Tessa Lauren & Ascend Adventure Wellness (July 2017)
Tessa Lauren of Ascend Adventure Wellness combines hiking in the outdoors with massage in nature.
It goes without saying that Western North Carolina residents and tourists prize the outdoors, not only for its adventure potential but also just for the sheer beauty and comfort. It is probably equally obvious that this region, Asheville in particular, boasts numerous spas and wellness centers, with people eager to promote both their mental and physical well-being. What’s not common, however, is the literal intersection of these two notions.
Enter Ascend Adventure Wellness, launched earlier this year by Tessa Lauren as a means of offering all-inclusive, rejuvenating experiences that combine hiking in the outdoors with massage in nature.
“I believe there is a renewing quality to connecting with nature,” explains Lauren. “When we detach from the hum of constant electronics and take the time to hear the sounds of birds or a bubbling brook, we are renewed in a way that only comes from the outdoors.”
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