Gastein Cure

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Radon treatments taken at the spas of the Gastein Valley in Austria. Radon is a radioactive inert gas which is absorbed into the body, stimulates organic functions and promotes glandular secretion without radiation damage.

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Glyco-Peeling

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An alpha-hydroxyl acid based peeling derived from different fruit acids, used to reduce age spots, soften age lines, control acne, improve complexion and in general revitalize the skin's texture and appearance.

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Guided Imagery

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A process which involves listening to music or a person's voice in a relaxed state for the purpose of allowing imagery, symbols, and deep feelings to arise from the inner self. This visualization may be used to stimulate the body's immune system.

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Global Best Practices to Jumpstart Success - How to Elevate Your Spa's Wellness Programs

By Jean-Guy De Gabriac

There’s a reason why sharing best practices is important in our industry. Doing so ensures that we are able to identify the proven-and-tested solutions and ideas that can help us elevate our practice to a higher level and create the best possible standards for the spa industry. Sharing best practices, especially on how we plan, develop and deliver spa wellness programs and activities, will help us build tools, strategies and resources that can jumpstart success for our spa or business.

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G5 vibro massage

Glossary Term | Category: Glossary Terms

"Vigorous massage with a machine named the G5, designed to break down fatty deposits and increase lymphatic and blood circulation."

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Gua-Sha

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Instrument-assisted unidirectional press-stroking of a lubricated area of the body surface to intentionally create transitory therapeutic petechiae representing extravasation of blood in the subcutis.

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Galvanic Facial

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A specialized pre-treatment gel with a negative charge is applied to clean, dry skin.

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Grief Counseling

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A form of psychotherapy that aims to help people cope with grief and mourning.

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