If an old-fashioned back rub isn’t enough to iron out the kinks, one Indonesian spa recommends switching your regular masseuse for a pack of pythons. Yes, you heard right. Offered by the Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in Jakarta, the unorthodox $45 treatment involves placing several writhing serpents, averaging 100 pounds apiece, on your naked body. Not only do the snakes offer a more intense massage by offering sensations that a human therapist’s hands never could, claims the spa, but they also cause a surge of adrenaline, triggered by fear, that could help boost metabolism.
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