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With the COVID-19 pandemic and the routine of our daily lives changing, these are stressful times for everyone. One of the best things that can be done to beat stress is to focus on self-care. A gift certificate for a massage session makes a great gift for yourself or someone you know who could use a special day full of relaxation to look forward to in the near future. There are many reasons why someone would appreciate the gift of massage.

Relaxation

Most of us know that it is important to take care of ourselves. However, few of us take the time to actually do it. A massage therapy session will help promote relaxation. It will take the pressure off of someone and allows them to forget about the cares of their everyday life.

Reduces Anxiety

It is normal to feel anxiety from time to time. However, if anxiety is left unchecked, then it can have a number of adverse effects on your health. High blood pressure and chronic fatigue are just a few of the many problems that have been linked to chronic anxiety.

Therapeutic massages are great for alleviating anxiety because they can decrease the amount of cortisol that is in the body. Cortisol is an important hormone because it helps regulate metabolism. However, if your cortisol levels are too high, then this can lead to weight gain, irritability, anxiety and depression.

Massages can also boost serotonin levels. This is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate your mood. It can counteract the effects of anxiety and it can also improve bone health.

Helps You Sleep Better

A good night’s rest is something that a lot of us take for granted. However, if someone is not sleeping well, then they could be doing serious harm to their health. Massages help improve sleep by lowering cortisol levels and promoting relaxation. They can also reduce aches and pains. Many people have trouble sleeping due to aches and pains.

Anyone Can Benefit

Almost anyone can benefit from massage therapy. Their age, sex, weight or occupation does not matter. Massages are a safe and effective way to improve the overall health of anyone. 

Transform a Person’s Life

If someone has never had the luxury of receiving a massage before, then this is a gift that can transform their life. They may leave the spa feeling more relaxed than they have ever felt in their life. They may also experience relief after having pain for many years. They may make it a routine to focus more on self-care and implement these changes to their everyday life. 

Helps With Several Health Conditions

Although massages are often thought of as a luxury, the benefits often far outweigh the cost. That is why doctors recommend massages as a part of a treatment regimen. Carpal tunnel, asthma, sciatica, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. Doctors may also recommend getting massages if one has had a recent injury.

Gift Is Great for Any Appropriate Relationship

A gift certificate for massages makes a great gift for anyone. It doesn’t matter what your relationship with the person is. It is your way of telling someone that you care about them and deserve a break.

Boost the Immune System

A healthy immune system is one of the keys to fighting off disease. Even if you are exposed to viruses and bacteria, you will be less likely to get sick if you have a strong immune system. You will be doing your part to help your loved one keep their immune system strong by giving them a gift certificate for massages.

Improve Posture

Most people spend most of their day sitting down. This can lead to back pain and poor posture. If one’s posture is poor, then it can have a negative impact on the rest of the body. It can weaken the muscles and put a strain on the rest of the body. Massages can counteract the effects of sitting down all day. It can also alleviate muscle soreness that is caused by strain. If one has better posture, then they will have an easier time standing and walking without any pain.

Save Now, Reap the Benefits Later

Because of Lotus 5 Senses Spa’s temporary closure due to COVID-19, we wanted to offer something special to both previous and new clients. We are offering a series of gift card specials at a reduced price. They are available to purchase now on our website and can be redeemed when we reopen. We hope you and your family/friends may consider purchasing one now to take advantage of these great savings and to have some self-care to look forward to in the near future. If you get a gift card that is worth $80, then you will only have to pay $59.99. Gift certificates that are worth $135.00 only cost $89.99. You will have to pay $180.00 for gift certificates that are worth $300.00, that is almost 50% off!

How to Give Gift Certificates As a Gift

Gift Certificates make an excellent gift to yourself or someone you care about. Gift Certificates can simply be gifted in a card with a nice message that explains how much they mean to you and that you think they deserve relaxation in their near future. You can also gift the certificate as part of a larger gift. For example, you can put it in a gift basket with other self-care products such as candles, incense, and body products. 

Having a massage in a relaxing spa is the ultimate way to relax, unwind, and relieve stress. It makes a great gift for anyone going through an exceptionally difficult time right now, including those caring for the sick, elderly parents, or their children. It also makes a thoughtful gift for healthcare workers, and other people you regularly come in contact with such as your hairdresser, favorite barista, or the person who normally cares for your children. You can purchase a gift certificate directly on our website. We know that times are tough for many right now, but we encourage you to support your favorite local businesses if you have the financial ability. We know that with the strong support in Winston-Salem and surrounding areas, the small business community will get through this together and come out stronger than ever before.