Spa days cultivate self-pampering, relaxation, and wellness. The treatments found at spas, and even just the atmosphere helps to ease stress and induce the relaxation response in the body.
At a spa, you indulge in some needed downtime. You take a step back from everything, all the pressures and just relax. You can detox, beautify, and enjoy countless health-promoting experiences.
Studies have proven that going to the spa on a regular basis has a direct relationship with how well you sleep. And how happy you are overall, as well as your mental and physical health.
Body treatments, massage, and heat hydrotherapy all work at improving the circulatory system. When blood circulation improves, this can reduce blood pressure. As well as increase of a healthy flow throughout the body.
When you take the time out to take care for your body, your mind soon follows. Being touched during a massage or a pedicure or facial sends a signal to the brain to release “feel good” hormones, such as dopamine and serotonin. Their release into the bloodstream signals the mind, body, and soul to be in perfect harmony.
We all know we tend to sleep better when we’re happy and relaxed. Now imagine what your sleep quality will be like after a day at the spa. You’ll enjoy a night of deep, calm sleep, and wake up the next day feeling refreshed and renewed from head to toe.
Moreover, let’s not forget how improving your body image has such a positive effect on your self-esteem and overall confidence.
A relaxing day at the spa, frees up your mind from any hassles and worries of the day. Spa treatments can give you a sense of renewal. It restores your energy levels before they are completely depleted. A soothing massage can help invigorate you, ease tense muscles and reduce stress. The power of touch affects us in ways we can’t even begin to understand. Touch influences our mood, health, sense of security and confidence in ourselves. It will also restore your positive outlook on life.
A good, alleviative massage stimulates the lymphatic system. , which plays a major role in. Stimulating the lymphatic system improves the immune system. This draws out metabolic waste, along with any toxins or excess water.
Detoxification get rid of water retention in this way. So when all the toxins and excess fluids are flushed out, your system becomes clean and thriving. Any swelling or soreness in the body decreases, and the ability to fight off diseases is maximized.
Detoxifying the skin is also an important factor in a spa treatment. The skin is the largest organ in the body and is the main line of defense against bacteria, germs, and toxins. Facials and mud baths are great detoxifiers. They draw out the impurities from the skin, and they also contain vitamins and minerals.
Some Spas focus on anti-stress treatments with fitness and good nutrition. There is a wide range of therapeutic to shiatsu to deep tissue massage. These help relieve tense, knotted up muscles and problem areas.
Heat from a steam room, sauna, or hot tub, helps reduce pain from fibromyalgia, arthritis, and other joint pains. There is also acupuncture, reflexology, and physiotherapy, whose sole purpose is to hone in on areas with a specific problem or injury.
Relaxation isn’t simply a mental state where you hum and chant; it’s so much more! It plays an integral role in deciding how healthy you are today and how healthy you’ll be ten, twenty, or thirty years from now. Being in good mental and physical shape requires you to take the right steps today to prevent sickness.
Exercise, eating right, sleeping well and making an effort to add a little pampering in the mix goes a long way. Just walking through the spa doors will make you giddy with excitement. With the peaceful, laid-back ambiance and beautiful surroundings.