Beauty, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, Massage, Musings, Spa, Uncategorized

Top Five Aromatherapy Oils Absoutley Everyone Should Have At Home


I love aromatherapy and while I don't eschew traditional medicine, I do keep a few natural inspired products around the house for emergencies. For instance, I have seasonal allergies and there is nothing worse than seasonal allergies in springtime. I keep Eucalyptus around the house to open my nasal passages just so I can breathe! But… Continue reading Top Five Aromatherapy Oils Absoutley Everyone Should Have At Home

Education, Health and Wellness, Massage, Philosophy, Spa, Spa Evidence, Uncategorized

Hot Stone Massage and What’s wrong with Mineral Stones?


Recently a polite young man approached an online group I am a part of with a simple question. What is better for massage: Hot Stones or Mineral Stones? I about fell out of my computer chair because to me there is only one real answer. Basalt Stones. I was and remain shocked that such a… Continue reading Hot Stone Massage and What’s wrong with Mineral Stones?

Education, Health and Wellness, Massage, Politics, Secular Culture Wars, Spa, Spa Evidence

Spas, Spa Evidence and Interdisciplinarity


An interdisciplinary approach can help spas and spa therapists better understand the framework of academic research paradigms and move toward a closer alignment with academic disciplines on which all research is based. By familiarizing themselves with the structures of American academia, spa management and spa therapists can integrate more evidenced based practices into their existing… Continue reading Spas, Spa Evidence and Interdisciplinarity