Massage 101: How to Give the Best Back Rubs


Harness the healing power of touch with these quick at-home massage tips! The spa experts at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North know how to make a girl forget about life's stress. Here, they share their tips on how to give a good at-home massage. Always use oil or lotion when massaging! Never […]

Rules of Engagement: Spa Getaways that Squash Pre-Wedding Stress

Pre-wedding day spa getaways in Phoenix, Los Angeles and Las Vegas that squash stress. Legend has it that among the Ibos villagers of West Africa, tradition stipulated that a bride spend her engagement fattening up to elephantine proportions. Come wedding day, if she wasn’t chubby enough, the groom could nix the nuptials. Alas, our idea […]

Romancing the Spa: Celebrate Valentine's Day at a Valley Spa

Whether you’re a duo, shaking up the single life or crushing some time with your gal pals, spas are mixing it up this Valentine’s Day with deals and special packages too sweet to pass up. Treatments for You Practice the fine art of self-love with these Valentine’s Day inspired spa services. Shower Me with Roses […]

Arizona is for Lovers: Four Romantic Spa Getaways

How do you spell romance? We spell it S-P-A. Steal away with your sweetheart to a romantic spot Valentine’s Day weekend and watch the sparks fly. Here are four dreamy Arizona escapes served with a side a spa. L’Auberge de Sedona Celebrate Love Package Located along the shaded banks of Oak Creek, L’Auberge de Sedona […]

Sweet Indulgences at Fairmont Scottsdale's Willow Stream Spa

Rock your Valentine’s Day spa-side with these deliciously indulgent skin and body treats from Willow Stream Spa at the acclaimed Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Available through February, these specially priced experiences are just what Cupid ordered. Catch up on your girlfriend’s love live over Chocolate and Strawberry Pedicures. This sweet treat includes the works for feet […]

Stay Well, Stay Beautiful and Save at Spa Avania

If resolutions for a fit 2010 faded fast, Spa Avania at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch is giving you new reason to dust off that workout gear. Get moving on a healthy body inside and out with Spa Avania’s limited time Stay Well Stay Beautiful offerings. Create your own plan of specially priced […]

In the Name of Love

He comes but once a year. Cupid rides into town on his rose-laced chariot, spilling with sugary sweet heart-shaped candies and romantic intentions. But left in his trail are wilted flowers and binger’s remorse. Change all that with an irresistibly sweet spa treatment. Grab your sweetheart, your best gal pals, or ditch everyone for a […]

Couples Therapy: Spa Treatments for Two

We’re still in deep denial over the demise of Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt (and Vince Vaughn, and John Mayer and that hot British model guy). You have to wonder if they considered couples therapy. No, not that psychoanalytic mumbo-jumbo. We’re talking about a good rubdown and staring into each other’s eyes over cups of […]