There's something at the spa for everyone, and although some treatments are off limits during pregnancy (like the hot tub and sauna) many spas cater to expecting mothers with specials and packages created just for them. A great ...Continue reading
Most of us treat ourselves with aromatherapy without even thinking -- ever taken a whiff of your coffee as it's brewing and instantly felt more energized? Or lit a scented candle after a long day's work to help yourself relax? The ...Continue reading
Going to the spa is supposed to be a relaxing experience, but if you spend too much time stressing about what to wear (or what not to wear, as the case may be) you won't get nearly the enjoyment out of it as you could. If it's ...Continue reading
Luxist visited the recently renovated Surrey Hotel and its beautiful new day spa, Spa at the Surrey, on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
We sat down with Cheryl Jacobs, its Spa Director, who is a nationally acclaimed spa ...Continue reading
Treating yourself to a day or week at the spa can be one of life's most relaxing and rejuvenating experiences -- good for both body and soul. A good spa should be staffed with knowledgeable and licensed staff that can answer all ...Continue reading
Planning a trip to the spa might lead you to dream of pampering and relaxation, but what about what the shiny brochures don't tell you? Here are a few things that most spas won't mention unless you flat out ask. Reserving a room ...Continue reading
Massages are a wonderful luxury and also one of the few traditionally "guilty pleasures" that aren't so guilty after all. Massages are a great tool for relaxation and stress management, as well as beneficial in treating a host of ...Continue reading
Want to get the most from your massage? The American Massage Therapy Association suggests ten tips to achieve a positive experience.
1. Be as receptive and open to the massage process as possible. 2. Don't eat just before a ...Continue reading