Spa Shiki Blog

What’s in your makeup bag? The La Bella Donna makeup line is all you need.

Posted on March 25, 2015 under Spa Shiki Blog

by Charis Patires, Spa Shiki fitness instructor & contributor It wasn’t until I hit my 30s when I was introduced to a line of mineral cosmetics that I realized what I’ve been missing. It’s changed the way I get ready every day. I was using drugstore brands and never understood the value of a quality brand […]

The Truth about Yoga Class

Posted on March 17, 2015 under Uncategorized

by Charis Patires, Spa Shiki fitness instructor & contributor There are a lot of misconceptions out there about yoga. As a certified yoga instructor boy do I hear them all. And because many people have the wrong impression of what a yoga practice actually is, I find it common that they are reluctant to give it […]

The Benefits of Essential Oils … And Why You Should Start Using Them!

Posted on February 27, 2015 under Spa Shiki Blog

by Charis Patires, Spa Shiki fitness instructor & contributor I use essential oils every single day. In my yoga practice, in a diffuser at home, in my office … from the look of my collection of bottles I’m kind of obsessed about it. But I am a big believer in the benefits of using essential oils. […]

Great Winter Facials

Posted on February 24, 2015 under Spa Shiki Blog

by Charis Patires, Spa Shiki fitness instructor & contributor I don’t know about you, but this winter weather has me in need of a good facial. My dry skin is out of control leaving my face flaky and dull! But it’s not just the dry skin I’m worried about. Like most women, I want to reduce […]

How to beat the winter skin blues…

Posted on February 3, 2015 under Spa Shiki Blog

by Charis Patires, Spa Shiki fitness instructor & contributor I’ve always been picky about what I put on my skin. Much like everyone else, winter is especially harsh on my skin. I also have Eczema that occasionally flares up. Hellooo dry, itchy skin! It seems like it’s a constant battle for relief. Up until about two […]

How’s your thyroid?

Posted on January 26, 2015 under Spa Shiki Blog

by Charis Patires, Spa Shiki fitness instructor If you are like me, chances are you’ve probably not given much thought to your thyroid. Well, you could be one of the 30 million Americans (more than half remain undiagnosed) suffering from Thyroid Disease. Since January is Thyroid Awareness Month, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to […]

My fitness path has taken me somewhere really special, to the barre!

Posted on January 16, 2015 under Spa Shiki Blog

by Ann Brown, spa director I have been engaged in some form of real fitness for the last 12 years. I know I had started just before I got pregnant with my son, who is now 11. I wanted to be in really good shape for delivery, and Pilates was my first go at a […]

Wellness is the New Buzz Word for Hotels and Resorts

Posted on July 7, 2014 under Spa Shiki Blog, Spa Shiki in the Media

By Ann Brown, spa director, Spa Shiki at The Lodge of the Four Seasons via HotelExecutive.com Wellness is the new buzzword for hotels and resorts, but news flash – there’s nothing really new about wellness at the spa. Wellness has always been an intricate part of the spa experience, whether at a day, hotel, resort or destination […]

A brand-new you … Treat yourself to a day of pampering at one of our four recommended spas.

Posted on April 18, 2014 under Spa Shiki Blog, Spa Shiki in the Media

Reproduced with permission from Good Health KC, winter 2014, volume 2, number 4 http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk//launch.aspx?eid=349ba193-8425-4457-ad6e-7a22131eeaf6 As if visiting Missouri’s beautiful Lake of the Ozarks wasn’t a treat in itself, a visit to Spa Shiki is another reason to travel to the area year-round. Spa Shiki at The Lodge of the Four Seasons is a favorite of […]

Do Your Clients Know How You Can Help Them?

Posted on March 10, 2014 under Spa Shiki Blog, Spa Shiki in the Media

By Ann Brown, spa director, Spa Shiki at The Lodge of the Four Seasons via massagetoday.com http://www.massagetoday.com/mpacms/mt/article.php?t=40&id=14858 When I meet someone, my self-introduction takes several steps. First, I’m a resort spa director. And I’m a licensed massage therapist, a nail technician and a cosmetologist. I put my credentials in order as to how I see my day-to-day […]

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