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Body Contouring

What’s Up with Seaweed?

What’s Up with Seaweed? According to Livestrong.com, “Seaweed may look gross when you spot it on the beach, but this slippery, stringy sea plant contains powerful ingredients that can benefit your skin.” Spa Space, widely known as one of the best spas in Chicago when it comes to body treatments,… Read More

Cupping therapy

Spa Space Is Proud to Offer Cupping

Spa Space Is Proud to Offer Cupping As WebMD explains, “Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow,… Read More

Tips for Making the Most of Your Couples Massage

Tips for Making the Most of Your Couples Massage

Tips for Making the Most of Your Couples Massage According to Brides.com, a couples massage is a “crazy-great treat.” They offer a handful of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your couples spa day! First off, they recommend that you don’t plan anything immediately after… Read More

Massage

Why It’s Totally Normal to Cry During a Massage

Why It’s Totally Normal to Cry During a Massage As Maura Lynch said in a story found on InStyle.com, “Massage does many things; it unwinds knots, releases tension and alleviates stress. But I never thought the service might unleash a waterfall of tears. And yet there I was on a… Read More

Best Spa Chicago

Best Spa Chicago

15 Thoughts Every Person Has During a Massage In a posting on MIMIchatter.com, Hallie Gould said, “Massages are in-cred-ible. They are the perfect service to help you relax, recharge, and even fix some lingering health issues. But, they can be funny too. We’ve all been there—navigating the waters while a… Read More

Happens Month

August Is Happiness Happens Month

August Is Happiness Happens Month “Happiness is elusive because there isn’t an exact recipe for it, no matter how much we want one and how many scientific studies are done to help us understand happiness,” says Pamela Gail Johnson, founder the Secret Society of Happy People (SOHP). “Happiness is one… Read More

Reflexology – the ultimate foot massage

Reflexology – the ultimate foot massage

Reflexology – the ultimate foot massage   The Mayo Clinic is among the many sources reporting on the benefits of reflexology, which involves the application of pressure to areas on the feet. “Reflexology is generally relaxing and may be an effective way to alleviate stress,” they say.   “Reflexologists use… Read More

Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage “Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both compassion and specialized massage treatments to help people manage their experience with cancer,” Sat-Siri Sumler and Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., said in writing for MD Anderson Cancer Center. A review of the scientific literature indicates oncology massage helps… Read More

The Evolution of Massage Therapy

The Evolution of Massage Therapy

The Evolution of Massage Therapy   As In Style Magazine’s Polly Blitzer noted, “If you really want to melt away tight muscles and tension, why settle for a routine rubdown? Today’s high-end massages feature as many luxe extras as a fancy sportscar—think multiple therapists, pulsating water jets, heated pools and… Read More

Wellness at Work

Wellness at Work

Wellness at Work   These days, people are spending more and more time sitting at a desk or inside an office.  Implementing a workplace wellness program, can contribute to employees who have a healthier lifestyle and a company with a healthier bottom line.   According to the Center for Disease… Read More