For many people, a day at the spa is a treat, but for those suffering from anxiety, it can be part of a treatment plan. Over a dozen studies done by the Touch Research Institute at the UM School Of Medicine found that massage relieves anxiety by affecting the body’s biochemistry. According to Eileen Marti, Spa Director at Salus Spa inside JW Marriott Miami, her therapists have extensively studied human anatomy and can pinpoint where anxiety and tension are being held in the body. Marti believes the warm stone massage is the best choice for conquering anxiety because it relaxes muscles and joints and soothes stressed emotions through the use of the warmed stones on the body’s chakra points; Marriott.com.
Billionaire philanthropist, entrepreneur and contemporary art collector Jorge M. Pérez unveiled his highly anticipated experimental arts center, El Espacio 23, with an intimate preview event for local community leaders and South Florida cultural luminaries
Turkey with stuffing. The Christmas ham. Blackeyed peas, cornbread and collard greens for good luck in the New Year. Enough holiday food. It’s time to remember that we live in the south and nothing is more tropical than delicious, nutritious avocados.