HOME

P R O F I L E




First ever Astrospa Almanac from the Oracle of Spas


Use the astrological influences to focus your spa energies
with this month by month program tuned to the stars



A time for expanding your interest in spas

ARIES - THE RAM

Dates = 21 March - 20 April

Planet = Mars + Metal = Iron

Spa Stone = Diamond

Space research has identified Epsom Salts in proliferation on Mars. This is a time for broadening your horizons with saline immersion or a thalssotherapy. Take a friend to a tropical spa and indulge in a traditional Epsom Salts Water Cure, perhaps ending with a spa stone exchange?

Time for a change of approach to personal relationships

TAURUS - THE BULL

Dates = 21 April - 21 May

Planet = Venus + Metal = Copper

Spa Stone = Sapphire

This is a time for ringing in a new era. Venus is the planet of love and the time is right. A spa is the ideal place to relax and enjoy socialising. Search for a resort that enables you to experience new and exciting activities, including new therapies that the adventuresome are now trying.

Third sign of the Zodiac

GEMINI - THE TWINS

Dates = 22 May - 21 June

Planet = Mercury + Metal = Silver

Spa Stone = Agate

The Greeks and Romans had great faith in Agate amulets, wearing them for health and long life. A combination of Agate and Silver sets the tone for personal adornment for this time of the year. Queen Elizabeth I of England had a large Agate that was reputed to have great powers.

Click to discover more

CANCER - THE CRAB

Dates = 22 June - 22 July

Planet = Moon + Metal = Silver

Spa Stone = Emerald

Career wise this time bodes well and should be used as an opportunity to indulge in a few luxuries at a spa of your choice. Relax from the stress of work for a while and recharge the batteries for renewed energy. A massage or sauna are ways of relaxing both the body and the mind.

Click to discover more

LEO - THE LION

Dates = 23 July - 23 August

Planet = Sun + Metal = Gold

Spa Stone = Peridot (a variety of Olivine)

In ancient times Peridot was valued greater than the diamond and was worn to ward off evil spirits, despondency and illusions. Outdoor pursuits and travel are the flavour of the month and spas are the ideal destination, perhaps with a visit enhanced by a romance.

Click to discover more

VIRGO _ THE VIRGIN

Dates = 24 August - 23 September

Planet = Mercury + Metal = Silver

Spa Stone = Cornelian (a variety of Chalcedony)

This is a time of emotional issues that need resolving. Make the most of your ability to get on with others and it is important to stay stable while others flounder. A spa is the ideal venue to gather your thoughts, out of the day to day pressures of modern living. Stay healthy and live longer.

What purpose wealth when loosing your health?

LIBRA - THE BALANCE

Dates = 24 September - 23 October

Planet = Venus + Metal = Copper

Spa Stone = Opal

A time for balancing hot and cold plunges in a Turkish or Roman Baths. Seek out new opportunities; enjoy one of the traditional celebrated world class resorts such as the Roman Baths at Baden Baden. Be affable and courteous as you follow your instincts to advantage.

Now is when the past collides with the future

Scorpio - THE SCORPION

Dates = 24 October - 22 November

Planet = Mars + Metal = Iron

Spa Stone = Aquamarine - 'aqua' (water) 'mare' (sea)

A water stone indicating the imbibing of iron waters this month, taken direct from the spring to ensure maximum potency. Tunbridge Wells, UK is such an historic chalybeate spa and was much resorted to by Royalty and others in the past for barrenness and iron deficiency.

Quality not quantity

SAGITTARIUS - THE ARCHER

Dates = 23 November - 21 December

Planet = Jupiter + Metal = Tin

Spa Stone = Topaz

Topaz is the Spa Stone of strength that reputedly wards off gout. Regular immersion in hot water and a reduction in red wine and meat intake is another means of addressing gout, especially when accompanied by a sauna at the local spa, worthwhile even if you have no gout.

Contact a Friend to join you at a spa

CAPRICORN - THE GOAT

Dates = 22 December - 20 January

Planet = Saturn + Metal = Lead

Spa Stone = Ruby

Worn in China and India because of the Ruby's ability to give health, happiness and a long life. Do not give in to that slothful, stay at home feeling; muster your confidence and go to a spa with physical activities rather than pure pampering and feel renewed and refreshed as a result.

Water is the essence of life

AQUARIUS - THE WATER CARRIER

Dates = 21 January - 19 February

Planet = Uranus + Metal = Lead

Spa Stone = Garnet

Appropriately, time to take a traditional hydrotherapy cure at a spa to sooth those aches and pains. Better still seek out an ancient healing or Holy Well and use this to refresh the spirit as well as the body. Holy Wells go back to the dawn of civilisation and have proved their worth over time.

Find a spectacular spa

PISCES - THE FISHES

Dates = 20 February - 20 March

Planet = Jupiter + Metal = Tin

Spa Stone = Amethyst

This is a Spa Stone with occult properties however your route to feeling dynamic and enthusiastic this month is to go swimming. Find a spa with one or more quality swimming pools and visit it every day. Whilst your body enjoys the exhilaration of the exercise you can explore the mysteries of the Amethyst, believed by the Egyptians to ward off witchcraft.





ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Click to discover Astrological Gemstones

CLICK ON THE MINERAL CRYSTALS RIGHT TO LEARN ABOUT ASTROLOGICAL SPA STONES

Astrology is a group of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which knowledge of the relative positions of celestial bodies and related details is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing information about personality, human affairs, and other terrestrial events. (source: Wikipedia encyclopedia) Spagazers can use this system to plan their spa experiences each month by incorporating the suggestions from this Astrospa Almanac. Also be sure to wear the appropriate spa stone each month to ensure harmony with the heavenly bodies. Take a friend to the spa and treat them to a Spa Stone, the perfect gift.

Astrology is an ancient art, details of which we can reveal from Secrets of Art and Nature, reproduced here in the original format taken from the 1620 publication.

For more details click on the star sign panels above. The Worlds Oldest Oracle



To find out about the worlds oldest Oracular Temple click the Zodiac left.





(C)Copyright The Spas Research Fellowship. To contact the SRF, email: srf@thespas.co.uk or mail to: Tower House, Tower Road, Tadworth, Surrey. KT20 5QY. UK