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OCT 2016

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[ 24 ] • DAYSPA • october 2016 spa showcase by Stephanie Carbone N E E D T O K N O W NEED TO KNOW L o c a t e d o n 6 , 0 0 0 a c r e s o f m e a d o w s Located on 6,000 acres of meadows a n d w o o d l a n d s i n C o l o r a d o ' s and woodlands in Colorado's R o c k y M o u n t a i n s , R a n c h C r e e k Rocky Mountains, Ranch Creek S p a ( d e v i l s t h u m b r a n c h . c o m ) i s a n Spa (devilsthumbranch.com) is an 1 8 , 0 0 0 - s q u a r e - f o o t h a v e n t h a t 18,000-square-foot haven that i n c l u d e s a y o g a s t u d i o . C h a r i t y includes a yoga studio. Charity B a x t e r , e x e c u t i v e d i r e c t o r o f s p a Baxter, executive director of spa & r e c r e a t i o n , r e c e n t l y a n d a p t l y & recreation, recently and aptly r e n a m e d t h e l a t t e r . " I t w a s c a l l e d renamed the latter. "It was called o u r T r e e t o p Y o g a S t u d i o p r i o r t o t h e our Treetop Yoga Studio prior to the d e v a s t a t i o n o f o u r t r e e s b y b e e t l e s , " devastation of our trees by beetles," s h e e x p l a i n s . " N o w , I r e f e r t o i t she explains. "Now, I refer to it a s t h e D i v i d e V i e w S t u d i o b e c a u s e as the Divide View Studio because o f i t s s t u n n i n g v i e w s o f t h e of its stunning views of the C o n t i n e n t a l D i v i d e . " Continental Divide." N O T E W O R T H Y NOTEWORTHY D e v i l ' s T h u m b b o a s t s s e v e r a l Devil's Thumb boasts several a w a r d - w i n n i n g s u s t a i n a b i l i t y award-winning sustainability c o n c e p t s : s t r u c t u r e s b u i l t w i t h l o c a l , concepts: structures built with local, r e c l a i m e d b e e t l e - k i l l p i n e w o o d ; a reclaimed beetle-kill pine wood; a s a n d - fi l t r a t i o n s y s t e m t h a t t r e a t s sand-fi ltration system that treats a n d r e c y c l e s w a s t e w a t e r ; a n d t h e and recycles wastewater; and the " r e s c u e d " B r o a d A x e B a r n , a C i v i l "rescued" Broad Axe Barn, a Civil W a r - e r a s t r u c t u r e f e a t u r i n g War-era structure featuring h a n d - h e w n w h i t e o a k a n d b e e c h hand-hewn white oak and beech b e a m s , w h i c h w a s d i s m a n t l e d , beams, which was dismantled, s h i p p e d a n d r e a s s e m b l e d f r o m shipped and reassembled from I n d i a n a t o C o l o r a d o i n 2 0 0 3 . Indiana to Colorado in 2003. S I G N A T U R E S E R V I C E SIGNATURE SERVICE T o h e l p e a s e s y m p t o m s o f a l t i t u d e To help ease symptoms of altitude s i c k n e s s a n d h a r s h c l i m a t e s , R a n c h sickness and harsh climates, Ranch C r e e k S p a o ff e r s g u e s t s t h e Creek Spa off ers guests the A l t i t u d e Altitude A d j u s t m e n t M a s s a g e Adjustment Massage ( 5 0 – 1 1 0 (50–110 m i n . / $ 1 5 5 – $ 2 5 5 ) . T h e t r e a t m e n t min./$155–$255). The treatment b e g i n s w i t h a s t e a m i n h a l a t i o n a n d begins with a steam inhalation and i n c l u d e s h o t t o w e l c o m p r e s s e s , includes hot towel compresses, g e n t l e s t i m u l a t i o n o f a c u p r e s s u r e gentle stimulation of acupressure p o i n t s , a f u l l b o d y m a s s a g e u s i n g points, a full body massage using T a r a A l t i t u d e A d j u s t m e n t O i l — Tara Altitude Adjustment Oil— a b l e n d o f f r a n k i n c e n s e , c y p r e s s a blend of frankincense, cypress a n d p i n e — a n d t h e a p p l i c a t i o n and pine—and the application o f a c h i l l e d e y e p i l l o w of a chilled eye pillow . COURTESY STEPHANIE CARBONE AND DEVIL'S THUMB RANCH Ranch Creek Spa at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa Tabernash, Colorado

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