Kimm Watson, the licensed massage therapist of Massage & Bodywork, customizes each and every treatment to the needs of her clients. She mixes body-wrap solutions and sugar or salt scrubs by hand just moments before the treatment using dried herbs, Dead Sea salts, and five kinds of clay. Sugar or salt scrubs also include the client’s choice of more than 30 essential oils. Kimm personalizes her full-body massages with a combination of Swedish, deep-tissue, craniosacral, and acupressure techniques to relieve muscle tension and stiffness caused by recurring dreams that you’re a pretzel. She’s been licensed since 2006 and holds certifications from both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork and the American Massage Therapy Association.
After more than 15 years of combined experience in the fitness industry, the owners of Fitness Origin decided to open a facility that would skip exercise fads in favor of functional workouts that maximize their clients' fitness potential. Trainers build custom fitness programs for clients of all strengths and sizes, using scientifically tested workouts to improve posture, build core strength, burn fat, and boost metabolism. Fitness Origin also offers soft-tissue therapy treatments, which alleviate pain and provide the body with what it needs to heal and move properly.
Patricia Thompson, the certified massage therapist at Professional Therapies, dedicates herself to helping each client fulfill his or her optimal physical, mental, and spiritual health. A member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, she facilitates wellness with a variety of therapeutic treatments, ranging from massage and bodywork to psychotherapy. Her treatments can help relax the body and soothe muscles, and can also help alleviate chronic pain and assist the healing of injuries.
Drawing inspiration and the name of her business from her daughter, owner and licensed aesthetician Christine Skally personally beautifies complexions with organic Hylunia products designed for all skin types. Specialized chemical peels and diamond-tip microdermabrasion treatments offer further facial renewal, and Christine’s herbal body wraps soothe skin with venerated chinese herbs that slough off expired skin cells without requesting that clients run through a pumice gauntlet.
The art of healing has taken up most of Arturo Mendez’s life. He holds more than 25 years of experience as a nurse and more than six years as a massage therapist. His massages—which include prenatal, reflexology, and deep tissue—work to find relief from scoliosis, fibromyalgia, back pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. A natural-born athlete, Arturo also spends his time coaching track, cross country, and thumb wrestling.
Since graduating from Collinson Massage School in 2006, Paulette Provost has continued refining her massage skills. Paulette customizes each massage for her clients' specific needs. She offers several massage styles, including Swedish, trigger point, myofascial release, and hot stone, the last of which soothes muscles with warm volcanic basalt stones, leaving customers relaxed and refreshed.