Primitive Wellness

If you thought that a spa-wellness experience was all about massage and yoga, think again. Canyon Ranch is mindful of health on all levels including spiritual health.  Check out these programs at their Tuscon facility.  Read full...

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Finding Mindful Practice

Kripalu was where many went for raw juicing, meditation, movement and healthful lifestyle practice before any of the offerings were cool.  Undoubtedly Kripalu is one of the staples of retreat choices to this day.  Expertly staffed and versed in treating both those accustomed to a balanced lifestyle and those in need of a change for body and mind, the beautiful property is like a safe haven in a world that sometimes seems to be...

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Banyas

Let’s see…go to the tundra, beat oneself and one’s friends with branches, cozy up in a shack and then plunge into icy waters.  Banyas are becoming more popular as a spa-goer’s option for wellness.  Read full...

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Spa Travel

Planning a spa vacation doesn’t have to be extravagant or expensive but it does requiring a bit of thought before you commit to an itinerary. 1. Budget:  Planning to visit a spa can truly run the gamut from hiking into the Tuscany to receiving a series of treatments at a five star hotel in Hong Kong.  Rustic spa adventures, for instance can be very inexpensive or astronomically expensive with sometimes very little difference in...

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Experiential Resort

Inspired by their own travel, founders of Travaasa often found themselves in culturally rich environments but staying in, “cold, soulless concrete towers that suppressed the magic of a place.” With the desire to create an experiential hotel that truly embodied a sense of place — a destination’s culture, its cuisine, its adventures, its sense of well-being–Travaasa was born. Designed to be a place that would reawaken...

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