Imagine a feeling of completely escaping to a calm and relaxing space. Whether it’s the gentle touch of healing hands or the rejuvenating manipulations to the body, a session here at Hand & Stone will leave you having a clear mind. In today’s lifestyles, we all seem to deal with too many minds going on.
In order to maintain good health and wellness, it is critical for us busy humans to experience time having ‘no minds.’ Recently, I enjoyed a wonderful day at the Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Sarasota, Florida and here is my experience review below.
Too Many Minds * Balance of the Mind
When I mention the term having too many minds, I am referring something that the infamous Bruce Lee said. It is referencing in part to his theory of the balance of the mind. Other thoughts from Bruce Lee include “Empty your mind. Be formless, shapeless, like water. Now, you put water into a cup. It becomes the cup.”
He continues to explain the ‘be like water’ concept and be shapeless. Do not allow yourself to be trapped in a certain mindset. For example, think about the concept of pain. So many people deal with all levels of pain throughout their body. Think about pain in these terms: “Pain is weakness leaving your body,” Lee explains.
Overcome All The Stress from the Day
Open your mind and allow your body to be calm and relaxed. For me, when I receive a massage treatment or facial, it allows me to achieve ‘no minds’ by experiencing total relaxation, calmness, and an empty mind.
Our busy lifestyles forces us to carry far too many things and thoughts in our minds and our bodies. Did you know that people hold much of their stress and tension in the neck, shoulders and facial muscles? This is where a spa treatment can help alleviate muscle tension caused by mental and physical stress.
Stress can come from numerous aspects of daily life. These include activities such as exercising, working, managing multiple projects, raising children, and even driving your family around town to show them the sites. My family recently came to visit us, and we made sure to show them a fabulous time! (This is why I made an appointment at the Hands & Stone Spa.)
Benefits of Massage Therapy
Living a busy lifestyle can be exciting and thrilling. But it can also be detrimental to your general health if you do not incorporate wellness and balance into your life. This might entail making sure you get some down time. One of the ways you can ‘wind down’ is make an appointment to enjoy a relaxing and therapeutic massage or facial. The benefits that a massage can do to your overall health are endless. Here are a few benefits of a full body massage:
- Improve circulation
- Reduce muscle tension
- Stimulate the lymphatic system
- Reduce stress hormones
- Improve skin tone
- Improve joint mobility and flexibility
- Improve recovery of soft tissue injuries
One huge advantage to receiving massage therapy on a regular basis is that it can help you sleep better as well. So, as you can see the benefits to your health are tremendous.
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa Services
This exquisite spa is located in Sarasota, Florida and provides a comfortable and friendly front lobby area. You will enjoy a vast menu of treatment and service options as they include the following:
There are several styles and types of massage options available. Depending upon your needs, you can choose from the following: Swedish, deep tissue, sports, hot stone, trigger point, and prenatal massages. Another massage style that Hand & Stone specializes in is the hot stone treatment. This is where heated stones are used to massage your muscles. They provide a deeper path to relaxation, as well as a more penetrating effect without extensive pressure.
These services include several types of facials for anyone to enjoy including men and teens. The services last 30 or 60 minutes whichever fits your schedule. Hand & Stone facial types and services including the following:
- Rejuvenating facials
- Detox facials
- Anti-aging collagen facials
- Rosacea facials
- Sensitive skin facials
- Hair Removal
Enjoy a Rejuvenation at Hand & Stone
The Hand & Stone staff consists of licensed and trained professionals and offer top notch guest experiences! I thoroughly enjoyed my facial with Kat. She welcomed me and explained the details about what the treatment will entail. I also mentioned to her that I had a headache that day. Her relaxing soothing technique around my face and skull definitely reduced some tension I was feeling. Additionally, some of the skin treatment products they use include brands such as Dermalogica and others.
Spa packages Sarasota
Whether you are visiting the area or a local, and are looking to ramp up your overall health and wellness, then you might consider a visit to Hand & Stone! They are located at 3800 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota and are open seven days a week, walk-ins are welcome, and they also offer a membership program. DIRECTIONS
People in general are constantly bombarded with negative stories and chaos happening in the world. This can make it extremely challenging to overcome. But it can be done! In my opinion, there is only one life we all get to live. So make it count. Spending a day at the spa can definitely be a great way to overcome that negative energy out there. Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa offers guests an opportunity to experience feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and recharged! I know I sure enjoyed my facial at this fabulous day spa in Sarasota!
*The above article is a review solely based on my personal opinion and experience.