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Labyrinth

A meditative path found in many ancient civilizations.  Labyrinths can often be confused with a maze, but unlike mazes, labyrinths have no dead ends or intersecting paths.

Laser Facial

A skin resurfacing procedure that uses a laser to improve the appearance of skin or treat minor facial flaws.

Laser Hair Removal

A medical procedure that uses a laser to remove unwanted hair.

Laying On of Hands

The placing of the hands of the healer upon the person to be cured. Among the most direct approaches to healing. A “body therapy” for removing energy blockages, balancing, and improving one’s healing journey through life. 

Leading the Way Through Mentoring

March 16, 2021

SPA INDUSTRY LEADERS are often quick to point out all the ways in which their colleagues have supported their growth and played key roles in the success of their careers. Many can even cite a particular individual whose impact is greater than the rest. In some cases, these formative relationships happen by chance, but spa leaders seeking to foster growth in their teams, retain top employees and achieve their spas’ performance goals cannot simply place their trust in serendipity. Formal mentoring programs, though, can take luck out of the equation and help spas reach new heights.

Light/Color Therapy

Other Name(s):
Phototherapy, Chromotherapy

Definition of Offering:
A type of holistic healing that uses the visible spectrum of light and color to affect mood, physical or mental health.

Liquid Sound

Light and music under and above the water for relaxation and vitalization.

Lomi-Lomi

A rhythmical, rocking form of healing massage derived from the ancient Polynesians and master healers of Hawaii.

Magnetotherapy

Magnetotherapy is the application of a magnetic field of staticmagnets to the body for purported health benefits.

Makeup Application

Begins with a thorough consultation to identify the appropriate colors and look for the individual client. The application itself can range from everyday natural looks to special occasion makeup such as bridal or photography.

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