Mon, 19 Dec 2011 06:53:29 GMT | By AFP Relax News, updated by Wong Woei

Hot new healthy spa trends for 2012

New spa trends to watch in 2012


Hot new healthy spa trends for 2012 (© The new Wolke 7 Cloud 9, a multisensory recliner designed by Vienna artist sha)

(Relaxnews) - In 2012, global spas continue to focus on health and wellness with burgeoning trends such as infrared saunas, sub-zero cryotherapy, wellness coaching and online gaming, and an array of inventive vibration, music, and color therapies to soothe stress.
Last week, SpaFinder, an online spa industry news and information website, announced its analysis of spas around the world, citing some of the biggest health-centric trends we can expect to see in the coming year.

"After four tough economic years that made experimentation challenging, we are seeing the industry once again pushing the envelope with exciting ideas, delivering more wows, more fun, and quite serious wellness innovation," said SpaFinder president Susie Ellis, a contributing editor to NewBeauty magazine, in a press release.

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