Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Spa Glossary W

Waxing :
Waxing is a depilation process that involves application of warm wax followed by a strip of cloth quickly pulled away from skin to remove unwanted hair.

Whirlpool Bath :
Warm water jets massage give away the aches and strains. It makes you feel better and it has health benefits as well. Whirlpools stimulate circulation without increasing your heart rate, so there is an improvement in skin tone and a reduction of stress hormones in the blood system during and after taking a whirlpool bath.

Working Pool :
In a 37°C seawater pool, movements and exercises effectuated under the supervision of a physiotherapist. Close to aqua aerobics but with a more medical orientation.

Watsu :
The Watsu is a kind of Healing massage treatment performed in a warm pool in which the therapist administers rhythmic movements, pressure-point massage, and stretches to help client achieve deep relaxation.