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The Magic of Blending Spirit With Style
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Engage Your Six Senses

Therapies From The Spa Salon


The Magic of Blending Spirit With Style!

These blog topics are categorized according to your 6 senses.

They are compiled from integrative, alternative, intuitive  and complementary therapies associated with my 35 years work experience  in my  Salon/Dayspa  and my work as a Platform Artist/Educator for Arum Spa Systems of Armstrong McCall Professional Beatty Supply. 



Moonlight Meditations and Celebrations

Moonlight Meditations and Celebrations


 Everyday is a celebration of life. 

 Interesting, Fun facts and folklore about therapeutic uses of the cycles of the moon. From New Moon to Full Moon tips about your diet, gardening, crystals and even Spa/Salon treatments. 




Sense of Smell

Aromatherapy, Herbs, Smudging & Incense

Your Sense of smell is considered the strongest memory trigger. The use of essential oils can enhance your skincare routine, meditation practice and general wellness.



Gratitude and Your 6 Senses

Gratitude, Prayers & Energy Healing

My experience with gratitude journaling has impacted my life in the most profound ways. I have maintained a daily practice for over 35 years. I love to share tips and techniques to keep your practice alive and vibrant.


Sense of Spirit

Sense of Spirit & Seasons

The sense of spirit & seasons explores the science and experiences of intuition, instinct and ritual in everyday life.


Sense of Sight

Sense of Sight:
Crystal & Color Therapy

Color Therapy & Crystal Therapy 

The sense of sight is filled with magnificent color. Color speaks to us and has an effect on our emotions and state of being. Bring in the magic of life with a sparkling crystal, a colorful candle dancing with a flickering flame or creative artwork.


Sense of Taste

Taste and Spa Cuisine

Enjoy recipes developed in the studio using essential oils, herbs, spices and organic foods. 



Sense of Sound

Sense of Sound

We practice Breath Awareness Meditations to activate more peaceful perspectives. The sound of your own breath is calming to your body and mind. 

The Words you speak to yourself are powerful and life altering. 





Sense Of Touch

Sense of Touch: Home Spa Therapies

As a spa/salon practitioner I worked in a one of the few industries that allowed me a licence to touch. This license is accompanied with a great sense of responsibility and integrity. It required trust from my clients and it is a great honor for me.

Sense of Touch can be a form of physical or tactile communication. There is  field  of research called "HAPTICS". This includes the interactions of touch, hand movements and brain functions particularly associated with technology and computers.




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