The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Denver is offering two 75-minute exbeeriences that incorporate brews from nearby Great Divide Brewing Company. The Hops N’ Honey Ultimate Pedicure starts with a scoop of Hops ‘n Honey Me! Bath Ice Cream to soften and nourish feet followed by exfoliation, caramel foot mask, paraffin foot dip, massage of feet and legs and nail polishing. Samplings of three microbrews or herbal teas complete the experience. The Mile High Malt Scrub & Microbrew Massage starts with a chilled brew and a malt scrub made from rice ale beer and the brewery’s own malt followed by a Vichy shower, a mask consisting of stout beer, scalp massage with beer and a massage using the foam of thick Yeti beer mixed with moisturizers.Then recover by sampling more beer in the relaxation lounge.
At Remède Spa at St. Regis Aspen, Spa Director Julie Oliff and Executive Chef David Viviano have created a five-course Farm-to-Massage-Table menu using seasonal ingredients from local growers that results in three hours of bliss. Here’s a sampling of what was on the summer and fall menu:
» Amuse-Bouche: Oxygen bar visit with a fresh-pressed juice
» Appetizer: Cucumber-Mint Savory Salt Glow Scrub accompanied by chilled cucumber soup with jumbo lump crab and mint yogurt (one of three flavor choices)
» Main Course: 60-minute massage
» Intermezzo: Warm eucalyptus compress
» Dessert: Whipped Mango-Ginger BodyButter paired with Champagne, mango mousse and a gingersnap crumble (one of three flavor choices)
Spa Anjali at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain is offering new chakra blessing treatments featuring ancient rituals designed to clear negativity, balance energy and create an optimal state of well-being. The body’s seven main chakras sit at the intersection of the energy channels that run along the spinal column and offer connection to areas within the body that may need extra attention or balance. The treatments aim to remove energy blocks, which may be the cause of real pain, and to align the energy centers to promote a feeling of wholeness. The three treatments use organic handmade skincare products and include Muladhara – Down to Earth Blessing, Manipura – Shine from Within Blessing and Ajna – Peace of Mind Blessing.