Tag Archives: Massage

The Sanctuary Spa at Atmosphere introduced reflexology to their extensive list of treatments a few months back. As a frequent client in our local massage parlor I took advantage to try out the new exciting treatment. I was lucky enough to get a slot with one of our skilled therapists and let me tell you, I am now a convert. Let me explain the benefits of a reflexology foot massage through the eyes of a receiver.   Reflexology is a type of health therapy used to correspond with internal organs through stimulating pressure points in the feet and hands. It is …

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Hilot Massage

Hilot pronounced HEE-lot is an ancient Filipino art of hands on healing that involves intuition and massage. Even today many Filipino’s will seek the advice and therapy of a manghihilot (hilot practitioner) as an alternative to a medical doctor. Traditionally they have no formal training, with their knowledge and practice being passed down from one generation to the next. It also relies on the individual’s ability to tap into and be in touch with their sixth sense; intuition. The practitioner scans the body and employs chiropractic manipulation for the treatment of musculoskeletal ailments, relief of common conditions such as colds, …

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Lava Shell Massage

Our Spa ladies have been experimenting again and are now offering the Lava Shell Massage, a twist on a hot stone massage while keeping in tune with our surrounding ocean by using 100% natural Filipino tiger clam shells with a self heating gel. This sounds like it would top off a perfect day of diving! What do you think? Relax, enjoy and surrender!

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