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Alpha Massage Capsule: Ever Used It?

Sat Jun 25, 2005 11:06 am





"The Future of Beauty
Imagine emerging from a spa that treats your body and soothes your soul. After a moment in the Alpha 2010™, your skin is treated to the cleansing power of a dry sauna while you float on a perfectly contoured ergonomic bed. Vibratory massage and aromatics calm your body. Gentle music blocks out any other sound. Experience the ultimate in pampering and luxury. Immerse yourself in the Alpha 2010™ and emerge rejuvenated.

The Alpha 2010™ combines a dry heat sauna, vibratory massage, aromatics, audio system and more into one machine to embody perfection in a controlled environment. It soothes, stimulates and conditions all of the human senses simultaneously for the ultimate in health, beauty and relaxation."


Top 3 Features
Self-contained dry heat sauna
Adjustable vibratory massage
Aromatic infusion systems


I find this machine very intersting to say the least. I agree, that sauna or steam heat does a body good, and I've never met a massage I didn't like. BUT,
my idea of steam or sauna is an actual room.

Is it just me, or do you my fellow A Netters agree that being enclosed in this thing is akin to being cooked alive? Now, I love flying. Which for many people causes claustrophobia. So, it may seem ironic, that while I love the feel, smell and experience of flying, I am actually scared to be in one of these spa capsules. Anyone out there ever used one of these things? And what have been your experiences. When I see these things, I think of 007 being trapped in one and some evil villan saying: "Goodbye Mr. Bond! I expect you to die instead of being pampered!" Experiencing sauna force heat in a confined device? Is this safe?

http://www.bondmovies.com/stills/tb/10.jpg

I compare the "capsule" to the infamous Traction Table; where James Bond almost got stretched to death. Thunderball 1965
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RE: Alpha Massage Capsule: Ever Used It?

Sat Jun 25, 2005 11:22 am

I have seen this kind of thing at malls in S. Florida. The people who I see in it seem VERY comfortable. If I ever hit the lotto I'll give one a try, but at this point it would be like me 'test flying' a Gulfstream V.
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RE: Alpha Massage Capsule: Ever Used It?

Sat Jun 25, 2005 11:49 am


http://www.nirvanaspamiamibeach.com/pages/location.htm

The Top 3 Benefits:
1. Enhances effectiveness of face and body treatments
2. Detoxifies and de-stresses
3. Superior weight loss and cellulite treatments

Experience the ultimate in pampering and luxury.
Immerse yourself in the Alpha and emerge rejuvenated.

30 minutes, $40.00
60 minutes, $65.00

A 15% gratuity will be added to all ala carte services
and packages for your convenience.


TedAce: Actually, you could check this out before you win the lotto. Since you live in the S. Florida area this spa is conveniently located for you and the prices seem not too bad. When I make my next Miami Beach visit, I will check out the spa and see this thing in person. However, I still will probably be a wuss and pass on it. But, they have an hyperbolic oxygen thingy. And increased oxygen supposedly does a body good, and maybe some of the spa attendants/operators will be hot athletic young women! One can hope.  Smile
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RE: Alpha Massage Capsule: Ever Used It?

Sat Jun 25, 2005 10:15 pm

Quoting Zippyjet (Reply 2):
maybe some of the spa attendants/operators will be hot athletic young women! One can hope.

@ $65/hour they better be!!

I love how the have the following on the website: "just minutes
from South Beach, Surfside and the world-famous
clothing-optional Haulover Beach.
"

Reminds me of my younger days living in S. Florida and attending Haulover almost regularly  Smile

Unfortunately, if I showed up there now, it'd be a race between the norgies and the Japs to get a whaling boat there in time to harpon me!!
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