Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Agenda? What Agenda?

21st November 2012

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with a guest about her stay.  As I do most days, I talk to guests about how their stay is going, if they need or want anything that will make them more comfortable or their stay more enjoyable and what their plans are for the remainder of the day.  Today a guest stopped me in my tracks with her response.  After telling me her stay was going great, she was really enjoying herself and there was nothing I could do to make her more comfortable, I asked…

Post Marathon Massage

20th November 2012

By: Robin Jones
LakeHouse Spa Director

I always looked forward to the annual Kiawah Island Marathon in SC every December. No, I didn’t run but volunteered as a Massage Therapist to give complimentary massages for the runners. It was always an exciting day and the people were so very appreciative. It was amazing how many runners said “it’s my first and probably my last – but it was AWESOME!” My son experienced his first marathon last weekend in Malibu and he said that very…

Thanksgiving arrives next week and not only signals the beginning of the holiday season but also the season of treats at the office, snacks at the school, dinners with the extended family and parties with your friends.  In other words, plenty of opportunities to overindulge.
During the next few weeks, you’ll find many hints and tips at the Fitness Friday blog for getting through the holidays healthy and happy.

Let’s start with Thanksgiving; some estimate that each of us will eat…