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Into Alternative Healing? Try Foot Zone Therapy

We know what you’re thinking. Foot Zone Therapy must just be another name for foot reflexology. Not so, says Kristen Bowen, a Foot Zone Therapy practitioner and instructor based in North Logan, Utah.

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Color Therapy: The Next New Thing

Qua Baths and Spa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas is one of the first spas in the country to offer Aura-Soma therapy, a combination of massage and aromatherapy with the natural healing powers of color and light.

Jade Stone Foot Treatment

Based on traditional Oriental medicine, Ki Nail Bar's Jade Stone Foot Treatment uses Jadience brand products, along with jade hot stones, to create a unique client experience.

Nontoxique: The Name Says It All

When it turned out the nail and beauty products she used every day as a nail tech were making her sick, Sheila Fredriksen sought out healthy, holistic, and effective products to use instead. When she found nothing that fit the bill, she hired a chemist and together they created the Nontoxique line of hand and foot care products.

Add Selenite Stone Massage to Your Repertoire

Incorporate the unique healing benefits of selenite into your massages.

Foot Treatments Honor Age-Old Ayurvedic Wisdom

Bodipure offers a line of foot care products by Italian brand LakShmi. Called Pada, it draws on the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda, aromatherapy, and other natural healing systems.

Market Minx as a Natural Alternative

It’s not so surprising that a spa offering acupuncture, Ayurvedic counseling, and herbal consultations should shun traditional nail polish and artificial nails. Until recently The Dragontree Holistic Day Spa at the Portland International Airport turned away customers looking for nail care. In May the spa modified its menu to include manis and pedis with two options — a simple buff or Minx nail coatings.

Day Spa Soothes Weary Feet in the Community Room

When Briana Borten opened a second Dragontree Holistic Day Spa in the Portland International Airport, she made very few changes to accommodate the unique location. “Overall, though, we are trying to recreate the traditional day spa environment as much as possible, offering the same treatments and attention.”

Nail Polish Talks

We all know the colors we choose to wear can affect us and the world around us. Colors often influence the respect we get at work, how people treat us, what they think of us, how our family treats us, and ultimately how we feel about ourselves.

Ritual Renewal

Blame it on Descartes. Modern society fragments our body, mind and spirit into warring entities. In some forms of religious interpretation, the body is portrayed as the enemy, as the source of unholy appetites and base impulses. We feel differently, and embrace the body, even with its occasional sneezes, pimples, hiccups, and cravings for raw cookie-dough, as our most tangible expression and daily experience of the sacred.