Labyrinth

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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.

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Laser Facial

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

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

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Laser Hair Removal

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

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

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Laying On of Hands

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

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. 

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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.

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Light/Color Therapy

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

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.

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Liquid Balancing

Glossary Term | Category: Glossary Terms

Floating in body temperature saltwater alone or balanced by a physical therapist.

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Liquid Sound

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

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Lomi-Lomi

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

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