A guide to health and wellness near Bundoora
With health and wellness on the top of everyone’s priority list – we’ve scoured the local area to find the region’s most popular and renowned businesses to help keep you fighting fit.
Good Vibes Yoga Studio
Good Vibes Yoga is a modern yoga studio in the heart of Northcote. Founded by locally-based artist Kirra Jamison, the studio certainly lives up to its namesake and like her, promotes a positive mindset through the practice of yoga.
In alignment with its focus on general health and wellbeing, the Good Vibes studio itself is committed to upholding a healthy and environmentally-conscious existence. The studio is entirely chemical free and features timber sourced from local sustainable plantation forests.
Good Vibes is the mindful, healthy and wholesome yoga community you’ve been looking for. Welcoming everyone from the beginner to the most experienced yogi, the studio offers all eight forms of traditional yoga, including Yama (ethical disciplines), Niyama (self-observation), Asana (postures), Pranayama (breath control), Pratyahara (sense withdrawal), Dhrana (concentration) Dhyana (meditation) and Samadhi (a blissful state of joy and peace).
116 High Street, Northcote, 3070
Looking for a different approach to fitness? Look no further than PilatesTone – a modern Pilates studio that encompasses both the old and the new approaches to this popular discipline.
An excellent complement to an existing workout routine. Pilates engages and elongates all the body’s muscles and in doing so strengthens the entire body.
Offering both Clinical Pilates and group classes specialising in reformer and mat work, each client receives a program tailored specifically to their individual needs. A well-rounded group of instructors create a safe and comfortable learning environment, ensuring every client feels supported in their pilates journey.
PilatesTone employs a contemporary new-age approach rooted in a classic time-proven methodology while incorporating the latest understanding of physical therapy techniques, promising an experience that will gently push your body to achieve more than you ever thought it could.
10 Horsfall Street, Templestowe Lower, 3107
Located in Greensborough Plaza, just ten minutes from Bundoora, Max’s Therapy is one of Australia’s most recognised therapy centres. From humble beginnings in Knox Shopping Centre in 2004, Max’s now boasts 23 stores around Melbourne.
Putting a modern twist on traditional Chinese medicine, Max’s Therapy has a range of treatments that seek to assist with both injury rehabilitation and general health and wellness.
Max’s Therapy offers treatments to help alleviate the pain associated with specific conditions, such as tension headaches, tennis elbow and sciatica. Traditional remedial massages, cupping, acupuncture, and foot-spa treatments are also on offer.
Maintaining the highest standard of treatment, Max’s is at the forefront of both Chinese acupressure massage and medicine.
Shop T104, Ground Level, Greensborough Plaza: 25 Main St, Greensborough
Naturally On High
Originally a family business that produced freshly roasted nuts, beans, dried fruit, coffee, spices and other Middle Eastern products, today Naturally on High has grown to incorporate organic fruit and vegetables, vitamins, an organic juice bar and much more.
One of the north’s most popular health food stores, Naturally on High is a local favourite, with its huge range of organic, fresh and healthy products also available online. The website boasts a detailed product list (categorised for your convenience), an array of delicious recipes and general wellbeing advice.
Working with local and imported partners, Naturally on High continues to share its fresh and wholesome philosophy and keeps our pantry full of quality and fresh products.
697 High Street, Thornbury