Ten Things To Do In Steamboat Springs When The First Snows Fall

Steamboat has already had its first big snowstorm with six inches holding strong at the higher elevations. You may not think it’s time for winter, but after all, this is Steamboat and you pretty much have to be prepared for winter every month of the year. Before the snow gets good enough to ski, ride, snowshoe or snowmobile here are …

Top Five Ways To Stay Warm In Steamboat This Fall

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It’s hard to believe, with the warm weather we’ve had, that fall is on the way but the yellow leaves drifting from the trees tell another story. Before we know it frost will be on the ground and the fall blue sky, so brilliant, will be clear above us. As the cold weather descends, we have a few tips for …

Exotic Indulgences

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Now that life has settled down from the holidays it’s time to pamper yourself in ways you have never been pampered before. What better way to celebrate the beauty and wonder of you than with luxurious spa treatments that have been used for thousands of years? At Life Essentials Day Spa our bamboo and black sesame body scrub, ginger/wasabi body …

The Dos and Don’ts of Giving a Spa Experience as a Holiday Gift

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Everyone loves to be pampered but everyone loves to be pampered differently. Some people like to relax to the gentle touch of a Swedish massage, while others like to feel their knots and their stresses are being worked out of their bodies during a deep tissue or sports massage. Some people prefer facials to massage. Some people like visiting a …

Just Because The Holidays Beat You Up Doesn’t Mean You Have To Look Like It!

The holidays are a time to celebrate love, family, friends and forgiveness. But they can also be insane with all the running around from work, to kids, to pets, to shopping and cooking and cleaning and traveling and visiting and skiing and snowshoeing and wrapping presents and, and ,and….. So if you are feeling beat up just getting ready for …

Beat Holiday Stress With These Proven Strategies

It’s coming. The holidays, the family, the food, the weight gain, the shopping, the wrapping, the excitement, the stress. Many of us feel stress over the holidays for a variety of reasons. For some, spending time with family can bring up a lot of family dynamics that we often try to forget. For others, finding the perfect present, making sure …

What Type of Training Has Your Massage Therapist Received?

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No matter what type of massage you are looking for, deep tissue, Swedish massage, Thai Massage or hot stone massage, it’s important to know whether or not your therapist is a trained and licensed professional. In the state of Colorado massage therapists are required to be licensed. Licenses are given under the jurisdiction of the Colorado Office of Massage Therapy …

What Kind of Steamboat Massage Do I Want?

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When people call to book a massage in Steamboat, they don’t always know the differences between the various types of services we offer. Some people ask for a Swedish massage when what they really want is a deep tissue massage. People who are active rarely know that we offer Sports Massages and Thai Massages that are specifically geared to stretch …

Unique Rocky Mountain Spa in Steamboat Springs Massage Offerings

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There’s a unique Rocky Mountain day spa that along with Swedish massage, Ashiatsu massage, deep tissue massage and hot stone massage offers a one-of-a-kind experience with Thai massage therapy in Steamboat Springs. Life Essentials Day Spa, conveniently located in downtown Steamboat Springs, just off of 4th and Lincoln Ave., is a hip, contemporary day spa that offers Steamboat Springs massage …

Best Spring Skiing in the Rocky Mountains? Steamboat Springs

  Where’s the best spring skiing in the Rockies? This year, it’s clearly in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. With El Niño storms blowing through on a regular basis and cool temperatures keeping the snowpack piled high, this has been an epic year for Steamboat skiing and riding. The season started with an early opening in November and has been drawing crowds …