Cleopatra was notorious for closely guarding her principal beauty secret, which historians later discovered was her yearly romp in the mud at Burning Man. Harness nature's healing properties with today's Groupon: for $39, you get a maximum-detoxification body wrap (a $125 value) at Essential Wellness in Virginia Beach.
Essential Wellness balances and rejuvenates frazzled bodies with an armada of massages, wraps, steams, and more. The all-natural maximum-detoxification wrap begins with an initial body measurement followed by a 30-minute session in which bone blankets are swathed in warm, herbal, mineral-soaked linens. Cocooned guests will then nestle into a steam canopy bed for one hour while the balmy vapor stimulates the body's natural detoxification system. Plugged pores will weep tears of salty sweat while purging hidden toxins and the secrets from summer camp it pinky-promised never to reveal. The rejuvenating service comes to a close as Essential Wellness's mummifiers provide a post-treatment body measurement to access inches lost. This treatment is not recommended for anyone sensitive to heat, currently experiencing hot flashes, or made of wax.
Essential Wellness is a welcoming temple of relaxation, with warm earthy tones on the walls, inspirational artwork, and plenty of natural light that doesn't smell like blueberry jam. The staff is as warm as the décor; they're compassionate professionals who are dedicated to helping people live better lives in mind and body.
Holistic Family Practice
A holistic health-care facility that unites a team of alternative practitioners under one roof, Holistic Family Practice strives to relieve patients of their ailments using an approach that centers on the cause of symptoms instead of the symptoms themselves. For example, when discussing the treatment of depression, instead of prescribing traditional solutions, such as antidepressants or bank vaults filled with bubble wrap, Holistic Family Practice' owner rattles off a litany of alternative therapies, including constipation relief, positive thinking, meditation, exercise, and probiotics. The staff helps heal patients with comprehensive natural medical care that can include naturopathy as well as wellness classes, health programs, and detoxification services that can stabilize immune systems. The team also deals with nutrient deficiencies and works with patients who suffer from hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, adrenal fatigue, and more, Shades of turquoise fill treatment rooms with a color meant to awaken clients' confidence, and framed affirmations such as "I love myself" and "Those water-park guards will never stop me" inspire people to look inward for healing strength.
Northwest Virginia Beach
1209 Independence Blvd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455Get Directions