Archive for September 8th, 2009

Rescue Rittenhouse Celebrates Five Years


According to tradition, fifth anniversary gifts should be made of wood. Hmmm….doesn’t a day at the spa sound like a more exciting way to celebrate?

Philadelphia’s Rescue Rittenhouse Spa is celebrating five successful years and is inviting its guests to join in on the party. Through October 31st, spa-goers can opt for any of these indulgent $50 specials:

•Jubilee Facial
•Blast Manicure and Pedicure
•Fanfare Eyes and Designer Eyebrow Shaping
•Carnival Brazilian Bikini Wax and Eyebrow Wax
•After Party Massage

These pampering treatments are easy-on-the-wallet and are sure to get clients in the spirit of celebrating.

Does your spa have any upcoming milestones? Do you have any favorite anniversary promotions that have been popular with your clientele? We would love to hear about them. Please comment below or email us at

Gain Stellar Insights From Two Upcoming Events that Look to the Stars for Health and Well-being Guidance

planetary-bookAmerican Spa’s favorite astrologer, Stephanie Gailing, is hosting two upcoming astrological events with nutritionist and yoga instructor Melina Meza. Author of Planetary Apothecary: An Astrological Approach to Health and Wellness (Crossing Press, 2009) and a monthly American Spa column called “Signing Off,” Gailing will be offering the following retreat and workshop with Meza:

•September 13 (6pm to 9pm)
Autumn Equinox: Yoga & Astrological Wellness

Celebrate the upcoming equinox with Gailing and Meza. In addition to a full yoga practice, they’ll discuss the astrological events that will shape the next few months and explore wellness strategies—essential oils, flower essences, and nutrition—that can keep the body, mind, and heart fortified throughout the fall season.

8 Limbs Yoga Center: Capitol Hill Studio
500 E. Pike St., Seattle
Cost: $40/$45 day of (Please RSVP by September 10)

•November 21–28
Gratitude & Wellness Yoga Retreat

Designed to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit, this week-long retreat provides a host of take-away tools and insights that can help you maintain well-being throughout the year. It includes two yoga classes a day, Ayurvedic and nutrition lectures, meditation, astrological wellness teachings along with an individual astrological consultation, beach time, and more.

Haramara Retreat Center, Sayulita, Mexico
*Sign up in September and receive a $200 discount

For more details, visit http://planetary

For more information, email

Delray Beach Marriott’s N Spa is the Perfect Place for Girls Who Want to Have Fun

One of the soothing treatment rooms at N SpaAs much as we love to hang with our boyfriends or husbands, there is just something different about being in the company of good girlfriends. And, thanks to the latest promotion at N Spa at the Delray Beach Marriott (FL), this experience just became even more enjoyable. Now through Dec. 20, the BFF Getaway Package includes a one-night stay in deluxe accommodations for two; a 50-minute Aromatherapy Massage; a 50-minute Hydrating Collagen Facial; a manicure, pedicure, or shampoo and style; and a glass of wine or champagne. Starting at $379, this pampering package is sure to be a girl’s best friend.

September is National Yoga Month

nationalyogamonth_newlogo3_400pxlSeptember is the perfect time for health and wellness aficionados to strike a pose, thanks to National Yoga Month. This month, those interested in getting involved in yoga can score a week of free classes at participating studios worldwide. Additionally, more than 1,000 events celebrating this milestone month are being held around the world. Experts agree that yoga has myriad benefits, including lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and stress; increasing flexibility, respiration, and brain function; encouraging weight loss; and promoting peace of mind. What are you doing to celebrate National Yoga Month at your spa? Share your plans here, or visit to get involved in this innovative event.

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