Spa Day Fun in Southwest Illinois

Need a pick-me-up to relieve the stress of your daily routine? Traveling and trying to stay health motivated? Maybe you need a health-cation!

Yoga and Pilates!

Raise your heart rate, recharge, and balance your mind and body at one of southwest Illinois’ yoga studios or spas. Indulge in a therapeutic massage or Reiki session, or give your body a boost with integrated healing practices and nutrition supplements available across the region- your body will thank you for it!

Looking to become more flexible, tone your body, and clear your mind? Heather’s Zen Den of East Alton and Vive Yoga Studio of Edwardsville both offer over nine varieties of yoga. Riverbend Yoga has beginner and advanced yoga programs as well as aerial yoga and even belly dance classes!

The Studio in Staunton has specialized chair yoga for those who have mobility challenges and The Sanctuary Yoga of Edwardsville mixes yoga and meditation practices to ease both stress and aching muscles.

Lotus Yoga of Maryville hosts hot yoga and Hot 4 Yoga of Edwardsville offers hot yoga and Pilates. For more Pilates, check out The Pilates Barre Studio - the extensive gym has all the equipment needed for a great cardio or core workout!

How about a mix of yoga, tea, and Boba? 3 Sisters Tea, Apothecary, and Yoga hosts cardio and hot yoga, belly dancing lessons, and serves guests hand-selected tea blends, Boba tea, and herbal supplements. Be Well Now of Alton also offers yoga, along with massage and reflexology treatments.

Yoga Events: Want to enjoy the great outdoors with your yoga session? Keep an eye out for Goat Yoga of Southern IL to perform your stretches in the company of adorable goats and remember to check the Rivers & Routes Events Page for more yoga-centric events across the region!

Massage and Spas

When doesn’t a massage or spa day sound enjoyable? From Swedish to deep tissue, facials to reflexology, the southwest Illinois region offers a wide assortment of massage and spa services to help you unwind.
BluDream Massage LLC of Edwardsville performs CBD massage and facials and Bodies Kneaded offers massage, mud treatments, and doubles as a full-service salon with locations in Glen Carbon and Granite City.

Book a spa day at Dutch Hollow Medical Day Spa and My Time Day Spa of Godfrey for skin and facial treatments, massage, and full spa packages, or get a massage, salon treatment, or facial at Alton’s Body Restoration Salon and Spa or Merle Norman Salon and Spa.

Rather Relaxing in Bunker Hill, Healing Touch Wellness Center in East Alton, Advance Massage Therapy in Glen Carbon, Fitness for the Soul in Alton, Float Edwardsville, WBS MedSpa in Alton, and Massage Envy and Massage Luxe in Edwardsville all provide a variety of massage packages perfect for gifting or treating yourself.

Have a massage at Float Edwardsville followed by a float in the largest sensory deprivation pool in the region or go to WBS Med Spa in Edwardsville for a massage and hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment.

Integrated Healing

Holistic and integrated medicine has increased in popularity recently- healing practices such as Reiki and meditation retreats are dominating health conversations across the country. Not familiar with Reiki? The Japanese practice is similar to massage and uses various methods to relieve stress, relax the body, and balance the mind.

Try out Reiki by booking an appointment at Soul Sanctuary in Alton, also hosting meditation sessions, or MetroEast Massage Therapy and Bodywork and Bodywork in Maryville. Go to Lotus Yoga for a sound immersion session, float in the largest sensory deprivation tank in the region at Float Edwardsville, or go to WBS MedSpa of Alton for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Nutrition & Supplements

Need to power up your routine? Supplement and nutrition stores are an important resource to get your body healthy enough for your next workout- whether it’s preparation, maintenance, or recovery, let southwest Illinois’ health experts help you find what you’re looking for!

Find your vitamins, health food, and supplements at GNC, Supplement Superstores, or 1-Stop Supplements in Edwardsville, Cleta’s Nutrition in Godfrey, or Moon Drops + Wellness in Alton.

About the Author

Kayla Howland

Kayla Howland is a local writer and artist who lives in Alton, IL with her Cairn Terrier, Ripley. She enjoys fiction and non-fiction writing, graphic design, painting, drawing and photography. Kayla is a graduate of Southwestern High School and Lewis & Clark Community College. She has worked doing freelance graphic design, photography and commissioned paintings since 2012.