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Energy & Eastern

Let history guide you. From Acupuncture to Thai Massage, Energy Work to Qi Grounding, these healing arts draw from global traditions and time-honed techniques.

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Miraval Exclusive


This completely unique and transformative service embraces the weightlessness of water and the deeply relaxing stretches of Thai massage. Your eyes are shielded to block all light, leaving you suspended, adrift in darkness, having let go of all that binds you to place. As you float in water heated to body temperature, sounds from powerful underwater speakers bathe your senses in vibration. All tension is surrendered, leaving you to explore only the experience within. Muscles lengthen, joints open, as the traditional movements of Thai massage and the weightlessness of water take you more deeply into stretches than you expect. Discover the abundance found within, with Vasudhara. *Wear a swimsuit. Weather permitting, limited availability. 50 MIN|$285

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Meaning “Golden Hands-Tui Na” and based on the Yin Yang theory of balance, this service fuses the vigorous, focused strokes of Tui Na massage and the subtle energy work of CranioSacral. Tui Na moves energy and stimulates circulation, releasing physical and energetic restrictions held in muscles and connective tissue. CranioSacral therapy then restores the free flow of cerebrospinal fluid, potentially clearing both newly acquired and chronic restrictions. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 50 MIN|$225

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Blending Acupuncture and CranioSacral therapy, Qi regulates the spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical harmony of the body using traditional Chinese medicine as well as energetic therapies to clear acupuncture meridians and physical restrictions. Experience the calming effects of the life force of Qi, and feel more grounded and centered. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 50 MIN|$225

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Balance body, mind, and spirit with a fusion of Nuad Bo Rarn (ancient Thai massage), acupuncture, and CranioSacral Therapy. Thai massage gently opens the body and joints allowing your muscles to release any tension. The release of tension within the body simultaneously stimulates the Chinese meridian system. Acupuncture needles are then carefully placed to address any energetic imbalances. Finally, CranioSacral is performed to release remaining restrictions. Emerge renewed from your Qi Journey in a more balanced body. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 100 MIN|$385

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Miraval Exclusive


NÄGA ™ is a Miraval Life in Balance Spa service that evolved from the healing principals of Thai massage. Your practitioner uses strands of richly colored silk suspended from above as an extension of their body. The silks are used for entwining and gracefully suspending themselves, as well as wrapping and supporting your body, taking you deeper into the stretches, and releasing restrictions impairing full movement. NÄGA™ techniques involve deep massage and stretching on the floor on a firm, traditional Thai mat. It is a therapeutic procedure that provides relaxation and restores healthy blood circulation. It also eases energy blockage, aches and pains, stress and tension, flexibility and postural alignments. *NÄGA™ is experienced while wearing loose, comfortable clothing. 100 MIN|$340 • 80 MIN|$295 • 50 MIN|$235


An educational and experiential treatment. After a brief interview, our acupuncturist will gently insert fine needles into the meridian points of your body to stimulate your natural healing abilities. As well as experiencing a treatment, you will leave with a greater understanding of Chinese medicine. *Wear loose clothing. 50 MIN|$195

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The 2,000-year-old Taoist Chinese modality works on the digestive system, liver, and spleen using gentle pressure. The therapist works directly on the organs of the digestive system to relieve areas of constriction and energy blockage. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. INTEGRATIVE 80 MIN|$235 • 50 MIN|$185

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Relax as your practitioner rhythmically stretches and flexes your body, opening and relieving weary muscles. Using pressure point stimulation and targeted stretching, Thai massage renews the body’s energy flow while reducing tension and stress. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. TRADITIONAL 100 MIN|$320 • BASIC 80 MIN|$275 • INTRO 50 MIN|$215

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This form of energy work therapy works by optimizing the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, a vital fluid that nourishes and protects the nervous system and brain. This gentle, light-touch therapy shifts the mind and body into a mode of rest and recovery – the antithesis of stress. In this service the healing potential of quiet and stillness of body and mind is explored. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 50 MIN|$175

Thai Foot & Leg

“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” -Leonardo da Vinci. Treat your feet like the masterpiece they are with traditional Thai Massage stretches, compressions and acupressure. A stimulating blend of sesame oil, arnica, turmeric, ginger, and wintergreen will be massaged into your feet and your practitioner will use warm stones and a Thai acupressure tool to deeply affect the foot’s muscles by “spooning” the fascia, increasing circulation and mobility. Your feet will feel grounded and refreshed. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 50 MIN|$180

chi nei tsang massage


Alleviate tension, reduce pain, and free emotional blocks with this Japanese stress reduction practice. By applying gentle pressure with the hands, your practitioner will work to enhance the universal energy that flows through the body. Reiki can help you connect with your higher self, leaving you with a sense of peace and wellbeing. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 80 MIN|$235 • 50 MIN|$165


This therapy focuses on pressure points within the reflex zones of your feet to balance the meridians of the body and bring a greater sense of wholeness and body integrity. *Wear yoga or exercise attire. 50 MIN|$175

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In this energetic healing session your provider will restore harmony to both body and spirit, utilizing indigenous healing practices. This energy-based ceremony begins with an invocation to our spirits to share their wisdom and reveal the Jaguar’s path to empowerment and transformation. You will leave behind the Hucha or heavy energy that can settle within. Each session will involve energy work and some light hands-on body work. This service is for those looking to further their inner journey and to strengthen their connection to spirit and self. *Please wear light, loose-fitting clothing. 50 MIN|$205 Limited availability

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Miraval Exclusive


This transformational healing ceremony with Dr. Tim Frank combines a full-body therapeutic massage with the healing practices of Spiritual Shamanism and drumming, plus acupuncture, CranioSacral Therapy, and spinal alignment to renew your energy and balance. 110 MIN | $475

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Inspired by Native American spirituality and Peruvian shamanic studies, the practitioner fuses bodywork with spiritual wisdom, sacred plants, artifacts, and natural objects. This holistic approach to healing begins with intention setting, allowing the therapist to intuitively massage the physical source of pain or discomfort, while addressing underlying emotional and mental barriers to healing. 100 MIN|$350 • 80 MIN|$320 • 50 MIN|$205

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Talking Stones

Develop skills that hone your ability to move through life’s transitions with greater agility, using an age-old, indigenous technique of divining stones. Bring your imagination and an openness to self-discovery and healing by using one of the most basic elements of the natural world – the divining stone. This unique experience is ideal for guests who are in transition, working on emotional healing, spiritual growth, or seeking deep relaxation. Begin by intuitively selecting a stone that symbolizes the wisdom of the ages. Your ritual opens with the creation of a blessed space, inviting spirit guides to protect and aid you on your journey while setting of your intention. Lie back and enter a meditative state through craniosacral therapy, a technique that can settle the mind and encourage it to be open to spiritual messages. You will then be guided with divining stones, and an opportunity to ask a personal question and receive answers. 75 MIN|$245

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Madre Emilia is a faith healer (a minister and reiki practitioner). She says it does not matter what religion you practice; anyone can enjoy spiritual healing prayer work. Emilia starts with a laying on of hands for therapeutic purposes; healing prayer is shown to have a profound effect on our health and spiritual healing and can provide permanent relief from worries and difficulties. 50 MIN|$165 • 20 MIN|$85 • 10 MIN|COMPLIMENTARY

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Stress and strain melt away in the nurturing arms of your water-trained therapist as your body is moved effortlessly through the warm waters of our specially designed pool. Water invites complete relaxation to the massage, allowing your body to be manipulated and stretched with greater freedom than traditional massage. Suitable for non-swimmers. *Wear a swimsuit. Weather permitting, limited availability. 50 MIN|$190

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A vision quest for the soul, this transformational Shamanic healing ceremony combines modalities from around the world to balance and empower one’s physical, psycho/emotional, and spiritual being. With drumming, reiki, and reflexology massage of extremities, Dr. Tim Frank artfully blends sacred Tibetan acupuncture points of enlightenment with Native American shamanic healing practices of his lineage. 50 MIN | $300