Balance Spa Blog

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Balance Spa now has two therapists trained in lymphatic drainage massage. We’re excited to introduce you to this popular massage treatment! What is lymphatic drainage massage? While a conventional massage therapy might focus on tight muscles deep below your skin, lymphatic drainage massage focuses on the lymphatic system, just below the surface. Your body’s lymphatic [...]

By |2019-06-25T20:00:29+00:00June 25th, 2019|Body Care, Massage|

Facial Cupping

Facial Cupping Balance Spa is adding a new therapy to our set of relaxing spa treatments: facial cupping. We know it’s not as typical as a deep-tissue massage or a facial.  So, here’s an introduction to facial cupping and why we think you should try it. What is Facial Cupping? Cupping is part of traditional [...]

By |2019-03-15T20:38:15+00:00March 15th, 2019|Face|

Dry Brushing

What is dry brushing? Dry brushing, also known as dry body brushing, is a popular beauty technique that combines exfoliation and massage. It’s simple: you just rub a stiff-bristled bath or shower brush in gentle circles all over your body.  Do this usually before showering or bathing (that’s where the “dry” part comes in). Dry [...]

By |2019-02-04T19:23:34+00:00February 4th, 2019|Body Care, Skin, Uncategorized|

CBD Massage

CBD Massage Balance Spa is now offering CBD Massage, a relaxing, pain-relieving massage that incorporates hemp extract made by Mary’s Nutritionals. We know there is a lot of misinformation about hemp and CBD out there, so here are some clarifications about their benefits and contraindications. There is a lot of good news: CBD is natural, [...]

By |2019-01-09T19:37:06+00:00January 9th, 2019|Body & Mind, Body Care, Massage, Uncategorized|

Lympho-Fascial Release

Your Lymphatic System Your body has two circulatory systems, one of them is your bloodstream and the other is your lymph system. It runs throughout your body, and has two pathways, one deep and one superficial. Lymph fluid itself is clear and colorless.  It contains white blood cells that bathe your tissues in nutrients and [...]

By |2018-10-25T19:56:25+00:00October 25th, 2018|Body Care, Massage|

Easy DIY Aromatherapy | Essential Oil Blends Recipes: Lavender, Spearmint, Clary Sage

As the spring starts coming to a close and we enter into summer’s hot beating rays, beach days and sporadic rainy weather, we look forward to barbeques, long hours of daylight and resting by the pool. With the summer comes fun and excitement, but what social media doesn’t always show is the stress and lack [...]

By |2018-05-27T18:16:27+00:00May 27th, 2018|Essential Oils|

What are the Differences Between Professional Skin Care Products and OTC Products?

If you often find yourself pondering in the skin care aisle of your local drug store, and then staring at the shelves at the spa for a hint of what product to choose for your skin, you’re not alone. While over the counter (OTC) products may come in attractive packaging, they also tend to be [...]

By |2018-05-06T17:47:12+00:00May 6th, 2018|Face, Skin|

Q&A: What is Craniosacral Therapy Used For?

We’ve all heard of massage therapy and facials and the many benefits that they reap. But if you have an interest in energy healing, chakras, reiki or a combination of these with massage, you may be interested in booking a craniosacral therapy appointment with Vicki at Balance Spa. This service sits on the border of [...]

By |2018-04-06T16:53:14+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Body & Mind, Body Care, Massage|

6 Benefits Of Dermaplaning

When watching movies, have you ever wondered how actresses get their faces to look so flawless? You may think it must either be brilliant makeup artists or a luck of the draw. Well, we’re here today to tell you that what you’re seeing may be some of the benefits of dermaplaning.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPrAHphb118&feature=youtu.be   What exactly [...]

By |2019-01-31T19:55:48+00:00February 8th, 2018|Face, Skin|