Healthy Hollywood: Wellness Wednesday – Couples Who Do Massage Together, Stay Together!

Kim Kardashian takes a seat on Kris Humphries' lap at Chateau Nightclub in Las Vegas on June 17, 2011 Kim Kardashian takes a seat on Kris Humphries' lap at Chateau Nightclub in Las Vegas on June 17, 2011

‘Tis the season for weddings!

Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries, Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson, along with Vanessa Minnillo & Nick Lachey are just a few of the Hollywood couples set to say, “I do.”

As the tabloid headlines blast, Ms. Kim has her hands full hammering out a prenup, shopping for the right dress, and sifting through 7-figure offers to photograph her sure to be over-the-top nuptials.

So, what’s a busy bride, like Kim to do?

Why not de-stress with a massage or better yet get a rubdown with your significant other. “With all of the planning that goes into preparing for a wedding the bride and groom often end up missing out on spending time together. A spa experience will allow you to come together without any distractions from the outside world and spend time focusing on what’s important – each other,” reveals International SPA Association President, Lynne McNees.

This de-stress Rx isn’t just for the famous – couples massage works wonders for us mere mortals! “Planning a wedding can bring on a great deal of added stress, so it’s important to take some time for yourself leading up to your big day. Massage alone is proven to not only reduce stress, but decrease anxiety, enhance sleep quality and improve concentration, as well as aid in injury prevention and recovery.” Also, couples massage can fire up the libido.

Plus, couples massage is often cheaper than the price of booking two separate rubdowns. What bride or groom doesn’t appreciate saving a few dollars? “With 64 percent of spas offering couple’s massage and 44 percent offering a special package for couples, it’s easy to book a treatment no matter where you are,” says Lynne.

For more information on massage treatments in your area, check out www.experienceispa.com.

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