Spa Diaries

Good-bye jet-lag

Harnessing the restorative and anti-inflammatory compounds of the cannabis plant, Thailand’s Anantara Spa is on trend with blissful new antidotal treatments for long-haul flyers. Just the ticket—the Restful Slumber Journey. After a relaxing cup of CBD tea, international travellers are pampered with an infused aromatherapy massage followed by a cannabis salt infused food bath and quiet time to take in the resort’s peaceful vibe.
anantara.com

 

Mind-body-doggy

Introduced by practitioner Suzi Teitelman in 2001, “doga” is a bonding experience of doing yoga with your puppy (or dog). The human is called the yogi and the dog, the dogis. Said to be equally beneficial to both you and your dog, a doga session will have you helping your pet strike dog yoga poses and/or keeping your dog nearby as you flow through your yoga routine. Try poses like Heart to Hound Mudra that promotes a transfer of energy between human and pup, trust building puppy paw and the true doga wheelbarrow and you’ll both be heading towards samadi in no time.

In fact, people who own a dog are 54% more likely to get their recommended amount of exercise, and 73% of pet owners admit their dogs have helped keep them fit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sleep, AI and genetics

A recent sleep retreat at Amangiri in Utah raised the bar with a four-day masterclass in the art of rest. With personalized sessions, wake up routines, cold water plunges and treatments informed by sleep genetics, participants learned how to get a more healthy night’s rest. 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Get our newsletter

Get monthly updates with unique HomeFront updates and stay up to date with tips and trends

HF Spa Diaries

Chilling on Irish moss Celebrity trends often catch on quickly so it’s no surprise that spa barista’s have started infusing smoothies with sea moss—a species of red algae found in ocean waters. Fruit is added to help mask the not

Flighty flamingos and tree-climbing lions…

A treelodge safari experience that’s one of a kind Looking for an otherworldly African trek that’ll leave you with lasting magical memories and stories to write home about and share? Search no more.  In a truly remote section of the

Liquid Assets. Get ready to cozy up

Simply serene Cool colour and sleek lines define this space that features convenient and modern features. Maximum attention to detail went into creating this minimalist oasis.  falper.com   5 Tips to get the look: 1) Cuddle up with soft cashmere

A grand re-entrance

By Kylie MacKenzie Back to it’s traditional splendour, Montreal’s Birks building on Phillips Street is once again a force to be reckoned with. In 1879 Canadian entrepreneur Henri Birks founded his jewelry company and opened his first store on St.

HF Field Notes…

The town with the cleanest air in the world In Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, there’s a village where the atmosphere is ultra-clean, Wi-Fi is banned, and all buildings go unlocked in case you need to hide

Spa Diaries

Baby it’s cold in here While  hot tubs may still dominate when it comes to hydrotherapy, a new report suggests that the use of cold water ice plunges, also known as ice baths, has been growing. Used to treat inflammation,