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Indonesian Snake Spas

The Bali Heritage Spa Offers a Unique Massage Treatment Involving Pythons

— November 4, 2013 — Lifestyle
A unique massage treatment in Indonesia will either entice you or make your skin crawl. The Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in Jakarta, Indonesia offers a massage where the therapist will place several pythons on your body. It is believed that the weight and movement of the snakes and the adrenaline rush from the fear have positive effects on the customer.

This ironic massage is said to be of best benefit to customers who are the most afraid. The adrenaline rush improves your metabolism and at the great price of $47 it's a small price to pay for improving your long-term health.

The images, provided by Getty Images, show that different sizes and lengths of snakes are placed on the customer's back and they slowly crawl their way up your legs and back.

If you don't think fear will relax you, the relief you get once the unique massage treatment is over surely will.
Trend Themes
1. Animal-assisted Therapy - Indonesian Snake Spas introduce the potential for animal-assisted massage to the market, offering new opportunities for a more unconventional spa experience.
2. Experiential Marketing - Indonesian Snake Spas are an example of the unique and unconventional spa experiences that can be marketed to attract curious consumers seeking an unforgettable experience.
3. Fear-based Therapy - Indonesian Snake Spas introduce the idea of fear-based therapy, which can be explored further in the healthcare industry to determine the impact of adrenaline on the body and the mind.
Industry Implications
1. Spas and Wellness - The Spas and Wellness industry has the opportunity to introduce unique experiences such as snake-assisted massages to expand the market for unconventional spa treatments.
2. Tourism - Indonesian Snake Spas can be marketed as a tourist attraction, offering a unique experience for thrill-seekers visiting the country.
3. Healthcare - Fear-based therapy introduced by Indonesian Snake Spas can be explored further in the healthcare industry to determine the potential benefits of adrenaline on the body's immune system and mental health.
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