From Manila Bulletin

When you call a spa, don’t ask who’s their best therapist because they’ll always tell you, ’They’re all good.’ It’s generally the most popular therapists who have some special abilities that a lot of people recognize.

By Susan Stellin
Going to a spa was once a luxury reserved for special occasions or for people with deep pockets. But as the spa and wellness industry has grown in recent years, getting a massage or a facial has become nearly as routine as picking up a nonfat decaf latte.

In fact, "there are now more spas in the U.S. than there are Starbucks," said Susie Ellis, the president of Spa Fin ...