Spas, Health & Lifestyle in Richmond, BC
Richmond is a city that embraces healthy living – the locals are among the country's healthiest and longest-living people, according to Statistics Canada. With a life expectancy of 83.4 years, Richmondites beat the Canadian average of 79.3 years. While in Richmond, visitors are invited to discover new escapes and experiences that expand the mind and heal the body.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to meditate but don't know where to start? Or, perhaps meditation is already an essential part of your daily routine. Richmond’s Bodhi Meditation Centre offers free drop-in meditation classes (donations are appreciated) and everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Check the Bodhi Meditation website for an up-to-date list of class dates and times.
For a truly lavish experience, you'll find award-winning ambience, amenities and services at the day spas in Richmond. Spa VERSANTÉ, on Lansdowne Road across from Lansdowne Centre, offers one of the most luxurious spa experiences in Richmond. You’ll also want to schedule a day to experience the world-famous, celebrity-favorite Absolute Spa – Richmond is home to three locations, including one at YVR airport.
The influence of the large local Asian population can be found at many of the spas in the city. Look for services like Thai massage, Chinese pressure point massage, shiatsu massage and herbal body wraps in Richmond's Golden Village, where the spas are often small and simple, but the services are fast, friendly and very affordable.