Posts tagged "Spa"

Beyond The Boundaries That Once Defined You

It is a new beginning today. It was a new beginning yesterday, and the day before. And it will be a new day tomorrow. Yet every New Year’s Day we look back, in hopes that we will have a glimpse of our life ahead. It has been a very challenging year for all of us.... Read more »

Madonna Rebel Heart Illuminates Chicago

Madonna. Chicago. One Night. United Center. Sold Out. What more do you need to know or even imagine with the energy, love and passion that fans of Madonna have waited for, and bowed in honor at the muse of a collective enigma of love and light. The woman and the music that is an icon... Read more »

Summer Solstice

An awakening of a new promise and a new day. A realization that I could not resist. Summer Solstice. The first day of summer and the longest day of light for the year. This is another “first” for me, to witness the new summer sun and see it rise above the water over Lake Michigan’s... Read more »

No Regrets, I Let Go

I did it. Surprisingly, it was not difficult. I woke up one morning, reaching a point in my life knowing  that the time had arrived. I had to let go. I had to free myself of the inhibitions and let go of the simple facts of trying to make things fit that simply and honestly... Read more »

The Edge of Zen Living

Blue water. Warm air. Seamless design. Taking the concept of Zen Living to it’s natural extreme. Taking it to the edge. On a recent trip to Naples, Florida, I found a lifestyle that carries extraordinary energy in honoring the simple pleasure in water. Water is transformed into the vessel or body that contains it, and... Read more »

Temple of Truth

Letting go. Finally. Closure is not easy. Not at all. In fact, I find it to be one of the biggest challenges for living a life of consciousness. A life that although chosen only by me, for some reason I bring constant pieces into my so called mosaic that imprint deep wounds. Lessons, learned. I... Read more »

Trump Spa, New York - A Zen Experience

Ok. I admit it.  I am absolutely in love with  Zen inspired  showers. Yes, another photo shoot of me in a zen design and this time it’s Trump Spa at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York. Showers… They seem to follow me. Or I attract them.  I know that sounds strange, but it... Read more »

The Tao of the Japanese Bath

It took my breathe away. On first sight, I was transformed from the foot hills of a Japanese Ryokan, to the future of East meets West. The Japanese Soaking Bath has arrived and to such a heightened level of interpretation that is nothing less than pure artistry.  As a designer, my eyes are always open... Read more »

Enso, The Secret is in the Middle

The enso, is one of the most powerful images within Zen art and has become to represent the minimal, the clean symbolism of the Japanese culture. From centuries ago, in China, Japan and the Far East, the tools of calligraphy and painting have been respected with great honor. Amongst them is the brush, the ink,... Read more »

Until you are satisfied

Water, crystals, salt, soil, stone and wood. Natural elements that restores the body’s health. An ancient Asian philosophy that has been in existence for over 600 years. Infused through heat in a myriad of applications, until you are satisfied. I found my soul again at King Spa and Sauna in Niles, Illinois. The largest Asian... Read more »