To make the most of your experience, we recommend that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment for any spa treatment. This will allow you time to check in, change, and fill out a health questionaire before you indulge.
The Spa is a non-smoking area. We do not recommend the consumption of alcohol before, during or directly after your treatment. Mobile phone should be placed on silent mode. You can request a specific therapist by simply indicate your preference at the time of booking.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF MASSAGE AND WELLNESS
There are many more benefits to the body, mind and spirit that massage therapy provides, beyond relaxation and rejuvenation. The obvious whoe body benefits include reducing stress and pain, decreasing depression, increasing circulation, attentiveness, neuromuscular function and vigor, enhancing the immune function, improving sleep, mood, body image and lifestyle habits and increasing physical well-being. What you may not know is the many other benefits on other systems of the body
MUSCULAR SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE
Relieves muscle tension, soreness and fatigue (note: a fatigued muscle recuperates 20% after 5 minutes of rest and 100% after 5 minutes of massage) increases range of motion, improves performance, balance and posture, lengthens and re-educates muscles memory (neuromuscular re-education), tones weak muscles and reduces the appearance of cellulite and improves scar formation.
NERVOUS & ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Reduces stress, anxiety and stress hormone levels (cortisol, norepinephrine, epinephrine etc) increases good hormone levels (dopamine, serotonin), changes brain wave activity to promote relaxation, decreases pain and depression.
Improves circulation and dilates blood vesels, decreases blood pressure, promotes removal of waste products from the tissues , replenishes nutritive materials to tissues, reduces heart and pulse rate, increases oxygen saturated blood, and increases red and white blood cell count.
LYMPHATIC AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS
Promotes lymph circulation, reduces inflammation and oedema (swelling), increases lyphocyte count, and increases the number and function of natural killer cells (strengthens immune system).