Bearing a master’s degree in holistic medicine, Coverall Holistically owner and licensed massage therapist Colleen Zerga treats stress and ailments from a body-level perspective during spa treatments. She builds upon the classic Swedish massage by incorporating myofascial, lymphatic, and deep-tissue kneads that break down painful nodes caused by repetitive motions or lack of updated info on the Cold War. Colleen also utilizes hot stones and herbal remedies to treat patrons' ailments, including the mineral weight-loss wrap that is purported to give bodies more trim and toned appearances in quick 90-minute sessions.
It wasn’t a career as an astronaut or a professional baseball player that held Dr. Clark Larson’s heart as a 9-year-old. Rather, his childhood dream was to become a dentist. And with some hard work and a lot of education, he did just that. Dr. Larson spends his days at San Tan Valley Smiles restoring teeth to their original luster before they broke through the gums. He whitens teeth, removes decay during root canals, replaces lost teeth with dentures, and covers broken teeth with caps.
Burn Fat's licensed chiropractor, Jeffrey Shiflet, helps slenderize forms with advanced, custom weight-loss solutions that include goal-setting assistance and helpful follow-ups. Developed by a chemist from the UCLA medical center, Burn Fat’s herbal body wraps target fat cells and cellulite with Herbalogica products, aiming to purge the body of toxins while increasing blood circulation and providing a good example of what it feels like to be a burrito. The office’s resident weight-loss program, Club Reduce, guides clients on a slimming journey with laser fat-reduction therapy, which was highlighted by San Tan Valley Today. Burn Fat also offers whole-body vibration training, an innovative 10-minute workout that causes the muscles to contract and relax, quickly blasting calories and bumping up the metabolism.
Planet Beach is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all services. Weary muscles can luxuriate in the completely dry hydro-massage bed as jets of water focus on pressure points along the spine and quietly sing sea chanteys to muscle knots until they succumb to the siren song of relaxation. The FDA-approved Luminous facial combines light therapy with topical spa products to tighten and clear skin, and oxygen therapy teams with aromatherapy to stimulate the body and calm the mind. Today's deal can also include a series of UV-free Mystic Spray tans, the airbrush application of which leads to a streak-free gold tone that attracts the eye of the swimmers and grizzled prospectors who populate the beach. The teeth-whitening treatment uses peroxide and premium-grade LED light to help lift tooth stains during 15-minute sessions.
Guided by her passion for hairstyling, Lauren Simpson turned a private suite inside Style de Vida Salon Spa Studios into her own personal coifing station—A Chemical Romance Salon. It's here that she transforms manes with modest or dramatic snips and a rainbow of color services, including creative hues, highlights, and comforting night-lights. Dry or frizzy hair are no match for her deep-conditioning or Brazilian blowout treatments, while ’dos in need of unusual flair latch onto feather extensions or hair bling. Lauren proudly posts the results of her work online, where would-be patrons can assess her skills.
The professional stylists at The Hair Oasis offer a variety of hair services for women, men, and children. They snip away excess strands in order to create cleaned up and flattering ‘dos, adding dimension with full-color treatments, highlights, and well-placed Christmas lights. They also offer men’s re-shading, clear glazes, perms, and brow and lip waxes. To help clients maintain their new looks, the stylists pass along tips about proper hair maintenance.
As a registered nurse and licensed aesthetician, Rita Lewis combines her medical-assessment skills with her savvy for modern beauty procedures. At Body Kitchen Med Spa Aesthetic Studio, she helps clients fight excess inches as well as signs of aging with laser treatments, ultrasound energy, and cosmetic injections. Chemical peels strip away sunspots and acne scars, revealing soft, flower-petal-like skin.