Facial

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There are many types of facials. A standard facial usually includes massaging the face, cleansing, toning, steaming, exfoliating and moisturizing. 

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Art Therapy

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Characterized by the use of symbolic communication presented by graphic, pictorial, sculpted, modeled, collage-composed, or other art media. Art expression involves a confrontation with the psychic images of the realm of inner perception.

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Aston-Patterning ®

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A method of physical therapy in which a rigid pattern of exercises is imposed to stimulate weak or paralyzed nerves and muscles to act on their own.

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Astrology

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The study of planetary (and heavenly) influence on human psychology, character, and relationships.

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Barre

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A balance bar or rail used during exercise or an aerobic exercise program focused on exercise using a barre.

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The act of soaking or cleansing the body, as in water or steam. The water used for cleansing the body. A building equipped for bathing. A resort providing therapeutic baths; a spa.

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Bindi

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Bodywork combining exfoliation, herbal treatment, and light massage.

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Body scrubs remove the upper layer of dead skin, leaving the skin soft. Types include herbal, loofah, clay and salt.

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Body Sugaring

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Hair-removal process said to date from the time of Cleopatra. This Egyptian method of hair removal uses a natural paste of sugar, lemon and water.

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Body Wrap

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A beauty treatment in which the body is covered in a skin care lotion/product and wrapped tightly in strips of cloth in order to promote weight loss or improve skin tone.

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Carbon Dioxide Bath

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A bath taken in water that is saturated with carbon dioxide.

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Channeling

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The art of receiving information, often while in a trance state, from a source, usually someone no longer alive.

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Cold Plunge

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A cold water pool used to relieve discomfort and promote physical well-being, specifically reducing inflammation.

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Colonic Irrigation

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Water irrigation (enema) of the entire colon, intended to cleanse out trapped impurities, preventing the recycling of toxins into the blood stream.

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Color Analysis

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Determining the colors that best suit an individual based on their natural coloring.

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Compresses (Cold and Hot)

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A folded cloth or pad applied so as to press upon a body part.

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Cranio-Sacral Therapy

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Gentle massage centering on the head.

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Creative Movement

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This includes dance, aerobic and stretch exercises designed to improve your coordination and mobility.

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Crenotherapy (Crounotherapy)

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All types of treatment carried out with mineral water, mud and vapor.

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Crenotherapy (Treatment)

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A therapy using a "wand" of frozen products which produce a vasoconstricting effect on skin tissue and muscle mass thereby creating a "lifting" of the areas to be treated.

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