Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Vancouver's St. Regis Hotel offers 'Just The Most Perfect Massage' at special introductory rates

Vancouver's St. Regis Hotel is now offering what they're calling Just The Most Perfect Massage program. A private studio suite is the hotel's new venue for on-site massage treatments. They are available both for guests and locals beginning Oct. 18, 2009.

The massage program is led by staff therapist Mishal Rijal, trained and certified in four distinct styles of massage: Traditional Thai, Polynesian (Balinese), Swedish and Deep Tissue. Rijal works with clients to identify the best massage treatment, whether it's a gentle release of daily stress, recovery from hard exertion or relieving pain from chronic conditions.

Born in Nepal, Rijal trained in Thailand and Dubai, eventually moving to Canada. While working through the immigration process, he had a one-year contract with the spa at the Radisson SAS Dubai. While there, his clientele included several members of European and Asian royal families.

Rijal moved to Montreal and opened up his own clinic, where he was certified in massage therapy by the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada. He has since relocated to Vancouver where he's on the staff of the St. Regis Hotel.

Special introductory rates are in effect through Jan. 1, 2010: $30 for a 30-minute massage and $60 for a 60-minute massage. The St. Regis Hotel is located in downtown Vancouver at 602 Dunsmuir Street.

Executive suite at the St. Regis Hotel