Massage Types: Understanding What your Body Needs

Massage involves manipulating parts of the body using a trained therapist’s hands. By kneading joints and muscles, the therapist can release tension, eliminate toxins and evoke a sense of calm and relaxation. Massages are fantastic for those seeking stress relief, but they can also reduce aches and pains. The...
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Roman Spa: The History

Although public bathing stems from Ancient Greek culture, it’s most commonly associated with the Roman era. In fact, public spas became a hugely significant element of Roman social life, with their presence expanding right across the Roman Empire. © bnoragitt / Adobe Stock   Early Roman spas Bathing was...
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Fashionable Facials

Everyone loves to feel fresh, refreshed and revitalised – and we all choose to get that feeling in a number of different ways. Spa treatments are a perennially popular choice, but with such a wide variety out there, for both men and women alike, it can be hard to...
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Some of the Most Expensive Spa Treatments in the World

Everyone enjoys a little luxury – and few things are more exhilarating than a relaxing spa treatment to help us escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. If you’re a connoisseur of spa resorts, you’ll be aware of the fabulous treatments on offer and the health and...
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Hoshi Ryoku – the Oldest Spa in the World

  Spa hotels are all the rage, with both mass chain and individual luxury hotels across the globe now offering treatments, saunas and steam rooms, pools, gyms and other spa facilities to the discerning guest. Despite the recent boom, however, the spa hotel isn’t a new phenomenon: in fact,...
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5 of the Top Spas in the UK

  There are hundreds of spas operating across the UK, as an increasing number of people flock to enjoy the relaxing and revitalising experiences that they provide. While many promise an excellent range of treatments that benefit the mind, body and spirit, there are a few special locations where...
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Luxury Spa Brands

  Everyone has their own favourite spa brands – those luxury products that we know, trust and love – which make a pampering session so much more fulfilling. The perfect spa experience is further enhanced by the brand with which we have an emotional connection. This may be because...
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Spa Massage Techniques

Massage was once considered a luxury for only the select few to enjoy but today, it is recognised as a beneficial means of helping everyone to take care of their mind, body and spirit. Incorporating a regular massage into your routine assuredly enhances your overall wellbeing, including mental and...
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