Nationally licensed massage therapist Sheri Rademacher doles out artful rubdowns and stress-shattering chops to alleviate pain, ease motion, and engender relaxation. Like most slug races, the massage journey commences with a sit-down session, during which you'll be able to express your needs and co-determine an effective course of action with Sheri. Choose from a panoply of massage flavors, including acupressure, deep tissue, and Swedish treatments. Tight ends with constricted glutes can benefit from a sports massage that relies on compression, cross-fiber friction, and cryotherapy to loosen limbs and prevent injury; mothers-to-be may opt for a pregnancy massage to address aching feet, legs, lower backs, and tangled mobile strings. Renew Massage Therapy operates Monday–Wednesday and on Friday and Saturday.
• For $50, you get a light chemical peel (a $100 value). • For $60, you get a microdermabrasion treatment (a $125 value). • For $225, you get three laser hair-removal treatments on the upper lip, chin, underarms, or bikini area (a $450 value).
Valley Ayurveda is the Pioneer Valley’s first full-service Ayurvedic Wellness Center, offering diet & lifestyle consultations, therapeutic Ayurvedic body treatments, yoga, workshops and a full complement of retail products to support our clients on their journeys to whole wellness
Brian Leaf has spent countless hours parsing through Family Guy, Twilight, The 40-Year Old Virgin, and myriad other pop-culture phenomena—not for his own amusement, but to pick out SAT and ACT vocabulary words lurking in the scripts, which he's compiled in six books. A seasoned test-prep instructor, Leaf has helped thousands of students surmount standardized tests through his books and workshops, which dole out insider advice for taking the entire tests as well as specific subjects such as math, reading, and dodgeball. Students leave each session with a collection of McGraw-Hill guidebooks, tips on stress management and avoiding common avoidable mistakes, and strategies for each subject.
The team of five doctors at Eye Physicians of Northhampton employ modern techniques to help patients see better. Patients can find their perfect pair of frames in the optical shop, but others looking to lose the "four eyes" nickname can explore advanced surgical treatments. LASIK surgery restructures the cornea to improve nearsightedness and farsightedness, and the Allegretto Wave laser reduces secondary vision troubles such as night vision, halos, and the inability to see through lead.