This past week we’ve focused on ways to de-stress, covering everything from de-cluttering to unplugging to wellness in the workplace. Our de-stress week may be winding down, but before it does, we want to share just a bit more expert advice. Charlotte Prescott, director/spa & fitness and her dedicated staff at Canyon Ranch Hotel & […]
Yoga is a great way to get a workout while increasing flexibility, and it’s also an opportunity to stretch the mind as you focus your attention on yourself and your body. Because yoga focuses on the all-encompassing concept of wellness through touching on mind, body, and soul, the practice is a great fit with getaway […]
Savvy spas are rethinking everything to address the needs of the growing “over-65” cohort. From facilities to equipment to programming, not to mention just plain old pain relief, spa menus are changing to meet the needs of clientele with back, neck, knee and mobility issues.
The holidays are upon us and we thought you might enjoy some healthy holiday recipes! We’ve put together two dinner menus from Canyon Ranch and Mii amo to celebrate the holidays with. Mix and match the dishes to get a taste of both traditional fare and dishes with a touch of the Southwest. From appetizers […]
This year is flying by (where have all the months gone?), but there’s still time to sneak in a spa getaway before the end of 2010. Save this season with SpaFinder’s top ten picks for November spa deals…discounts so good, there’s much to be thankful for. Canyon Ranch, Massachusetts Resort Save 15% per Guest – […]
This deliciously light yet hearty chowder from Canyon Ranch’s Canyon Ranch Cooks book is perfect to warm you up when the leaves are falling outside – and, it doesn’t take too long to make. Whether you frequent the Canyon Ranch in Arizona, Massachusetts, or Miami, take a little bit of the award-winning spa home with […]
It’s getting chilly and everyone around you seems to be coughing and sneezing. To make sure your immune system is in check and ready to fight off any unwanted cold and flu germs, we wanted to share with you some of the immune-boosting, detox-encouraging, and healthily-hydrating juices and smoothies being offered at spas and yoga […]
THIS JUST IN! Several of the spas in the SpaFinder Connoisseur Collection are participating in our SpaFinder Deal Days, the Wellness Week™! So if you are a local to any of these regions and have always wanted to try the fabulous destination spa in your ‘backyard,’ now’s your chance!
The legendary Canyon Ranch spa has been serving up fresh, seasonal spa cuisine for more than 20 years. A taste of the incredible flavors of fall – apples, maple, and more – are in each of these three specially selected recipes for our “Autumn in New England” issue of Club Spa. Get the recipes and nutritional information for the Apple Cranberry Salmon Salad, the Cod with Cauliflower Tomato Broth and the light but delicious Maple Walnut Angel Food Cake for dessert.
Spa Trend Bingo Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider Just received an email this morning announcing the brand new book by Mark Hyman, M.D. It is called The UltraMind Solution. You may know Dr. Hyman from his time at Canyon Ranch in Lenox or perhaps you know his other books, UltraPrevention and UltraLongevity. It put a smile […]
New York Times Travel Show Always Makes Me Want to Go To A Spa (Now!) by Susie Ellis Just returned from the New York Times Travel Show at the Javits Center. Good Day New York, Fox 5 did some interviews to show viewers what they can expect at the show. Since SpaFinder is hosting the […]
USA Today shared Gerald Celente’s (Trends Journal) predictions of the top trends for 2007 in yesterday’s issue. Interesting that one of those trends is the same as what Spa Finder predicted for 2007 – a rise in medical tourism. Here is how the Trends Journal describes medical tourism: “American consumers will be “globetrotting to find […]
I remember they were doing some very new things back then – like launching a “Spiritual Fitness” program. And today they are still pioneering programs and leading the spa world in so many ways. I’ll share highs and lows in my next few entries, but suffice it to say that so far I am most impressed that the guests seem very, very happy to be here.
Cleopatra’s Spa in Dubai was our final stop that evening. I had been looking forward to this visit because Daniella Russell, the owner, has such an impressive breadth of spa industry knowledge in this part of the world, and because she has built a very successful business. She opened her Cleopatra’s Spa eight years ago, […]
The spa at the Madinat Jumeirah is next on my schedule. I had been looking forward to seeing their Six Senses Spa ever since it was ranked top spa in the Middle East in our 2005 Readers’ Choice Awards. The readers did not disappoint me. I have to say, I liked this spa’s Arabian-themed design. […]
Today is our day to visit the Middle East Beauty, Spa and Wellness Expo. We wander through aisles upon aisles of beauty products and spa wares. I was told by umpteen people not to expect too much from this trade show, but I am pleasantly surprised that it is much grander and more interesting than […]