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Sometimes it can be hard to find time for ourselves within our busy day to day schedules but it is so important to set aside time for self-care! Treat yourself to all the TLC you deserve with these local self-care treatments and therapies!
- Earthling Day Spa – Thai Massage
Of the many offerings at Earthling Day Spa, the thai massage is one of the more unique. This ancient healing system is performed on on a floor mat and the body is compressed, pulled, stretched and rocked as opposed to rubbing with oils or lotions. The integration of passive stretching and gentle compression improve flexibility, relieve low-back pain and enhance well-being.
60 minutes – $110
90 minutes – $155
- Still Soul Studio – Sound Bath Meditation
Charleston’s first meditation studio, Still Soul Studio offers classes to learn mindfulness and balance. Their sound bath is a sonic meditation designed to target the energy centers within your body to promote healing at a cellular level. Cushions and blankets are provided and you are encouraged to bring anything else that will help you get comfy so as to immerse yourself in the sound and relax as the music moves through you. Still Soul Studio offers free meditation classes on Sundays at 11am.
60 minutes – $22
- Hylo Fitness – Candlelight Rejuvenation class
If you’re anything from moderately active to a fitness junkie, this is just what you need in the name of self-care. This class is designed to repair, rebuild and recover. Each class takes place in a heated, dimly lit room and takes you through a series of stretches and foam rolling to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.
First Class is Free!
- Urban Yoga – Candlelight Yin
Wind down and recharge for the week ahead with a mellow, calming Sunday night yin yoga sesh in a room lit only by candles. This quiet, simple practice moves you from a state of doing to a state of being by holding poses for longer to improve energy flow, gently opening the body and rehabilitating the tissues. 45 minutes long.
Drop-In Class – $18
- GlowSpa – Float Tanks
Floating is a restricted environmental stimulation technique. Essentially, you float in a tank of self-water solution the same temperature as your body. It is an incredible means of stress relief and relaxation with one hour in the tank said to equal four hours of sleep.
60-180 minutes – $69-129 (discounted rates available for students/military)
- VidaFlo – IV Hydration
Rehydration therapy uses a 1000mL bag consisting of normal saline which replaces vital salt lost during exercise, after illness or when the daily rigors of life get in the way of proper water consumption. It also contains electrolytes like potassium, calcium and lactate. Additional safe, FDA-approved add-ons are available to individualize treatment for targeted goals, needs or symptoms.
First Bag – $60 (monthly programs available)
- Sweet 185 – Organic Facial
This organic sugaring and beauty boutique guides every service behind their “be kind” philosophy. Only offering natural therapies and environmentally-friendly products, you are encouraged to be kind to yourself and your body in every aspect. Their personalized organic facial uses organic plant extracts to address your concerns and restore a healthy, luminous balance. For an additional cost, upgrades including oxygen, firming care, eye treatment and hand treatments are available.
45-90 minutes – $90-139
- Woodhouse Spa – Wild Lavender and Seaweed Sugar Glow
This aromatic body sugar scrub treatment uses organic seaweed, lavender oil and organic sugar to invigorate, exfoliate and nourish the skin. Culminating in a therapeutic vichy shower and complimentary fresh hydrating lotion, you will leave with relaxed muscles and smooth, soft skin.
50 minutes – $125
- Urban Nirvana – Bed Head Massage
Put down those steel wire head massagers and trade up for this soothing scalp treatment. Essential oils are gently massaged into the scalp to revitalize the scalp and condition the hair. You will be able to feel the mental tension slip away.
30 minutes – $52