LA Times: The SPA as a spiritual place

publicerad 2 oktober 2013
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Alene Dawson, LA Times: "SPAs can be inspirational places where I've seen many people have transformational experiences. With people not going as much to church, spas are a natural place to have some of these experiences," says Susie Ellis, who has worked 40 years in the spa industry and is president of SpaFinder Wellness, a marketing company.

Since ancient times, rituals such as fasting and cleansing have been used to shape the body "so as to attune it with the divine and experience a spiritual connection," says Mayra Rivera Rivera, an assistant theology professor at Harvard Divinity School.

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