How expert care in Carp will help you look and feel your best

Two photos side by side on the left is a nail salon, on the right is a woman doing yoga
Editor's Note

This article was sponsored by the Village of Carp BIA.

Self-care is not selfish. It’s integral to our well-being and ability to live long, active lives. With everything you need to support your health and wellness goals, the Village of Carp is ready to welcome you to its many businesses that provide wellness-related services. 

Keep it Local: Focusing on local care, Carp Health Access fundraises for worthy causes that improve both the health and quality of life of residents of Carp and adjacent communities. Some of their initiatives include the Carp Heritage Walk and the Carp Fitness Park, which contribute to a healthy and vibrant community.

Hot & Cold: Where can you go to experience the effects of improved sleep, muscle relief, stress relief, and increased energy? Sauna masters at the Hot Rock Spa will ensure you have a wonderful experience, and you can enjoy a private Nordic-style spa without the crowd.

Vinyasa in the Village: The Yoga & Tea Studio is a place to nurture your body, mind and spirit. Currently on a summer break, Village Yoga & Wellness Boutique will re-open its doors to the community in September as a relaxing yet energizing place to take part in your yoga practice. 

Back in Balance: West Physio’s experienced staff provides a variety of services including physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture and sports therapy. The Carp Chiropractic Clinic takes an interdisciplinary approach to caring for your health: their chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist and laser therapist work together to create a custom treatment plan.The Carp Ridge EcoWellness Centre offers clinic services and healing stays with an integrated team of health practitioners and is situated on 190 acres of wilderness.

Healing Hands: Massage therapy services in Carp include Meristem Massage Therapy, Freedom to Move Massage Therapy, and Body Balance Massage. You’re sure to find the right RMT to help you feel your best.  

Spa Day: Eco Skin Body provides amazing facials customized to your skin’s needs, as well as waxing, brow and lash treatments, and spray tanning.

Nailed It: The skilled team at Vannes Nail Bar provides top-notch manicures and pedicures, as well as waxing. Check out their Instagram feed if you’re looking for inspiration for your next appointment!

Mane Event: Gloss Hair Salon is known for friendly service in a relaxing environment. For folks with curly hair, Marilyn Rose will become your go-to for expert cuts and styling. The Bungalow Studio’s Blow Dry Club features trendy styles named after different parts of Ottawa, like the Carp, a boho textured braid. For over 16 years, Innovations Hair Studio has catered to clients in the heart of Carp and is a favourite for a cut, colour or extensions.

Medication Destination: For all your prescription and health needs, Pharmasave West Carleton Drug Mart is here to help. The friendly pharmacy team can answer all of your questions.

Whether you’ve got aches and pains that need the attention of a certified practitioner or are looking to pamper yourself with spa treatments, the Village of Carp has options for everyone. Next time you’re booking a wellness appointment, try one in Carp—you won’t be disappointed!

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