American Spa December 2013 : Page 82

in touch menu Snoqualmie Falls serve as the perfect backdrop for a moonlit massage. Casting a romantic light, the moon takes center stage in the Moonlight and Mistletoe Massage ($350 per couple, 50 minutes) at The Spa at Salish Lodge (WA). In this treatment for two, which uses BioOrigin products, clients are escorted to a terrace high atop Snoqualmie Falls. Surrounded by the sounds of nature and the roaring falls, the treatment begins with inhalation therapy, as the couple breathes in an indigenous blend of fir, pine, spruce, and more to calm and de-stress. After the massage, guests’ heads, arms, and feet are wrapped with warm towels for an indulgent finish. “It is a one-of-a-kind treatment that is pure Northwest, perched right above the Snoqualmie Falls,” says spa manager Melissa Brown. “Couples experience not just a treatment but a true sensorial journey and share the energy and splendor of the falls.” For BioOrigin products: —M.S. moon river ■ Fresh Fixings ■ ment with the line’s Peppermint Foot & Body Cream. “Inspired by the holiday season, the Deep Forest purifying oil brings forth a sense of warmth and wellbeing throughout the entire massage,” says spa manager Kristin Pellerin. “It balances every area of the body from head to toe.” For Naturopathica products: —M.S. 82 american spa • • D ecem B er 2013 photography: shutterstock (Fresh Fixings Because what you put on your body is as important as what you put in it, The Spa at Rancho Bernardo Inn (san Diego) offers Made Fresh Daily packages, which include a complimentary beverage, a special spa-at-home body treat recipe, and a food-at-home recipe from the spa’s culinary expert. the Winter Made Fresh Daily cranberry almond escape ($175, 80 minutes) relies on local seasonal ingredients, as well as an organic massage oil from kerstin Florian. the treat-ment includes a blood orange and bay leaf sugar scrub, a cranberry essential oil wrap, and an almond-oil scalp treatment. “these treatments are made from products you can find in your own home, says spa director cindy Boody. “We want the spa experience to translate into a spa lifesyle.” For kerstin Florian products: —Heather Mikesell Pining AwAy West Coasters longing for a white Christmas can experience the next best thing to tree-trimming, minus the trip to a cut-your-own farm. The new Deep Forest Massage ($150, 50 minutes) at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Laguna niguel (Dana Point, CA) is a full-body, cus-tomizable massage that uses Naturopathica’s Deep Forest Bath & Body Oil, an intoxicating blend of balsam, fir, juniper, pine, and Sicilian bergamot, to cleanse and rebalance the body. The massage also includes a foot treat-

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