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Art of Business: Windham Mountain Spa 

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Apres-Ski, Tres Soothing

What better way to ease away the aches of a day on the slopes than a rubdown with warm, smooth Hudson River stones, followed by a sauna? This warm and soothing possibility has been available to guests at the Alpine Spa at Windham Mountain since 2014, and massage therapist Becky Cooper says skiers and their loved ones are finding it delectable.

"You can ski straight to the spa, which people love," she says, "or take the shuttle from the main lodge if you like. It's great for people who maybe took a fall and their knee or their back is hurting to be able to get same-day treatment. And it's also great when we have guests who are accompanying skiers but don't ski themselves—they can come in and be pampered. We have yoga classes, the steam room, the fireplace—I love it here. It's just incredibly cozy and relaxing."

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