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SPA SERVICE: RESTORE & REJUVENATE WITH A GLYCOLIC ACID FACIAL PEEL

At Sacred Hour, we are dedicated to supporting your well-being. We continually look to add new products and services to our menu that will ensure you you leave our space feeling relaxed and nourished on every level. Beyond massages, we offer a number of skincare services from full facials that include a series of services designed to address different skin needs to single-step services such as peels and microdermabrasion that target specific problem areas. Among our facial services is the … [Read more…]

shirodhara
January 26, 2016
Shirodhara

SHIRODHARA: ANCIENT PRACTICE PROMOTES BALANCE AND PROFOUND RELAXATION

Shirodhara is a warm oil treatment based on the principles of Ayurvedic healing. Ayurveda is a holistic system that aims to balance the body, mind and spirit, through diet, herbal therapies, lifestyle choices, meditation and breathing techniques. The term Shirodhara is derived from two Sanskrit words, “shiro”, meaning head, and “dhara”, meaning flow. During Shirodhara massage, a steady flow of warm oil is poured onto the forehead, or the third eye, to relax the mind and stimulate mental … [Read more…]

massage
January 8, 2016
Special Massages

CONSIDER THE POWER OF TOUCH

Touch has incredible power. It has been shown to boost the immune system, relieve pain, impact infant development, enhance intelligence, strengthen relationships, improve mood, and calm fear. That’s a long list of abilities for something as simple as a pat on the arm, a brush on the hand, a hug, or a massage.  As we move into a season that celebrates romance and all of the ways in which we express emotion and feeling. I encourage you to consider the power of touch and to take some time — with … [Read more…]

January 3, 2016
Tips

4 TIPS FOR MAKING RESOLUTIONS THAT STICK

The New Year is a time when we reflect on where we are and where we want to be. We ponder, we pledge and we set new intentions. While half of us will spell out our resolutions, only 8% of us will be successful, according to Research Brain Statistic Institute. And, more than half of us are making the same resolution we made last year, says professor Madan Pillutla, London Business School. We’re busy and tired and we forget to take time for ourselves. And, now, we’re less happy as a result, … [Read more…]

stay serene
December 22, 2015
Tips

REDUCE HOLIDAY STRESS: 3 TIPS TO STAY SERENE

The ambiance of the holidays is warm, celebratory, and full of friends, family and memories. But each of these feelings has a dark side, too. Among the invites to parties, the fatigue of work deadlines, the last-minute gift shopping, we all can start to feel overwhelmed, rushed, and over extended. To withstand the stress and maintain your holiday spirit, we have three tricks to staying serene. Plan ahead. We know the holidays are coming. They don’t change. They don’t sneak up. They’re on … [Read more…]