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Introduced in China centuries ago, this finger massage
is designed to release muscle tension and promote
healing by applying pressure to vital energy points in
Based on an ancient Oriental healing technique,
needles are inserted into specific pressure points of
the body that relate to different organs in order to
help relieve pain and cure disease.
A series of rhythmic exercises set to music that
stimulate the aerobic capacity of the heart and lungs,
burn fat and improve endurance.
Also known as "aquacize," these aerobic
workouts are performed in a swimming pool.
Dating back to 4500 B.C., this ancient healing art
combines essential oils extracted from plants, leaves,
barks, roots and flowers, with treatments such as
massage, facials and body wraps. This therapy
stimulates the nasal/olfactory senses, mental
responses and circulatory functions.
To bring the whole person into harmony through
physical and mental modalities.
Eastern Indian practice of utilizing nutrition, herbal
medicine, massage and meditation to create a balance
between the internal and external self.
The use of flowers as a means of healing.
Therapies using mineral, hot springs or sea waters to
revitalize the body and help relieve stress, arthritis
and circulatory problems.
The traditional practice of treatments by waters,
using hot springs, mineral, or sea waters to restore
and revitalize the body. Since antiquity,
Balneotherapy has been used to improve circulation,
fortify the immune system, as an analgesic (pain
reliever) and as an anti-stress treatment.
The exchange of energy between persons giving and
receiving massage. This psychotherapeutic bodywork is
based on the interconnection between chronic
psychological defense mechanisms.
The technique of making unconscious or involuntary
bodily processes, such as the heart beat and brain
waves, perceptible to the senses in order to
manipulate them by conscious mental control. Typically
electronic sensing devices are placed on the skin to
measure changes in the surface temperature and
chemistry that reflect internal physical changes.
Includes an in-depth structural analysis and
strengthening of the core trunk of the client and a
flexibility exercise program.
A method of measuring the ratio of body fat to muscle
mass. This analysis is used to develop nutrition and
exercise programs suited to individual needs.
Working on specific parts of the body, such as the
abdomen, buttocks and thighs to promote toning and
Mass Index (BMI)
A measure of body weight adjusted for height.
Hair-removal process said to date from the time of
Warm sheets of cloth are soaked in herbal teas and
wrapped around the body to relax muscles and soften
the skin. There are several types of wraps, including
herbal wrap, seaweed wrap and thermal wrap.
A method in which the body is viewed as an energy
system, although its meridians are not the same as
those identified in the healing arts of China. Breema
practitioners regard the body as a self-healing
organism. Breema work is designed to create or
recreate the natural balance and harmony that governs
our mental, emotional and physical energies. The
larger aim of Breema is to teach through experience
the possibility of living with the full participation
of body, mind, and feelings, it also teaches
A fine body polish done with a series of brushes and
salicylic salt to exfoliate and refine the texture of
the skin. The skin's surface is left smooth and silky.
Exfoliating treatment involving the dry brushing of
skin to remove dead cells and stimulate circulation,
and then applying hydrating oils or moisturizing
agents to soften skin. The dry brushing technique may
also be used as a preparatory step for other