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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.


Use of fingertip pressure to locate weaknesses in specific muscles and to diagnose problems of symptomatic illnesses. The fingertips are used to massage the appropriate points and to disperse toxins


A thick rope is attached to the side of a large overhead bucket to allow for the tilting of the bucket and drenching of cold water after a heat treatment