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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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The Young Ones

As I sat at my desk situated at the spa reception greeting enquiring guests at Atmosphere, I noticed how many children and adolescents were in tow of their parents. Not only that, but they too were looking over the spa menu with an inquisitive eye. I had long been in contemplation about becoming a child friendly spa and have been silently observing the growing trends within the spa industry with specific menus catering to children and adolescents. It was during the school holiday; a busy time for us in terms of families. Many parents were asking if we could adapt …

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