Though she had never experienced a massage of her own, Janice Amyson knew that she had found her calling as soon as she entered massage school. She carried this initial passion through her courses and into her career at The Amazing Hands Therapeutic Massage, where today she strives to empathize with her aching clients. To make sure that she understands and addresses their individual aches, Amyson never begins treatment without a brief consultation. This all-important sit-down, during which she inquires about areas of particular soreness, allows her to customize sessions that may incorporate modalities such as deep-tissue massage, TMJ treatment, repetitive-use therapy, and medical massage.
The treatment room’s low lighting, aromatherapy candles, and lush green plants join together to soothe frazzled nerves. Arbonne lotions and a heated table aid Amyson’s nimble fingers as she unkinks knotted musculature and rewires cybernetic limbs. Other therapeutic elements include Mentholatum, which opens sinuses to allow for easier breathing, and foot warmers to comfort cold toes. In this same room, Amyson also treats bodies with soothing spa treatments such as mud-mask facials and paraffin dips.
Led by board-certified Dr. Stuart May, the skilled staff at A.G.A. Skin Care & Laser Center specializes in advanced medical treatments that improve aesthetic and internal health in a complete primary-care center for women. Dr. May’s aesthetic services include treatments for spider veins and acne as well as advanced procedures that employ the versatile Palomar pulsed light and laser system. Among its many uses, this powerful laser can swiftly remove excess body hair and eliminate planets suspected of galactic rebellion. Photofacials similarly harness the power of light to treat sunspots, rosacea, and broken capillaries. To erase evidence of old age, Dr. May injects Botox into various areas on the face and can tear your birth certificate into little pieces for no extra charge.
The experts behind Nou Veau Salon & Day Spa pamper men and women alike amid artsy accoutrements. A plush couch and velvet wing-backed chairs complement a swirling painting, accented by eclectic knickknacks and a vase full of large plush brown plumes plucked from the Earth's feminine side. Therapists soothe sore muscles with techniques including deep-tissue and prenatal massage within a private room with a rustic, exposed-brick wall.
Tackling outer beauty, nail techs season hands and feet with herbs acquired from spa's tidy white shelves before slathering nails with OPI nail polishes. Likewise, highly trained hair stylists treat 'dos to professional products by Goldwell, Bumble and Bumble, and Privé, and aesthetic specialists enhance natural beauty with Matis facials and makeup lessons.
In addition to providing day-to-day appearance maintenance, Nou Veau's experts tend to brides with haircuts, mani-pedis, and makeup, rendering them beautiful enough to attract flocks of adorable, wide-eyed wildlife to gather round their feet.
For more than two decades, the experienced technicians at In The Nails have been making Huntsville’s scenery brighter by outfitting its residents with vibrant polish and artificial nails as well as pampering clients with a selection of skincare and massage services, including deep-tisse and shiatsu treatments. During relaxing manicures, they brush nails with a hypoallergenic shellac that sports a mirror-like finish and lasts up to 14 days without cracking, chipping, or caramelizing. Along with the expert nailcare that inspired the salon’s name, the team promotes all-over wellness with massages, peels, waxing, and other clinical skincare services and participates in community-service efforts to keep discarded hangnails off the streets.
The name is musical—“adagio” means to play “at ease”—so it’s fitting that the services at Adagio Body Works and Wellness are meant to work in harmony. Each visit begins with a consultation, during which therapists craft a treatment plan to suit your needs. These plans span from hot-stone massages and facials to mud wraps and scrubs, so clients can emphasize either hydrating their skin or recovering from trapeze accidents involving eating ribs for lunch.
The experienced and certified therapists at Restorative Therapies, LLC specialize in the treatment of chronic pain and physical and emotional distress. The treatments offered work to rid fatigued bodies and their sticky, viscous auras of all things unpleasant. An hour-long massage, utilizing your choice of deep-tissue or neuromuscular therapy, targets deeply embedded body pain, retrieves it, and reduces it to ash at a safe distance. Alternately, energy healing in the mode of reiki, reconnective, or Pranic Healing is entrenched in eastern spiritual and medical traditions, and works to repair the less-visible but still important energies that surround the human body.
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