Now Offering Microneedling

go now

Bella Santé News

Different Styles of Massage: Techniques and Benefits Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on July 2, 2014 in

Whether you're a massage novice or enjoy weekly sessions, knowing more about massage styles and what they can do for you will increase the benefits you get from your next treatment. Learn about some of the most popular massage types to find the one that leaves you feeling renewed.
Read More

What Should I Wear During A Massage? Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on June 14, 2014 in

Massages should be relaxing and therapeutic, but if you go into the spa worrying about what to wear – or not wear – you miss out on a little of that bliss.

Read More

Should I Shower After A Massage? Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on June 12, 2014 in

There’s confusion out there about whether or not people should shower after a massage, and we hear this question more often than you’d think! Are you wondering whether massage oils and lotions are meant to soak in, or if they are only helpful during your treatment?
Read More

Manscaping: Four Spa Treatments For Men Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on June 1, 2014 in

Spa treatments tend to be more focused on the needs of women, but there is no denying that more and more men are joining their female counterparts at the day spa. From pampering and relaxing to grooming and styling, here are four spa services guys are booking at the day spa.

Read More

How Often Should I Get a Massage? Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on May 28, 2014 in

By

One question Bella Santé massage therapists frequently hear from their clients is “How often should I get a massage?” As with many health and wellness services, the answer depends on the person asking and the benefits he or she hopes to receive.

Here are the general guidelines our experienced massage therapists recommend:

General Wellness

For general wellness aim for a frequency of about once or twice a month. This allows people in generally good health to receive all the health benefits, and allows each massage to build upon the last so that you are not essentially starting over from scratch each time.

Treatment of Chronic Conditions

If you want a massage for the treatment of a chronic condition such as migraines, neck aches and backaches, you'll need to receive one more frequently to see relief. It is recommended to start off with twice weekly massages for the first four to six weeks, and then gradually increase the time between sessions as symptoms improve. While chronic conditions are generally not solved in a single session, most can be well managed by regular, effective massages.

Enhanced Athletic Performance

Massage is a necessary support mechanism for athletes to maintain muscle health and flexibility. People heavily involved in sports should have a massage as often as two to three times per week during periods of intense training and less often—perhaps once or twice a month—during the off-season. Massages helps athletes reach peak physical fitness while giving some protection from injury.

Stress Relief

Studies conducted on the benefits of massage have demonstrated that massage helps combat stress, anxiety and insomnia related to stress. People going through a particularly stressful situation or those leading high stress lives should aim to get a massage every one to two weeks.

The bottom line is that people who wish to treat specific medical conditions will need to have massages more frequently than people who want massages strictly for enjoyment and relaxation. If you want to know which category you fit into best, it's always a good policy to speak with an experienced massage therapist to create a schedule that's customized for you.

Read More

The Full Service Bella Santé Experience Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on February 26, 2014 in

Bella Santé specializes in giving a full service luxury experience while delivering results. Whether you are coming in for a brow wax or a day of beauty, our staff, our facilities, and our products are all focused on the highest level of quality.
Read More

SPA-Tacular Gifts For Your Valentine (or for yourself!) Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on February 14, 2014 in

The gift of spa is one that you can be sure will never be returned. With Valentine’s Day coming up quickly, Bella Santé has a number of ways for you to treat your Valentine with the gift of relaxation and wellness. Whether you are looking for a treatment for two or a custom gift for that special person, Bella Santé Day Spa has something for everyone!
Read More

What should I do for my skin in the new year? Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on January 5, 2014 in

The 2014 Look is all about effortlessly chic, effervescent beauty. To achieve the best barely-there bombshell look, the key is naturally great skin. 
Read More

Spa Reflexology: Jump in Feet First Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on October 31, 2013 in

A reflexology therapy treatment focused on systemic relaxation of the entire body. Using the nervous system as its map, foot reflexology releases tension and congestion from the body.
Read More

Reiki Session: Body Mind Melt Posted by Tiffany Amorosino on October 31, 2013 in

An in-depth exploration of Chakra energy centers used as a healing therapy for an array of emotional, physical, and spiritual problems. Deeply meditative, this experience brings the body’s seven main chakras into alignment through a fluid combination of massage, specific essential oil blends and healing crystals.
Read More