Lois Liptak brings her knowledge and expertise as a registered nurse to every beauty and therapeutic service she delivers at Ageless Body Therapy by Lypossage Body Contouring, LLC. She banishes wrinkles with nonsurgical facelifts and injectable fillers, and her lypoassage body contouring treatments chase away unwanted bulges. Massage modalities such as lymphatic drainage, deep tissue, prenatal, and ego strokes allow clients to let go of aches and stress while in her professional healing hands.
In their perch above Vineyard 55, Spa Vino on Calhoun?s expert staff provide clients with advanced skin care and beauty treatments ranging from acupuncture and massages to HydraFacials and vinotherapy skin care, which incorporates grapes, grape seeds, and wine. While waiting for their waxing, spray-tanning, or microdermabrasion appointments, visitors can catch breezes and sip complimentary refreshments on the spa?s front porch. Spa Vino on Calhoun?s tranquil interior might remind clients of their own homes, with comfy treatment rooms and bare spots on the walls where each client?s family portrait could hang.
Among the highly qualified staff at Inner Peace Massage is a masters-level massage practitioner and licensed massage therapist whose advanced certifications dip into both aesthetic and bodywork fields. Inner Peace Massage’s experienced therapists draw from their toolbox of techniques to target myriad sources of discomfort. Tropical oils accompany relaxing Hawaiian massages, and sports massages relieve bodies that have performed athletic activity and the hard labor of hoisting successful athletes on their shoulders after victories. Ingredients such as Éminence organic skincare products and Hungarian apricot oils feature prominently on the menu of revitalizing facial treatments, and Thai oils team up with peppermint foot wraps and acupressure to give feet a blissful reprieve from the burden of supporting the body.
Inside a private treatment room, a portrait of Buddha smiles over a cluster of candles while clients receive their massages or cutting-edge med-spa services. Each treatment at Zen Fusion Spa at Lowcountry Aesthetic Center stems from Eastern and Western philosophies proven to boost beauty and eradicate stress. Licensed massage therapists and a licensed acupuncturist draw from holistic health and energy therapies to bring wellness to bodies, comfort to strained muscles, and meaning to melancholic porcupines. Medical aestheticians round out the staff with aesthetic expertise at refreshing complexions with Obagi skincare products, laser therapy, and waxing services.
Planet Beach administers spa services in a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines do all of the heavy lifting. Each friendly automaton provides a specific service, from seated massage ($39 per session) to spray tanning ($25 per session). Standard UV-tanning booths glisten patrons with a butterscotch sheen ($11 per session), and advanced spa services such as the luminous facial ($39 per session) and hydro-derma fusion ($39 per session) enable sweating, moisturizing, and photoskinthesis.
Between them, fitness gurus Meghan Harris and Jennifer Wolfe have more than a dozen certifications in fitness instruction, personal training, and health. At TrueFit Pilates and Training Center, they use that background to help students of all ages and abilities work toward fitness goals in group classes covering TRX resistance training, reformer and mat Pilates, yoga, and Zumba. Chatter drifts from one-on-one personal-training sessions, in which guests target problem areas and gain the strength required to rescue a pet elephant from the bottom of a well. In the gym, certified massage therapists knead away muscular aches and stress, and trainers lead Pilates teacher training, which runs through anatomy, terminology, and safety.