Not only are beauty companies backing Breast Cancer Awareness with special PINK products or a portion of proceeds going to support various organizations, spas are spreading the love as well.
The summer season is winding down, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Several resort spas across the country are offering end-of-the-summer travel deals so you can begin this fall refreshed and ready to go. Schedule a last-minute family vacation with Labor Day travel deals or squeeze in one more upcoming girlfriends getaway […]
This just in! Audience members of The Oprah Winfrey Show enjoyed quite the surprise today, when Miraval Arizona presented everyone with a two-night, all-inclusive stay at the luxury destination retreat. The special offering was in commemoration of the show’s farewell season, as well as the “25 Years of Oprah and Gayle’s All-Time Best Adventures” episode […]
Miraval Arizona has got it all, offering a wide range of activities, classes, retreats, and workshops, combined with an array of spa services, and of course, healthy seasonal and local spa cuisine. Executive Chef Chad Luethje (right) is dedicated to helping guests and residents live and feel better through eating, which means attempting to seek […]
Are you a spa enthusiast interested in the spa industry? If so, you can’t miss the first annual Washington Spa Alliance Symposium, where valuable information and new insights on the redefining of the American spa experience will be revealed and discussed. With featured speakers including Dr. Pamela Peeke, Philippe Bourguignon, vice chairman, Revolution, LLC & […]
Repetition can sometimes make the once exciting and invigorating into something mundane and blah. Because of this, the idea of exploring and experimenting with new forms of exercise is beneficial for several reasons, says Miraval’s Exercise Physiologist, Andrew Wolf, M.Ed, C.S.C.S.
With all this wishy-washy weather, we think a good bowl of soup is in order to get grounded and feel nourished. This low-calorie, low-fat, hearty, and wholesome soup recipe from Miraval Arizona is as easy as it is delicious. We love sneaking barley in wherever we can – nutty, chewy, and pasta-like, this cereal grain […]
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 […]
Miraval Resort & Spa invites you to enjoy more time in the sun – Stay 4 nights and your 5th Night is Free – one whole extra day in glorious warm weather at all inclusive Miraval Arizona! The winner of 9 different categories of the 2010 SpaFinder Reader’s Choice Awards – revel in our expertise, innovation, blue skies, natural surroundings and gracious care. For details: www.miravalresorts.com/Rates-Specials/5th-NIGHT-FREE or call 866-389-9589
The holidays are in full swing, which means a house full of food and delicious treats to delight in. What better way to stimulate your senses, nourish your body, and warm the house than to bake a seasonal bread, fresh in your kitchen oven? Miraval’s Warm Pear Gingerbread recipe fits the bill perfectly – we […]
This February, Miraval Arizona, in conjunction with SpaFinder and Lauren Stone, will debut its first annual Touched by an Angel, Sisterhood of Survivors Spa Retreat, a ground-breaking, inspirational experience devoted to supporting those who have lost a loved one and providing a place to heal and grieve both individually and collectively as a group. Learn more about this life-enriching retreat.
This is one blog I have not looked forward to writing. It is September 10th – the first anniversary of the day one of my best friends, Debbie Simon, took her own life. It is still so unbelievable to me. It was a tremendous loss to her family, the many friends (there were over 1,000 at […]
The healing power of animals has been the subject of several studies, with results suggesting that they help reduce stress, depression, and heart risk levels in humans. This theory broadens beyond man’s best friend and even expands past households and hospitals—spas are also getting in on the act.
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!
I lost my only child, my 6-year old son to a few weeks ago after he bravely fought an intensely aggressive 21-months battle. I am emotionally, physically and mentally drained out and exhausted. Also, it still feels unreal. I am looking for a 5-7 days retreat to heal my mind, body and spirit. A retreat where I can connect to my soul, the earth and help focus on rebuilding my energies and my life. Activities I am looking for are: yoga, meditation, holistic discourses, healthy meals, Ayurveda, massages, walks, spiritual awakening, all scheduled by the retreat so I have a daily itinerary to follow.
In the latest episode of her series, SpaFinder’s COO Sallie Fraenkel offers a sneak peek at a few getaway spas participating in the upcoming Deal Days promotion, including: Miraval Arizona Allegria Spa (at the Park Hyatt) in Colorado Red Mountain in Utah Emerson Resort in New York Sallie’s advice was to start booking your plane […]
This week’s spa recipes are from Dr. Andrew Weil, winner of this year’s Readers’ Choice Visionary Award. He’s been an influential leader in the worlds of spa and wellness, as director of integrative health and healing at Miraval Arizona and more. Selected from his book “The Healthy Kitchen” with Rosie Daley, we’ve paired one traditional recipe, Andy’s Vegetable Stock with a more unique small dish, Cilantro Walnut Pesto to give you a taste of what make him a visionary in healthy living.
I just received a follow-up email from Dr. Swati, the Indian born doctor in Ayurveda, Natural Medicine, and Yoga Therapy who I met at Parrot Cay. Dr. Swati just joined the staff at Como Shambhala, and I must say she is a very impressive addition. She gave a presentation to our group, which was the […]