Allyu Spa Wish Box

The New Moon is, as the name would imply, the beginning of the lunar cycle of waxing and waning. When the moon is new and a sliver of it appears out of the darkness of the Balsamic Moon’s introspection and…

Nicolet Candle – Community Showcase

Allyu, whose name derives from the Quechua word for community, has a long standing belief in celebrating the ideas, people, and earth that surround us. This year we will be showcasing local members of the Chicago community that share those…

Free Monthly Meditation

Lunchtime Meditation: second Wednesday of each month @ 12pm Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a free meditation facilitated by Monica Kowalski from the Moon Place Center in Chicago. Monica will guide you through a 30 minute…

Winter Skincare Essentials

Winter in Chicago is still in full force! Though the city has a certain beauty this time of year, the freezing wind and snow outside and the dry air from blasting the heat inside can lead to dry, flakey, dull…

Space Clearing

Traditions of house blessing and space clearing have been used in almost every culture since time began. It is not a new age phenomena but a proactive way to clear stagnant energy, increase focus and empower your environment. Energetic clutter…

Community Resources

Community Resources Whether you are in town for the afternoon or for the weekend, we have your bases covered from where to stay, what to eat, and how to stay healthy. Click and explore the links below to become more…

Who is that birdie in the window?

Nina is a 13 year old Jardine’s Parrot. She hatched on February 20, 2000 in Sheboygan Wisconsin and came to her new home in Chicago by late March. Her ancestors are from Africa and her subspecies, Masai Red-headed Jardine, is…

Make Your Own Sugar Scrub

With Spring in the air, most of us are done with winter’s dry, flaky skin and chapped lips. Regular at home sugar scrubs are a wonderful way to exfoliate and hydrate your skin. The benefits of a sugar scrub are…

Employee Highlight: Azucena

Azucena has been working with us at Allyu Spa for almost five years. She is a nail technician and chakra balancing practitioner. If you have visited us for any service, there is a good chance you have seen her smiling…

Massage Tips for Runners

October is a month for runners in Chicago. You may be acutely aware of the aches that have resulted from long months of Marathon training or recommitting to your regular jog with the onset of cool fall mornings. Knowing how…

Fall Into the Season with Joy and Health

For many of us, life is shifting into high gear as the summer fades and the last months of the year approach. School has resumed, vacations are over, play time makes room for work time and the preparations for holidays…