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THE DAY SPA & MEDICAL SPA DIRECTORY a 4-color must-have reference guide no woman traveler should be without! Day Spas are listed by regions/countries - they are day spa facilities you can trust. You will want to use this guide when looking for a spa at home or on the road ... for a spa gift, spa book, product or equipment. E-mail: Visit our website at: (October 20, 2004)

LAKE AUSTIN SPA RESORT, TEXAS Recently named a Top Ten Spa by Conde Nast Traveler magazine, Lake Austin Spa Resort guests enjoy three healthy meals daily, casually elegant accommodations, unlimited fitness classes and world-class spa services. Taste. Explore. Relax. Recharge. And discover the place that has always been inside you. For more information, please visit our website at or e-mail us at (October 8, 2004)

EXPERIENCE GREECE WITH CAROL P. CHRIST -- Author of Rebirth of the Goddess: Finding Meaning in Feminist Spirituality. Carol leads educational, inspirational, transformative programs in Crete and Lesvos, Greece. Academic credit available. Non profit. Contact: Susan Glassow, P. O. Box 303, Blue River, OR, 91413, USA. Phone: 541-822-3201, Fax: 541-822-8190. E-mail: Website: (September 12, 2004)

RIO CALIENTE Hot Springs Spa & Nature Resort in the Primavera Forest near Guadalajara, MEXICO. Relax & recharge with Yoga, Guided Hiking, Pool Aerobics, slimming Vegetarian Cuisine. Enjoy hot pools, Mudwraps, Massage, Beauty Treatments, Day Trips, Horseback Riding. Friendly, unpretentious and affordable, from $115 daily. 7/10-nite packages. Info & Reservations: (800)200-2927. E-mail Website: (September 10, 2004)

ROCKY MT. RETREATS & WORKSHOPS for the mind and spirit. Trade stress, lists, pollution for relaxation and education in our Colorado mountainside B&B retreat (or private cabins). Writing, journaling, wellness, spiritual, fly-fishing, sight-seeing, horses. We offer friendly service to honeymooners, small offices, and independent travellers. Reasonable prices and small workshops. Website: Email: Contact: 303.823.0997 (10am-7pm MST) P.O. Box 512, Lyons, CO 80540 (August 8, 2004)

SELF-DISCOVERY HOLIDAYS offered in China's mystical Shangri-la/Tibet and the high-desert magic of Northern Arizona. Enjoy an enriching personal experience while you travel: yoga, meditation, self-exploration, Buddhism, and horse riding clinics for both the novice and more advanced riders. We service small groups of 6-10 people who want to explore their destinations and themselves in untraditional ways. Please visit us at: (August 8, 2004).

AZIZA HEALING ADVENTURES Personal Growth Retreats and Workshops designed to enhance self-awareness and esteem. Our local and international gentle eco journeys uniquely combine creative expression, body wisdom, psychotherapy and adventure. Rediscover your creativity playing with clay, revitalize your body while hiking or sea-kayaking, explore your emotions through therapeutic discussion and journaling. Reawaken your connection to the earth. Remember the whole you. Benefits both beginners and experts alike. Website: or email (July 28, 2004X)

NURTURE THROUGH NATURE provides enriching, holistic outdoor adventure retreats for women and girls in pristine, peaceful spaces. Activities include backpacking, gently-paced canoeing, kayaking, guided meditation, yoga, Reiki and mindfulness practices. While we primarily explore Maine's unspoiled woods, waterways and islands, we also offer a spring paddling trip in Utah. We are geared for novice and seasoned outdoor travelers alike. Website: E-mail: (July 24, 2004)

MAGICAL WOMEN'S RETREAT July 10-18, 2003 Not your typical tour... A Life-Changing Journey! Come with us to one of the most powerful sites in all Mesoamerica. Visit Teotihuacan, home of Pyramids of the Sun and Moon. Shaman Eduardo Morales leads us in ceremony and initiation in the three Toltec Masteries of Awareness, Transformation, and Intent. Relax Rejuvenate, and Regenerate at our 5-star hacienda in Tepoztlan, a holistic Aztec-Nahuatl village. Enjoy breathtaking views, lush gardens, cultural tours, native markets, drumming, sacred circle dance, Temazcal (Aztec Sweat Lodge), Ecovillage, Holographic Repatterning, delicious, healthy vegetarian food, more. Website, Toll-free 888.362.6827 /214.948.7266, Email: (April 22, 2004)

GLOBAL FITNESS ADVENTURES has been combining empowering journeys with rejuvenating wilderness hikes, cultural explorations, delicious healthy cuisine, relaxing massage, yoga and unique upscale accommodations since 1989. We explore the rugged splendor of Sedona; Aspen; Santa Barbara; Moab; Lake Como, Italy; Kauai; Kenya; Devonshire, England; Bhutan; Dominica; Bali. Women's Weeks are offered year-round. Join us to renew body and soul! Tel: 970-927-9593. Website: Email: (March 28, 2004)

SACRED JOURNEYS FOR WOMEN has been facilitating women's Retreats and Pilgrimages around the world since 1997. Our destinations include Hawaii, England, Ireland, Scotland and Crete. Our Retreat's and Pilgrimages are focused on the Sacred Feminine, visiting sacred sites around the world. Join our community of sisters and facilitators, facilitating change with women's spirituality and empowerment. Call: 1-888-779-6696, Visit: or E-mail: (April 30, 2004X)

ECUADORIAN JOURNEYS OF AN EVOLUTIONARY KIND Choose from an exceptional selection of itineraries from hacienda hopping to yoga in the Andes to mountain climbing volcanoes - Experience the incredible biological and cultural diversity of this small country in the spirit of exploration, cultural immersion and personal growth. Exceptional guides, small groups. The journey begins with you. (336) 472-2170. E-mail: Website: (February 27, 2004X)

AN AZORES ISLANDS ADVENTURE Come spend a week exploring Europe's best kept secret. We guide small group walks among endless scenic footpaths. Activities available include cooking, fishing, kayaking, scuba, Portuguese language immersion, painting, photography, cycling (challenging), and swimming the inviting waters of the natural tide pool. We offer women-only weeks focusing on self. Fabulous accommodations; mouth-watering food. We provide everything. Just bring yourself! Website: Tel: 617-549-2452 (February 27, 2003)

BICYCLE EUROPE'S BEST KEPT CYCLING SECRET. 3-5 STAR distinctive lodging, dining, just enough cycling to make you feel good, beautiful castles, chateaux, medieval towns, wine tasting. Includes van, luggage transport, trip guides, comfortable bikes, great food, unique routes and flexible distances. Small groups. Unseen Czech Republic/Austria at affordable prices. Special offers and group discounts for 2003. E-mail: Website: 1-866-380-2626, 00-44-1435-862-056 (February 5, 2004X)

TIRED? WORN OUT? STRESSED? 'evolve' (Italy) could be the answer. evolve is an exclusive experience offered to a maximum of 8 people only three times a year, in a beautiful Italian location. evolve is a completely new concept in self-development and self-discovery. It's about evolving your life through a comprehensive lifestyle and body overhaul. It's about self-preservation. Full details at: or email (February 4, 2004)

METAMORPHOSIS IN TUSCANY FOR WOMEN Spend a week exploring Tuscany -- its vineyards, food, art, Siena, Florence, Chianti -- then explore your spirit with a group of other supportive women. This is a unique workshop to discover what is sacred within yourself in the sublime setting of central Italy. Details at: or call Linda at 800-990-3506. (February 4, 2004)

SOUNDS & FURIES' WOMEN'S MAGICAL JOURNEYS Small group travel to sacred, pre-judeo-christian sites in Europe, Hawaii and more. Economical trips, comfortable accommodations, local experienced feminist guides, women of all ages (20's to late 60's), sizes, sexual orientations, life-changing experiences. Fun! May 2003: ENGLAND: Bath, Glastonbury, Avebury, Tintagel, Cornwall. Late September/October 2003: GREECE Isles of Lesbos, Samos, Aegina, + Athens, The Peloponessus.. Details at:, Email: (February 4, 2004)

FLYFISHING, PHOTOGRAPHY, HIKING, CANOEING and spiritual renewal. Women's fly-in trips to remote wilderness valley, tributary of Nass River in northern B.C. Spawning salmon runs support immense diversity of animals, bird and plant life. Hike on good trails through old-growth forest beside river. Grizzlies, moose, wolves, eagles, owls, songbirds, water birds, animals great and small. Design your trip. 25 years in business. Small groups. Website: Email: (January 7, 2003)

HAWAII FOR HER! Treat yourself to a delightful week of relaxation, discovery and pleasure for your senses at Kalani Oceanside Retreat. Explore Volcano National Park and hike to flowing lava, witnessing the wonders of Hawaiian fire goddess Pele. Indulge in soothing bodywork on land, in thermal springs or in our chlorine-free warm pool. Participate in our daily classes including yoga, dance, Biodanza and DolphinDance and much more. Visit our website at: or our women retreats page at: Email us at: or call us at 800-800-6886 or 808-965-7828. (December 31, 2003)

WOMEN RUN WITH THE MOOSE through the northern Maine wilderness. Owned by award-winning photographer Linda Griffith & Kay Johnson, a gently transformative experience awaits women at our one guest house (with kitchen for an economical stay) overlooking Magic Pond on 75 acres of wildlife sanctuary. Awaken where sunlight first touches America at dawn in your passionate affair with Earth in unadulterated splendor. Nearby skiing and registered guide service available. Meet us at:, e-mail: (December 23, 2003)

GENTLE ADVENTURE RETREATS FOR WOMEN Emerge Courageous! Draw on the power of magnificent environments, profound bodymind teachings, the wisdom of traditional cultures and the company of women to inspire self-discovery, renew self-confidence and plant seeds for a fresh openness to joy. 4th annual MAUI, HAWAII Retreat APRIL 5 - 13, 2003; PAWLEYS ISLAND, S. CAROLINA September 2003; KENTUCKY HOUSEBOAT retreat Summer 2003; MEXICO'S YUCATAN Peninsula January 2004. E-mail: Website: (December 11, 2003)

HEALTH HABITRAVELS Experience healthy, healing mind-body-spirit journeys to amazing natural habitats and fascinating cultures worldwide. Women and men benefit from daily Pilates/Gyrokinesis/Yoga integrated into eco-adventures, sacred journeys, cultural explorations and retreats led by veteran movement educator Tannis Kobrinsky: New Mexico Sojourn: July 14-20. Cambria California Getaway: Oct. 11-13, Costa Rica Valentine Adventure: February 7-14 '04. Website:, E-mail:, Tel: (213) 482-3150 (December 11, 2003X).

ENJOY THAILAND! Pamper your body. Nourish your Soul. From world class spa sanctuaries to lush jungle safaris, Sandy Beach Adventure Travel offers the best in spa, wellness and cultural excursions to Thailand. YOU tailor activities to best suit your relaxation and get-away needs: Spas, shopping, city/island exploring or relax in your private chalet overlooking a palm tree fringed island. E-mail: Website: Tel: 415-392-9579 (September 3, 2003)

TRAVELER WITH SPECIAL NEEDS? Rumpleduck Travel is an agency that is prepared to provide the special needs traveler with information regarding lodging, transportation, and activities suitable for enjoyment by those with varying levels of physical challenge from complete disability to arthritic pain exacerbated by insomnia. With dedicated planning, your dream destination may be closer than you think! Email:, toll-free: 1-877-401-7736, website: (August 19, 2003).

BALI INDONESIA - Taman Rahasia "The Secret Garden," Boutique Resort, Spa & Restaurant. Journey to exotic Bali. Located just 1 kilometer from Ubud, the "cultural heart" of Bali. Eight beautifully appointed rooms set amidst lush tropical gardens create a cozy & intimate atmosphere. Offering a full service Spa, restaurant, swimming pool & outdoor Jacuzzi. Operated by a Western mother and daughter team, our friendly staff will cater to your every need. Website: E-mail: (June 27, 2003)

EARTH EXCURSIONS IN KAUAI - The Garden Isle - Enter paradise on a mystical journey Oct 26 - Nov 2, 2002. Reconnect with nature and join us for sunrise/sunset meditations, explore sacred sights with a local expert. Contact Earth Excursions at 303 421 7206 or for prices from your home city or land only rates including, condo, transportation, some meals, luau, taxes (June 24, 2003)

DEEP JOURNEY TOURS TO SACRED PLACES TRAVEL with Meg in small group with local guides to: OAXACA, Mexico for *Day of the Dead*, Participate in magical ancient rituals (Oct. 23 or 27 to Nov.3). BELIZE, Explore The Mayan world: ancient Temples, caves, rituals (March). IRELAND, Summer Solstice in Celtic Holy Land. Shamanic Journey (June17-26). IRELAND, Dingle Peninsula, Sacred places of the Goddess (July10-19). Meg Easling (805) 646-3800. E-mail:, Website: (June 4, 2003)

SACRED TRAVEL FOR WOMEN WITH SOLUNA TOURS Unique sacred and mystical journeys of inner exploration and outer adventure for like-minded women to England, Ireland, Egypt, Hawaii, Italy, Peru, Tibet/Nepal, Thailand and India. Smaller groups; personal attention. Includes international airfare, accommodations in 1st Class hotels, most meals, fully escorted. 800 231-9811 (toll free in the U.S.) or 928 779-7060. E-mail: Website: (May 14, 2003)

TEN THOUSAND WAVES JAPANESE HEALTH SPA -- Recreates the feel of a Japanese Hot Spring resort. In the mountains about Santa Fe, New Mexico. Outdoor hot tubs, world-class massage and spa treatment with a Japanese twist. Day guests or overnight, 8 guest suites, fireplaces, deck or courtyard. Kitchens available. Our store is worth a trip in itself. 10 minutes -- a half a world away from downtown. Info: (505) 992-5025, website: (July 15, 2003)

MOUNTAIN VACATIONS & RETREATS LeBlanc Tours offers a variety of retreats and workshops, guided and taught by qualified experts and based in mountain wilderness lodges in Canada's Kootenay-Rockies. Programs focus on wellness and outdoor education for women only and mixed groups. Website:, E-mail:

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