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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

Beauty Begins on the Inside

Beauty Begins on the Inside

Beauty Begins on the Inside   When it comes to skincare, that means paying attention to what you put in your body as well as what you put on it.  Using the right moisturizer for your skin type is only part of the equation.  For truly healthy, radiant skin, experts… Read More

Extra! Extra! Read All About It

Extra! Extra! Read All About It

Extra! Extra! Read All About It   Spa Space has been in the news since it opened in 2001.  A lot of the national attention we’ve received is in response to our unique treatments, innovative products, and our appeal to both men & women.   People Magazine loved our Lavender… Read More

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way The proportion of spa-goers who are male has shot up from 31 percent less than 10 years ago to 47 percent, according to the International Spa Association, or ISPA. Male massage in Chicago has also been on the rise, the experts at Spa… Read More

Bridal Beauty Is No Accident

Bridal Beauty Is No Accident

Bridal Beauty Is No Accident   Not surprisingly, more pictures are taken of a bride on her wedding day than on any other day in her life. To make sure your big day – and your look – is picture perfect, you’ll want to start a beauty regimen early in… Read More

Sleep on it!

Sleep on it!

Sleep on it!   Apparently 75% of us have trouble sleeping at least a few nights a week.  The experts say that an occasional sleepless night is nothing to worry about. A chronic lack of sleep, however, can cause irritability, weight gain, high blood pressure and a host of other… Read More

hands down

Hands Down

Hands Down   A study published in the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons showed that people can most accurately guess your age by looking at your hands. When you stop to think about it, it makes perfect sense. The skin on the back of our hands is… Read More