Spring Cleaning: Deep Detox

Screen Shot 2014-03-16 at 2.49.10 PMSpas, the land of fluffy robes, calming music, cucumber water and vibrating disks attached to your body that help you loose weight? Yup! Deep Detox, the latest and greatest offering at Exhale Spa’s flagship location is no walk in (Central) park but after the treatment you will emerge, facing the actual park, feeling lighter and refreshed.

The 1 hour session is ideal post cardio because it sends your body into fat burning mode by working  your muscles, similarly to strength training. And just like lifting weights, you will be sore the next day. 10 pads are placed on your body and through electric muscle stimulation they tighten and tone problem areas. The disk arrangement can be customized to the results you want. I asked what the best game plan would be if you had a big event, like a wedding, and it was suggested that you get the treatment twice a week for 6 weeks. After the slightly uncomfortable session (it’s not painful but it’s definitely not a massage), the detox continues with the application of a hydrating Shea Butter Detox Masque, infused with nourishing sake and stimulating red pepper to deepen the cleansing process. Then you’re free to lounge in your fluffy robe and drink cucumber water–you deserve it.

If you’re not in New York don’t worry- the service will be appearing at other Exhale locations throughout the year. Check in with your local Exhale for more details. 

–Julia Casella

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