Monday, November 01, 2004list of treatments on offer. Its longer than the menu in Alabraaj restaurant.
Mind, body and soul- my mind is in 5th gear right now as I try and make sense of my studies and daily attempts at the Times Crossword; its Ramadan so my soul is getting replenished with high doses of spiritual medicine with the blessings of Allah; all that’s left is my body- the vehicle which drives your mind and soul around. Late night TV, and early mornings and the constant grind really takes its toll out on you physically. So I decided to go get covered in boiling hot stones.
On the tin it says: “Stone massage is a unique connection we experience with nature, offering a sense of profoundness and sacredness that we too often forget. It's a deep healing and unique moment that enhances our awareness and brings us closer to our true essence. It is the perfect treatment that is as enjoyable and healing for the client as it is for the practitioner.”
I don’t know about the Indonesian masseur, but as for my experience, I cant recall a thing. Yes that’s right, I fell asleep. She kept prodding me to wake-up, I’d do so for a couple of minutes and then I was off again. My conscious and sub-conscious were at war right there on the massage bed - sleep, don’t sleep, sleep, don’t sleep. So much for getting closer to my true essence.