Six beautiful spas and venues to try out sound bathing; the latest trend in wellness

Words Emma Hartland-Mahon

Rancho La Puerta, Mexico

The Mexican resort offers a one week rejuvenation programme. This includes an intense Sound Bathing treatment. Guests float in a bath where  crystal bowls send out healing vibrations. Neurohormones are released that stop physical pain. Additional health benefits include a heightened immune system.

The Palms Turks and Caicos, Turks and Caicos

The Caribbean resort has one of the most impressive spas in the region. The Spa’s ‘Bath Room’ is an ideal spot to try Sound Bathing for the first time. The bath works using musical vibrations with LED light therapy.

 The Mulia Spa, Bali

Each treatment at the luxury Balinese spa begins with a Tibetan sound bowl ceremony. The therapist circles the patient whilst the bowls give out waves of energy. Apart from relaxation, additional benefits include a feeling of balance and mental wellbeing.

Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia

The urban Spa brings Tibetan Sound Bathing techniques to the busy city of Philadelphia. The treatment uses ‘singing bowls’ that coupled with the therapeutic massage relaxes the body and mind.

L’Auberge de Sedona, Arizona

L’Auberge de Sedona is set in the picturesque forests of Arizona’s Red Rock region. The resort’s L’Apothecary Spa is great for an interactive Sound Bathing treatment. Guests enter the nearby forest for their treatment. Led by therapists, guests allows the sounds of nature to relax and rejuvenate the mind and body.

The Mayflower Grace, Washington

The Mayflower Grace is the ideal luxury destination to try Sound Bathing if you’re on the east coast. They use Tibetan and Nepalese sound bowls in their Sound therapy treatment. Through the vibrational energy given out by the bowls the patient enters a state of homeostasis allowing the body to heal and renew itself.