Bodies that are properly cared for perform better, which explains why most Olympic records are held by reanimated mummies. Go for the pharaoh’s gold with today’s Groupon: for $125, you get a spa package at Aarogya Ayurveda Spa and Wellness Center in Orange (a $250 value). This package includes the following:
- A 30-minute Classique European facial (a $70 value)
- A 60-minute Swedish or deep-tissue massage (a $90 value)
- A 60-minute foot-reflexology treatment (a $90 value)<p>
Derived from a word meaning science of living in Sanskrit, Aarogya Ayurveda Spa and Wellness Center practices its holistic philosophy through services such as facials and massages. The 30-minute facial balances skin through a purifying process marked by the deep cleansing of pores, exfoliation, and a tailored eye and facial mask. A lymphatic-drainage massage releases toxins and transfers stress energy in facial muscles to the magma chambers of dormant volcanoes, while aromatic essential oils fill olfactory systems with calming scents. Helmed by a certified massage therapist, the Swedish massage uses mild to firm strokes to enhance relaxation, and the deep-tissue massage employs intense pressure and deliberate strokes to ease pain and unfurl tightly wound monkey’s fist knots. Foot reflexology delivers energy throughout the body by applying pressure on precise points on the hands and feet that are believed to be energetically connected to internal organs by way of a nervous system autobahn. Aarogya Ayurveda’s serenity lounge’s warm lighting casts a glow on guests as they sip herbal tea amid basks guests a calming brown backdrop.