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CHUAN SPA ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE LAUNCH OF FIRST HEAVENLY JING LUO FOOT TREATMENT

19 April 2013

Langham Hospitality Group's wellness brand, Chuan Spa, will be introducing its first "Heavenly Jing Luo" foot treatment globally from 1 May 2013. Specially designed by Dr Gladys Leung, Chuan Spa consultant and a registered traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner, the new treatment will help guests restore energy and relieve muscle tension by stimulating circulation along the meridian channels (jing luo經絡) and specific acupressure points.

"The human body has 14 meridian channels that supply qi (氣energy) to the organs and systems," said Dr Leung. "When I created the "Heavenly Jing Luo" foot treatment, I specifically sourced for an effective way to promote qi, strengthen the immune system and maintain a healthy equilibrium between the mind and body."

Prior to the treatment, the therapist will place a herbal stone thermal bag on the lower back to warm the body and facilitate the healing process. The guests will then be wrapped with a TCM herb mask that consists of ai ye (艾葉a herbal medicine for conditioning the liver, spleen and kidney channels) and mineral salt. The mask will not only regulate the liver and kidney channels, but will also relieve rigidity of the muscles, stimulates the circulation of qi and blood along the meridians channels as well as nourishes the skin and detoxify the body.

"The feet are a road map and complete reflection to the body, it is very important to take care of them," said Barry White, group director of spa of Langham Hospitality Group. "We are very focused in developing our treatments by applying TCM principles, so we are not just reducing muscle tension or spasm on the feet but going more deeply to re-energise the body as a whole."

The "Heavenly Jing Luo" foot treatment will be available in Chuan Spa at the following hotels:

Langham Place, Hong Kong The Langham, Melbourne
The Langham, Shenzhen The Langham, Auckland
The Langham, Xintiandi, Shanghai The Langham, Boston
  The Langham, Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles

For more information or reservations, visit www.chuanspa.com

 
Chuan Spa "Heavenly Jing Luo" foot treatment


About Chuan Spa

The first Chuan Spa was opened in 2005 at Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong and this signature spa of Langham Hospitality Group is also located in The Langham hotels in London, Melbourne, Auckland, Boston, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

Chuan Spa's values are based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM,), yin and yang, the Meridian System (jing luo) and the Five Elements (wu xing – wood, fire, earth, metal and water) which place a strong emphasis on rediscovering the source, respecting the elements and caring for the planet.

Chuan Spa has won the Best Luxury Spa Group award by World Luxury Hotel Awards in 2012. The World Luxury Hotel Awards is a recognised global organisation providing luxury hotels with recognition for their world class facilities and service excellence.

About Langham Hospitality Group

As the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents. The Group currently owns and/or manages 16 hotels under The Langham, Langham Place, Eaton and 88 Xintiandi brands with more than 24 hotel projects currently either confirmed or in a developed stage of negotiation from China through Asia and India to the Middle East. North America remains a focal point for the group's development with over 2,000 rooms planned to be added in 2013 to the existing portfolio. For reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.langhamhotels.com.

EUROPE:
The Langham, London

PACIFIC:
The Langham, Auckland
The Langham, Melbourne
The Langham, Sydney

ASIA:
China
The Langham, Xintiandi, Shanghai
The Langham, Haikou, Hainan (2015)
The Langham, Shenzhen

Langham Place, Beijing Capital Airport
Langham Place, Dalian (2016)
Langham Place, Datong (2014)
Langham Place, Guangzhou (2013)
Langham Place, Ningbo (2013)
Langham Place, Qingdao (2014)
Langham Place, Xiamen (2014)

88 Xintiandi, Shanghai

Eaton Luxe, Nanqiao, Shanghai
Eaton Luxe, Xinqiao, Shanghai
Eaton Luxe, Qingdao (2014)
NORTH AMERICA & CARIBBEAN:
The Langham, Boston
The Langham, Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
The Langham, Chicago (2013)

Langham Place, Fifth Avenue (2013)

Eaton Chelsea, Toronto

Hong Kong
The Langham, Hong Kong

Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong

Eaton, Hong Kong

India:
Eaton Smart, New Delhi Airport Transit Hotel
Eaton, Lavasa (2015)

Langham Place, Lavasa (2015)


Media contact:
Vivienne Gan
Vice President – Public Relations
Langham Hospitality Group
Tel: +852 3552 3823
Email: vivienne.gan@langhamhotels.com
Fiona Szeto
Director of Public Relations (Asia)
Langham Hospitality Group
Tel: +852 3552 3846
Email: fiona.szeto@langhamhotels.com