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Travel Tuesday: Spa Treatments to Fight Jet Lag

Medically referred to as desynchronosis, Jet Lag is a physiological condition which results from alterations to the body's circadian rhythms resulting from rapid long-distance transmeridian (east–west or west–east) travel on an airplane...
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Top 10 Hottest Spa Treatment Trends for Fall 2011

Picture a world where job and family stress disappears at the door, where there are no politics, no hurricanes, no broken ozone layers, no MSG, and no bad attitudes trying to bring you down. Where the only goal is bringing you UP,...
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Chinese Cupping: It Sucks And I Love It

Cupping. It's one of those out-there spa treatments that most people vaguely hear about along the way, like an ancient Chinese folklore (two of those words are accurate, however) but most people don't think to try it for themselves. What is it? In short, cupping is a healing therapy that uses suction...
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Gua Sha: Scrape Away The Stress (VIDEO)

"Nobody likes the bruising but everybody loves the way it feels, so it's worth it," promised Stephanie Maceiras, Acupuncturist at the Village Wellness Project, regarding the ancient Chinese body therapies Gua Sha and Cupping...