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  • Dec 29, 2014
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Trial therapy: Iyara

What treatment did you have?

A pedicure and spa foot treatment, which is a standard pedicure followed by a foot bath, scrub, mask and massage.

What was the atmosphere like?

Friday, 27 June, 2008, 12:00am

Trial therapy: Reflexology massage

What is it?

A 50-minute foot massage, and a quick shoulder rub.

What does it involve?

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

800 people to receive lessons in getting ahead this year, one foot after another

The Employees Retraining Board likes to boast about the number of people it helps to train and find new careers for. All right, they mostly end up being domestic helpers, security guards and property management assistants, though these are still respectable jobs.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Treatments to avoid

Thermal treatments, heated blankets and therapies designed to increase your body temperature, which can be harmful to you and the baby.

Pressure point or abdominal massage, vigorous massage of the lower legs, and pressure on the lower back - especially in the first trimester, when there should be no deep pressure on the lower back or abdominal massage for fear of miscarriage.

31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Best foot forward

ACHING FEET ARE a part of the job in a walk-intensive city like Hong Kong. As a result, stressed-out office workers are increasingly turning to reflexology centres to treat their feet to some tender loving care and keep them on their toes for another working day.

3 Feb 2007 - 12:00am


Here's where you can 'pre-tox' or book early for treatment in 2007.

The Peninsula Spa

7/F The Peninsula hotel, Salisbury Rd, Kowloon. Tel: 2920 2888

Body Conscious

16/F the Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central. Tel: 2524 6171

The Four Seasons

8 Finance St, Central.

Tel: 3196 8888

15 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Bali soother

Uma Ubud

Ubud, Bali


Uma Ubud is a new hideaway on the edge of Ubud surrounded by valleys and paddy fields with the river Oos below it.

2 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Feel good from head to toe

Suzanne Harwood is a qualified holistic and beauty therapist and has been making people look and feel their best for more than 10 years. She has even pampered stars like Westlife and Sting.

29 Jun 2004 - 12:00am