Dh400 for a 60-minute session. Dh1,600 for 5 sessions of 60 minutes each.
Reduces inflammation and water retention, which is often caused by dehydration, hormonal changes, excess sodium in the diet, heart conditions and kidney problems. Water retention can result in swelling in areas like the feet and legs, and can increase body weight. It’s apparently Hollywood’s bestkept secret as the pre-red carpet treatment to have, and is known to be a favourite go-to treatment for French women to banish cellulite.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage or MLD might be littleknown, but it is slowly rising in popularity as one of the most effective massages around. A trained therapist uses gentle massage strokes to manipulate lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels to promote the lymph flow in the body, thereby reducing inflammation.
After sipping Chinese herbal tea, I was met by the Certified Lymphedema Therapist Gema Roca, who started with a massage behind my ears, and worked down to my swelling feet. I was lulled to sleep. No surprise – MLD is known to have calming effects on the nervous system and improves sleeping patterns, which again has a positive effect on the way you eat.
I left feeling relaxed, and discovered I had lost a kilo. I felt less bloated and much lighter. Though the number of sessions needed depends on the extent of the problem, five sessions are recommended. I signed up for a few; I figured I must – it’s not going to take much time for the whole of Dubai to get in on the fat-melting magic.
Call 04 335 1200 or visit www.dubaihtc.com.