Boost your immune system through self-care and moxibustion! Updating the details of KAI’s “Modern Hot Spring Healing” to fit the ‘with corona’ era.
“ABC’s of loosening tight muscles and moxibustion” is a new service that will be launched from 1 September 2020 at KAI properties, located all over Japan. Learn the ways of self-care and moxibustion from a qualified practitioner to boost your immune system. This service was created by the manager of SPA & Wellness division of Hoshino Resorts, Keiko Watanabe, and a licensed masseur staff with a national qualification of acupuncture and moxibustion. From examinations to customized self-care proposals, we have tailored the content to meet the needs of the ‘with corona’ era without physical contact. This service will be part of the one-night stay package at KAI properties, which helps busy, modern people to learn the benefits and ways of “Modern Hot Spring Healing.”
*Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese therapy where dried mugwort cone, moxa, is burnt on acupuncture points.
Care after warming the body in the hot springs is highly effective in relaxing muscles, improving blood flow, and overall relaxation so at KAI, giving massages after a soak is included in the contents of “Modern Hot Spring Healing.” In addition to this, we have developed this service to meet the needs of customers who want to live a healthy life during the ‘with corona’ era through the inclusion and consideration of both ‘immunity improvement’ and ‘avoiding the 3Cs (close contact, confined spaces with poor ventilation and crowded places).’
Placing moxa with the guidance of our staff
Moxa without the use of fire
1)Service was created by the manager of SPA & Wellness division of Hoshino Resorts and a licensed masseur staff with a national qualification of acupuncture and moxibustion.
2)To be held in guest rooms so there will be no worries for hygiene and 3Cs
3)Lecture contents avoid physical contact such as when examinations, placement of moxas, teaching of breathing methods to activate respiratory functions daily and conducting tailored stretches for deeper breaths, etc are practiced
4)Qualified staff will tailor a care package based on the body and physical conditions that have been evaluated from approaches in both Western and Oriental medicine
Adjusting the body as a whole through the use of moxa on acupuncture points for improvement in immunity and enhancement of lung function. *Moxa to be used will not require fire.
About SPA & Wellness Manager at Hoshino Resorts, Keiko Watanabe
Instructor on hot spring use and hot spring treatment, Hot spring sommelier master,
Advisor on Chinese medicinal cooking, Sauna/spa health advisor,
Japan Esthetic Association Permanently Certified Total Esthetic Advisor
Involved in the production of each spa of Hoshino Resorts properties, staff education, creation of wellness-related experiences, development of spa stay programs, and overall hot spring-related programs since 1994.
About “ABC’s of loosening tight muscles and moxibustion”
Date: Starts 1 September 2020
Price: 6,000 JPY (excluding tax) for 45 minutes
Place: Guest room
Available at: KAI properties excluding KAI Tsugaru, KAI Aso and KAI Nagato
Reservations: Front desk of each property
Others: Reservations for accommodation are required separately
Reference: Main actions against coronavirus with respect to the management of health and hygiene at all properties of Hoshino Resorts
>Confirmation of health and travel histories upon check-in
>Addition of disinfection procedures to the cleaning of rooms and public areas
>Availability of alcohol-based disinfectants at multiple locations around a property including all guest rooms
>Alcohol-based disinfectants to be used upon arrival at restaurants for all guests
>Crowd control in public areas
>Use of application to monitor crowds at hot springs and pools (applicable for several properties)
> High-temperature washing (above 80 degrees Celsius) of tableware (plates and glass) and cutlery, and disinfection of trays.
>Masks to be worn by all staff members
>Management of health and hygiene of staff members (checking and recording temperatures before work).
About KAI Brand
KAI is a leading brand of upscale boutique hot spring ryokans. Every establishment offers a contemporary take on the traditional Japanese inn, providing unique, location-specific experiences. From exclusive activities to specialty suites, KAI is an invitation to immerse yourself in the rich diversity of Japanese culture.
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