The beauty specialists at Salon Dolce’ luxuriate patrons from head to heel with an assortment of salon and spa services. A 30-minute full Brazilian wax ($45) thoroughly eradicates fleece from the bikini region, allowing lower halves to emerge from public fountains with confidence. Clients can preen surfaces in small doses with eyebrow, chin, or lip waxing ($15/area) or smooth facial terrains in their entirety with a full-face waxing ($40). To unload overburdened backs, treat muscles to a 30-minute relaxation, deep-tissue, or head-ache-relief massage ($35). Stylists transform languid locks into motivated manes with a haircut and styling (women $40; men $25; children $17), during which they administer Keune haircare products and reward polite strands with a lollipop.
Brooke Riglin, owner of Karmady Yoga & Massage LLC, is extremely hands-on with her business. Of the 41 weekly yoga classes held at her newly opened studio, Brooke teaches more than 30. Every one of these classes is open to everyone, because Brooke helps her students modify each pose to fit their ability levels and specific goals. In addition to yoga, the studio offers nine different types of massage, each of which is administered by a professional, certified massage therapist who is a former pro thumb wrestler.
Shammy's harnesses the primping power of customizable FusionX technology to free road rovers of any hull-hogging debris. Those looking for an effective alternative to summoning Sumerian rain gods to quickly clean their cars can find solace in Shammy's scrub down services, which use touch-free and rollover functions to treat and clean parts of the car to each customer's desired level of sheen. The highly perceptive car-wash technology assesses the size, height, and favorite fable of your automobile with special sensors that fit the vehicle's body like a laser-guided driving glove. Motorists can customize the wash depending on soil level, making last week's drive through the local tar pit just a grimy, yet fond memory.
Great gelato comes down to ingredients and process. City Gelato's Mario Lozanov has it mastered on both fronts. He sources directly from Louisiana suppliers such as Main Street Market and incorporates whichever fresh, local fruits happen to be in season. With these ingredients?plus a few scoops of pure cane sugar?he uses a combination of traditional Italian techniques and his own recipes to craft creamy gelato. The result is a dessert with less fat and more flavor than other varieties of ice cream.
Yoga Bliss elongates muscles and empowers equilibrium through a range of tailored stretching sessions, with several frequently offered course types and more than 35 sessions on the weekly schedule. The Ashtanga Primary Series, derived from meditative Hatha yoga, bolsters spiritual as well as spinal alignment, and hot yoga melts away stressors including toxins, muscle tension, and ice sculptures shaped like childhood bullies. Neophytes begin their evolution into veteran yogis with Basics seminars, and the gentle/restorative session's slow motions and measured breathing accommodate aspiring back-benders with injuries sustained during previous workouts or backyard wrestling matches. Students can stretch out on their own mat or rent one from the studio for an additional $2.
Since its self-titled debut in 1981, musical powerhouse Duran Duran has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, fusing innovative lyrics and catchy melodies into a distinctive, peppy sound. Although best known for their cartography skills and era-defining hits such as "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Rio," the foursome also refined the art of music videos in the ‘80s and honed an edgy, influential fashion sense. Energized from the success of their critically acclaimed 13th album, All You Need is Now, which escalatored up to No. 1 on the iTunes album charts, the Fab Five will regale audiences with danceable classics as well as new tunes and a collection of antique wooden noisemakers.