Arkansas January 05, 2018
8 Unique Ways To Relax And Unwind In Arkansas
Sometimes, we just need a reset to get rid of the stress and anxiety that likes to pile onto us. Some of these methods may be a bit “hippie” but it’s hard to go wrong with any chance to have a peaceful moment to recharge. Let’s take a deep breath and look at some of the more unique ways to relax in Arkansas.
1. Leatherwood Lodge - Cozahome
Create you own 6-18 person retreat at this gorgeous, solar-powered lodge alongside the Buffalo River. Enjoy the off-the-grid Ozark Mountain experience and fill your weekend with hiking the Big Creek Trail, canoeing on the river, or simply mediating on the lodge's back porch.
To see all of Leatherwood’s splendor, go
2. Arkansas' only authentic Himalayan Salt Room - Lowell
Feel like you've just spent a week at the beach after an hour in Arkansas' only authentic Himalayan Salt Room. The Salt Room, housed in the Lowell Therapeutic Massage Center, has aimed to revitalize clients using this salty remedy known as Halotherapy. The room is brimming with five tons of chiseled salt, more than 500 salt bricks, and about 30 salt lamps.
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3. Wattle Hollow Retreat Center - Southwest of Fayetteville
Escape your busy and stressful life for a weekend of self-reflection. Wattle Hollow is a yoga/meditation retreat center that offers day and weekend events. Spend a Dharma Day in peaceful, meditative silence with some gentle yoga or take the whole weekend for a ‘Being Where You Are’ Retreat for a chance to live simply at the center.
To see more of the Retreat Center, directions, and upcoming retreats, go
4. Arkansas Healing Arts - Little Rock
For the top rated massage and spa services in the state, book a session at Arkansas Healing Arts. They have a wide selection of massages ranging from the classics, such as Swedish and Deep Tissue, to more specialized choices, such as a Shiatsu Facial or Raindrop Therapy with essential oils.
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5. Eureka Springs Healers
Eureka Springs Healers is co-op of practitioners that offer a variety of alternative healing therapies. Have a light touch massage by Candy or a charm reading by Margo.
To see the full list of practitioners and services, go
6. Oxy-Zen - Hot Springs
This unique spa is the first of its kind in Hot Springs. A session at the oxygen bar will help reduce stress while also increasing alertness. Or, for a full body experience, spend half an hour inside their aqua massage machine.
For a full list of services, go
7. Ozark Holistic Healing - Flippin
Ozark Holistic Healing offers alternative treatments for a variety of imbalances. They specialize in Reiki Healing which is a technique that uses spiritual energy to encourage the body's ability to heal itself. They also offer Spiritual Counseling, Healing Imagery (a guided mediation), and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). EFT is a series of tapping on specific points that is supposed to help alleviate anxiety.
For a full list of services, go
8. Flora Roja Community Acupuncture and Apothecary - Eureka Springs
This community wellness center has all of your essential oil and botanical medicine needs. Besides having affordable acupuncture, Flora Roja also has a fully stocked shop with more than 300 organic herbs, teas and spices.
To learn more about Flora Roja, go
What’s your favorite unique way to recharge? Share your relaxing experiences with us in the comments below!
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