Thanksgiving is next week and traditionally, Black Friday is the beginning of the Christmas gift shopping season. Time to start thinking about gifts for your friends and loved ones. What could be better than to give the gift of health and wellness? There are many ways to show you care, from physical trainer gift certificates and gym memberships at Yakima Athletic Club to beauty services such as massages, haircuts and manicures. Listed below are unique gift ideas that are sure to please on Christmas. These are seven gift ideas to give for relaxation, life direction, personal care products and service.
Why not give the gift of a wellness retreat in the beautiful Yakima Valley? A relaxing weekend getaway in Washington Wine Country at Aramistique, (pictured), surrounded by the peaceful vineyards and orchards of the Yakima Valley. Leaving the world behind your family member will rediscover their inner self with a weekend tailored to his/her needs. Enjoying healthy meals and snacks, enlightening relaxing music, with the expertise of a health and wellness consultant, will leave them refreshed, centered and grateful for your thoughtfulness.
Do you have a friend or family member seeking guidance, direction in the New Year? Jeanette, owner of Divine Guidance and Therapeutic Touch, holds a degree in psychology, masters in social work, is a Reiki Master in Usui Reiki, and a certified Angel Therapy Practitioner with over 19 years experience. She can help unlock those doors to a brighter future with a warm compassionate down to earth approach. Experience Angel Intuitive Readings for answers about many of life’s questions. With a Reike/energy healing session, you may receive physical, emotional, and /or spiritual healing through the use of methods which may include: Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Healing Touch, Sound and Vibration Healing and/or Crystal Healing. Feel you are repeating the same patterns in your life? A past life regression may help explore those patterns. This is a gift encouraging the journey to inner peace and enlightenment.
Do you have a tennis player in the family? Then a membership to the Yakima Tennis Club is the perfect gift. This is Central Washington’s premier tennis facility featuring 8 indoor climate controlled courts, 13 newly resurfaced outdoor courts, 2 in-ground heated pools, from 2ft. – 6ft. deep, fenced children’s playground and the Court Café with a health conscious menu.
Winter is here and everybody needs a refreshing spa treatment. Ummelinas Spa Retreat (photo provided by Ummelinas Spa) in downtown Yakima is an experience that is not easily forgotten. Delighting in the rituals for makeup, facials, aromatherapy, nails, and massages expect profuse, “thankyou’s” for this gift. Purchase a gift for yourself too and relax with your friends or colleagues while partaking in the Tea Spa Ritual in the gallery. The gallery is furnished with salvaged teak from Indonesia and artifacts from around the world. The downtown location is close to restaurants convenient for enjoying a leisurely lunch or dinner afterward. This gift is a great addition to a wine country weekend in the Yakima Valley.
Ala’ Mode Spa and Salon will create a new hairstyle to lift the spirits, add a facial and they will feel like a new person. Have a friend or family member spending the day on the ski slopes? A massage can ease and relax those sore muscles.
Sole Therapy Medical Day Spa, a spa that offers tranquility and provides a medical touch to each of the treatments. Mineral makeup, facials, mineral body wraps, foot treatments and more. Protect and nourish your skin for a youthful vibrancy with this holistic approach to well being.
Annue’ Sensation (pictured) on Track 29 in downtown Yakima. A gift basket filled with natural, Paraben-Free Lotions & Healing Creams. Goats milk lotions, salves, sore muscle and arthritis creams makes a thoughtful gift. Handcrafted by Annette.
The gift of heath always involves good food. Learning cooking techniques, and fine menu from accomplished chefs is a gift that lasts a lifetime. La Maison offers exceptional cooking experiences. Ring in the New Year in an intimate setting with friends creating an amazing dinner paired with sparkling wines from Treveri Cellars.
Your family members or friends will appreciate your thoughtfulness and care in choosing to give the gift of health and wellness this Christmas.
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