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Fall Spa Week Trend: Cupping 101

From Michael Phelps to Gwenyth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker to Jennifer Aniston, cupping is the spa treatment that’s taken over the industry. But what really is cupping, other than some weird treatment that...
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The Gift of Wellness

From the fitness fanatic who needs a massage to the multitasking mom who needs some me time, give the loved one in your life the gift of wellness!  Let’s face it, the New Year is always stressful....

Cupping Therapy – It Doesn’t Suck!

During the Rio Olympics, the Internet was abuzz with questions about those purple circular marks on swimmer Michael Phelps’ skin.Was it a rash? A hickey from a crazed fan? The Zika virus? Getty...
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Cupping Is Now a DIY Treatment

By Markgran (Own work) , via Wikimedia CommonsWe’re all familiar with the procedure of cupping (who could forget this video?), but did you know that you can do something similar from the comfort of your own...
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Travel Tuesday: Spa Treatments to Fight Jet Lag

Medically referred to as desynchronosis, Jet Lag is a physiological condition which results from alterations to the body's circadian rhythms resulting from rapid long-distance transmeridian (east–west or west–east) travel on an airplane...
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Top 10 Hottest Spa Treatment Trends for Fall 2011

Picture a world where job and family stress disappears at the door, where there are no politics, no hurricanes, no broken ozone layers, no MSG, and no bad attitudes trying to bring you down. Where the only goal is bringing you UP,...
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Chinese Cupping: It Sucks And I Love It

Cupping. It's one of those out-there spa treatments that most people vaguely hear about along the way, like an ancient Chinese folklore (two of those words are accurate, however) but most people don't think to try it for themselves. What is it? In short, cupping is a healing therapy that uses suction...