Massage (and it’s health and de-stressing benefits)

Massages are more beneficial than the obvious pampering that most people are used to associating it with. Massages are used for relaxation and de-stressing; which is obvious to most people. Although, most people are not thinking about the health benefits that massage therapy can offer. People who use massage therapy in conjunction with physical therapy or chiropractic treatment will see significance in faster results than with physical therapy or chiropractic treatments alone. Therapists are able to manipulate their patient’s bodies … read more »

The Perfect Massage

In Los Angeles there are many places to choose from to get a massage. Most of the massage parlors in the city offer cheap pricing, but they do not offer the same relaxation that a spa provides. A massage parlor may offer a signature massage, with no specifications as to what you will be receiving. There is a flat rate, and the service is only as good as what you pay. Often, these places are loud and uncomfortable, and it … read more »

The Best Massage for Your Body

You may have experienced a massage before in a massage parlor, a spa, or even by a friend or loved one, however not all massages are created equal. There are various types of massage therapy to choose from when you are looking into getting a massage at the Best Los Angeles Day Spa, Le Petite Retreat Day Spa. The most popular massage is the Jade Stone Massage. Hot and cold jade stones are used to help relax and rejuvenate the … read more »

Massage Therapy for Your Health

Many people suffer from ailments such as asthma, food allergies, and commonly headaches or migraines. Massage therapy has been proven to help relieve pain from these health conditions. As there is really no cure for some health conditions, massage therapy helps to manage the pain and reduce the suffering. It is a very good idea to get a massage at least once each month to help relieve pain and suffering. By going to a spa for your massage therapy, you … read more »

The Sounds of Your Massage

I find it interesting that each spa I have been to there has been soothing and relaxing music. Why do spas offer these tunes? What makes this music relaxing? I will tell you what I have found out about Day Spa Music.The sensation of walking into the day spa and hearing piano music with a mix of world flare will help relax the muscles. As you ease into the rejuvenating atmosphere, you feel at home with the sounds leading you … read more »

Men Are Watching (and Waxing) Their Backs

Men obsessing about hair loss is old news.  Men obsessing about too much hair is the latest news.  In response, the overwhelming majority of day spas no offer back waxing or hair removal services for men as well as women.Whether for California or Maine, weight lifters, swimmers and bicyclists often ask for full body waxes.  Some football players also get waxed to prevent the sports tape from sticking.Mostly, guys just seem to want to be smooth, opting for hair removal … read more »

Spa Etiquette: Talking

Many times a person doesn’t know whether they should do any talking during their spa treatment.  This is a two-way street for both the therapist and for the client or spa guest.Every spa professional we know, said talking is at the client’s discretion.  Spa guests are paying for a service, not the conversations.  However, some communication is important during treatments.For instance, during a massage it’s important for a therapist to ask specifically, if they should be applying more pressure or … read more »

Spa Operations: Therapist Following

Many therapists when interviewed, will say they have a loyal following from a competitor that they could bring to their prospective new employer, thus making their value, and hopefully compensation, greater.However wonderful this may sound, this idea has been disproved in the industry.  Our experience in Los Angeles has been that the physical location of a spa or salon is more the driving factor (literally) in a person’s loyalty.  This is due to driving conditions, familiarity, and frankly the consistency … read more »