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Barcelona traditional chinese medicine

Barcelona will have the biggest hospital dedicated to Chinese traditional medicine in Europe, becoming the centre of this discipline in the continent. The project consists of a hospital dedicated to Traditional Chinese medicine and also a new university degree traditional Chinese medicine done in the Barcelona university and the University Pompeu Fabra. The…

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Mayan Luxury spa in Barcelona

Mayan luxury spa is known to be one of the best spas in Europe and has won the world luxury spa awards every year since 2012. The spa is inspired by the Mayan culture, traditional treatments combined with the French exclusive cosmetics of Anne Semonin. The facilities include treatment rooms, relaxation area, the temazcal sauna, a chromotherapy/sensations sh…

Bali Spirit: massages and treatments in Barcelona
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Bali Spirit: massages and treatments in Barcelona

If you are looking for a balinese massage in Barcelona, Bali Spirit is your place, a relaxing spot in Barcelona's city center that has more than 20 different types of Balinese massages. You can feel the peace the moment you enter the place with its wooden floors, the smell of species and cinnamon and sit down in the waiting room observing what surrounds y…

Aire de Barcelona: hammam and ancient baths in Born area
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Aire de Barcelona: hammam and ancient baths in Born ar…

Who doesn't love a bit of self pampering? I certainly do, I love massages and thermal baths I have a long curriculum of: wellness days, japanese massages, thai massages, spa getaways etc... I passed by Aire de Barcelona in Born area for some time now and I wanted to try it out their thermal baths. Aire de Barcelona it is in an amazing old palace whe…

Wellness and relax day in Barcelona: spa and healthy lunch
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Wellness and relax day in Barcelona: spa and healthy l…

We all need to pamper ourselves from time to time, you know I love spas, massages and all that includes relax in style. I have tried hammams, Thai massages, Japanese massages etc... This time, it was not only pampering myself but also a dose of gossiping and girls time. Normally spa time is something you do on your own but it definitely has so much to offer…

Rituels d’Orient: the authentic hammam in Barcelona
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Rituels d’Orient: the authentic hammam in Barcelona

I had the pleasure to be at Rituels d'Orient right before my trip to Thailand. I so needed a time for me to relax and prepare my body for a new adventure. I went to Rituels d'Orient and I was delighted with the atmosphere, it reminded me of Marrakech, the decoration, materials and all the spaces. It all started in the changing room where you are given a b…

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Japanese traditional shiatsu massage in Barcelona

Shiatsu is an evolution of anma massage that developed in XIX century in Japan. During the 20th century shiatsu was known worldwide, and from 1955 shiatsu was acknowledged as a beneficial treatment by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare and started to license practitioners.Shiatsu is an acupressure type of massage based on the concept of ki, which …