Why visit a spa?

0 December 10, 2014

At Éminence, we don’t believe that spas are merely a place for pampering. We believe spas can transform your psychological and physiological health and well-being. 

Spas are one of the very few places where you can truly escape the world’s rigours, and relax in a space of silent reflection. Our organic products come from the Earth and help to heal and cleanse the mind, body and soul. Spa treatments will leave you feeling completely rejuvenated and refreshed.

Spas are places devoted to enhancing overall well-being through a variety of professional services that encourage the renewal of the mind, body and spirit.”
-The International Spa Association (ISPA)


In addition to massage, spas offer a variety of natural therapies including nutrition, supplements, exercise, herbal remedies, and mind/body movements such as yoga. The goals of these kinds of therapies is to “restore biological balance in the body by altering hormone levels, enzymes, blood sugar and neurotransmitters in order to re-establish a homeostatic balance.”At a spa, people can try a body or facial treatment using a variety of creams, lotions and masques with curative properties designed to rejuvenate and nourish the skin; they can use hydrotherapy to improve circulation; or they can start an exercise program or a healthy diet.

Massage has been shown to decrease blood pressure, reduce stress, relieve pain, relieve swelling and even have an impact on the cellular level.”
Kaye, Kaye, Swinford, Baluch, bawcom, Lanbert & Hoover, 2008

Said to be good for circulation, promoting venous and lymphatic drainage. It is also good for the nervous system, releasing hormones that reduce pain, alleviate anxiety, and support the immune system.”
Wisneski & Anderson, 2005; Kendall-Reed & Reed, 2004

Source: eminenceorganics.com

A Spa might be the only place that you can switch off. Give yourself a chance to unplug and leave your phone in your locker for a couple of hours.