Bohemian Massage & Bodywork's featured massage therapist, Valerie Kelly, honed her craft at chiropractic offices, spas, and sports-treatment facilities for years. This diversity has helped Valerie develop a signature massage style that fuses therapeutic care with spa-like pampering. Her roster includes clinical treatments, such as therapeutic massages to help rehabilitate after auto accidents and sports-related barroom brawls. She can also perform lavish seaweed wraps and sugar and salt body scrubs. As a trained doula, she has the know-how to help ease pregnancy woes with labor and birth massages or memorialize the experience with plaster belly casts of expectant mothers.
Nancy McKim has honed her cutting and coloring skills for more than a decade. The sound of her shears snipping away at dead ends now fills Essentials Day Spa & Salon, where she creates new styles for men, women, and children with services that range from highlights to smoothing keratin treatments. Nancy enhances her styling services with conditioning treatments that repair strands damaged by heat or gnawed on by jealous passersby.
Nestled amid the black-curtained confines of Modern Elegance Salon and Spa, stylists and aestheticians forge stray locks into silky new hairdos and battle the signs of aging with wrinkle-reducing facials. Above heads, silver chandeliers drip with sparkling prisms, which send light bouncing off walls as staffers offer a menu of services that includes massage and waxing treatments.
A tandem bicycle's worth of board-certified plastic surgeons oversee both the surgical and noninvasive procedures performed at Salmon Creek Plastic Surgery. The oxygenating anti-aging facial, which invigorates subdermal circulation, stimulates improved oxygenation to the skin. Like a counterrevolutionary whitewash fence painter, the antioxidant therapy strives to correct and prevent the disruptive graffiti of free radicals, unlocking the natural radiance imprisoned inside facial cells.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health and wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.