Wellness travel writer Belinda Luksic discovers that sometimes the more unusual and exotic wellness therapies are best after a traditional Khmer massage at Siem Reap's Anantara Angkor Resort and Spa. Formulated for monks sitting long periods in repose, this no-oil technique of rigorous stretching and body alignment is the ultimate de-stressor.
"Using thumbs, elbows, palms, feet and knees, she pulls and pushes my body with a strength and dexterity that belies her size, incorporating moves that wouldn’t look out of place in a yoga class. I submit, serenely aware of a growing pliancy."
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