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2
Jan

The Ancient System of Traditional Thai Massage

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The Ancient System of Traditional Thai Massage Legend claims that Shivago Komarpaj, who according to the Pāli Buddhist canon served as the Buddha‘s physician more than 2,500 years ago, is the father of Thai massage and traditional Thai medicine. While it is true that ancient documents refer to his extraordinary medical skills, his...
To Make Someone Happy Give Experiences, Not Stuff
27
Dec

To Make Someone Happy Give Experiences, Not Stuff

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To Make Someone Happy Give Experiences, Not Stuff As Anne Kates Smith, Senior Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, shared some important insight that’s good to keep in mind during the holiday season: “What’s on your holiday wish list? Or your shopping list? A bunch of stuff, most likely. But if you really...
19
Dec

The Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

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The Benefits of Hot Stone Massage Recently, Healthline.com reported on the health benefits of hot stone massage. They began by defining the basics: “A hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy. It’s used to help you relax and ease tense muscles and damaged soft tissues throughout your body,”...
15
Dec

Couples Massage Enhances Relationships

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Couples Massage Enhances Relationships Elizabeth Mitchell, writing for TheFashionSpot.com, was very familiar with the health benefits of massage (“trust me,” she said, “there’s a whole laundry list of ’em!). And both she and her significant other enjoyed those benefits – but they hadn’t experienced a couples massage, so Elizabeth started...
WHAT IS AN INFRARED SAUNA TREATMENT
11
Dec

What Is an Infrared Sauna Treatment

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What Is an Infrared Sauna Treatment Do you like the feel of the sunshine on your face?  Have you ever sighed in contentment as the warmth of the sun eased sore muscles? Well, infrared heat warms the body the same way the sun does. The Raven Spa, one of the...
8
Dec

The Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna Treatments

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The Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna Treatments With regular visits to the Raven Spa in Santa Monica or Silverlake, rated among the top spas in Los Angeles, you may discover a number of health benefits associated with Infrared Sauna Treatments, including: Weight Loss According to the Journal of the American Medical...
5
Dec

A Visit to the Hammam

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A Visit to the Hammam According to Lonely Planet, “One of the most popular and traditional ways to unwind is by visiting a hammam, a Moroccan bathhouse. Hammams are found in every neighbourhood in Marrakesh, and they are a weekly ritual for many locals, which is worth adopting while you’re here.”...
2
Dec

Yoga at the Raven

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Yoga at the Raven A full schedule of yoga classes is offered at the Silverlake location of the Raven Spa, an innovative day spa in Los Angeles with couples massage, custom facials, acupuncture and more. The yoga program offers something for students of all levels – from beginner to teacher training. ...