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GLOSSARY

A guide to spa speak

First time visiting a spa or 10th - it doesn't matter; the range of treatments & experiences can be confusing. If you're not sure about a treatment don't be afraid to ask. Our glossary is a start to understanding the terms but not definitive - the list is truly endless.

Indian Head Massage

Special attention to the head eases away stress and tension and results in a feeling of deep relaxation coupled with a renewed clarity of mind

Indonesian Massage

A massage technique using long hand-strokes together with special aromatic oils for relaxing the muscles. The skin is rolled between the thumbs and fingertips to increase blood flow and sensitize the nerve endings. Pressure points on the hands and feet receive particular attention to increase energy levels.