Giving yourself a massage, like throwing yourself a surprise birthday party or asking for your own hand in marriage, is a surefire disappointment. Leave kneading to the knowledgeable with today’s Groupon to Serendipity Day Spa & Wellness Center in Riverbank. Choose between the following options:
- For $37, you get an aromatherapy massage (a $75 value).
- For $55, you get a Candy Cane sweet-body-treat body wrap (a $110 value).
The staff at Serendipity Day Spa & Wellness Center kneads through a catalog of massages and body treatments that make use of Aveda products and other beautifying serums culled from natural ingredients. Using light-to-medium pressure, the aromatherapy massage dissipates stress storms with fragrant essential oils. The torso-tranquilizing procedure helps to exile toxins while encouraging lymph flow and untying muscles that have french-braided themselves for picture day. Fresh organic peppermint and spearmint extracts enliven skin during the Candy Cane sweet body treat, stimulating circulation with their tingly juices even as the extracts help lift away impurities and oils from the skin’s surface. Vanilla’s warm aroma infuses the treatment with a festive scent that boosts the holiday spirit with less hassle than going caroling or nailing stockings to one’s computer monitor.
Serendipity Day Spa & Wellness Center
Serendipity Day Spa & Wellness Center finds inspiration for its massage, skincare, and energy therapies almost everywhere on earth. Its menu of Aveda services channels the wholesome properties of plant essences, and certain body treatments—such as the chocolate cake scrub and organic pumpkin body wrap—evoke delightful kitchen aromas. Like walruses painting a landscape, the spa's masks draw from the land and ocean simultaneously, incorporating clay and seaweed components that transfer vitamins to visages.
The staff applies deft kneads and skin-clearing solutions in a quiet environment to minimize stress. Though cell phone use is prohibited, packages and party options allow groups to socialize while on the receiving end of facials and waxing forays.