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or some, the holidays can be a time of stress — or overindulgence in unhealthy goodies or activities. A gift that supports health, beauty or fitness may be just what the doctor — or Santa — ordered. Over the holiday season, some local companies are offering discounts and gift packages for physical-fitness classes and wellness products. For those looking to help a loved one relax or give their bodies a treat, spas offer gift certificates in a range of values and discounts on beauty products. “We’re all about giving the gift that they truly deserve. People are so busy with their lives they don’t take the time to get a massage or a facial,” Palo Alto’s Destino Spa Director Christine Rivera said. “It’s like giving them tranquility or serenity. They can work out their knots and kinks.” Each spa also offers its own package deals, such as Destino Spa’s “Renewal Package” for $185, which includes an aroYoga teacher Patricia Becker demonstrates a twist pose at matic steam shower, a 40-minute “Destino Avalon Art & Yoga Center. Journey Massage” and a custom facial. “We see a lot of new moms here who are overwhelmed and sleep deprived. A & Yoga Center is a package of 10 or 25 classes that lot of dads and husbands who come in here want to can be purchased and given out individually. Recipimake it special for them,” Rivera said. ents can choose which class they would like to attend Spas can also offer makeovers, such as the LaBelle as a free session, based on level of difficulty and Day Spas and Salons’ “Special yoga style. Event Glamour Package.” For “Yoga is a well-rounded prac$315, the pack includes an exfotice,” said Lina Chae, Avalon liation treatment, brow shaping manager. and tint, lash tint, glamour make“Not only is it good for physiup, manicure and pedicure, and cal fitness, but it helps with hair styling. LaBelle has two loemotional and mental well becations: Town & Country Village ing.” and Stanford Shopping Center. Chae recalled the time a Some people look for a more manager came to the studio to active solution to holiday stress purchase a set of classes and a and calorie overload, and gift certificates for fitness yoga mat for one of her employees after learning the classes could be just what they’re seeking. A potential stocking stuffer offered by Avalon Art (continued on page 41)

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Palo Alto Weekly 12.17.2010 - section 1  

Section 1 of the December 17, 2010 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly

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