Foot Soaks: The 4-1-1

By Alaina Forbes | October 8, 2018

To us, caring for your mind, body, and soul isn’t complete without caring for your feet. If you haven’t yet visited our foot sanctuary, you might wonder what’s so great about soaking your feet. Let’s explore the history behind foot soaks, and the elements that go into the copper basins at Soak Spa and Foot…

Why We Incorporate Heat into Your Massage

By Alaina Forbes | October 3, 2018

The benefits of massage are generally well-known: massage helps to decrease pain, lower stress levels, and improve circulation. At Soak Spa, you’ll notice your massage includes heat in every massage: the table is heated, and your therapist applies hot towels and heated rice/flax seed packs during your massage. Soak Spa’s incorporation of heat in massage…

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My Journey to Clear Skin: Part One

By Alaina Forbes | August 15, 2018

Hello, my name is Melissa and I suffer from adult acne. Even just writing these words brings to the surface a variety of emotions: anger and frustration. Helplessness. Shame. I’m nearly 40 years old, and it has been literally two decades since my skin has been clear. Two. Decades. My struggle with acne is older…

Reflexology: Is it Just a Good Foot Massage?

By Alaina Forbes | August 2, 2018

How much attention do you give your feet? Many of us are less aware of our feet than the rest of our body parts – unless we have pain or other discomfort, we tend to think of our lowest extremities only as a means of moving around. When we make time for self-care, we rarely…

Acne: How We Can Help

By Alaina Forbes | July 6, 2018

For many people, acne is part of their teen years, when hormonal changes in their bodies lead to breakouts on their faces. Once puberty is behind them, so are their days of applying zit cream. For others, however, acne is part of their daily lives for years – even decades – to come. What is…