Spa de La Mer is designed to capture the healing energies of the sea and create a unique sense of wellbeing. An extensive menu of spa services features bespoke massages, facials, body scrubs and polishes and hydrating wraps. Therapists restore and transform guests in four intimate treatment rooms. Deeply personalized facials are complete with La Mer’s signature Miracle Broth– a priceless extract exclusive to this illustrious brand.
The practice of using essential oils dates back to Egyptian times (it’s been said Cleopatra was a fan). Today, aromatherapy is used to promote well-being and stimulate the senses in a wide range of spa treatments, varying from massage to facials to hydrotherapy. Fragrant essential extracts sourced from plants, flowers, and herbs are mainly applied Show more
This ancient Chinese healing technique has become significantly mainstream in recent years. People are flocking to acupuncture where long, thin needles are inserted into meridians, or energy centers, just under the skin to not only stimulate the body’s qi, or energy flow, but to treat a number of medical ailments. Studies show acupuncture can help Show more
Ayurveda, meaning “knowledge of life,” made its debut in India more than 5,000 years ago and remains just as relevant to spa-goers today. At the center of this complex holistic medical system is the recognition and balancing of someone’s doshas, one of the three biological energies said to make up our mental and physical dispositions. This is done Show more
If you’re looking for a way to alleviate pain from sciatica or lower back pain due to an injury or muscle strain, Spafinder has a number of partners that offer chiropractic services to help relieve your discomfort. Using hands-on manipulation, chiropractors properly align your skeletal structure allowing your body to heal itself without surgery.
Sometimes you just need a little quiet time for some mindfulness. Whether you are stressed out and looking for a way to find peace or you simply enjoy all of the benefits of meditation, Spafinder will help you find an amazing place to experience your mindful meditation.
During Thai massage the therapist puts you through a series of stretches that cover the entire body. You lie on a floor mat or on a table wide enough to accommodate you and the therapist, and you wear loose-fitting clothing, often supplied by the spa, because there’s no way a sheet can stay put during these moves! The therapist might kneel on the b Show more
Qigong is also known as chi gung or chi kung—but whichever way you say it (or spell it), the overarching concept of this ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine practice remains the same: to bolster energy flow and strengthen body and mind. The set of Chinese self-healing exercises—stemming from qi (energy) and gong (the achievement that comes from pr Show more
Reflexology is the practice of stimulating points on the feet that are thought to correspond to specific parts of the body. It is based on a reflexology chart or “zone theory” that maps out the body on the foot. It is not an everyday foot massage. Reflexology involves kneading the soft fleshy ball of the foot, pulling on the toes, tracing around th Show more
Based on the transferring of energy, Reiki is said to release blocked energy from parts of your body while moving it to the areas that are in need of healing. Originating from Japan, the technique requires the Reiki Master to place hands just above the body or lightly touching the body as the client lays on the massage table fully clothed. Reiki he Show more
This Chinese practice of slow meditative movements, originally created as a form of self-defense, is now a prime way to de-stress, relax, and reach well-being. Thanks to this exercise being so low-impact, nearly anyone can practice and benefit from it. Find a qualified Tai Chi instructor with Spafinder and learn this relaxing, ancient practice.
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