Glossary Terms

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


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

Make Up Application (Make Up Consultation)

This service usually involves learning to apply makeup appropriate for your skin type, look and age. 

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.

Makeup Consultation

This usually involves learning to apply makeup appropriate for your skin type, look and age. If this is not a spa’s area of expertise, you may be disappointed with the results.

Manaka Tapping

The therapy hammer or ‘tapping’ is a technique used in oriental medicine to trigger acu points and reduce muscle tension in areas of the body. It was developed from a technique used in Japan since the sixteenth century.

Mandi Lulur

A purifying ritual inspired by the royal palaces of Java to restore balance to body and mind.


A cosmetic treatment of the fingernails, including shaping and polishing.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

A therapeutic massage using a gentle pumping technique to drain away pockets of water retention and trapped toxins. Lymph drainage can be achieved through manual massage, hydro massage, or with aromatherapy massage.


Developed by Reiki Master Ethel Lombardi, MariEL refers to a transformational healing energy that works at the cellular level to help clients release emotional and physical traumas.

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