Offering a tranquil haven in the heart of Shanghai’s bustling Xintiandi entertainment district, Chuan Spa of The Langham, Xintiandi, incorporates Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into its signature treatments, ambience and décor. “Chuan” in Chinese means flowing water and water is considered the foundation of life.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is acclaimed throughout the world for its ability to harmonise the body and soul and enrich personal happiness and fulfillment. The philosophy uses the principle of the balance of the five natural elements of metal, wood, water, fire and earth and the body’s opposing yet mutually dependent halves – Ying and Yang. Emphasizing a holistic approach, the therapists at Chuan Spa adopts the guiding principles behind TCM, using energy flows, basic elemental forces and the influence of hot and cold to create individual treatment plans.
The Langham Xintiandi’s Chuan Spa offers 10 treatment rooms for men and women and signature facial and massage treatments using the world renowned Thalgo skincare range. Guests are also able to purchase Chuan Private Label products, a range of 5 element massage and bath oils to continue their spa experience at home.
Upon entering Chuan Spa, guests will experience the Chinese garden inspired ambience designed to gently nurture Jing (life force) and Qi (vital energy) and Shen (mind and spirit). Over a glass of element tea, guests will meet with their therapist to discuss their treatment plan addressing the rebalancing of their five elements and personal Ying and Yang. Guests will then relax in the vitality pool, sauna and steam room before visiting the spa treatment area where fragrant candles and soft music will provide a calming and tranquil environment.
Afterwards guests are invited to stay and enjoy a glass of Chuan tea and fresh fruit in the contemplation area.
In addition to its signature treatments, Chuan Spa offers the services of a fully qualified TCM practitioner for private consultations and specialist TCM therapies including acupuncture, Ho Guan (cupping), moxibustion and other techniques. All spa prices at Chuan Spa are net and do not incur service charges.
Located on the B1 floor is Health Club. A total of 12 cardiovascular machines, 10 strength machines together with a comprehensive range of free weights are featured. The latest in audio / visual equipment allows you to enjoy your favorite music / channel while working out. In addition audio ear phones, exercise towels and water cooler stations are provided.
Located on the B2 floor is Plunge, our 25-metre indoor heated infinity swimming pool featuring an array of fiber-optic underwater lights and underwater music. The pool deck is lined with luxurious pool loungers and a heated Jacuzzi to massage your stress away.
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