Pink Clay: Why We Use it

Pink clay

In the realm of natural beauty and skincare, pink clay has emerged as a star ingredient. This magical substance is not only a treat for your face, but also your feet! But what exactly is pink clay, and what is it good for? Let’s look into the world of pink clay and discover its numerous […]

How to Relieve Sore Feet from Standing All Day

Picture this: you just got home at the end of a long day, you kick off your shoes and are greeted by an all too familiar feeling – sore, achy feet. At Wake Spa, we help you alleviate this discomfort and rejuvenate your tired feet. This is more than foot care; it’s about reclaiming your […]

A Talk with the Makers: Los Poblanos

1. We are absolutely loving your hand lotion and body scrub in our spa shop and we are loving using it personally! Tell us about your blue corn-based scrub and what makes it so special? Thank you! Our Blue Corn Scrub is a blend of Organic Cane Sugar, Epsom salts, and blue cornmeal which provides a layered exfoliation for your skin. The sugar dissolves quickly and provides light exfoliation, while […]

Benefits of CBD: Elevate Your Soak with Wake CBD Oil

Person enjoying a foot soak at wake foot sanctuary spa in asheville nc

In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of relaxation and tranquility is essential for our overall well-being. Enter CBD, the natural compound that has taken the wellness industry by storm. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is derived from the hemp plant and is known for its potential therapeutic properties. We are thrilled to offer our customers an […]

Melissa’s Summer Spa Favorites: CEO & Co-founder of Wake

As a busy mom of two kiddos and with summer now in full swing, her shower and bathroom serve as her daily spa escape from her busy lifestyle. She takes those important mom moments in the evening as a time to test new products and retreat to old standbys alike. So, she has mapped out […]

With These Hands: Dana Purdue

1. Tell us what you have been making and creating! It has been about a year since my wife Kristen and I really started breaking ground and working on our big dream. Our own little sustainable permaculture homestead sanctuary. We chose a large area with the best sun exposure and land grade and started building […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Wake

As we approach our May 13th anniversary, we will celebrate the first day we opened the doors of Wake Foot Sanctuary. We are reminded now and often of those early days, the work in shaping the concept, the processes, the construction, and the jitters that followed about how the business would be received. We knew […]

Self-Care for the Spring Season

From a Chinese Medicine Perspective, with Wake Massage Therapist & Acupuncturist Katherine Spring is here! Well, almost. If you live in or around Asheville, it has already feigned it’s arrival at least once or twice, only to disappear back underground once again. But it is almost here, and that means warmer weather, more sunshine, and […]

What Your Feet Reveal About Your Health

Most people pay little attention to their feet, but they can reveal a lot about the health of the body. Did you know your feet can give clues about your health? Next time you bend down to trim your toenails or paint them, you may need to pay attention. People Often Take Their Feet for […]

5 Benefits of a Massage While Pregnant

In our culture, pregnancy is depicted as a time of joy. However, while most women do find that they feel both excitement and deep satisfaction during these nine months, the physical reality of carrying a baby is far more ambivalent. Thankfully, certain types of massages can help to alleviate pain and discomfort, allowing women to […]