Contrast Therapy

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A form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in ice water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or body in warm water.

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Craniosacral Therapy

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Craniosacral Therapy (CST) involves light holding of the cranium and sacrum. Small movements are made during the therapy to manipulate the joints of the skull. It is believed that the tiny manipulations of CST influence the pressure and circulatory rhythm of cerebrospinal fluid, the fluid that surrounds and cushions the brain and spinal cord.

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A form of therapy that uses kinesthetic, rational, musical, and emotional functions to work out the mind and body through expressive movement.

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Learn about a technique and enjoy a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere where you are taken on a journey to visualize yourself in a new, more positive light.

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Crenotherapy

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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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Cross Training

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A fitness regimen alternating between aerobic, flexibility, and strength exercises (one type of exercise per day) for 30 minutes.

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Cryosauna

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Whole body cryotherapy in a sauna-like environment is the process of exposing the body to extremely low temperatures (-110 to -130C) in a controlled environment for a limited amount of time.

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Cryotherapy

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Cryotherapy is a pain treatment that uses a method of localized freezing temperatures to deaden an irritated nerve. Cryotherapy is also used as a method of treating localized areas of some cancers (called cryosurgery), to treat abnormal skin cells by dermatologists.

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Healing energy believed to be generated by quartz and other minerals. Crystals are known to have electromagnetic energy, as does the human body.

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Cutting/Styling Hair

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The act or job of cutting and arranging people's hair.

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Dagdagay (Kol-Kolis)

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A form of traditional hilot massage using two bamboo or rattan sticks as finger substitutes for stimulate the pressure points in the soles and feet of clients.

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Dance Therapy

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Combining self-knowledge and personal analysis with studies in psychotherapy, dance has been rediscovered as a healing art.

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Day Spa

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The Day Spa category is available to those persons, firms, corporations or other business entities which operate a spa offering a variety of professionally administered spa services to clients on a day use basis.

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Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tone, tendons and fascia.

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Special cream formula works effectively to remove hair gently, safely and quickly. Feel smooth all over with painless, safe and quick hair removal services for men and women.

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Dermatology

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The branch of science dealing with skin and its diseases.

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Destination Spa

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The Destination Spa category is available to those facilities with the primary purpose of guiding individual spa-goers to healthy lifestyles. This lifestyle transformation can be accomplished by providing a comprehensive program that includes spa services, physical fitness activities, wellness education, healthful cuisine and special interest programming.

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Dew Walking

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Walking barefoot

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A Chinese system of prescribed physical exercises or movements performed in a medtiative state.

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Dulse Scrub

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A vigorous scrubbing of the entire body with a mixture of powdered dulse seaweed and oil or water to remove dead skin and provide a mineral and vitamin treatment to the skin.

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