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An Explanation of our Tonics

An Explanation of our Tonics

Sure taking shots of mysterious concoctions in our Tonic Bar is great fun but seriously, what are the benefits? Our Spicy  Detox Tonic: Cayenne, Aloe, Filtered water: This tonic will help get your circulation & help induce sweating before your treatment. 72 Mineral Tonic: Our 72 mineral tonic helps the body replenish the wonderful electrolytes that may have been lost in your sweat session. This potent shot helps to put the good stuff back in!   Shot In the Dark: Our Charcoal tonic is as potent as it is mysterious looking. Charcoal can bind and pull some serious toxins out from the body such as Fluoride, Chlorine and heavy metals which are found in our drinking water. This is a great shot to take if you have been feeling super sluggish and in need of a serious DETOX!   Warm Apple Spice: This tonic seriously tastes like a slice of heavenly apple pie, only more detoxifying! Loaded with Cinnamon and Raw Apple Cider, this is a great shot when you want something nourishing, warm and need an immunity boost while fighting off the common cold! Echinacea: Another great tonic for immune support!   Milk Thistle Tonic: The ultimate gentle, liver detoxing tonic.   Turmeric Tonic: Helps to reduce inflammation and aids pain relief   Artichoke Leaf Tonic: Great for cardiovascular health and...
YOGA’S BREATH OF FIRE FOR DETOXIFICATION

YOGA’S BREATH OF FIRE FOR DETOXIFICATION

KAPALABHATI BREATHING- also known as“Breath of Fire or “Skull breathing” is an invigorating way of starting your morning. With every snap of the stomach, drawing in fresh oxygen in a rapid cadence while dispelling stagnancy and carbon dioxide from the body. This form of Pranayama (breathing yoga) increasing blood flow and energy (prana) to the entire system and is a wonderful pre-meditation practice as it increases alertness while creating a calmness in the mind. Kapalabhati is Sankrit: KAPALA- SKULL BHATI- PURIFICATION Breath is the life force for everything living organism yet, in times of stress, we typically hold our breath and unintentionally fail to take advantage of the full benefits that breathing has to offer the mind and body. We know that damage to the brain usually stems from a lack of oxygen due to some sort of trauma, be it physical or emotional. Stroke survivors, parents of autistic children and those dealing with depression or PTSD might look into Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments which has shown some significant promise in helping patients get clarity of the brain. However, this treatment is rarely covered by insurance and can cost an upwards of  $100-$300+ per treatment. What ancient yogi’s have known all along is the power of fresh oxygenated blood to the brain and have practiced pranayama breathing for centuries for all the health benefits associated with it. And best of all, it is a free benefit for all to use which makes it that much more rewarding....
Why we LOVE using Coffee Scrubs

Why we LOVE using Coffee Scrubs

  Here at City Sweats, we have a love affair with good quality coffee that we use generously in our organic skin treatments and in our RAW body Scrub. So one may ask, what is the obsession with Coffee Scrubs all about? Well aside from having a plethora of anti-oxidant properties, it’s secret weapon for anti-aging is the Caffeine content. The caffeine helps to tighten skin which is beneficial for smoothing out cellulite.  When the stimulant is gently applied around the eyes, it will expel excess water to eliminate puffy, tired eyes. The key is to use finely-ground,quality organic coffee to get the most benefit. Curious? Try our Coffee Bliss with a Coffee twist scrub treatment which contains activated charcoal for an additional boost to your detox efforts. Don’t forget to take the spa home with you and try our signature RAW coffee scrub available in our retail beauty...