There are certain spaces that, upon entering, just make sense. Whether or not you understand how they came to be perfectly put together with interesting items, objects, and belongings scattered about seems irrelevant amid the furniture and decor you could have sworn you saw somewhere in a dream. Alix Thomsen has one of these spaces. The perfect balance of eclectic charm and understated elegance which exist seamlessly amongst the quintessential Parisian detailing – tall white walls, crown molding, herringbone floors…
Massage as a way to stay slim is Martine De Richville’s area of expertise. If that weren’t enough to convince you to book regular treatments with her, her practice, which involves using her hands as the only tool, also works to release toxins, reduce cellulite, and increase metabolism. Her unique technique was developed as a result of studying psychology and then Chinese medicine, and aims to heal the body and the mind harmoniously. It’s safe to say Martine knows a lot about what constitutes a healthy body inside and out.
For the fourth installment of our French Guru series, Martine clues us in on maintaining muscle health, the benefits of massage (beyond general enjoyment) and overall wellness. And bonus! Is total justification for booking that massage you’ve been thinking about.