Don’t let life in the city make you look or feel tired and depleted. Rejuvenate after long hours, travel, and the stress of managing the day-to-day, the household, and the social calendar. Your body will thank you with sleep that is much more restorative and skin that has simply never looked better.
New Mother
Our signature Spa Retreat originates in Thailand, where midwives provided new mothers with this highly effective postnatal therapy. Great for women who have just given birth as well as for those with busy households or busy work schedules, Kon Sao relaxes muscular tension within the lower and upper back, shoulders and neck with the application of a heat ball, lemongrass oil and deep tissue massage, repairing posture, invigorating the body’s natural healing ability and enabling the body to eliminate and resist stress.
Tok Sen is Thai folk wisdom at its finest. Created as an effective, motivating reward for a long day’s work, each double tap of Tok Sen restores balance in body mind and soul. With tok being the sound from the wooden instrument working on the sen, the body’s energy lines, Tok Sen holistically rejuvenates by eliminating aches, energy blockages and improving circulation and nerve related problems. The people of Northern Thailand ritually gather the tamarind wood to create the instrument used in this practice and imbue it with blessings of positivity.
Our herbal poultice treatment originates in the ancient Thai community of Lanna. Utilizing fresh plai, lemongrass and hot sesame oil, your therapist relieves pain by focusing poultice compression and deep tissue sports massage on areas of concern. As the pores open and herbs take effect, a refreshed feeling of balance and well-being flood the body, eliminating anxiety.
Post Party
A remedy designed to relieve and heal soldiers as they came off the ancient battlefield finds its place in modern day practice as a reprieve for stressful city living. Therapeutic galangal, ginger, turmeric and kaffir lime leaves are wrapped in a muslin compress, steamed and applied to the body with gentle pressing and massage to relieve inflammation and pain while easing headaches and stress. This retreat offers immediate relief after late nights.
Work Promotion
From the North of Thailand, this treatment blends epsom salt, camphor, lily, lotus leaf and plai in a heated clay pot before being wrapped in cloth and used to provide targeted, light pressure massage. A most effective natural remedy for resetting the body’s internal clock, Mao Kluea is excellent for restoring correct posture to those who have been sitting at work bent over their computers. Therapeutic oils such as pettigrain, eucalyptus and lavender penetrate deeply into sore muscle tissue to relieve stiffness, stress and improve sleep to get you back on track.
Stress Relief
Shivago Komarpaj, the founder of Thai massage and medicine, is said to have been the Buddha’s physician over 2,500 years ago. Utilizing thumbs, palms, forearms, elbows, feet knees and even shins to press and stretch, Thai massage is widely known for its many benefits, not least of which includes taking the body to a deep state of relaxation that works to positively improve every system in the body.
Lovely Break
We can all thank the chemist credited with discovering aromatherapy, the French perfumer Rene Maurice Gattefosse. Essential oils activate the body’s limbic system, controlling emotions, hormones and nerves. When you inhale aromatic molecules, heart rate, stress levels, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion, and the immune system are all immediately effected – for the better. A massage offering intensive relaxation.
Party Starter
Facial massage is the only practice that has been proven to provide anti-aging results. In the skilled hands of a Spa Retreat massage therapist, acupressure point activation rooted deep in Chinese Medicine tradition blends with aromatherapy to improve elasticity, enhance circulation, tighten skin and restore expressivity, joy and youthfulness to the face. A refreshing retreat before an event but even better on the regular to improve results and refine skin.
Wake Up
The tree of life, the coconut tree, has been associated with Thai healing from time immemorial, as the Thai practitioner makes myriad uses of coconut oil for both internal and external purposes. Here, coconut oil preserves hair color, improves luster and growth, helps manage dandruff and promotes mental clarity with a stress-relieving scalp massage.
Chill Out
Back problems are the most persistent of issues. Meaning, you don’t want to have them. To prevent chronic problems, it is important to release the tension that builds in the back on the regular. Targeting key areas to soothe and treat so as to prevent long-term issues, your therapist applies healing massage balm with Thai technique and soft tissue manipulation to address and improve your back’s condition.