THE GRAND RESORT & SPA THE SEAWEED MASSAGE By Steven O. Evans, PhD
he Grand Resort is not only known in South Florida but also throughout the world for its upscale rooms, beautiful pool, lush greenery, and relaxing hot tub area. The resort also boasts a luxurious spa that will rejuvenate and replenish your mind, body, and soul. As a one-stop-shop for manicures, pedicures, haircuts, and a wide variety of massage services, the Spa at the Grand Resort will give you the tune-up you have just been needing. What happens when you combine massage, a specialized “wet table,” and seaweed? What emerges is a truly unique experience, the seaweed massage at the Grand Resort and Spa. I met with Ray, my massage therapist for the afternoon. Ray is the newest addition to the wonderful team at The Grand Resort and Spa. He attended school at the Cortiva Institute in 2016. Although he is familiar with all modalities of massage, his focus is the central nervous system and how to provide relaxation using different calming rhythms pressures and massage techniques. Ray is not only an excellent therapist, but also has a 40 | OutClique.org
great personality and a calming tranquil spirit with amazing hands. I was immersed with a one-hour mixture of water, seaweed, and massage. Although the spa offers traditional massages, this offers a relaxation beyond what you can imagine. You’ll be spoiled to a new level of tranquility. THEIR NEW APP The Spa is rolling out a new app, called MindBody to help clients book their appointments right from a mobile device or tablet. Many of their therapists are in high demand, so this will give clients an easier way to manage their time at The Spa. SPA MEMBERSHIP The Grand is now offering spa memberships. This once-a-month experience offers a fabulous spa day for a discounted price along with several in-house purchase savings.