Working for long periods of time bent over the computer can create neck, shoulder and back aches from the hours of sitting.
The knotting pains in one’s shoulders are nature’s way of saying it’s time to take a break from one’s hectic and back-breaking schedule, but that might not be enough. The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Beijingoffers the best of integrated medicine though KORE Therapy, comprised of a unique combination of Eastern and Western hands-on treatments. Recent or old injuries can also be the cause of aches in joints, leading to a variety of problems often felt in times of stress or inclement weather. Using neurological functional testing to check for nerve, organ and muscle imbalance to highlight the root cause of problems, KORE combines three ancient medicinal treatments to correct these complaints.
- Oriental medicine uses a variety of techniques to treat and prevent mental, physical and emotional illness that allows the source of the symptoms to be found and treated.
- Acupressure is an ancient Chinese technique involving the use of finger pressure at specific points along the body to treat ailments such as arthritis, tension and stress, aches and pains as well as menstrual cramps.
- Tui Na has been practiced in China for more than 2,000 years, using traditional Chinese medical theory of the flow of qi, or life force, through the body’s meridians, effective for reducing stress, improving blood circulation, enhancing immune function and treating a variety of health conditions.
By using a system that involves muscle testing as a functional neurological evaluation, this methodology relates to the structural, chemical and mental physiologic regulatory mechanisms that will instantly determine the source of problems with immediate results. KORE is performed fully clothed, so it is perfect for the busy executive looking for a quick pressure release.
Guests who often cite stress as a sleep deterrent can also find release through KORE Therapy. Using neck release techniques that regularly have an immediate impact on back pain, poor muscles power and sleep problems, The Spa’s skillful therapists can test and release imbalances found in different organs and joints to promote well-being.
To aid in deeper and quality sleep for travellers who are jetlagged or weary from flights, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing introduces the Quiesence program, which is designed to invoke all enses with intoxicating scents, tranquil tones, heavenly bath rituals, dream diets and pillows for every posture to lull guests into dreamland. An eclectic range of holistic sleep products is available to customise to each guest’s preference. Guests can choose from a range of fragrances such as rose, lavender, sandalwood and jasmine to aid in relaxing the mind and inducing a deeper sleep. Complementary ambient soothing tunes based on the classical elements of fire, air, water and earth will prepare the mind for a sound sleep. The introduction of a 15 Minutes Sleep Menu, available from in-room dining, is tailored with nutrition, textures and tastes. And finally, the Hotel’s Spa and bath rituals offer in-room bath services that will relax the body and soothe the mind.