Northshore Magazine

January / February 2014

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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ne Travel Sublime Sessions White Elephant on Nantucket offers soothing treatments by the sea. lates the feeling of floating on gentle ocean waves. Inn by the Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Rd., Cape Elizabeth, ME, 207-799-3134, Dot Your I's Ever wonder what a handwriting analysis might reveal? Better than a magnifying mirror, Canyon Ranch's metaphysical practitioner Jess Kielman provides insight into your essential being through an examination of your script. The gifted guide explains the deeper meaning of your scribbles with sagacity, humor, and heart. Canyon Ranch, 165 Kemble St., Lenox, 413637-4100, Express Tress destination Restorative Road Map Schedule a few self-care appointments in 2014 to ensure good health in the New Year. By Stacey Marcus as the calendar sheds the last of its 2013 pages, many of us will begin scribbling notes about how 2014 will be the magical year we lose weight, organize closets, finetune budgets, and win the gold in the marathon of life. Imagine instead, devoting a few days out of the year to pleasurable self-care. We invite you to travel through New England on a quest for renewal—whether through the miracles of acupuncture, a handwriting analysis, or an ocean-inspired massage. We've done a little legwork and discovered some top-notch spots for invigorating body, mind, and soul. On Point If you are open to exploring the wonders of traditional Chinese medicine, check out Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation at The Well in Gloucester. The concept of having tiny needles inserted in your face and throughout your body may be a bit daunting, but take a deep breath. Before you know it, you'll be as relaxed as a wet noodle. Treatment includes an intense facial massage that leaves your visage vibrant. The Well, 114 Main St., Gloucester, 978-283-9600, Ocean Motion What is the result of combining aromatherapy massage oil with the sounds and motions of the ocean? Total relaxation. Inn by the Sea's signature Sea Waves Massage melts tension while you rest on a special surround-sound massage table that simu- Why spend hours blow-drying your locks? Stop by Be Styled and come away sleek, swanky, or swept up. Be coiffed in 30-40 minutes at this hip blow-dry lounge where iPads make style searching easy, TVs show romantic comedies, and a candy bar adds to the vogue vibe. Be Styled, 415 Market St., Lynnfield, 781909-5555, Sweet Scrub Think maple syrup is just for drizzling on pancakes? Think again. The sweet splendor of a Vermont Maple Syrup & Brown Sugar Scrub at Stowe Mountain Lodge's spa is as delicious as a grade-A syrup tap straight from the tree. Rinsing off with a warm Vichy shower makes it one of the most indulgent treats on the menu. Stowe Mountain Lodge, 7412 Mountain Rd., Stowe, VT, 802-253-3560, Divine Brine The beauty of Nantucket alone is enough to soothe the soul. But for those who want to bring it to the next level, visit the spa at the White Elephant. The Detoxifying Salt Polish treatment, with its enchanting blend of organic myrtle and Mediterranean plants, leaves you feeling and looking your ultimate best. White Elephant, 50 Easton St., Nantucket, 508-228-2500, 36 January/February 2014 REV_KJ JanFeb14 Spas.indd 36 11/22/13 4:25 PM

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