Join The Spa & Wellness Challenge! Get Healthy, Win a $1000 Gift Card

Have you ever said you would be healthier if you were a celebrity and could pay a professional to help you? Well here’s your pro. Actually, here are four. It’s always easier to take steps in the right direction when you have someone showing you the way; this is the foundation of all the Challenges we’ve been doing here at Spa Week Daily. In honor of Spa Week Spring 2012 and our mission to spread health and wellness to the masses, we’ve joined forces with four celebrity-status wellness experts to help you get and stay healthy from the inside out with Spa Week’s Spa & Wellness Challenge. It’s a battle to the health! (There’s nothing wrong with a little healthy competition.)

From now until April 30 our experts are competing for your health! They want YOU on their team. They want YOU to take THEIR challenge based on their signature wellness philosophy for a better, happier and healthier life. There are four different teams so you can pick the one that you most identify with. The Nutrition team is being led by TODAY Show Nutritionist Joy Bauer, the Fitness Team is being coached by The Biggest Loser trainer, Dolvett Quince, the Yoga Team is finding zen with famous yogi Elena Brower, and award-winning dermatologist Dr. Michelle Copeland is after the health of your skin on the Skincare Team. All you have to do to join The Spa & Wellness Challenge is pick a team based on each expert’s challenge (we know, it’s a tough choice!). Then upload a picture + caption that represents you taking on your expert’s challenge. Let’s work together to get healthy together!

Here’s the best part: the team member with the most votes from each team wins a $1,000 Spa & Wellness Gift Card by Spa Week! Now, let’s meet our Team Captains:

Joy Bauer’s Nutrition Team

Challenge: Eat your veggies before dinner.

Wellness Philosophy: Start dinner each night with a vegetable first course. Enjoy a salad with low-cal dressing, a broth-based veggie soup, or a handful of baby carrots, sugar snap peas or cherry tomatoes. You’ll get fuller faster on the good stuff and also be more aware of what you’re eating the rest of the meal when you eat your veggies first.

Meet Joy: Joy Bauer MS, RD, CDN is America’s favorite and most trusted nutrition expert. As the nutrition and health expert for the TODAY show, Joy shares reliable, practical, and straightforward advice that helps millions of Americans eat better and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives. She also hosts the program’s popular “Joy Fit Club” series, which celebrates determined people who have lost more than 100 pounds through diet and exercise alone (learn more about Joy’s foolproof weight-loss strategies in her latest book, Joy Fit Club: Cookbook, Diet Plan, and Inspiration, April 2012). In addition, Joy is the exclusive nutritionist for the New York City Ballet and the author of multiple bestselling books, including the newly revised & updated Joy Bauer’s Food Cures (2011), Your Inner Skinny, and Slim and Scrumptious. As AOL and Everyday Health’s nutrition expert and the creator of, Joy provides the latest nutrition, health and diet-related information to millions of online readers. Joy is also a monthly columnist for Woman’s Day magazine. Learn more about Joy on her website; follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Dolvett’s Fitness Team

Challenge: Excersice during the commercials.

Wellness Philosophy: Dolvett’s fitness mantra is “no excuses.” Even if you’re a couch potato or a homebody, there’s no reason not to get your blood pumping. While you tune in to watch your favorite show, exercise one body part during each commercial break until the show comes back. Aim to do 10 or more repetitions per body part during each commercial break.

Meet Dolvett: An IFFA and ISSA certified trainer, Dolvett Quince developed his company, Body Sculptor Inc., to help people transform their mind, body and soul. His regimen focuses on weight loss, nutrition, strength training and cardiovascular exercise and his style and reputation for success have attracted the attention of professional athletes and celebrities alike. Dolvett can currently be seen on NBC’s hit “The Biggest Loser,” now in its 13th season. In 2004, he opened his first Body Sculptor Fitness Studio in Atlanta and has built it into the city’s premiere health and fitness center. Dolvett’s business attracts such clients as Janet Jackson, Baltimore Ravens tight end Daniel Wilcox, actor Michael Jai White and many more. Additionally, world-wide pop sensation Justin Bieber hired Dolvett to train him on his latest tour. He also developed the renowned “Me and My Chair Workout” DVD, a low-impact, high-intensity 30-minute workout system that helps users tone up and slim down while using only a household chair as equipment. He currently splits his time between Los Angeles and Atlanta. Learn more about Dolvett on his website,, follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

Elena’s Yoga Team

Challenge: Meditate for 5 minutes a day.

Wellness Philosophy: Meditation is about cultivating more alertness and better listening, so you can be a better parent, partner, sibling, friend, employee, and overall person. Elena recommends just to sit and simply watch your breathing rise and fall. If you sense tightness somewhere in your body, breathe there. Science has proven it time and time again: meditation positively affects your health and quality of life.

Meet Elena: Jonah’s mama, founder and co-owner of Virayoga, Elena Brower has been teaching yoga for 14+ years. She trained to teach with Cyndi Lee, then began studying Anusara® yoga with John Friend. After ten years of study with Douglas Brooks and Hugo Cory, and recent in-depth study with the Handel Group™, Elena’s teaching offers the practices of yoga as a way to approach our world with reverence and gratitude. Her classes are a masterful, candid blend of artful alignment and attention cues; pure empowerment for your body, mind and heart. She has been honoured to travel all over to offer larger-scale experiences of yoga, but Elena’s true passion is shifting awareness within the smallest interactions; one family, one household at a time. She holds Reiki Levels I/II Certification and practices Pranic Healing. She loves collaborative teaching and has taught alongside many notable colleagues. She’s been featured on major networks and is the voice for Deepak Chopra’s video game LEELA. Elena is also the Executive Producer of the series of short films ON MEDITATION. Along with her own Art of Attention writings, Elena contributes to the Huffington Post and many popular blogs. Elena’s recently developed an essential oil blend called GIVE that benefits Women For Women International, with another scent in the works. Learn more at and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Dr. Copeland’s Skincare Team

Challenge: Wear SPF every day.

Wellness Philosophy: Dr. Copeland’s skincare philosophy stems from her very own Beautiful Skin Workout, which highlights five simple steps to beautiful skin in six weeks. Sun protection is the most important step you can take to improve skin. UVA and UVB rays are skin’s number one enemy and sun block should be worn every day on at least the face and hands. Dr. Copeland’s five-step Beautiful Skin Workout steps are: Cleanse, Tone, Exfoliate, Activate, Moisturize and Protect.

Meet Dr. Copeland: World-renowned, Harvard-trained plastic surgeon, biochemist, and best-selling author, Dr. Michelle Copeland is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical School, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Maxillofacial Surgeons. She is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, advising Congress on health issues affecting women. She has been profiled in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, the NBC Today Show, The View, Good Morning America and the CBS Morning Show. She is the author of Change Your Looks, Change Your Life, a guide to “quick fixes” and solutions for looking younger, feeling healthier and living better. Her latest book The Beautiful Skin Workout, demonstrates how to erase 90% of skin flaws in six to eight weeks. Dr. Copeland is the first and only woman biochemist and plastic surgeon to develop a full range of skin care and ground-breaking anti-aging products. She personally develops and tests all of her products and uses only the purest ingredients and cutting-edge technology. Many celebrities demand her products, which are now available to everyone. Learn more at, on her blog, follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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18 Tangible Ways to Kick Stress in The Butt, Starting NOW!

Self defense training

Stress is inevitable in our technology-ridden, lighting-paced, tornado-whirlwind lives. Heart Health Month is here to remind us – among many things – that stress also happens to be one of the leading causes of heart disease and heart attack. There are three types of stress: there’s Unavoidable Stress, which comes as a result of poor health, losing a job, or the tragic loss of a loved one. There’s Natural Stress, the kind we put on ourselves to be successful and meet our goals. And then there’s Avoidable Stress, such as running late, being disorganized and sweating the small stuff. Saying stress that many times just totally stressed me out.

Well, sadly there is no magic stress pill for any of it (at least not one that’s good for you), but there are some very specific things you can be doing NOW to relieve, manage and avoid it. Fight the beast with these 18 tangible things you can start doing right this second!


Before we get started, hear me loud and clear: There will ALWAYS be stress in your life. Always! It will never be perfect; the most you can do is to not let it overwhelm you. YOU’RE in the driver’s seat, in control, and your goal is to keep stress packed in the trunk: You know it’s there and that you have to deal with it, but it isn’t screaming in the back seat for more Cheerios. Once you accept that stress is inevitable, you just have to learn to make the best of it. That’s where the rest of this list comes in.


This is therapeutic for so many reasons!  Creating and maintaining meaningful relationships will fulfill you and help you live joyfully. Expressing your feelings freely, like you can with an old friend, is a great way to relieve stress. It sure beats perusing photos of random people you went to high school with on Facebook.


Carefree laughter is the OPPOSITE of stress, so you can quite literally turn a stressful situation around (temporarily, at least) by surrounding yourself with funny. Hit up a comedy club, call your funniest friend (which accomplishes #1 as well!), or resort to the world’s most ridiculous comedy parade on earth: YouTube. Start with THE FLIP SIDE – if you are a man or a woman, you MUST see this. And if you only have 8 seconds to spare… DARE YOU try to say this out loud.


Things happen all the time that make us upset, annoyed and downright furious. BUT, next time something comes your way – PAUSE. Before reacting from the gut and letting your emotions fly, take a step back from the situation. Assemble your thoughts. This short moment of introspection could save you from a turning into your stress monster alter-ego.


Papers everywhere, water bottles from god-knows-when, and twelve and half business cards laying around? I’m talking about my desk – and if I’m describing yours too, it’s time for an intervention. A cleaning tactic that’s worked for me lately is PRETEND CLEANING IS FUN. Smile! Put on music! Stretch in between paper piles! You’ll feel worlds better. Now on the count of three,  let’s both go get the Lysol. 1, 2…


Yes, this one’s a little more complicated than watching a YouTube clip. Debt and money matters are the sources of so much stress in people’s lives, and reduced debt always equals reduced stress. Try LearnVest, a great resource geared toward women to help manage finances and “live your richest life.”


Getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night is not only great for your skin and weight management (yes!) a good night’s sleep is guaranteed to help you deal better with daily stresses. Any amount of sleep deprivation diminishes mental performance, and this includes your threshold for dealing with problems. And annoying people.


What is it you’re passionate about? Helping people? Animals? The environment? Do some research on local communities – VolunteerSpot is a good resouce for parents – and get started! It’ll not only relax you, but helping a worthy cause could help you look at your own “stresses” in perspective. In fact, a study from the University of Michigan that followed 1,211 senior citizens for about seven years and found that those who volunteered just 40 hours a year lived longer than those who didn’t volunteer at all. See how some of our blogger friends give back.


You can’t be fully calm while holding a grudge. It takes work and energy to stay angry at someone; energy that could be going towards volunteering, taking control of your finances, cleaning your desk… you get the picture. Cleanse yourself of negative energy by taking the healthy high road.


You saw this one coming! Endorphins are your stress-free BFFs, and they are released from your pituitary gland every time you get moving. “Runner’s high,” which is the result of extreme endorphin release, has been known to create feelings of euphoria. You may not like the workout part, but you’ll always love the way you feel after it. It’ll not only reduce stress, exercising is your direct, high-speed highway to better heart health.


Take a whiff of a lemon, a mango, lavender, or a bouquet of flowers. It’s not just soothing; scientists in Japan have reported clinical evidence that inhaling certain fragrances alter gene activity and blood chemistry in ways that can reduce stress levels. Spas are really onto something with aromatherapy!


Blogging, tweeting, tumbling, stumbling… all these social media activities are designed to be fun, relaxing and self-expressing… thus stress-reducing. The hottest new player in town, Pinterest, is arguably the most fun and therapeutic of them all. We’re obsessed (follow us!), so if you haven’t started yet, close out this blog post right now (well, maybe wait till you’re finished reading), create an account, and get pinning (de-stressing) 5 minutes ago.


Alas, there’s the flipside of social media. Being connected all day long CAN be work – especially when it’s your job. Ahem. As soon as you feel like social media is starting to take over, power down your technology and take a breather.


One of the unnecessary daily stresses we encounter is that time period where you’re running late. You’re angry at traffic, you’re running down the sidewalk in heels like a lunatic (my M.O.), and the ONLY thing you can think about is how bad it is that you’re going to be late. Remove this stress from your life entirely by planning to get somewhere 15 minutes, even a half hour early. What better time to finish up those last few chapters of Hunger Games before the movie comes out?


Because how stressful is that? If you set unrealistic goals for yourself, you’ll be constantly feeling like a failure. You don’t NEED to meet your husband in the next six months, get straight A’s, or go the gym every day in 2012. Let life take its course at YOUR pace. Don’t follow commandments – follow happiness.


You read that right. Complex carbohydrates such as oats, fruit, whole grains and brown rice can stimulate your body to produce stress-busting, soporific hormones in a stressful situation, and also balance blood sugar levels. On the other hand, carbs like sugar, white flour, breads, pasta and pastries causes a blood sugar spike, leading to stress. Choose the right carbs as your stress-fighting ally!


For five minutes every day, sit by yourself – eyes closed and a smile on your face – and breathe consciously. This can be done as a morning ritual or to regroup in a stressful situation. As Elena Brower put it in her Daily Breathing Health Challenge: “Just sit and listen to your inner talk, and bring more breathing to those five minutes, without judgement. This is the most grounding, healing practice any of us can do.”


Ahhhh, yes! The stress-buster you’ve been waiting for! There’s no better way to reduce stress than a trip to the spa – and it’s not just for the relaxation benefits. The healing touch of a massage or body treatment stimulates circulation and benefits long-term heart health.

Enjoy That Extra Hour… At The Spa

Oh, that glorious extra hour! Why can’t we change the clocks back every day? Imagine – waking up every morning and realizing you have an hour more to sleep, to cuddle, to eat breakfast or catch up on the news… I campaign for 25 hour days, indefinitely. But alas, this might get confusing. So, with our one lucky “fall back” day of the year, I say take that extra hour you’ve been blessed with, and use it at the spa.

We’ve got many hour-long spa treatments in our November Spa Deals, and there are many actual proven reasons to use your extra time on the massage table.  TIME just featured “8 Ways to Beat the Daylight Savings Blues,” and much of it resonated with the spa lifestyle:

  • Getting a massage – The country’s most popular spa treatment is also great when the days get shorter and the winter blues set in. According to TIME: “(Massage) can be as effective in treating depression as talk therapy. During massage, levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which is often high in depressed people, fall while levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin — the same brain chemical increased by antidepressant medications — rise.”
  • Deep breathing – “Taking slow, deep, relaxing breaths stimulates the vagus nerve, which is responsible for counteracting the stress response,” reports the TIME article. Our yoga expert, Elena Brower, created her Spa Week Daily Challenge around this fact – check out her 5 minute breathing tips. So when your in-laws are in town for the holidays, just remember to take deep breaths!
  • Drinking caffeine - Go ahead and feed your Starbucks addiction, because a recent study showed that women who drank more than four cups of coffee a day had a lower risk of depression. Lattes, here you come!
  • Exercising - Elle Woods said it best: “Exercising gives you endorphins, and endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands!” Exercising repeatedly at the same time each day or days of the week helps create a habit, and the more you repeat that habit, the harder it becomes to let yourself deviate from it.
  • Socializing – It can be difficult to motivate yourself to go out especially during the bitterly cold winters here on the East Coast but, get yourself to the spa (maybe grab a few friends too) and you’ll be doing yourself a service! (Click for the rest of TIME’s tips.)

Here are some great spa deals around the country to fill that 60 minutes of time you’ve been blessed with, and to help you fight off those winter blues:

Bahn Sabai Day Spa in Los Angeles has a choice of 60 Minute Body Massage with 30 Min Facial or 60 Minute Body Massage with 30 Min Foot Massage. Special: $65 Each; Originally: $95 – $120.

Facelogic Spa in Encinitas, California has a 60 Minute Microdermabrasion Facial with Upper Body Massage. Special: $59; Originally: $109.

La Petite Rose in San Francisco has a choice of Luminous Vitamin C Facial or 60 Minute Pure Relaxation Massage. Special: $65 Each.

mySpa at InterContinental Miami has a choice of a 50 Min True Transformation Facial or My Massage, 60 Minute Anti-Cellulite Body Wrap or 95 Min Journey Manicure and Pedicure with choice of Lavender or Ginger. Special: $50 Each.

U-topia Spa in Naples, Florida has a choice of 60 Minute Bliss Massage or Glisten Body Polish. Special: $70 Each.

Newbury Electrology & Skin Care in Boston has a choice of 60 Minute Spa Facial with Enzyme Peel and 15 Min Electrolysis for $55, normally $125, or 60 Minute Deep Pore Cleansing Facial and Eyebrow Wax for $50, normally $95.

Suede Salon, Spa & Body in Marlton, New Jersey has a choice of 45 Min Pomegranate Brightening Peel for $69, normally $104, or 60 Minute Massage for $59, normally $81.

Monty Beauty Spa in Brooklyn, New York has a choice of 60 Minute Aromatherapy Massage with Cupping Therapy, 60 Minute Lava Hot Stone Massage or 90 Min Vitamin C and Seaweed Facial Treatment. Special: $60 Each.

Epiphany Day Spa in Hempstead, New York has a choice of 60 Minute Microdermabrasion or 60 Minute Aromatherapy Massage. Special: $65 Each; Originally: $120.

Serenity Spa in New York has your choice of a Manicure, Pedicure and 60 Minute Massage for $89, normally $119, or Manicure, Pedicure and Deep Cleansing Facial for $99, normally $134.

Water Lily Spa in New York has a choice of 60 Minute Deep Tissue Massage or 60 Minute Swedish Massage. Special: $50 Each.

Yin Beauty & Arts Spa in New York has your choice of a 60 Minute Lymph Detox Massage with Foot Herb Steam Bath for $55, normally $110, or 60 Minute Lipo-Slimming Massage with Body Contouring for $75, normally $150.

I SPA in Astoria, New York allows you to pick two: 60 Minute Facial, 60 Minute Anti-Stress Massage, Slimming Body Wrap, Body Scrub, Microdermabrasion or Brazilian and Underarms Wax. Special: $99.

Click here to see all November Spa Deals.

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5-Minute Daily Breathing: Challenge Completed!

If you are anywhere along Irene’s warpath, let Elena Brower’s Spa Week Daily Challenge, which officially ended yesterday, continue to carry you while rain pummels down on your roof and the winds howl past your window this weekend:


“Breathe consciously for 5 minutes a day” to be exact, is the grounding practice that yoga expert Elena Brower challenged you all to do every day for 2 weeks. Over 100 of you joined the Daily Breathing Challenge Facebook event to share your feedback, some of you even blogged it. Some of you reported that you found it to be a meditative escape, an instant destresser, a headache-reliever. Some of you found the ritual difficult with kids running around. Some of said you found it life-changing.

I’ll be the first to admit it: This was not an easy challenge. Life is hectic, minds like to race, and I found myself not getting my 5 minutes in until just before bed on most days. I’d try at my desk on some days, but 3 minutes later that “email” sound would awaken me from my moment. I even tried to rally the Spa Week office for a 5-minute breather during a social media meeting – strength in numbers! – but alas, the consensus was: “too much to do.” My yoga classes each Monday are my favorite ways to escape through breath; absolutely no distractions. I used final savasana to concentrate on this challenge, and it was… breathtaking. So, how did you fare? Read on for inspiration from some of your fellow breathers.

Rita R: Started your challenge and probably will do this the rest of my life. I work full time at a job I had always loved . . . Then came a co-worker with such negativity. Her spirit is evil and nothing pleasant comes out of her mouth. She is always mad and complaining about something. If the sun is out, she’s mad. If it’s raining, she’s mad. I have to do this challenge to find any form of inner peace before she gets to me. I want my work environment back and I do believe this small step is helping.

Kathy V. It’s helping me get through planning my daughter’s wedding…… Just breathe

Desiree L. For four days now for 5 mins a day I just breathe and I love it!! My body releases all the tension and I feel light and free. I forget how heavy my seven mnth twin belly is and breathe.

I’ve been doing my 5 mins of breathing and I still love it… Its actually getting me ready for labor and delivery in October. Those of u who haven’t started come on give it a try!!! Do it in the shower or before bed anytime is great!! In the beginning its a challenge but now its a routine.

Lisa Gay G. About a month ago, I started my chakra meditations again, listening to the sounds of Tibetan bowls as I do. Now when I’m done, I take an extra 5 minutes with no outside sounds at all. It’s amazing!

Eve L-G. Breathing everyday! :) and after the past year, & at a near 5 months of being a caregiver to my mom who’s in the hospital which can be & is so very stressful! That I been happy to find myself actually taking upto 10 mins at a time, I can tell I need this, as I feel better afterwards :) I even have the hubby doing it too! To bad we don’t have more time daily, to sneak away from all the life’s stressors one may have.

Katherine R. C. I am at an incredibly stressful point in my life, and slowing down, breathing, and clearing my head has been a great tool for me. I also have less headaches!

Misti R. B. This daily breathing has been such a good destressor for me and I find myself taking five minutes to just breathe several times a day

Laurie M. I am trying to do this. Keep getting distracted by 2 little boys who constantly fight and scream.

Juli-Ann W. Breath is so very important to me. As a singer, it’s such a good reminder.

Diamond T. Having 8 kids, this is such a stress reliever!! Did I mention the 18 mo old twins?

Myrna S. I’ve learned that breathing makes me slow down and focus on the task at hand!

Bella D. Much needed, THANK YOU…. 5min of PEACE & CALM…. tomor I will turn lights off first, try with only sunlight shining through window :-D

Barbara J. what a win-win… focus your mind, clear your airways, rest your spirit. All while doing something you need to do anyhow. NO excuse like “too busy” and “frivolous indulgence”.

once you start *breathing* it’s hard to stop… definitely a positive thing I learned and will continue. Thanks for giving me the nudge in the right direction towards more inner peace and balance

Cara W. H.This helps me get through a long day with my 2 year old!

And now… the two luck participants who will be rewarded $50 SpaWeek Gift Cards for breathing and sharing…

Rita R – who has used this exercise to combat negativity in the office, and Diamond T. who has 8 kids. Girl, you need this! Congratulations to both of you… and to EVERYONE who has taken a step in the direction towards a clearer mind and a new outlook on life.

Winners, please email stephanie at spaweekmedia dot com with your address and phone number within 3 business days to claim your prize.

Get ready for the next Spa Week Daily Challenge, being announced next week! Hint: You are what you eat.

Stay safe this weekend! No matter the chaos going on outside… think:


Music Monday: Just Breathe

In honor of Elena Brower’s Spa Week Daily Challenge and National Relaxation Day, we asked our Twitter and Facebook friends, “What’s your favorite song for relaxing/breathing deeply?” Without further ado, here is the “Just Breathe” playlist. Even Elena joined in the fun, tweeting, “@ElenaBrower: @SPAWEEK – check out this playlist on @yogitunes – – the last few songs are VERY chill. And the first few: flow/amazing.” We added as many as we could find and came up with this soothing, worry-erasing playlist. We hope you listen take a few moments for yourself and get inspired to Breathe Consioucly for 5 minutes a day. Enjoy!

Here the songs our Facebook and Twitter friends suggested:

Jacqueline E. Pachelbel “New Age”
Estella N. and Janice C. Enya
Mari H. Pearl Jam “Just Breathe”
Nicole G. and Deborah N. “Amazing Grace”
Jackie T. Adele
Lydia P. Barbra Streisand “Memory”
Noreen Y. David Young “Bliss” and George Skaroulis “Sanctuary”
Patricia E. Any soundscapes music!
@AgingBackwards: @SPAWEEK Call me #oldschool, but I still LUV @SteveWinwood sigh…(bats eyelashes) lol #relaxation
@ISpaDoYou: @SPAWEEK #relaxation song ideas: We recommend anything from
@pengonly: @SPAWEEK try @2Cellos they do wonders with @muse
@Bittertwitr22: @SPAWEEK etta james
@BeautyUnbiased: Glen Hansard ‘once’ album “@SPAWEEK: Happy National #RelaxationDay! TELL US: What’s your favorite song for relaxing/breathing deeply?”
@LiljenSpa: @SPAWEEK Yiruma is a fab piano Player.. Meditation Spa Collection is also relaxing music.. :-)
@nailkid2: @SPAWEEK Kool & The Gang ” Summer Madness”