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relaxation, health spas are the perfect location to get away from it
all. Most UK health spas are geared toward a full body experience
and come stacked with a plethora of facilities to choose from. For
beauty treatments, you'll find massages, baths, manicures, pedicures
and facials. Health spas also have options for health and fitness,
including Yoga, Pilates, acupuncture, or Tai Chi.
There are many treatment rooms and choices at these health spas, so
deciding which treatments you'd like to do can be tough. A main
category of treatment is massages. Some massages are meant for
relaxation, such as deep muscle relaxation, Indian Head massage or
Lomi Lomi massage. These massages are perfect for those who want to
relax, but are not ideal for those who want a decrease in aches and
pains or want to increase circulation or blood flow. For the latter,
try Indonesian massage, Hydro-Jet massage or connective tissue
Fitness choices are numerous as well. An advantage of health spas is
the ability to have beauty treatments and fitness classes in the
same facility. To burn calories and focus on cardio, look for sports
or dance sessions. Yoga is good to work on flexibility and the most
relaxing fitness. For those interested in a more rigorous class,
Pilates works on full body strength. However, this can be difficult
exercise for newcomers. Tai Chi is a good alternative that works out
the entire body, increases flexibility and strength.
Health spas also have treatments for specific body parts. Facials,
manicures and pedicures are the basics, but many health spas in the
UK have specialized treatments such as back relief, treatments to
revitalize eyes, scalp therapy or neck massages. Look for these if
you have an aching body part or need a treatment focused on a
Another healthy benefit of staying at a spa is that most have
excellent food choices that make it easy to watch calories. Menus
will often have calorie counts next to entrees, to assist guests at
losing weight. However, unlike a health farm, there are other
choices for those who want to indulge. The food choices at health
spas are extensive to please any guest.
Most health spas have an age restriction of age 16 and older. With
so many health spa choices, any guest can personalize their own
experience and enjoy the time. Relaxation is just one step away.