Glossary Terms

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Paraffin Treatment

Warm paraffin wax is brushed over the body. The liquid wax coats the skin and, as it solidifies, forms a vacuum that causes any dirt in the pores to be drawn out, removes dead skin, and induces a loss of body fluid in the form of perspiration.

Past Life Regression

Hypnosis and talk therapy session that accesses experiences from past lives in order to work out problems in your current life.


Nail care and treatment of the feet. Includes soaking feet in warm soapy water and removing dry skin with a pumice stone or a special razor. Also includes a foot and leg massage and concludes with polishing of nails, if desired.

Personal Fitness Training

A fitness professional will evaluate, design and monitor individual and small group training (exercise) programs.


Photofacial is a skin treatment that uses light-based technology, primarily for boosting collagen, treating hyperpigmentation, and diminishing the appearance of broken capillaries. 

Physical Therapy

The treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities, intended to restore or facilitate normal function or development.


Therapy that uses heat, light, electricity, mechanical means and movement.

Pilates (Method)

Strength training movements involving coordinated breathing techniques developed in Germany by Dr. Joseph Pilates during the 1920s.


An ayurvedic oil treatment in which oil is poured onto the body through a hose and massaged into the body. This is the heaviest oil treatment and therefore the most nourishing.

Polarity Massage (Therapy)

Concept created by the Austrian born Dr. Randolph Stone in the early 1900s that is based on principles of energy and a philosophy derived from East Indian Ayurvedic teachings.

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