10 babysteps to a happier and healthier life

10 babysteps to a healthier and happier life by SIS Spa in Spain

When thinking about what BLOG to write for our 10 year anniversary newsletter, I knew it had to be something special. Something really interesting for you, something you can really benefit from. All the information about health and wellbeing that we have been providing over the last decade in one Blog. Would that be possible?! […]

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DETOX at Longevity Cegonha Country Club

Well, this year Femke and I went there to test their programs, in this post we will tell you how it went and as a picture is worth a thousand words, I will be describing our experience in images.

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Shanti Som Cookbook; Tom Kha Soup!

tom kha soup, Shanti Som by SIS Spa in Spain

Our lives too often tend to be influenced by a fast lifestyle. Workload, family, household chores and stress, don´t always allow us the time to eat healthily. We get carried away by the convenience of fast food, ready meals and we deceive ourselves with low calorie products… Many of us would like to eat more […]

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Fruit-infused waters; a delicious alternative to plain water!

infused water by sis spa in spain wellness holidays

Fruit-infused waters are a wonderful and refreshing drink option for warm summer days, because sometimes it is nice to have an alternative to plain water (and if you like it more, you drink more of it!). There are plenty of sweetened, processed syrups to add to water, but the body doesn’t need refined sugar, and […]

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Relax body & mind with thermal waters!

For a lot of people wallowing in the bath is pure heaven, the ultimate in relaxation. Lying in warm water, with your eyes closed, feeling the comforting warmth of the water, breathing deeply, allowing your body to become weightless… and letting go…is there anything better!? We live on a planet where 70% of it is […]

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7 natural sunburn remedies & DIY aftersun salve recipe

natural sunburn remedies by SIS Spa in Spain

Ouuuuch!!! Oooo no! You knew you shouldn´t have stayed out in the sun quite that long, but you did and now your skin is angry looking and sore… Sunburn is perhaps one of summers most dangerous ailments — and the one with that happens the most!! Whilst we all know that prevention is the most […]

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10 TIPS FOR STAYING HEALTHY AND BEAUTIFUL THIS SUMMER!

summer wellness holiday SIS Spa in Spain

Although in some parts of Europe you can´t really call it summer (yet), many other places do experience a lovely hot and sunny summer.  But beware, because hot and lazy summer days can take their toll if you are not careful. Here are our 10 best tips for getting through summer healthy and beautiful! TIP […]

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SUMMER RECIPE: HAKE AND CHIVE TARTAR

There’s a reason that the Mediterranean diet is regularly voted one of the healthiest diets to follow. People who live along the Mediterranean tend to live longer and have fewer incidences of cancer and heart problems. While there’s not an exact diet to follow, this diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, pulses and […]

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Beetroot Carpaccio; healthy & delicious!!

beetroot carpaccio, healthy recipes by SIS Spa in Spain

Recipe Beetroot Carpaccio with goat cheese Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 40 mins Servings: 1 Ingredients: 100 grams of beetroot 30 grams of fresh spinach 50 grams of goat cheese Approx. 10 walnuts For the sauce: 1tbsp old-style mustard 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 5 tbsp of olive oil 1tbsp of honey Instructions: Cook the […]

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Swedana and sweat!!

Swedana

Swedana is a word in Sanskrit which means quite literally “sweat”, this word is applied to Ayurvedic treatments (the science of life according to the Hindu tradition) that involve sweating. The word Swedana comes from the Sanskrit word SWID, which means “to sweat.” According to the principles of Ayurveda, sweating releases toxins from the body, […]

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