Having sore muscles, like signing a five-year lease or wearing lead socks, makes it difficult to move. Evict tensely wound tenants with today’s Groupon: for $49, you get a healing-massage package at The Healing Within in Heart Pine Studio in Slidell (a $105 total value). The package includes:
- A 55-minute healing massage (an $85 value)
- An aromatherapy treatment (a $10 value)
- A hot-stone-therapy treatment (a $10 value)
- An intuitive body assessment
The Healing Within’s expert staff members integrate ancient techniques with modern practices in therapeutic massages, life coaching, and yoga and fitness classes, helping to revitalize visitors and allow self-healing to naturally occur. During each therapeutic massage, a licensed and certified massage therapist tailors a series of muscular strokes and pressure combinations to help restore balance and target ailments such as headaches, fatigue, or anxiety over an ill-advised investment in Betamax futures. The aromatherapy treatment uses the connection between the sense of smell and the brain’s emotional receptors to invoke wellness, whereas the hot-stone-therapy treatment replicates the relaxed feeling of sleeping in a rock quarry.