Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Review- The Four Fountains De-Stress Spa

There’s nothing more stressful than being a bride to be in just a month! And what’s the best gift can a maid of honour give her to cope up with the strenuous task of being the future good ol’ wifey? A de-stressing spa session! And me, being the hard act committed friend, accompanied her and went through a session myself! J

So, I had planned a pre-bachelorette spa treatment for my friend who is getting married in May (yes, you will be seeing more of her in the later month!) I was more than excited when I got an invitation for a complimentary therapy at  The Four Fountains De-Stress Spa, Mumbai
I tagged my friend along and what followed was us being passed out for an hour and woke up RELAXED! Read on to know more.....

To begin with, I’ll just give a quick backdrop of the spa:

*    The Four Fountains De-stress Spa is one India’s largest chain of professionally managed, affordable health spa.
*    They have 20 spas in 7 major cities- Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Banglore, Kolkata, Pune & Goa
*    Their spa therapies are categorized into De-Stressing, De-Toxification, Immunity and Beauty
*    There’s an in-house spa doctor who conducts a stress test and then recommends the best fitted spa therapy and also suggests a healthy diet/lifestyle chart.
*    Well trained therapists.
*    The ambience is holistically adhered.

Here are some pics of the spa and ofcourse there is one of my best friend and a random pic of my fingers oops rings covered with fingers! I have always loved awesome rings, glitzy, midi/knuckle, statement, chain anything and everything!! And Bin did a good job of capturing it whilst on our Chocolate Avalanche Sr. sabotage at MochaMojo.

This is Binsty on her engagement day.  I put this up on her insistence! 

Rings a mixed bag of Forever 21, WestSide, Hill Road, Street exhibitions.
My Review:

I visited the spa located in Bandra. Upon entering, I was greeted by a staff. Then proceeded to I’m guessing the in-house doctor who checked our stress levels, turns out my stress level is higher than the bride! [Obvious reasons: P] and then a couple of general inquiry later, I was given the options to choose from a wide variety of therapies as mentioned above into the major categories. We chose to de-stress and hence, De-Stressing- Aromatherapy Massage (Relaxing) The whole environment in the general area was calming and with the whiffs of essential oils. Loved it! We were then introduced to our masseuse and then escorted to the therapy room for a quick change. The session began with wiping of the tired feet with a hot towel. I’m guessing that’s for hygiene purpose but it felt good anyway right from there. The aromatherapy essential oils used were French Lavender and Ylang Ylang. French lavender, according to their small info card is known to reduce anxiety while Ylang Ylang relaxes nerves. Perfect! I must say that my therapist, Iccha was really good. She was responsive and comforting. Also, one major point I must add is that I really hate when you visit spas and the attendant is really annoying you with the unnecessary chitter-chatter when all you want to do is relax. But here it was nothing like that. She was completely dedicated and I was for most of the parts in a comatose state of relaxation. The stress nerves were attended to, the pressure was well-maintained. Also, the music was extremely soothing. Which was a bonus! All in all, perfecto! I would give a standing ovation if I could but then that would be weird. Coming back, after the well deserved relaxed hour, I was then to go for a shower that was attached to the room which was good. After the session we were given a hot cup of green tea and which we happily sipped and a tiny tub of complimentary gel which can be used to soothe the nerves then filled out their feedback form. 

I must say I was very impressed. A good spa session is always refreshing.  And I would definitely recommend you guys to try this spa out at least once. You’ll definitely crave for some more! For an hour there I was in the “No-Stress Zone” and I came out content and satisfied. As for the bride-to-be, she came out looking relaxed she has ever been since she got engaged! Haha

That’s all for today, ‘keep dressing and keep de-stressing’ J Woot Woot