Much like fine pottery, the human body requires a certain amount of massaging, rubbing, and time spent in a really hot room before it’s safe for use in the dishwasher or microwave. Repurpose your personal vessel with today’s Groupon to Aequis Spa Retreat. Choose between the following options:
- For $125, you get the 65-minute Aequis couples massage (a $260 total value), which includes:
- Side-by-side foot soaks with exfoliating scrub
- Side-by-side massage
- For $60, you get $120 worth of spa services.<p>
The wellness wizards at Aequis Spa Retreat meld minds and bodies into one euphoric synthesis during mineral-mud body wraps, antioxidant-rich facials, spiritual ayurvedic rituals, and other experiences that take place amid Tibetan carpets and mood lighting. Lasting 65 minutes, the Aequis couples massage begins with a side-by-side foot soak, after which practitioners frost gams with an exfoliating scrub and a moisturizer to cull dead, dry skin and ease the friction that results from wearing balloon animals as slippers. Next, muscles revel in one of three massage options, including the popular Swedish method, the intense deep-tissue modality, or a therapeutic technique aimed at chronic aches and pains.
Among Aequis’s other services, a 45-minute warm pumpkin-enzyme facial ($95) exfoliates skin with botanically based ingredients, and a Swedana steam-therapy session ($95) surrounds clients in aromatic steam to induce 45 minutes of detoxifying perspiration. During body-waxing treatments ($15–95), technicians root out rogue fringe with one of two types of wax—Azulene for most areas and Cirepil for the most sensitive spots—before applying botanical oils and cooling globes to soothe skin in a manner more effective than wrapping it in a microwaveable blanket.
Our customers loved this deal last year, earning Aequis Spa Retreat a spot on Groupon’s Best of 2011 list.
422 NW 13th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97209