Why Do I Feel Something’s Missing?

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on July 22, 2011

OK, so I do yoga, exercise at least 3 times a week, don’t overdue drinking, don’t smoke, and eat pretty healthy.  I also get an occasional massage, see friends regularly, and get at least 8 hours of sleep a night. So why do I still feel something’s missing? You may feel that way too, but sometimes it seems that doing [ read more → ]

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Dive Deeper Into Your Yoga Routine

by Mallori on May 2, 2011

Yoga is essential for a calm body and mind. Each person can feel invigorated and free as they practice yoga. If you are already involved in a yoga routine, you understand the healthful benefits that it can provide. Whether you are in a yoga session at your local yoga studio, or you practice your relaxation and stretching at home, you [ read more → ]


Workout Nutrition

by Mallori on April 4, 2011

In the midst of working, running errands, housework, your weekly spa treatment, and pampering, you want to fit a good workout in your schedule. Exercise is a familiar part of the day, and in order to benefit the most from the workout, you will need to make sure you are well-nourished. The ultimate goal after a workout is to quickly [ read more → ]


Keeping Your Body Strong

by Mallori on March 16, 2011

It is important to eat healthfully, exercise regularly and take your supplements to strengthen your bones. Since skeletal mass peaks at age 30 and starts breaking down at age 50, we must ensure strong bones early on in life. Starting to build bone mass at an earlier age will help you avoid breaking bones in your later years. Also, women [ read more → ]


Exercise May Lower Your Risk of Cancer

by Mallori on March 7, 2011

Another benefit to exercise! Exercising helps lift your mood, tone your body, and strengthen your muscles. Exercising along with relaxation will help your body and mind and you will lead a healthier life. Relaxation is as important as exercise, especially when you are relaxing in the Best Day Spa in Los Angeles. Make sure to get exercise each and every [ read more → ]


Repurpose Energy with Healthy Activities

by Mallori on January 10, 2011

If you are exhausted and feel like you are out of energy, you are one of many. After the Holiday season, people seem to feel drained. Energy will help your mind focus, boost your immunity, and maintain your strength. Whether you work 4 or 40 hours each week, you need to understand that work does not necessarily drain your energy. [ read more → ]


The Root of a Muscle Ache

by Mallori on October 18, 2010

Massage can be quite beneficial to those who experience muscle aches. Many athletes consider massage as a necessary part of their complete workout. Since the physiological benefits of massage help condition the body, it is necessary for athletes to take advantage of the benefits of massage therapy. Anyone who stretches their physical limits, including athletes, mothers with small children, and [ read more → ]

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Stretch Marks

by Mallori on August 11, 2010

Women and men alike experience skin issues, and one major skin problem is the not so attractive stretch marks. Summer is the season to lose the clothes, put the bikini or swimsuit on, and run into the water. A lot of women and men are worried about exposing their skin- not only because of sun exposure concerns- but because of their unattractive stretch [ read more → ]


More Benefits Of Massage

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on June 15, 2010

In an age of technical and, at times, impersonal medicine, massage offers a drug-free noninvasive, and humanistic approach based on the body’s natural ability to heal itself.  So what exactly are the benefits to receiving regular massage or bodywork treatments? Assists with shorter labor during pregnancy, as well as less need for medications, less depression & anxiety, and shorter hospital [ read more → ]


Don’t Ignore These Top 10 Health Matters

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on April 7, 2010

Maintaining your health means being proactive about issues that arise.The following 10 medical issues should NEVER be ignored: Chest Pain – chest pain can suggest an acute heart attack.  Get to the ER as quickly as possible. Abdominal Pain – Mild to moderate abdominal pain that lasts for more than a week can be the sign of an ulcer, malignancy, [ read more → ]