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Maintaining Health & Beauty through Spas

By: Bodyzone Comments: 0

According to www.spas.about.com, in terms facilities, treatment and duration, spas are categorized as Club Spa, Day Spa, Cruise Ship Spa,Destination Spa, Holistic Spa, Medical Spa, Mineral Springs Spa,Resort Spa, Sports/Adventure Spa and Structured Spa.


Club Spa

spa facilities whose primary purpose is fitness and which offers a variety of professionally administered spa services on a day use basis.

Day Spa
spa facilities that have no overnight accommodation, but offer beauty, wellness and relaxation programs that may last an hour, in morning or day hours. 

Cruise Ship Spa
a spa aboard a cruise ship providing professionally administered spa services, fitness, and wellness components as well as spa cuisine choices.

Destination Spa
Spas offering overnight accommodations and usually offering multi-day, all inclusive programs including exercise classes, body treatments, mind-enrichment and stress-reduction activities and spa cuisine. To help understand the high-perceived cost, think of it as employing your own personal trainer, maid, chef and beauty consultant on your journey of personal discovery.

Holistic Spa
spas focusing on alternative healing methods and nutrition, mainly vegetarian or macrobiotic holistic healing seeking "higher levels of wellness", integrating body and mind in a higher consciousness.

Medical Spa
individuals, solo practices, groups, and institutions comprised of medical and spa professionals whose primary purpose is to provide comprehensive medical and wellness care in an environment which integrates spa services, as well as conventional and complimentary therapies and treatments.

Mineral Springs Spa
a spa offering an on-site source of natural mineral, thermal or seawater used in hydrotherapy treatments. 

Resort Spa
usually located far from civilization and in beautiful environments, resort spas offer a variety of professionally administered spa services, fitness, and wellness programs to invigorate mind and body as well as entertain. 

Sports/Adventure Spa
hotel or resort providing therapeutic baths and body treatment and that offer special sports and outdoor adventure programs that include anything from golf to skiing, fly-fishing to marathon conditioning.

Structured Spa
spas with a strict set of rules whose entire facility is geared towards the achievement of a particular goal such as weight loss, or fitness.


So the choice is yours!