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Sweet Feet Relief

The human foot is a delicate, complex structure of 33 joints and 26 bones, wrapped in a web of 126 muscles, ligaments and nerves. The most utilized part of our bodies, the average person spends four hours (pounding out 8,000 to 10,000 steps) on their feet every day. We exert a force equivalent to several []

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2012 Top 10 Global Spa and Wellness Trends

INSIDE THE 2012 REPORT As we look into our crystal ball for 2012, two distinct, overarching themes emerge. One is an industry innovating diverse, new sensory experiences and treatments. The second is how spas are re-imagining and extending their connection to customers, moving beyond the sporadic visit, to new programs and concepts aimed at forging []

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NYC: $89 for Four Treatment Ayurvedic Package

Shake off midwinter chill and banish the blahs with this extraordinary opportunity: Try four different Ayurvedic treatments for just $89. You’ll be soothed and energized by a 30-minute full-body Abhyanga massage with warm herbal oils, followed by a 20-minute head and facial massage, 20 minutes of hand and foot reflexology and 30 minutes of Shirodhara, a calming, centering therapy where warm herbal oil is gently poured onto your third eye.


Catch some ZZZs during Deal Days

If you’re in desperate need of some ZZZZs and hitting the snooze button before heading to the office isn’t an option, then these following Deal Days spas are perfect for you, Sleeping Beauty. Slumber while you spa – what could be more relaxing?

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Ask Susie: Best Holistic Spas

Question: Which spas in the United States do you consider the best for holistic treatments, such as Acupuncture, Reiki, Reflexology, etc? “ -GA Answer: Dear GA These days, many people are looking for the very things you mentioned and I can understand that you would want to look for a place with a good reputation and []

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Spa-light: Heading Feet First into Reflexology

What is reflexology? This type of massage has roots in several ancient cultures but is most known in China. Reflexology is not only pleasurable but also has curative affects. The basic principle is that there are specific pressure points in the feet and hands that correspond to organs and regions elsewhere in the body. Reflexology can provide relief from a wide variety of ailments from migraines to pre-menstrual syndrome to digestion issues.