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Ayurvedic spa trend

Ayurvedic therapy session at the Peninsula Spa. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Julie Eyres has stayed in spas all over the world. But one place she returns to each year is the Ayurveda Spa in the Orange County Resort in Coorg, India.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 10:53am

TCM Spas provide a holistic spa experience

Cupping is used to improve blood flow

Hongkongers are no strangers to either traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) or spas. Now the two are being brought together under one roof.

19 Mar 2013 - 10:22am

Beauty Fix

ZenNa Tai aims to energise and awaken the body in a holistic way.

ZenNa Tai, available at The Oriental Spa at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, is a healing method that considers physical, emotional and spiritual concerns in a holistic way. Holistic practitioner Dr Buathon Thienarrom assesses each of her patients individually, the goal being to clear both body and mind.

22 Feb 2013 - 3:05pm

Sign of the times

Here is how your typical bride prepares for her wedding day: she starts a comprehensive diet and exercise plan a few months beforehand and, in the run up to the big day, schedules any number of facials, body wraps and massages. As the days speed up, it's all rehearsals for different versions of hair and make-up, plus manicures and pedicures, and relaxing spa treatments.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


As an avid music fan, I was intrigued by the Muusa treatment, which promises a customised soundtrack in time with the therapist's strokes. The therapy was pioneered in Italy and is limited to a few spas; Hong Kong day spa Sense of Touch debuts this treatment in Asia.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Luxsa Spa, Hansar Bangkok Address: 3 Soi Mahadlekluang 2, Rajdamri Road, 10330 Telephone: +66 2209 1234

Servcorp Park Ventures Address Level: 18, Park Ventures Ecoplex, 57 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Patumwan, 10330 Telephone: +66 2 207 2500

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Beauty fix

Spa by MTM provides treatments combining Japanese, Chinese and Western methods. The Causeway Bay location is conveniently close to its skincare store, where products are custom-blended for each client. Different essences stored in a glass room are added to a luxurious base cream. If the result isn't quite right, customers may return for a remix.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

V Integrated Wellness at The Andaman, Langkawi

What is it? Launched in April at The Andaman, in Malaysia's Langkawi archipelago, V Integrated Wellness runs programmes featuring holistic therapies, beauty treatments, fitness classes, healthy cuisine and lifestyle workshops, all against the lush rainforest backdrop of the resort's Datai Bay Beach property.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bad air affecting your health? Israeli couple are here to help with unique salt-therapy spa

Taking note of the city's worsening air pollution, Israeli entrepreneurs Omri and Caroline Shamir opened an alternative salt-therapy centre to offer us a whiff of clean air.

The centre, called Inhalo, has two suites for adults and a playroom for kids mimicking the microclimate of natural salt caves in Eastern Europe.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am