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

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Makeup Application

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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.

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Makeup Consultation

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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.

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Manaka Tapping

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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.

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Mandi Lulur

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

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Manicure

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

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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.

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MariEL

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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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Medical Spa

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The Medical Spa category is available to spas that have a full-time licensed health care professional on-site, which is further defined as a health professional who has earned a degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) as defined by the AMA. All applications are reviewed individually and international standards are taken into account when applicants from outside the U.S. apply for membership.

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Meditation

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A state of focused attention through which one emerges into an ever-increasing clear awareness of reality.

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Technique developed to restore energy flow through the twelve body meridians (energy lines).

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A minimally abrasive instrument to gently sand your skin, removing the thicker, uneven outer layer. This type of skin rejuvenation is used to treat light scarring, discoloration, sun damage, and stretch marks.

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Mineral Springs Spa

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The Mineral Springs Spa category is available to those persons, firms, corporations or other business entities which operate a spa offering an on-site source of natural mineral, thermal or sea water which is used in professionally administered hydrotherapy treatments.

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A traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing on various acupoints on the body.

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Mud Bath

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A highly mineralized mud with oils and water used in a bath for guests to stimulate circulation, detoxify, and help reduce the pain of arthritis.

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Myofascial Release

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A technique which seeks to free the body from the grip of tight connective tissue to restore normal alignment and function and to reduce pain.

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Nail Art

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The practice of painting decorative designs on fingernails.

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Nasya

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Utilizing herbal oils, juices and powder, Nasya treatmemt aids, soothes and protects the nasal passages, ears and throat from blockages and disorders.

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Nasya

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An intranasal plug of herbs used in ayurvedic medicine to eliminate ama.

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