Nicole Keane is an explorer. Hiking, biking, skiing, and snowboarding complement the licensed massage therapist's professional journeys into the tense muscles of clients, and she's showcased her healing craft at locales across the globe. During myofascial-release and trigger-point sessions, Nicole works diligently to locate the snarled striations that radiate pain. Then with deep, focused pressure and strategic stretches, she dissolves the pesky knots so they become one with the body. Prenatal massages safely and gently address the physical stresses particular to mothers-to-be, and structural-integration sessions combine several modalities to bring the body's posture and alignment back into balance. Susan Wong?a licensed massage therapist in her own right?joins Nicole at Gratitude Healing Arts for one day each week, bringing along her extensive knowledge of medical massage and other manual therapy techniques, including lymphatic drainage.
Since obtaining her certificate from the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration in 2003, Cindy Nielsen has been rejuvenating and re-balancing bodies with the Rolf technique of fascia manipulation. During her relaxing sessions at Snow Blossom Acupuncture, Cindy uses firm and gentle pressure on the connective tissues that cause muscular tension to relieve pain body-wide.
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Stationed at her stress-free oasis inside Salon Glow, massage therapist Liz Morse draws on her extensive training and years spent working in a chiropractic office to dissipate tension with therapeutic massage techniques. Like a poorly trained team of synchronized swimmers, Liz changes her strokes constantly, mixing a variety of modalities into each of her therapy sessions. Her techniques range from flowing Swedish strokes to concentrated deep-tissue pressures, encompassing specialized methods that target neuromuscular junctions or melt away stress with heated bamboo. Along with her regular services, Liz triggers mutual relaxation with couples massages and tends to sore muscles on their own turf with in-home treatments.
Just as they maintain the splendor of their location in the historic Merrill House, built circa 1917, so do the aestheticians at Pure Skincare Boutique maintain the beauty of their clients. Armed with 10 years of experience in the skincare business, owner Jennifer Moore helms a team of skilled beauty techs, including staff aesthetician Emily Herbig, who purify surfaces with skincare services, including facials and body waxing. Staffers also offer custom airbrush tanning, which gives skin a sun-kissed glow without harmful rays, and eyelash extensions, which add fullness to lashes and vitality to eyes without the need for mascara or unpronounceable incantations.
At Massage Excel, licensed massage therapist Jeff Zavala's hands hold more than 18 years of massage experience. Having spent 14 of those years working with neurologists, podiatrists, and pain specialists, he takes a medical approach to massages, tailoring his relaxing deep-tissue and sports sessions to each client. That way, he can provide personalized relief for issues such as anxiety, headaches, and insomnia caused by that inverted jack-in-the-box that dangles over your bed.
Embody Health & Wellness Center LLC's massage and chiropractic services may seem nearly endless, but they all work toward a common goal: relieving pain. Medical massage eases kinks associated with illness, whereas acupressure unblocks internal energy, which may be causing aches. Reflexology blends massage and pressure-point work to boost overall wellness, and lymphatic-drainage massage releases fluids that contribute to inflammation.