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Stress Less with Salt Therapy in Darien

As the Salt Cave of Darien celebrates its second anniversary, the wellness destination is offering a rich lineup of therapies to help customers de-stress, detox and improve overall health. In addition to the popular group sessions in the main cave—a warm, relaxing space carved out of pure Himalayan salt—the Salt Cave has added a private salt-lined room for individual treatments. Now visitors can enjoy massage, reflexology, acupuncture or energy work while breathing in the healing, medical-grade salt air (couples’ massages also available). 

During a standard 45-minute cave session, customers rest while breathing in salt air. This halotherapy offers a variety of benefits, with anti-inflammatory properties that may help allergies, respiratory conditions and joint issues, while beautiful colors can provide another source of healing (chromotherapy). Recently, the Salt Cave has also introduced sound therapy to complement each session; customers can opt to listen to music with special frequencies to enhance physical and mental well-being. During special events, some top local healers offer additional services to clients, including sound-bowl meditations, yoga and tarot readings. There are even weekly meditations and exercise classes to help people incorporate stress relief into their busy days.  

Just in time for the holiday season, The Salt Cave is stocked with luxe salt-based spa, CBD and salt décor products. You can create your own gift basket with gift certificates for salt sessions paired with products. Time spent in this healthy oasis is truly a thoughtful gift. 

For more information, call 203-658-7667, email: [email protected] or visit

Location: 555 Post Rd, Darien. See ad, page 34.

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