Viva Mayr – real spas don’t serve cocktails

Jane Alexander

448722491Are spas going soft? Lately the word ‘spa’ has come to mean little more than a holiday at a smart hotel with a few massages and facials thrown in. You only need to see pictures of Kate Moss on ‘detox’ at Chiva Som, cigarette in one hand, cocktail in the other, to figure out that most spa trips are hedonistic rather than truly healthy. I’m not knocking the sybaritic spa – heaven only knows we all want a bit of pampering now and again. But let’s be brutally honest – if you really want to kickstart a new health regime you’re not going to do it on gourmet cuisine and some hybrid uber-massage with hot rocks and flowers. Sorry, but you need something a bit more hardcore. That’s where Viva-Mayr comes in.

Mayr Therapy has been around since the 1950s – the brainchild of Austrian physician Dr Franz Xaver Mayr…

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