The holidays are over and you're back in the office—welcome back, stress. Even if you're not mentally prepared, appear cool, calm, and collected after one of these energizing treatments at Philadelphia's top spas.
This traditional Chinese treatment will ease stress even at the highest level. It uses both hands-on and hands-off methods to balance energy flow and circulation. The massage also incorporates mediation, timed breathing, and visualization, so you’ll be ready to take on anything as you ease back into your work-week routine. 10 Avenue of the Arts, 215-523-8035
Unrelenting stress can put a strain on your muscles. If you’re feeling tight, head over to Cole Wellness Spa where this stone massage—which uses water-heated stones to breach tense muscles and stimulate circulation—will make you feel like yourself again. Bonus: It's much easier than a hot yoga class. 101 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, 610-688-7546
Escape reality for a relaxing session in the Rain Room at AME Salon and Spa. Lie underneath a warm, rain-like water system and order the Seven Chakra Water Massage, which targets the body to help induce balance, increase circulation, and release endorphins. You’ll feel like you've been transported to the tropics. 111 Waynewood Ave., Wayne, 610-995-2631
Did you indulge a little too much over the holiday break and feel, well, bloated? This wrap cleanses the body and restores it to its pre-holiday form with a clay and seaweed body mask, delivering vital minerals back to your skin. Aside from the physical improvements, it's an excuse to clear your mind and go into full-on relaxation mode. 777 Harrah’s Blvd., Atlantic City, 609-441-5333
When you’re tired, it shows in your eyes. Before anyone has the chance to say "you look tired," brighten up with an eye-therapy session. This treatment mixes wrinkle minimizer and firming eye cream with your natural collagen production to reduce lines, wrinkles, puffiness, and the dark circles that show up after a stressful holiday season. Multiple locations
Even if there's nothing you can't handle, get pampered with a stress-preventing massage. This treatment will ease up any tension in your body with light, rhythmical taps and a select blend of essential oils. You’ll feel so relaxed that the five-day week won't seem so bad after all. 109 S. 13th St., 215-545-3344