16 Oct 2020

Time 4 minutes

Caring for Your Health in le Vieux: Our New Reality

Caring for Your Health in le Vieux: Our New Reality

Just because things are closed down, doesn’t mean we can’t benefit from the knowledge of experts around Old Montreal! Taking care of your health by keeping yourself moving or by getting treatments like massage therapy or osteopathy is still possible!


A well-deserved moment of rest awaits you in these Old Montreal business that do everything possible to help give you a moment of respite. A healing break during the course of your crazy everyday.

Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal, 71 de la Commune Street West

The baths at Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal are closed, but their massages are still available, to our immense pleasure! And for those who would like to recreate the soft and tranquil halls of Scandinave Spa at home, there’s some good news: you can purchase certain key items from the spa experience, such as a eucalyptus candle, lip balm, Native sandals, and their famous signature robe. Prices vary between $5 and $125. For sale at the reception desk.

Spa William Gray, 421 Saint-Vincent Street

The luxurious Spa William Gray, ranking among the “Top 25 Best Spas in Canada”, according to Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards, offers (in addition to its reputed massage therapy services) facial treatments, manicures, pedicures, and epilation. Spruce up your skin this autumn!

Bota Bota spa-sur-l’eau, 535 de la Commune Street West

Need a good massage, pedicure or manicure, or a face or body treatment? Book an appointment at Bota Bota! Note that right now, the water circuits and restaurant are closed until further notice, but the team is still happy to welcome you for treatments.


Many fitness centres have kept in contact with their members through their digital platforms and they have been offering the ability to work out at home with a coach or qualified teacher. In certain cases, you may even be able to come to the premises for a private class.

Yoga Vieux-Montréal, 50 Saint-Jacques Street

Yoga Vieux-Montréal has a virtual studio so that you can continue your yoga classes. If you are signed up, a video will be sent to you; this means you can do the class as soon as you get it, or save it and do it later, when it’s best for you. Not yet signed up? They are holding a special promotion for the month of October: $40, taxes included, for unlimited access to their virtual classes. A great way to discover which kind of yoga resonates with you the most. Note that you can participate in private or semi-private (all members participating being in the same family unit) classes at the Saint-Jacques Street studio for $60 per person (and a regular discount of 40%!) or use 3 classes from your bundle of 10 or 20 classes.

Vsquarefit Gym 360, 360 St-Jacques Street

Free access to the Vsquarefit Gym 360 fitness centre may be a little restricted, but that shouldn’t stop you from working out! Follow Vsquarefit Gym 360 on their social media to stay current on the virtual group classes that they offer. Good to know: personal care like kinesiology, osteopathy, and massage therapy are still available.

Luna Yoga, 231 Saint-Paul Street West

Yoga studio Luna Yoga has a virtual version of their studio, where they offer a great selection of classes. You don’t even need to get to the class on time, since you can look up the classes at any time and thus work out at home at the best time for you.

Milan Pole Dance, 50 Saint-Jacques Street

Milan Pole Dance is going virtual too! From October 12th, you can meet up with your nice teachers over the phone, on the computer, or on your tablet, thanks to their new online courses. Visit their website to see their offer. Note that it is also possible to reserve a private session; to do this, just send an email to: montreal@milanpoledance.com

Panda Boxing, 640 Saint-Paul Street West

Boxing studio Panda Boxing now has group online classes to help you perfect your technique at home. Go onto their website to purchase your weekly pass: $60 for unlimited access to their online class. Also, on their Facebook page under the “videos” tab, you can find several videos – just a bit of something to get you immediately into the boxing mood!


N.B.: We are updating this list regularly. If your business matches this theme and is not yet mentioned here, write us so we can include it! info@sdcvieuxmontreal.com