There are few things in life as luxurious and rejuvenating as the
pampering and attention received at a world class spa. Spas help to
melt away the stress of the world in serene, peaceful settings in
some of the most fabulous destinations. Choose from unparalleled
individual retreats and family programs, or build your own dream
trip. The growing popularity of spas spawned new spa services in
premium hotels throughout Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii,
Asia, and the United States. A SPA vacation may just be what you
need (or a New Age Health spa)...
Spas today offer a wide variety of treatments and therapies; here
are definitions for some of the more popular services:
A full body massage using scented essential oils and light,
smoothing movements - a combination of Swedish, Shiatsu and lymph
drainage techniques. Different oils are used for different
A of light massage and exfoliation that stimulates blood
circulation, and prepares the skin for better mineralization and
Brush & Tone
Dry brushing the skin removes dead layers, and stimulates
circulation. A variety of exfoliating techniques can be used (eg: a
loofah rub), and are a pre-treatment for mud and seaweed body masks.
A post-treatment moisturizing leaves skin silky smooth, alive and
Injection of collagen beneath the skin with a fine needle to fill
out wrinkles and lines.
A gentle, manual therapy that manipulates the bones in the skull,
and sacrum to promote the body’s flow of energy and its natural
Diamond Laser Peel
The use of a laser on small areas of the face to vaporize and remove
the top layer of skin and expose the smoother underlayer.
A deep facial cleansing, exfoliation, mask and massage where skin is
nourished, hydrated and toned.
A highly mineralized mud, often mixed with oil and water, is applied
over the body as a heat pack to detoxify, soothe muscles and
stimulate circulation. Fango is the Italian word for mud.
Cotton sheets or strips of cloth, steeped in a variety of aromatic
herbs, are wrapped around the body, which is then covered with
blankets or towels to prevent the moist heat from escaping. This
very relaxing treatment helps to soothe soreness, soften skin, and
detoxify the body.