All posts tagged: sports massage

Review: Re:SPA, London

THE SPA: A tranquil space, situated in the heart of a prestigious sports club. There’s no denying that Re: SPA at the Reebok Sports Club at Canary Wharf is high end. It’s modern, smart, welcoming and the perfect setting to indulge in a pampering treatment or resolve the niggling injuries or muscle and skeletal issues  from working out in the gym. The spa appreciates it location and its treatment menu reflects that. For those in the know, the spa was designed by Sparcstudio. There’s a well-rounded men’s treatment menu, a manicure station in reception and even a relaxation area (this was unexpected). The only drawback – you can hear the bangs and crashes of the gym in the relaxation area, but this sounds isn’t heard in the treatment rooms. There is an incredible array of facial treatments – too many in my humble opinion. Potentially confusing for the customer, but I suppose it does offer choice for the spa-savvy guest. There’s a real focus on express treatments and you can have everything done from waxing …

Review: Anamaya

THE STORY: If I have a muscular ache or neck and should pain, I don’t always think that a spa should be the first point of call. Wellness and wellbeing clinics (without the frou-frou, tinkling music and water facilities) are popping up across the country to serve the aches, pains, ills and troubles, of what seems to be a troubled nation. Anamaya is a new wellbeing clinic that offers a whole spectrum of specialist therapies that help ease, relieve and resolve problems of mind, body and spirit. Situated in a quaint little mews just off Kensington High Street, its a modern oasis of calm – with experts in fields including acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, energy healing, homeopathy, massage, reflexology, psychotherapy and a host of mind, body, spirit treatments. THE TREATMENT: Like the majority of desk bound workers, neck, back and shoulder complaints are my number one concern. When this is really troubling me and I want true results, I rarely head to the spa, instead I seek out a specialist massage therapist with a background in …