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November 2, 2017 - Massage and the Winter Blues

 

Namaste Spa is open year round as the premier spa in Provincetown, serving all your needs for massage and other body services.  One of the things many of our clients do at this time of year is take advantage of massage to battle Seasonal Affective Disorder (or the wintertime blues). 

 

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is recognized as a major depressive disorder with seasonal patterns. A less severe form of seasonal mood disorder, known as the winter blues, impacts an even larger portion of the population. Combined, the two disorders affect as many as one in five Americans, and may be aggravated by the change in time seasonally.  Greater periods of darkness and colder temperatures affect different people differently.  Trials of massage treatment programs have shown massage to be effective in lessening depression and anxiety relating to seasonal changes. 

 

Come to Namaste Spa, Provincetown's best spa, and get the treatments you deserve so that the Winter months can be a productive and enjoyable time of the year.

 

Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!


September 12, 2017 - Namaste Spa and our Sauna Pass
 
One of the exclusive features of Namaste Spa in Provincetown (and on the Outer Cape in general) is that we have spa facilities that are unmatched in their offering.  Namaste Spa has an outdoor jetted hot tub, an outdoor sunbathing area, two dry saunas and a large Moroccan Hamam-style steam room.  These facilities are available for the use of any spa guest for $15 added to their massage or treatment.  However, we also offer access to the facilities as stand alone Sauna Pass, where guests may come and relax in our facilities.  Now that autumn is here the price for the sauna pass is discounted heavily during the week, and winter prices are discounted in general.
 
We usually recommend that massage customers take advantage of the facilities prior to any massage when possible.  As little as twenty minutes in the warmth of the hot tub, steamroom or sauna helps loosen the muscles and make them more receptive to the benefits of the massage.  Guests are then free to relax after their massage in the facilities as well.
 
Come and enjoy the unique welcome and relaxation of Provincetown's finest spa and its unique facilities here, especially as the weather gets cooler and a relaxing day in the warmth is just the ticket!
 
Walk-ins are welcome but we recommend you call first to assure there is availability.  508-487-4242.
 
Namaste!
June 15, 2017 - Namastė Spa and Reflexology 

At Namaste Spa, Provincetown's top rated spa, we have seen a surge in the popularity of our Reflexology treatment.  Visitors and locals alike have been booking reflexology sessions at our Provincetown spa because of the widely recognized benefits of this Chinese treatment, which is getting wider recognition here in the United States in recent years.

 

What is reflexology?   Reflexology is based on the Chinese principle that certain areas on the soles of your feet or hands – known as reflex zones – containing millions of nerve endings, correspond to other parts of the body.  Gentle pressure is then applied to these zones to treat the entire body.  Sessions are either 30 or 60 minutes long, and practitioners will often recommend a course of a few sessions to treat specific body conditions. 

 

It can boost a sluggish circulation and is useful for treating stress, anxiety, back pain, migraine, IBS, respiratory problems, asthma, headache, menopausal symptoms and period pain.  It is to be used in conjunction with Western medicine, not as a replacement, but as part of a holistic treatment regimen reflexology is a component of a wellness plan.

 

Reflexology at Namaste Spa Provincetown is a great treatment to add to your overall care plan, and a part of a more balanced life.  Come in and see for yourself.

 

Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!

May 22, 2017 - Namaste Spa is Proud to Offer the Best in Prenatal Massage

 

Prenatal Massage at our Provincetown spa is one of the most popular massage choices we are seeing in 2017 - there seems to be a baby boom in progress!  We have therapists who are specifically trained and experienced in prenatal massage and working with women to have their specific pregnancy needs addressed.

 

As stated in an article on AmericanPregnancy.org website:  "Why should you consider prenatal massage?  Studies indicate that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health. Massage therapy addresses different needs through varying techniques, one of which is called Swedish Massage.

 

Swedish Massage aims to relax muscle tension and improve lymphatic and blood circulation through mild pressure applied to the muscle groups of the body. Swedish Massage is the recommended massage method during pregnancy because it addresses many common discomforts associated with the skeletal and circulatory changes brought on by hormone shifts."

 

Namaste Spa Provincetown is proud of our prenatal massage offering, and of how popular it has been in 2017 so far.  Therapeutic massage is a key part of the physical and mental health of all people, and the same holds true for pregnant women.  A trained and licensed therapist is key to this, as they have the experience and skills to safely and effectively provide therapy during pregnancy.  Jen and Christel at our spa have been doing this for many years, and have been a key resource for pregnant women.  Come and see why!




Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!

 

May 15, 2017 - Namastė Spa Named Best Spa on the Outer Cape
 
Namaste Spa, Provincetown's best spa, is proud to announce we have been named Best Spa on the Outer Cape by Cape Cod Life's 2017 Reader's Choice Awards.  This is our second major award in 2017, and we are beyond proud of our talented team of therapists and of our staff who do all they can to ensure our guests have the finest quality experience possible.

Namaste Spa provides the best spa experience in Provincetown and Cape Cod, with massage, skin treatments, and healing work across a broad spectrum of therapies.  Come and see us to see why these awards have been given to us, whether you are a local or a visitor to Provincetown and the Cape.

Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!

 

 

May 8, 2017 - Namastė Spa and our Moroccan Ocean Bliss treatment

 

Are you looking for a rejuvenating indulgence to refresh and relax you, and give you glowing skin?  Then try our Moroccan Ocean Bliss combination treatment here at Namaste Spa, Provincetown's best rated spa. 

The Moroccan Ocean Bliss treatment starts with a delicious ocean salt odyssey, designed to refresh the skin and revitalize the spirit with a full body scrub.  This is followed by a Moroccan Argan Oil massage, using Vitamin E rich Argan Oil.  This offers relaxation, skin toning and hydration, muscle and joint relief and a deep sense of relaxation.  One of our more popular offerings, this is a soothing way to enhance your visit to Provincetown and have you ready to take on the world.

Namaste Spa, in addition to all of our massage offerings, is proud to offer a menu of skin treatments (combined with massage) to leave you refreshed and relaxed, body and mind. Come and experience the difference Namaste Spa offers in Provincetown and to Cape Cod at large for massage, skin treatments and holistic treatments of many types.


Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!

 

 

May 1, 2017 - Namastė Spa and Energy Work


Namaste Spa offers a wide variety of treatments developed by our therapists, who are trained worldwide in different techniques.  While the core of our therapeutic services are dedicated to traditional massage offerings, and different body services, we also specialize in different areas of body and energy work.


One of our offerings during the summer months is Marma Point Therapy at Namaste Spa.  Marma Point Therapy is a balancing treatment which focuses on releasing energy blocks in the body and mind.  Using essential oils, marma points are gently massaged to balance the flow of energy, in a session tailored to individual dosha balancing needs.  Through the gentle application of essential oils and light touch the marma points are awakened.  Marma therapy balances the flow of energy through the muscles, joints and organs of the body.  One feels an abiding connection in rejuvenating stillness.


For those seeking new experiences of wholeness and connection to their body, our energy services are a unique offering in Provincetown.  Marma Point Therapy at Provincetown's Best Rated Spa is an experience not to be missed.  Whether it is marma point, reiki, or ayurvedic therapies, Namaste Spa Provincetown is your best source of energy work on Cape Cod.


Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!


April 24, 2017 - Namastė Spa and Medical Massage

Are you new to therapeutic massage?  Have you wondered what the benefits would be for you, and why so many people make it a routine part of their self-care regimen?  This article from the Mayo Clinic (one of America's premier health institutions) lays out many of the benefits from massage:

 

We have many people come to Namaste Spa for their first massage, not knowing of the healing and rejuvenation that massage can provide.  Namaste Spa is proud of our trained and experienced therapists, and that ALL of our therapists are licensed and trained at the highest level.
Many of our newbies to massage become regular users of our massage services.  The benefits for those with various health challenges can be enormous.  This article from US News & World Report highlights some of the more profound medical benefits of regular massage:
"Massage As Medicine: Massage therapy is increasingly being embraced as an alternative medical treatment."  http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015/02/12/massage-as-medicine

 

In addition to the reduction of built up stress from daily life, regular massage gives an enormous boost to the circulatory system and relieves chronic pain.

Come to Namaste Spa and see what massage can do for you!


Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!


April 17, 2017 - Namastė Spa and Couples Massage


Carpe Diem Guesthouse, which shares the property with Namaste Spa, is one of Provincetown's favorite destinations for honeymoons, anniversary and other special occasions for couples visiting Cape Cod.  However, even if you are not staying at Carpe Diem the special experience of a Couples Massage is one of the most popular offerings at Namaste Spa.  Our dedicated Couples Massage Studio offers multiple available times per day and a variety of therapists to provide the treatment.

 

Couples Massage at Namaste Spa can be had in different modalities:

 

Our Couples Namaste Fusion Massage is the most popular.  Available in hour, hour and a half and two hour lengths, this fusion of styles including Swedish, Deep Tissue, trigger point and Shiatsu is designed to achieve maximum relaxation.  This is a great option for couples that are either new to massage or are simply looking to decompress.

 

Another option is provided by Couples Deep Tissue Massage.  Also available in multiple time lengths, this a massage with direct, accurate pressure as the therapists reach deep into the muscle layers.  It is a great massage for chronic muscle tension or soreness.  More intense than traditional massage, this may not be for those seeking relaxation, but is wonderful for those seeking therapeutic treatment.

 

Our Couples Body and Soul Massage is a Namaste Spa signature treatment.  You will enjoy the benefits of our Namaste Fusion physical massage, and the deeply relaxing energy work of our Pure Tranquility Therapy.  Resetting the body and the mind, this couples massage is a unique addition to any Provincetown stay.

 

The Couples Moroccan Argan Oil Massage uses one of the rarest oils in the world, Argan Oil, which is pressed from the nut of the fruit of the Argan Tree, only found in Morocco.  Revitalizing and very rich in Vitamin E, a massage with 100% organic argan oil offers relaxation, hydration to the skin, skin tightening, and muscle and joint relief on top of the physical and mental pleasure experienced during the massage.

 

Whether you are looking for a one hour, hour and a half or two hour couples massage, Namaste Spa is proud to offer a variety of treatments to meet your individual needs as a couple.

 

 

Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!


April 10, 2017 - Namastė Spa and Special Summer Offerings

The summer season is fast approaching at Namaste Spa, Provincetown's best spa!  In addition to our year round favorites our summer therapists are beginning to arrive.  This combined team is able to meet all of your massage and bodywork needs, and it promises to be a great summer season.

As with every summer it is recommended that your book your desired appointments ahead of time to make sure you are able to get your desired therapist and date and time.  Some of our therapists book out weeks ahead during the height of summer, and while openings do appear on shorter notice we do suggest planning ahead.

A special offering during the summer months at Namaste Spa is our Sacred Alchemy Ritual, a unique offering here on Cape Cod.

The Sacred Alchemy Ritual is intended for those at a crossroad in life, or those who wish to tune in on a deeper level to their intuitive wisdom.  Through meditation and conscious presence you and your therapist will enter into a space of communion with the profound healing  forces inherent in the web of existence.  The session is intuitively guided by this higher wisdom, a conscious interaction with tantric alchemical intelligence, flawlessly weaving wholeness between microcosm and macrocosm, form and formless. The aim is to leave you feeling profoundly reconnected to yourself with a fresh energy for the challenges of life.  Techniques include, but are not limited to: craniosacral biodynamics, reiki, energy healing, Asian bodywork, pranayama, somatic awareness techniques, and more.

Namaste Spa is proud of our tradition of providing the finest therapeutic massage in Provincetown, as well as a wide variety of bodywork, energy healing, and other forms of bringing wholeness to the individual.  Come and see us to engage yourself with a renewed level of being!


Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website.

Namaste!


 

April 3, 2017 - Namastė Spa offers unique treatments available nowhere else in Provincetown


As the summer approaches make Namaste Spa your resource for massage, body work and skin treatments in Provincetown, Cape Cod.  We have the widest variety of offerings in Provincetown, with globally trained therapists familiar with many treatment modalities.

As Provincetown's premier spa we offer a whole-body experience, from massage to our large steam room, two dry saunas, and a brand-new state of the art hot tub.  Spend the day pampering yourself and enjoying the benefits of therapeutic touch, heat, steam, and the relaxation of muscles from a soak in our hot tub.  We offer off-season spa passes for only $33, and in-season for only $45.  Of course with any massage, body work or skin treatment access to our full facilities is only a $15 add on.

Among the unique treatments available at Namaste Spa are a few you may not be aware of:

 

Ayurbalancing Based on Ayurvedic techniques of Abhyanga, this luxurious treatment will leave you in a state of blissful core relaxation.  Oil is applied in long strokes over the entire body using light to medium pressure, a nourishing treatment that helps in detoxification of the system and in lubrication of joints and connective tissues.  This Indian specialty is unique to Namaste Spa in Provincetown.

 

Optimum Wellness:  This session of holistic bodywork gives you a personally tailored wellness experience focusing on healing and harmonizing at all levels.  An intuitive blend of integrative modalities, including Thai and Ayurvedic bodywork, Craniosacral, Somatic movement, and energy healing, is designed to meet your individual needs, whether it be for relaxation, relief from stress or pain or reestablishing your natural connection to an inner sense of harmony and well being.

 

Prenatal Massage:  at Namaste Spa we have many guests who choose us in Provincetown for a Prenatal Massage session.  Tailored to the specific needs of pregnancy, this therapeutic session is ideal for relieving the aches and pains experienced by our guests, and induces a greater state of relaxation during this special time.  Our therapists who specialize in this treatment have many years of experience in working with women at all stages of pregnancy.

 

Whether your interest is in Ayurvedic treatments, Abhyanga, Craniosacral, Energy Healing or Prenatal Massage, Namaste Spa is the best spa in Provincetown for these specialized treatment modalities.



Booking can be done by calling 508-487-4242, or from our website


March 27, 2017 - Namastė Spa uses only the Finest Massage Products

Namastė Spa is proud to use Biotone products for all of our standard massage services.  Biotone Dual Purpose Massage Cream is nourishing and natural, leaving skin soft and moisturized with no greasy feel.  Our Provincetown Spa is proud to use Biotone for our standard massage cream.  This natural formulation is carefully prepared to provide the best massage experience you will find of all massage products.

For our Argan Oil Massage we use Zakia's of Morocco's Argan Oil.   The 100% pure, organic Argan oil has amazing properties and is a light hydrating oil and a natural moisturizer that is easily absorbing and has high amounts of vitamin E, essential fatty acids and antioxidants. Argan Oil has numerous benefits including protection against fine lines and wrinkles on skin and neck, moisturizing dry skin, protection against stretch marks, and to neutralize free radicals. It was traditionally used by women of Morocco as the foundation of their beauty regime, applying it to their skin, hair and nails. Argan Oil is also used in Hammam Spa treatments.

Namastė Spa is proud to offer our guests the finest skin care products as part of our massage offering.  Not only do you receive all the benefits of a massage treatment, but you leave with your skin refreshed and rejuvenated from the environmental stresses daily life subjects it to.  Come and experience the benefits for yourself.

As a reminder, when booking your massage or treatment with us, take advantage of our Sauna Pass.  The sauna pass allows full use of all spa facilities, including our Hamam Steam Room, our two dry saunas, and our outdoor hot tub (as well as our outdoor sunbathing area).  Within our spa gates the environment is clothing optional.  Or, if you don't wish to have a massage or treatment on a given day, you can separately purchase a Sauna Pass for two hours to enjoy the facilities. 

As ever, guests of Carpe Diem Guesthouse have unlimited use of our spa facilities free of charge.

Namastė Spa, Provincetown's finest spa facility, looks forward to welcoming you.

 


March 20, 2017 - The Benefits of Massage for Athletic Training Programs


Massage is well known to assist the body in the training and exercise processes, helping in the development of muscle by promoting the increase of mitochondria in tissues and improving the cardiovascular system through encouraging the dilation of blood vessels and reducing blood pressure.  It further increases the range of motion for muscles, and induces greater flexibility in joints.  Exercise related pain is reduced, but the improved conditioning of the muscles given by massage aids in preventing exercise injuries as well.  Overall, massage is a key part of any vigorous training program, whether for athletic programs or for muscular development goals.

What many don't know is that the benefits of massage for these goals is exponentially increased by making routine massage part of the training process.  Health and Fitness magazine recommends weekly (or at most bi-weekly) massages during a training program to maximize the benefits and improve muscular and joint conditioning to allow you to take your training to a new level.

Our Provincetown Spa has worked with a number of people in athletic training to assist them in reaching their goals.  Our therapists are all highly trained and experienced, with some having degrees in sports physiology and related fields.  Therapists can work with a client to customize their sessions based on the exercise needs of the client - perhaps an increased emphasis on stretching, more deep tissue elements, or specific focus on defined body areas for the massage.  Our Namaste Fusion Massage is our most customizable massage, being based on Swedish and Thai elements, but our Deep Tissue Massage is also relied on by athletes to overcome performance-related soreness in muscle tissue.

Come in to Namaste Spa, Provincetown's best spa and a unique Cape Cod spa experience, and let us help you reach your goals.

Namaste!

March 14, 2017 - What is the Hammam Gommage treatment?
  • Namaste Spa Provincetown offers a treatment unique to our spa, the Hammam Gommage.  This treatment, inspired by the rituals of the traditional Moroccan Hammam (or public bathhouse), continues a tradition dating back to the days of the Roman Empire when public bathhouses flourished across the Mediterranean region.
  • At Namaste Spa we perform this ritual in our Hammam Steamroom.  The first step is a full body wash, using Zakia's of Morocco's exclusive Black Soap, a crushed olive-based soap infused with a wide variety of herbal essences and essential oils.  This non-drying and deeply skin nourishing soap leaves the body cleaned and refreshed.  This is followed by a full body exfoliation using a kessa glove.  Finally, an application of Zakia's lava clay is applied to the whole body, and the guest then relaxes in the Hammam while the clay does it's work.
  • Guests leave refreshed and relaxed following this indulgent skin treatment, with it's combination of textures and aromas.  The skin glows and is smooth and rejuvenated.
  • Contact Namaste Spa Provincetown at 508-487-9484 for more information, or book on this website directly. 
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March 8, 2017 - Special on offer to guests of Carpe Diem Guesthouse and Spa

From now through April 15 guests staying at Carpe Diem Guesthouse and Spa have a special for Namaste Spa.  Any registered guest will receive a discount of 10% off any massage or treatment of 1.5 hours or longer!  Bookings for this special must be made by phone by calling 508-487-9484.

This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the deeper relaxation and rejuvenation of a more extensive experience.  Popular options for this special have been:

  • Namaste Fusion Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Argan Oil Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Moroccan Ocean Bliss (an ocean salt scrub followed by Argan Oil Massage, a treatment unique to our Provincetown Spa)
  • Marrakesh Glow (another special of our Provincetown Spa, this is a sugar skin polishing followed by Argan Oil Massage)

Of course, any of these treatments are available to anyone of the public, including those not guests of Carpe Diem Guesthouse and Spa.

Simply call us for more information.

Namaste

March 4, 2017 - Spring is just around the corner at Namaste Spa!

The winter cold is starting to give way to the season of new life and rejuvenation.  As we welcome the return of light and warmth, it is incumbent on us to take steps to care for ourselves and those around us.  Therapeutic massage is a wonderful element in this process, restoring a calm emotional state and addressing any physical issues that may be lingering as the outdoor world beckons.

A popular option for many at this time of year is our Hot Stone Massage.  Instill Deep Calm by melting muscle tension away with Hot Native Ocean Stones.  Deep penetrating heat allows muscles to be intensely manipulated and nurtured.  Vacillating between stone size and temperature, therapists create an extremely comforting and grounding experience.

As ever, you can book online from our website here (namastespaprovincetown.com), or simply call us at 508-487-9484 to inquire or to make a reservation.

We look forward to serving you here at Namaste Spa, Provincetown's finest spa facility.  And don't forget to add on access to our Hot Tub, Hamam Steam Room, and our two Dry Saunas for only an additional $15.