.  Folk lore would say that macaque monkeys would lay for hours on river rocks soaking up the heat radiated...

What is Ganban~yoku?