Farrell’s eXtreme Body Shaping helps clients of all ages, lifestyles, gender, and athletic ability achieve their fitness goals through results-orientated training. Long-time taekwondo competitor and teacher Lance Farrell developed the program to combat obesity and assist people develop healthy lifestyle habits by incorporating the fat-burning, strengthening and endurance building aspects of competitive martial arts training into a course for those less interested in traditional sparring or contact drills. During 45-minute sessions hosted six days a week, Farrell uses fitness as a catalyst for improving overall health, wellness, and athletic abilities. A 10-week program can result in visible changes sparked by discipline and nutritional commitment.
Doctors of Chiropractic Donald MacKenzie and Ursula Adkins represent two generations of Palmer College of Chiropractic alumni—Dr. MacKenzie graduated from the school in 1974 and Dr. Adkins graduated in 2012. Together, they help align spines at Altoona Chiropractic Center with an array of advanced and traditional adjustment techniques, including Activator devices, Thompson Drop tables, and applied kinesiology. And their service menu isn’t just limited to adjustments. The doctors bolster their care with a slew of treatments and therapies that ranges from acupuncture and massages with licensed massage therapist Terra Stegall to ultrasound therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique therapy, and cryotherapy. All treatments are administered with the goal of improving patients’ overall health in order to prevent injury and illness and ensure their eligibility for the next season of The Amazing Race.
For 65 years Woodard Hearing Centers has been caring for the hearing health of Central Iowans. We do more than amplify hearing, we amplify lives. Our two locations in the Des Moines Metro area, and 14 locations in Central Iowa, bring the most qualified and exceptional Audiologists and Hearing Healthcare Specialists to you.
Aches Away Therapeutic Massage and Skin Wellness's licensed massage therapist relaxes bodies with one of six massage modalities, tailored to address each client’s individual needs. Swedish massage, the most popular technique, uses gentle pressure and soothing strokes to promote total relaxation, while deep-tissue massage applies firm pressure to taut tissue, uncoiling tightly wound muscles and helping to relieve pain from past unicycle-jousting injuries. Prenatal massage eases lower-back tension associated with human incubation, and the raindrop technique splashes essential oils onto skin to promote tranquility. The relaxing manipulations of lymphatic therapy cause a drowsy lymphatic system to eagerly awaken like a shadow hunter on a sunny day. During a hot-stone massage, heated stones rest atop sore surfaces to melt pain and stress into a collected lava puddle. Along with signature massage services, staff members also provide waxing services, custom facials, and chemical peels.
Set within a tranquil, nature-inspired spa setting, Grass Orchid harnesses the high-tech rejuvenating power of infrared light to fight the ravages of aging. LED light therapy bathes damaged skin in both visible and invisible wavelengths that are precisely calibrated to induce cellular collagen factories to ramp up production and promote elasticity. Inside a comfortable capsule similar to a tanning bed, LED lights stimulate the body's processes for fighting the effects of sun exposure, toxins, and bad paint jobs in soothing 15- to 20-minute sessions. Sun-damaged, wrinkled, oily, or acne-scarred epidermises can benefit from a catnap in the light of the bountiful beams, enabling faces to smile sans smile-lines and backs to shrug off the endless whining of problem pores.
Maintaining and boosting clients’ beauty are the top priorities at Heartland Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The highly trained staff, overseen by Dr. Eugene Cherny, accomplishes its objectives with anti-aging, body-contouring, and facial-rejuvenation services that range from less invasive Botox treatments to surgical tummy tucks and face-lifts. They also unleash spray tans with custom levels of darkness, from a sun-kissed look to the exact coloring of a penny.