For many, the spa experience can be a stressful one, but it shouldn't be. It's not the dentist's office! Each day spa is unique, but they all have one thing in common: They're there to give you peace and serenity. Remember the 3Rs: Rest, Relax, Rejuvenate. For optimum spa pleasure, follow the guide below.
- Decide ahead of time whether you prefer a male or female massage therapist. You will be asked when you make your appointment. Let's face it: massages do require a certain amount of nudity, so you want to feel comfortable at all times. Of course, if you have a therapist you're comfortable with, by all means request him or her.
- Book your spa treatments in advance to get the best times and therapists.
Lisa Mirza Grotts is a recognized etiquette expert, an on-air contributor, and the author of A Traveler's Passport to Etiquette. She is a former director of protocol for the city and county of San Francisco and the founder and CEO of The AML Group (www.AMLGroup.com), certified etiquette and protocol consultants. Her clients range from Stanford Hospital to Cornell University and Levi Strauss. She has been quoted by Condé Nast Traveler, InStyle magazine, and the Los Angeles Times. To learn more about Lisa, follow her on www.Twitter.com/LisaGrotts and www.Facebook.com/LisaGrotts.
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