Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

We have all heard the instructions from the nice flight attendant at the beginning of each flight... "in the event of an emergency, if you are flying with young children (or someone acting like a child), secure your oxygen mask first, then place the oxygen mask on your child." Smart instruction that basically says, TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF SO THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF OTHERS. Wise advice that instinctively we all know to be correct, but that we women, have a great deal of…

Last week’s blog included general hints for surviving the temperature extremes of summer—and water was mentioned as a surefire way to beat the heat.  Since water is so important for safety and comfort, I wanted to expand on its virtues and offer a few examples of water’s helpful effects when used internally and externally.

Most know that staying hydrated requires drinking plenty of water before, during and after your workout.  And if you’re out in the elements for less than an…

As a guest of the LakeHouse Spa, you have the opportunity to experience our many amazing body treatments. Did you know that each treatment is uniquely designed with a specific purpose? There are various methods to achieving the purpose of the comment elements in each of our treatment.

Dry Brushing: Dry brushing provides a very mild exfoliation but its main purpose is to help stimulate the lymph system. The lymphatic system plays a substantial part in immunity and fluid drainage. The…