Massage Tips for Runners

October is a month for runners in Chicago. You may be acutely aware of the aches that have resulted from long months of Marathon training or recommitting to your regular jog with the onset of cool fall mornings. Knowing how…

Fall Into the Season with Joy and Health

For many of us, life is shifting into high gear as the summer fades and the last months of the year approach. School has resumed, vacations are over, play time makes room for work time and the preparations for holidays…

Employee Highlight: Becky

Becky has been a practicing massage therapist since 1996 and Allyu Spa was blessed to have her join our community recently after her relocation to Chicago. Her work provides a beautiful blend of deep relaxation and therapeutic relief of discomfort…

The Chocolate Mani & Pedi is Here!

Chocolate is a delight to the senses but did you know that it is also skin softening and rich in antioxidants that assist to heal and protect your hands and feet? Recent research has also found that the scent of…

Coffee & Shea Mani/Pedi Special

Coffee & Shea Mani/Pedi  limited time only Manicure – $45   |   Pedicure – $60 Hurry in to enjoy this November only delight!  Each service provides you with take home body products by LeveL, our favorite organic line of soaps, scrubs…

Create Your Personal Altar

Have you ever wanted to create a personal altar but didn’t know where to begin? Do you like the notion but wonder if it may be too religious or new age?…

Extended Wear Nail Polish vs. Traditional Nail Treatments

“No-chip” manicures are the talk of the town. With summer upon us and a list of activities awaiting, the idea of a flawless two week manicure is a alluring. What are these extended wear polishes? Do they really last 2-3…

Five Simple Tips for Planning Your Wedding

If you are planning your special day, congratulations! Your wedding day will be full of joy and happiness. As a current bride-to-be, I wanted to share a few tips that have helped me, and I hope will assist in your…

Six Ways to Create an Unforgettable Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is almost here, and this special day is one of our favorites to celebrate. From honoring our mothers, friends, aunts and grandmothers to the Mother Earth, here are some unconventional, creative ways to celebrate across Chicago:…

Mother Earth

The approach of Mothers day is a beautiful opportunity to contemplate the history and importance of the concept of Mother Earth. Cultures from ancient history revered our earth as a maternal entity and held adoration for the feminine and the…

Chakras: Your Body’s Energetic System

Western cultures are increasingly accepting of the fact that we have an energetic system that influences our experience and wellness. Even though the interaction isn’t seen, much like gravity creating tides at a beach isn’t visible to the naked eye,…