Homespunspa Ewesletter

Maria Alexandra Koropecky, esthetician and owner

Homespunspa Mobile Spa is based out of Victoria, BC, Canada

E-Newsletter Archives

* March 2015 Hello Spring!

* February 2015 Focus on Fitness this February.

* January 2015 Super Exciting Announcement!

* December 2014 Wishing You A Wonderful Winter Season!

* November 2014 Take the Chill out of November with these Ideas!

* October 2014 You're Invited to Borscht Fest

* September 2014 Have you ever read "The Alchemist?"

* August 2014 Amazing Avocados & Cool Cucumbers Team Up in this Summer Soup Recipe

* July 2014 Planning a staycation or spa party this summer?

Chair Massage Anyone?

Welcome all new Ewesletter subscribers and hello to all readers. Please enjoy this newsletter and thank you for subscribing and for sharing this Ewesletter with your friends. As a subscriber, you are among the first to hear about what's going on at Homespunspa. ~ Maria

chair massage


Remember how last month I mentioned I was working on some really fun and exciting projects and am in the process of forming some wonderful partnerships with some like-minded professionals?

Well, I'm happy to say that Homespunspa Mobile Spa has partnered up with Animals for Life Society, a charitable organization that helps animals of all shapes and sizes find loving homes in our community.

You'll find me there in the Animals for Life thrift store, giving chair massages on Thursdays for the foreseeable future, and a percentage of my sales will go towards the animals! It's win, win, win for everybody!

Animals For Life Society Thrift Store

2507 Beacon Avenue @ 2nd Street

Sidney, BC

Thursdays 12 to 5pm until May 7, 2015 and

Thursdays 4 to 9pm from May 14, 2015 (during the Sidney Summer Market)

15 Minutes...$18

30 Minutes...$36

So go ahead, have a seat, your chair massage is waiting.

What's so great about chair massages?

Out of all of the spa services I provide, I think giving chair massages is my favourite. I love seeing the expressions on people's faces after I've massaged their neck, shoulders, back, and hands. Last time I was there, my client said, "Wow!" after only receiving a quick sample!

Chair Massage is a type of massage, invented by David Palmer in the 1980's, that is performed while the client sits facing forward, fully supported and fully clothed, in a special, ergonomically-designed chair.

The massage therapist uses a combination of Shiatsu and Swedish massage techniques and focuses on the muscle groups in the neck, shoulders, back, arms and hands.

The portable massage chairs can be set up anywhere and can be used to promote wellness in the workplace and at public events.

Chair massage routines typically last 15 minutes, like a coffee break, and there's no need to disrobe. Afterwards, the receiver of the chair massage will feel re-energized and ready to carry on with the rest of the day on a positive and productive note.

Benefits of chair massage include: stress management; increased circulation; reduced muscular tension and stiffness; chronic pain management; detoxification; boost of endorphins (feel-good hormone); reduced fatigue, anxiety and depression; and better sleep.

Please see the chair massage page on our website for more info.


Did you say you do table and chair massages?


Gift Certificates Going On Sale Before Mother's Day!

Massages, manicures, pedicures and facials are unique, thoughtful, and healthy gifts.

As a subscriber to my newsletter, I'm giving you a heads up. I'm putting my Gift Certificates on Sale just in time for Mother's Day. But you don't have to wait until the sale. If you'd like, you can get 15% on gift certificates now!

Just email me with the bonus code "Early Bird" and I'd be happy to help you plan your Mother's Day gift for this year.


Gift Certificates for Mother's Day.


About Homespunspa

The concept of Homespunspa was sprung from a sleep-over in 1999 after I invited some friends to a slumber party that turned into a spa party.

We each created our own home spa treatments for hair, nails, face and body using natural ingredients like avocados, lemons and essential oils.

That night, my love of spas was awakened and as my head hit the pillow, the word, "Homespunspa" was born.

Homespunspa Enterprises was established in 2001 and the sheep logo was commissioned later that year. In 2002, I launched and the site has been live on the Internet without interruption all of these years.

In 2006, I self-published a book of home spa recipes entitled, How to Throw a Home Spa Pajama Party the Homespunspa Way.

In 2009, I added a blog to the Homespunspa website. In 2010, I graduated from the Aveda Institute with a diploma in Esthetics. In 2011, I added a mobile spa department to Homespunspa. In 2014, I added life coaching to the Homespunspa menu of services.

Also in 2014, I started publishing the Homespunspa e-newsletter, Ewesletter, each month, during the third week of the month, on or after the 16th day.

Thanks for reading the Homespunspa Ewesletter. I hope to see you in person soon.


Maria Alexandra Koropecky

esthetician and owner of Homespunspa.


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