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Energy & Eastern

A global gathering of inspiring gifts. From Acupuncture to Vasudhara, Thai Massage to Crystal Energy Work, these healing arts combine ancient traditions with time-honored techniques.

Explore All Experiences at Miraval Arizona

AQUA ZEN

Stress and strain melt away in the arms of this nurturing experience. 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. This service can be enjoyed through all stages of pregnancy. Weather dependent for your comfort and safety, subject to cancellation.

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SYNER-QI

This results-oriented customized treatment blends neuro-reset, neuromuscular massage, and neuro-acupuncture for a synergistic embodiment of heart, mind, and spirit through inner Qi exploration for anyone seeking balance, dealing with chronic pain, or recent injury. $ Multiple treatments recommended. Wear loose comfortable clothing, allowing access to knees and below and elbows. Limited availability.

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QI AWAKENING

Combining the focused, fast strokes of Tui Na with the healing power of acupuncture needling, this experience starts with the opening of the meridians that hold our Qi. Releasing the meridians prior to acupuncture enhances the power of the needling. Wear loose, comfortable clothing allowing access to knees and elbows.

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QI FACIAL REJUVENATION

Facial acupuncture, combined with gua sha, light cupping, and Tui na, reduces puffiness and stimulates collagen and elastin production to address tension lines. Includes distal body points to ground and support the movement and flow of Qi. Wear loose, comfortable clothing allowing access to knees and elbows.

JIN SHOU-TUI NA

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 with 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 restores the free flow of cerebrospinal fluid to clear pathways. Wear yoga or exercise attire.

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QI GROUNDING

This treatment regulates the spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical harmony of the body using traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, 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.

ACUPUNCTURE

An educational and experiential treatment that offers a greater understanding of Chinese medicine. After a brief interview, our acupuncturist will gently insert fine needles into the meridian points of your body to stimulate your natural healing abilities. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

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CHI NEI TSANG

This 2,000-year-old Taoist Chinese modality works on the digestive system, liver, and spleen using gentle pressure. Your therapist works directly on the organs of the digestive system to relieve areas of constriction and energy blockage. Wear yoga or exercise attire. Please do not eat or consume alcohol two hours prior to service.

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

This form of energy therapy works by optimizing the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, a vital liquid 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 and explores the healing potential of quiet and stillness. Wear yoga or exercise attire.

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PATH OF THE JAGUAR

This energy-based ceremony restores harmony to both body and spirit with indigenous healing practices. Discover the Jaguar’s path to empowerment and transformation by appealing to the spirits. Leave behind Hucha (heavy energy) that can settle within. Each session involves energy work and light, hands-on body work. Suitable for those seeking to strengthen their connection to spirit and self. Please wear light, loose-fitting clothing. Limited availability.

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MIRAVAL EXCLUSIVE

VASUDHARA

This 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 and untethered in darkness as you float in body-temperature water to the sound from powerful underwater speakers. Bathe your senses in vibration as muscles lengthen, joints open, and you discover the abundance that lies within. Wear a swimsuit. Weather dependent for your comfort and safety, subject to cancellation.

INTUITIVE MASSAGE

Inspired by Native American spirituality and Peruvian shamanism, your practitioner fuses bodywork with spiritual wisdom, sacred plants, and natural objects. Set your intention and let your therapist intuitively massage any pain or discomfort, while addressing underlying emotional and mental barriers to healing.

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REIKI

Alleviate tension, reduce pain, and free emotional blocks with this Japanese stress reduction practice. By applying gentle pressure with the hands, your practitioner enhances the universal energy that flows through you. Reiki can help you connect with your higher self, leaving you with a sense of peace and wellbeing. Wear yoga or exercise attire.

thai foot & leg treatment at miraval life in balance spa in tucson

REFLEXOLOGY

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.

MOTHER'S BLESSINGS: SPIRITUAL HEALING PRAYER WORK

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 and has a profound effect on guests who return for her spiritual healing abilities.

QI JOURNEY

Balance your being with a fusion of Nuad Bo Rarn (ancient Thai massage), acupuncture, and CranioSacral therapy. Thai massage gently opens the body and joints to release tension and stimulate the Chinese meridian system. Acupuncture needles are then carefully placed to address energetic imbalances, and a concluding CranioSacral treatment releases remaining restrictions. Wear yoga or exercise attire.

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NÂGA

This exclusive service evolved from the healing principals of Thai massage to incorporate strands of richly colored hanging silks utilized by your therapist to take you deeper into stretches. Techniques involve deep massage and stretching on a firm floor mat. It is a therapeutic, relaxing procedure that restores healthy blood circulation, eases energy blockage, pain, and tension, while improving flexibility and postural alignment. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

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THAI MASSAGE

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.

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THAI FOOT & LEG

Leonardo da Vinci claimed that the human foot is a “masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” Treat your feet like the masterpieces they are with traditional Thai Massage stretches, compressions, and acupressure. A stimulating foot massage, warm stones, and a Thai acupressure tool deeply affect the foot’s muscles by “spooning” the fascia, which increases circulation and mobility. Wear yoga or exercise attire.