Club Spa

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The Club Spa category is available to those persons, firms, corporations or other business entities which operate a facility whose primary purpose is fitness and which offers a variety of professionally administered spa services on a day use basis.

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Cold Plunge

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A cold water pool used to relieve discomfort and promote physical well-being, specifically reducing inflammation.

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Colonic Irrigation

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Water irrigation (enema) of the entire colon, intended to cleanse out trapped impurities, preventing the recycling of toxins into the blood stream.

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Color Analysis

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Determining the colors that best suit an individual based on their natural coloring.

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A folded cloth or pad applied so as to press upon a body part.

 

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Conscious Bodywork

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A form of neuromuscular reprogramming and therapy which combines massage techniques with muscle testing to help patients learn how to use their muscles with greater strength and less effort.

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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

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Other Name(s):
Kol Kolis, Hilot Foot Massage, Filipino Tribal Foot Massage

Definition of Offering:
A version of hilot massage using bamboo or rattan sticks to stimulate pressure points on 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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