How to Get The Most Out of a Spa Day

//How to Get The Most Out of a Spa Day

How to Get The Most Out of a Spa Day

Who doesn’t love a day out at the spa?  The truth is, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who would willingly turn down a spa day.  After all, what could be better than taking time out of a schedule for some much needed rest and relaxation?  Few things are more beneficial or more appreciated.  Many wonder how they can get the most out of their highly anticipated spa days.  If you find yourself with the same question, rest assured.  Below you will learn how you can get the most out of your day at the spa.

1. Leave your schedule open.


This is crucial.  Depending on your spa, you may be gone for most of the day.  Sometimes your massage therapist will add on a bonus facial or will even spend an extra few minutes on your problem areas.  The last thing you want to be thinking about is rushing out so you can make your next meeting or appointment.  The best thing you can do on your spa day is to carve out the entire day for your much needed rest and relaxation.  You won’t regret it!

2. Be adventurous.

In other words, keep an open mind!  Your therapist may notice you carry tension in your neck, back, or even your legs!  Consider their suggestions, and be willing to try new things.  Never had a facial?  Your spa day is the perfect time to try one out.  Don’t get stuck in your routine just because it’s what you’ve “always done.”  Be willing to try new things on your long awaited for spa day!

3. Hunt for deals before you go.

This tip alone will assure that you as the client are getting the very most out of your day out.  There are many websites that offer weekly (if not daily) discounts for spas in your area.  Be on the hunt BEFORE you go to the spa to guarantee that you can get the most “bang for your buck” on spa day.  Who knows…you may even get a free facial with your purchase of 1-hour massage and foot scrub!

4. Drink lots of water.

This is a big one.  When you go to the spa, chances are that you will get massaged in some way.  It’s a well-known fact that massage therapy helps remove toxins from your muscle tissue, and this can cause dizziness.  Drinking enough water will keep those toxins well flushed through your system, and will also ensure that you remain hydrated throughout the day! So, drink up!

5. Dress in comfortable clothing.

Comfy Clothes

Really, don’t worry about fashion, makeup, or jewelry on spa day.  It is best to be as comfortable as possible, especially after you are finished.  Think about it:  after all that delicious pampering, the last thing you are going to want to do is put on your tight pants, high-heels, and uncomfortable bracelets.  Do yourself a favor, and leave these items at home!

 6. Leave your worries at the door!

It will do you no good to invest in a spa day if you are worried the whole time.  Worry leads to tension, which is the opposite feeling you want when you are getting spa treatments.  Take the day to relax, and leave your worries at the door.  You will better off because of it!

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About the Author:

Balance ~ Nourish ~ Inspire. As a master bodyworker, wellness guide and yoga instructor, in support of your journey, I am joyful to offer you a holistic approach to wellness. Certified in 1994, at the Cottonwood School of Massage Therapy, my continued studies of the healing arts include additional certifications in Ashiatsu™, Cranial~Sacral Therapy, Spinal reflex Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Reiki Master Level, and Classical Yoga Instruction.Together, we will customize your session to inspire your body’s regenerative capacity. Understanding that everyone’s body has the inner wisdom to heal, we’ll transform stress into success, and explore new dimensions of health. As the owner and operator, my commitment is to support and guide you in managing stress and chronic pain. At Harmony Health our unique, wellness menu and time honored therapies will reshape your life into wholeness and balance.

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