Archives for October 2009

National Massage Therapy Awareness Week October 25-31, 2009

The next time you roll out of bed with a kink in your neck, pain in your back or frazzled nerves beyond belief, skip the medicine cabinet and dial up your nearest LMT (licensed massage therapist). Although a good rubdown works wonders for stress, according to the American Massage Therapy Association, many clients report massage […]

Pumpkin Peels and Scary Good Spa Deals

October marks the month for jack-o-lanterns, crazy costumes and you guessed it, pumpkin-infused spa treatments. Chock full of vitamins, antioxidants and naturally smoothing enzymes, pumpkin delivers a plethora of yummy skin benefits. Gear up for the season with a pumpkin treat that nourishes, hydrates and unleashes your inner glow. From cleansing facials to moisturizing body […]

Sweet Dreams

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults need an average of 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night. Easy for them to say. Racking up your daily dose of shut-eye is no easy feat with life’s everyday stresses traipsing through your head as soon as it hits the pillow. When counting sheep doesn’t bring […]

Valley Pilates Studios that Get to the Core of the Matter

By Angella Hamilton Owner, Pilates Lounge We asked certified Pilates instructor and friend Angella Hamilton (aka, the Pilates Girl) to scoop on her favorite studios to pick up a class in this core-strengthening fitness method. Here’s her insider picks along with some powerhouse tips for making the most of your experience. Where to Go Want […]