Massage Therapy Works' staff of trained professionals rejuvenates bodies with a bevy of soothing massage techniques. Clients can shed discordant tensions as a massage maestro conducts a full-body concerto by kneading muscles and deep tissues in the stressed orchestra pits of the body. The 30-minute therapeutic massage works to soothe aches and pains, restoring bodies to a child-like state of relaxation reminiscent of their days in footie pajamas. With each purchase, customers will also receive a club-card membership, which entitles members to future massages at club-card rates and instills a sense of belonging.
Tropi Tan does something the sun can’t. It tans bathing- and- birthday-suit-clad bodies throughout the year and keeps the golden glows coming until 9 p.m. or later on weeknights. Inside standup and lie-down tanning booths, clients relax as warm rays penetrate the skin and build a natural bronze in up to 20 minutes; a collection of lotions helps speed up the shade-shifting process and keeps skin looking healthy and moisturized. Those who prefer UV-free tanning can opt to hop in one of the studio's spray-tanning booths, which swap bulbs for a sugar-based solution that leaves skin golden and more kissable to horses for up to five days.
Before Dr. Daniel Weessies graduated cum laude from Logan College of Chiropractic, he volunteered his services at a free clinic in St. Louis. Now, he works to heal patients at Hartman Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center with treatments such as chiropractic adjustments. Massage therapists sooth tension and pain with kneads and strokes.
Licensed massage therapist Brittany Killebrew turns muscle frowns upside down with her signature bodywork. Each session begins with a consultation to discuss treatment needs with the client and any other concerns. Then, drawing on more than three years of experience, Brittany can promote relaxation with flowing Swedish strokes, or access lower-layer aches with firmer deep-tissue techniques.
There is no clear-cut path to health. To achieve wellness, one must consider the intricacies and interactions of the body and mind. With yoga classes and specialty treatments in massage, bodywork, and skincare, the team at Sanative Tranquility helps clients balance many of the different approaches to well-being.
Soothed sighs purr through the studio, which brims with a wide range of paraphernalia for the many treatments. Warm bamboo rods can help coax knots from muscles, and Himalayan or Dead Sea salts exfoliate and revitalize skin. Bodycare products from derma e brim with vitamins to pamper skin and hair, and massage oils from Bon Vital release aromas hinting at avocado, grapefruit, apricot, and other botanical ingredients.