Can't seem to quit smoking or shed those stubborn pounds?
Searching for your true calling in life? Many spas now have
psychics, astrologers, and hypnotists on staff to guide guests
through physical and mental blocks.
No longer considered fringe therapies, New Age treatments
are picking up where traditional treatments leave off. The
Phoenician's "Perfect Balance," a combined tarot card reading
and personalized meditation targeting the "emotional body," is
one of the spa's most popular offerings.
More offbeat therapies are also making it onto spa
schedules. Guests at the The Spa at Camelback, for example,
start the day with crack-of-dawn "healing drum circles," a
Native American tradition designed to induce inner peace.
Miraval spa-goers can find their life's mission through an
unusual form of color therapy -- picking bottles of brightly
hued waters that hold personal messages.
Guests of Scottsdale's CopperWynd Resort swear by its
resident "toe reader," who can divine the future from bumps,
warts, and disfigurations on your little piggies. And a staff
psychic diagnoses imbalances in the body by reading auras
(energy fields), chakras (energy points), and even belly