It's telling that Shannon Mouser, one of Viva's co-owners, signs all of her emails with a quote from the Dalai Lama: "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
When Viva opened its doors on 35th Street back in June of 2005, we believed in a culture of caring. With eight employees, we were committed to providing our clients with a relaxing and rejuvenating spa experience in an unpretentious setting.
Eight years, 2 location...
posted January 29, 2013
Can't think of the right sweets for your sweetie this year? We've done the thinking for you! Here's a stress-free selection of our best Valentine's Day gift ideas -- all healthy, almost calorie-free, and guaranteed to melt your sweetie's heart without melting your wallet.
Gifts for Her
What she wants most (aside from your love and world peace, of course) is the gift of calm. Choose from any one of these favorites for her:
posted June 12, 2012
The seed of the idea for Viva was planted among three friends who hoped to create a warm, inviting and healing place for clients in Austin. Viva Day Spa opened it's doors on 35th Street on June 15, 2005 with eight employees, and the belief that a culture of caring starts with an exceptionally talented staff who - in turn - cater to the individual needs of clients.
Seven years later - and one spa location bigger - Viva employs over 65 exceptional people
posted March 29, 2012
Did you know that over 45 million people are affected by rosacea? This chronic skin condition makes your face turn red, and may even cause swelling and acne-like skin sores. There is no cure, and prescription medications currently on the mark don't address flushing and redness symptoms very well.
The good news is that there are several things you can do to neutralize redness caused by rosacea. Even better, we've hooked up with SkinCeuticals to offer you their Redness Neutralizer Combo pack at a ...
posted March 18, 2012
Viva Day Spa has been making news in all sorts of media over the past few weeks. Naturally, we're thrilled to have the attention. But more importantly, love the validation from the press that the spa experience we deliver is exactly what we intend it to be: client focused, high touch (no pun intended), and leaving guests wanting to come back for more.
See for yourself what people are saying about Viva...
Declaration of Beautypendence:
posted March 3, 2012
Love her or not, Gwyneth Paltrow's skin is something to behold. Her winter skin secret? A magical trio of SkinCeuticals products: Hydrating B5 Gel, wrinkle-fighting A.G.E. Interrupter, and antioxidant CE Ferulic.
Save on Gwyneth's SkinCeuticals Regime
While supplies last, Viva Day Spa is offering all three of her favorite SkinCeutical's products and more for well under movie star prices. Purchase CE Ferulic, Hydrat...
posted February 18, 2012
Wow, we're absolutely thrilled to have been voted the Best Day Spa in Austin in 2011 in the Austin Chronicle's Reader's Poll! Viva Day Spa actually tied for this honor with Lake Austin Spa Resort, the beautiful destination spa located just outside of the city and the winner of this category for the last 9 years running. Needless to say, we're tickled pink to share the title with them for 2011.