Body Alive Health & Wellness

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Welcome to the online face of Body Alive Health & Wellness; a boutique wellness studio for those who aspire to create and maintain better, healthier lives. Massage Therapy, Health Coaching, Fletcher® Pilates and Piloxing® Barre are the mainstay offerings, with specialty programming added throughout the year.

We believe that each individual has a great deal of control over their well-being, including the ability to experience a fulfilling life; one that is active, engaging and rewarding, with minimal dysfunction and reliance on pharmaceuticals.

Our focus is to support our clients on their wellness journey. We meet each person where they currently are, and collaborate to move forward in a fun and more healthful direction. Through programs, classes, treatments and education we enable our clients to participate in regular physical activity, heal musculoskeletal imbalances and conditions, and stay motivated.

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What We Offer

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy consists primarily of hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health.


PILOXING Barre is a high energy, choreographed, cardio class that combines Pilates, dance and boxing, along with the use of a ballet barre for support, resistance and to enhance range of motion.

Fletcher® Pilates

Fletcher Pilates techniques are effectively used for wide variety of therapeutic and physical conditioning needs. Overall posture, tone, flexibility and breathing are enhanced.


Body Alive offers weekly stretch classes designed to help clients complete activities of daily living with more ease. Stretching also assists those wishing to enhance their performance and reduce recovery time with specific sports.

Health Coaching

Health Coaching is an evidence-based practice that serves to assist people in making behavioural changes in order to lead healthier lives. Structured as one-on-one sessions, the coach works in tandem with the client to develop personalized, real solutions to meet their goals. The collaborative approach taken with each individual is proven to be more successful than a straight-up prescriptive – telling people what to do – solution.

Our Studio

Body Alive is located at 143 Main Street West along the historic district of North Bay, Ontario.

Our boutique studio is complete with floor to full-length mirrors, ballet barres, athletic flooring and variety of fitness equipment.

The space also includes a one-on-one consultation area, and a tranquil treatment room for massage therapy — complete with fireplace for the cold Canadian winters.

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Owner & Founder – Laura Hunter

After nearly two decades of balancing a busy massage therapy practice with a high-stress marketing-communications, and operations career, Laura elected to throw in the ‘corporate’ towel and re-locate north of Toronto to pursue her passion, and practice wellness on a full-time basis.

As an honours kinesiology graduate and former athlete, Laura brings practical knowledge to her classes, sessions and treatments. She has honed her massage therapy skills in both clinical and private settings; enjoying her time at multi-disciplinary clinics within Toronto – Cleveland Clinic (formerly Sports Medicine Specialists), and Bayview Natural Health Clinic.