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World's Strangest Spa Treatments

World’s Strangest Spa Treatments
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Reiki on Horseback

Where to experience it: At the Rockin’ Heart Ranch (www.rockinheartranch.net), near Jackson, Wyoming.

What it is: The Japanese practice of Reiki is focused on the belief that healing energy—when passed from practitioner to client—can correct imbalances in both spirit and body. Usually the practitioner is a human, but Rockin’ Heart Ranch owner (and Certified Reiki Master) Christina DiBartolo believes that horses also possess an innate healing energy. Riding on horseback—either alone or with DiBartolo, and with her guidance—ostensibly allows a client to tap into that energy, and ease everything from physical aches and pains to emotional anxiety.

Best for: Animal lovers.

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