STRESS BUSTER

“I’m really stressed out!” “I’ve been under a lot of stress, lately.” How many times have you either said this or heard someone say it in the past week? Is it our lifestyles that causes stress? Too much work to do? The kids driving you nuts? Lack of money? Your partner being annoying? The dogs […]

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ARC STAYING ON TOP

It’s always a pleasure going to ARC Anti-aging Clinic and checking out their latest innovations.  They use the latest high tech equipment and have two highly qualified doctors on staff. Their expanding dental clinic now has five brilliant dentists using the latest equipment and a German technology dental lab on site. I went in recently to […]

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AWESOME SHIATSU AT ECO BALI SPA

Although there’s literally hundreds of spas in Bali these days, very few of them offer Shiatsu massage. Why is that I wondered?  Shiatsu is one of my favourite massages, preferring it over an oil massage. Occasionally if I see it on a spa menu I’m enticed to try it.  In the end I’m usually disappointed as […]

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SANUR’S BEST MASSAGES

Each year I seek out the best places to get a really good massage in Sanur at reasonable prices that are clean and attractive. I also look for places that I haven’t been to before and found some great choices for this year. What to look for in a good spa: Clean Niceambiance Friendly staff […]

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THE SMILING BUDDHA

Ever since the popularity of Eat, Pray, Love women especially have been thronging to Bali looking for love, a spiritual connection or health. Ubud has become a mecca for those seeking change in their lives, to improve their health, find some spiritual transformation, get over a broken heart or simply find a new direction in […]

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AYUSHA WELLBEING CENTRE

Located in an enchanted forest, Svarga Loka Resort in Ubud has created a major change by adding professional healing treatments to their services.  Aside from their charming spa over-looking the river they now have a second place, (Ayusha Wellbeing Centre), for treatments which include spring water colonics.  A new addition is a varied list of healers […]

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A NEW MANDARA SPA

Mandara’s recent addition to their chain of spas opened in Sanur at the new Maison Aurelia Hotel and Spa.  Featured in this charming French style boutique hotel is a four room spa, a beautiful spa keeping with Mandara’s famous standards. There are two couples rooms furnished with Jacuzzi baths and two singles also with Jacuzzi baths […]

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DIVA TIGHT

Ladies remember when you first began your romance and the fire was burning hot? Have the flames reduced to mere embers lately? You can rekindle the flames and once again be the star in your bedroom. Many women after giving birth, especially more than once find that the traditional Kegel exercises aren’t working as well […]

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Shari Hartman: The Spa Guru

Shari Hartman hails from Vancouver in Canada. She attended McGill University, completing a Bachelor’s in Costume Design. Shari has earned a long list of certificates in a variety of massages and other healing modalities. She started her own custom design company in Canada and worked for many theatres. She also sold photographic equipment and worked […]

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CANGGU IS A GLO

One of my favourite places is Glo Day Spa & Salon, which has been open since 2005 and is one of leading spas and salons where you’re assured of getting great professional services. To cater to the beauty needs of the burgeoning hotspot of surfers, hipsters, vegans, yogis and beautiful people of Canggu, Glo just opened its […]

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