Yes, and then heated cotton sheets soaked in herbs are wrapped around the body to draw out the toxins. That’s exactly what  Kinan Spa at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa on Mexico’s Riviera Maya offers in their just launched package, Healthy life, Happy Heart.

SPA PACKAGE MEXICO: Shaman
The Shaman starts the spa ceremony invoking the spirits for good energy

Inspired by Mayan heritage, this 3-day treatment cannot get more exotic than this. The spa resort itself lies between thick acres of jungle and an award-winning beach. Interestingly, each of the 63 rooms and suites overlook the turquoise ocean.

So here’s is what you are upto, day by day.

 

SPA PACKAGE MEXICO: DAY 1

Releasing ceremony at the beach: The Shaman starts the ceremony using copal crystals, medicinal herbs and his ability to communicate with spirits. An offering is made to the ‘universe’ with local flowers to draw in positive energy.

Private consultation:  Guests are then invited for a tour of the spa and a private consultation with spa manager, Cinthya Alva, to discuss personal objectives and how to make the most of the retreat.

Aromatherapy blending:  You will be taken to a workshop where they create a special blend of essential oils for mood improvement and skin nurturing.

SPA PACKAGE MEXICO: Kinan Spa at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa
The three day spa package uses a mix of yoga, healing music and spirit power

SPA PACKAGE MEXICO: DAY 2

Private yoga with healing music: The next day begins with a personalised Hatha Yoga class. With healing music in the background, this exercise is supposed to increase flexibility, energy levels, cleanse the body from toxins and decrease stress levels.

Nutritional consultation:  Following that, you have a session with a nutritionist. Here, you will be advised on your diet, healthy eating and methods of detoxing the body. You will also receive recipes that suites your fitness goals.

Kinan body glow for 30 minutes:  Wait, there is more. A slimming exfoliation that uses sapphire salts follows.

SPA PACKAGE MEXICO: Kinan Spa at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa
The Mexican spa resort lies between thick acres of jungle and an award-winning beach


SPA PACKAGE MEXICO: DAY 3

Private meditation: Enjoy a meditation class at the enchanting Yoga Palapa. You will be taught methods of self-healing and self-awareness. These methods are scientifically proven to reduce both heart rate and blood pressure, even as these helps in sleeping better and eating healthier.

Detox  body wrap 50 minutes: Now this is interesting. Heated cotton sheets soaked in herbs are wrapped around the body to draw out toxins to the surface. The spa has its own honeycombs and honey harvested from Melipona bees is then used as a body mask to clean and rejuvenate your skin.

 Cilantro Juice Bar: Here, learn about the benefits of superfoods and enjoy different types of kombucha (raw probiotics) prepared locally.

 Sounds soothing? Let your next break be a spa break then. Visit www.belmond.com for more details.

In this spa ritual, a Mexican shaman uses his power over spirits to cleanse you!

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