Indulging in a spa after a tedious journey can not only help you cope with jet lag; it will also revive you.
Given our fast-paced lifestyle, coupled with frequent flying, acute body tension is a very common malady. We have got used to rushing for meetings straight after landing, not realising the harm done to the metabolic system over a period of time.
Fatigue, dehydration and insomnia are the body’s reminders of how cruel we are to ourselves.
So while it’s wise to do those in-flight stretches and stay hydrated during your journey, it’s even better to arrange an hour or so of post flight pampering at a decent spa. You will not only unknot those muscles, but also do justice to yourself, look good and maybe, perform better during the client meeting.
Spa Is Calming
The soothing ambience of the spa inspires one to shed the worrying thoughts, the nervousness or the anxiousness about the business deals.
A personalised consultation at the spa further helps to identify the problem areas, if any, and find a remedial solution.
For instance, many frequent travellers have a stiff neck and knee pain. The team of professional therapists focus on personal customised treatment programmes to make sure you feel relaxed from within.
Let’s face it. Stress, travelling and deadlines are here to stay. But if you want to improve the quality of your health and, therefore, life, then all you have to do is to look for some holistic health tips.
In the hands of expert professionals, you can indulge in a pampering session of some outstanding treatments for busting jet lag in various locations. Land at your destination, enter the environs of tranquillity and get ready to beat the stress. After all, you need to bid adieu to the horrible jet lag.
Here are some of the treatments for busting jet lag in various locations.
At Divya Spa, The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach
The Ayurveda destress programme includes body massages using special herbal oils and herbal bundles as well as various relaxation treatments. The most significant treatment is Shirodhara.
The oil used is specially tailored to calm the body as well as mind to get rid of jet lag. Ninety minutes of this programme is considered to be equivalent to six to seven hours of deep sleep. This is highly recommended at the time of arrival for guests who have travelled by air for more than four to five hours.
At The Taj President, Mumbai, it’s called JAGR meaning to Awaken. With a duration of 45 minutes it costs about Rs. 2500. This treatment begins with a foot soak in warm water, followed by a unique combination of the spa’s signature traditional head massage (Champi), Indian foot massage (P’da Mardan) and back massage (Prishta Mardan), which will completely relax the body. The Pavithri or Lymphatic Drainage lasts for about 60 Minutes and is priced at Rs. 3000 plus taxes. A unique blend of oils with the goodness of Tulsi, Ginger and Lime, combined with the lymphatic drainage technique, works from within, eliminating the toxins and refining the whole system.
UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODHPUR; RAMBAGH PALACE, JAIPUR; TAJ EXOTICA, MALDIVES)
Garshana, Exfoliation, is performed using silk gloves to stimulate the circulation of blood, lymph and energy. You are then warmly cocooned in a traditional Indian herb wrap followed by a soothing bath and a full body lymphatic drainage massage. Cleansed anew, this treatment leaves you in an optimum state of well-being.
Jet Lag Special Treatments at Kaya Kalp, ITC Mughal, Agra:
Shirodhara works through the deepest levels of one’s being. A flow of warm medicated oil is poured on the forehead to help connect and energise the energy systems within the body. This helps improve blood supply, increases supply of nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and promotes unblocking of nerve impulses to help relieve tension.
Tension Reliever Massage
The ideal massage to relax the tension retaining areas of the muscle tissues of the back, neck and shoulders. A perfect way to start your holiday or relax after a day of business meetings/travelling.
At SVAASA Spa at WelcomHeritage Ranjit’s Svaasa, Amritsar
SVAASA’s signature face ritual supports the skin’s natural process of breathing. Antioxidants like vitamin E, green tea and grape seed extract along with fresh and natural treasures like milk, tomato, papaya, oatmeal, almonds, cucumber and rose water work together to reveal happy healthy skin.