n a scale from illness to wellness, where do you fall? Summer is approaching and the sun is shining on creating more balance and alignment in your job, physical, and emotional well-being. Lucky for us, Carlsbad offers a ton of wellness experiences to take you from surviving to thriving! 

SAMHSA, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration identifies 8 dimensions of wellness that influence one another and affect a person’s overall health and quality of life: Emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual. 

At the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, our members offer a variety of services to get your body, mind, spirit, and soul in top condition. Depending on what you’re most interested in working on, you don’t have to go far this summer or wait for the weekend to experience wellness right here in Carlsbad. 


Best Life-ing brings together over 80+ diverse healers, teachers, and coaches who offer world-class wellness experiences to promote wellness in all aspects of life. 

Best Life-ing, located at the Omni La Costa’s Spa includes courses, coaching, healing modalities, events, regression hypnotherapy, reiki, breathwork, satvva or nidra guided meditation, kundalini and more. Every experience is custom-curated to suit your goals, intention and budget. 

“One of Best-Lifeing’s specialties is hypnotherapy, a powerful and effective tool that can greatly benefit busy professionals in managing stress, enhancing performance, and achieving their goals. Unlike a one-off wellness service, we want to empower you to incorporate wellness practices into your daily life and create lasting positive changes that keep you well all year round”—Julia Brodska, Founder of Best Life-ing. 

Visit bestlifeing.com for a lineup of summer wellness activities. From water-based sound healing and swimming, to beach yoga and sunset meditation, there’s something for everyone to enjoy warm weather and outdoor opportunities for well-being. 


Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara will open its doors this summer at the Park Hyatt Aviara. 

“The joining of the Park Hyatt Aviara and Miraval Life in Balance Spa marks the culmination of a $60 million dollar resort wide renovation that includes the design of the new Life in Balance Spa, built with intention to awaken the senses and serve as a catalyst 

for change”—Angee Smithee, Miraval Director of Spa and Wellbeing. 

This one-of-a-kind spa offers each guest personalized services. The spa will feature 20 indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, holistic modalities, including a sensory deprivation treatment, Vasudhara, a unique take on Thai massage, fitness and yoga classes. 

“Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara is all about you. The ‘I” in Miraval represents your intention as a unique individual and an integral part of the greater whole. With intention, we work with you to create a wellness journey exclusively curated for you.” 

Visit parkhyattaviara.com for more details coming soon. 


“Wellness means creating harmony between financial, emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental well-being so we can create and live in a thriving environment”—Corryn Kivett, CEO & Founder of Evolution Room, NLP Master Coach and Trainer. Do you have an endless to-do list? Does life feel like a hamster wheel? Do you feel unfulfilled, exhausted and/or barely hitting your goals? Thrive with the help of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming). “Evolution Room delivers personalized breakthrough sessions and professional development experiences that help you become unstoppable in any area of life.” 

“So often people search for their problems outside of themselves, they go to the doctor and get a pill, or they struggle with time management so they get a new calendar when the key to solving any problem lies inside. At Evolution Room, we help you solve problems from the inside out, which is the foundation of true wellness.” 


Evolve Skin Spa and Wellness provides top-notch self-care. Take advantage of their full line of beauty and wellness services ranging from IV therapy and vitamin injections to dermal fillers, facials, specialized blood panels, and integrative naturopathic diagnostics. 

“Evolve is located on a quiet street with plenty of parking. Many of our clients bring a book or laptop and relax on a shady lounge chair while receiving an IV vitamin therapy of their choice.” 

“The health of your skin is largely dependent on what you eat, your stress levels, and your water intake–it all shows up on your skin”—Holly Della Vedova, Founder and Director of Evolve Skin Spa and Wellness. 

From estheticians to massage therapists to mindfulness coaches and neurolinguistic practitioners, we have so many ways to summertime wellness in Carlsbad. Reminder to stay hydrated with some Carlsbad Alkaline Water and reapply COOLA sunscreen every 2 hours. And don’t forget, when taking care of your business, your business also includes being your best inside and out, so gift yourself a wellness experience this summer.