Strength of the Hands' logo has ten fingers, and the staff offers almost as many types of massage. Deep-tissue melts away aches with firm pressure, while Swedish involves long, flowing strokes. The seven massage therapists also specialize in the soothing heat of hot towel massage and assuage the pains of expectant mothers with prenatal massage. Beautification is just as important as relaxation, as the service menu also includes facials, body waxing, and barnacle removal.
At Total Wellness Massage, clients often relax so deeply that they fall asleep on the table—and not only the ones who are there for a relaxation massage. Experienced therapist Jill Holden makes sure that even sports-rehabilitation and injury-treatment massages feel soothing. Integrative massage techniques allow her to access deep layers of tissue without causing pain, so she can achieve therapeutic goals with lighter strokes. During each session, she applies advanced techniques such as myofascial release, trigger-point therapy, and active/passive range of motion to address each client's individual needs.
Licensed massage therapist Lily MacFaydian tends to backs in a private studio nestled inside Acupuncture Works. Here, Lily comforts muscles and restores vitality with a range of treatments. Gliding Swedish massages boost circulation and chase away stress, and deep-tissue sessions knead the tautness out of pulled muscles. Lily makes sessions extra relaxing by applying hot towels and essential oils, not by leaving out a ventriloquist’s dummy with eyes that seem to follow you around the room.
Aesthetician Stephanie Kass-Theeke beautifies skin with custom and vitamin-infused facials and microdermabrasions. Elements Salon & Spa also offers a wide array of beautifying and pampering services aside from skincare. From therapeutic massages and spa pedicures to makeup applications, the team of beauty specialists can cater to pretty much any beauty or well-being needs. Salon services, including cuts, color, and keratin treatments, are also available.
Nationally and state-certified massage therapist James Storm mollifies muscle tension with the soothing strokes of Swedish massages. During the one-hour relaxation vacations, patrons slip into peaceful reverie to dream about meditating willow trees as the professional back whisperer uses broad, flowing strokes to aid in calming the nervous system and relieving muscle tension. Clients can also opt for the package of three massages to treat torsos to a triple-header of tightness eviction, visiting once a week for three weeks or three times during the same hour through the miracle of cloning.