Of the 16 licensed massage therapists at Stepping Stone Clinic, each has their own specialty. Owner Pamela Wald, herself a massage therapist with 20 years of experience as well as an extensive medical background and a certificate in laser technology. Together, they accommodate complaints and issues of all stripes, from physical pain to stress and anxiety, with a deep slate of therapies. Always aiming to be on the forefront of new services and technology, Stepping Stone Clinic is also among the first in the Bradenton-Sarasota area to offer warm deep tissue laser therapy treatments, which aim to significantly reduce pain and mobility in short treatment sessions that accelerate the body's natural healing process through photo-bio-stimulation. Their services include massage for athletes and expecting mothers, along with a number of skincare treatments?see the pineapple facial for an indulgent way of minimizing wrinkles. They also offer acupuncture services, with Steve Gooding specializing in using the treatment to treat chronic illness.
A licensed massage therapist and certified personal trainer, Janie Scott holds the key to unlocking both tense nerves and tight muscles. She achieves the former through Swedish massages, applying long, graceful strokes that are as calming as a slow-motion reel of idyllic landscapes, swooping butterflies, and meditating whales. On the physical end, she uses deep-tissue work and Thai stretching to help clients become more limber and treat chronic pain and muscle tension.
As a certified youth performance specialist, Janie pays special heed to young athletes. Citing a dramatic increase in youth sports? injuries, Janie performs sports massages geared specifically toward kids. She keeps budding athletes in tiptop physical shape with treatments that help to reduce the possibility of injury and improve their mobility, whether they?re darting across the field or hoisting a trophy above their heads.
Licensed esthetician Arpina Lys isn't just interested in leaving skin cleansed, muscles relaxed, or eyebrows dramatic?she's also interested in leaving her clients feeling relaxed and rejuvenated after every service. To that end, Arpina has made sure her shop's atmosphere is just as soothing and tranquil as her services, outfitting the space with rich woods, deep red walls, and elegant leather chairs. Equipped with top-notch products and an artist's eye for detail, she performs everything from facial and full-body massages to makeup applications and customized eyebrow threading sessions.
Patti Paskow has been a licensed massage therapist for 12 years and has logged more than 24,000 hours of clinical experience??the equivalent of three full years of nonstop bodywork. In this time, she's amassed a wide range of massage specialties, such as flowing Swedish strokes, myofascial release, and more intensive deep-tissue therapy. Clients may also ask Patti for a sports massage to maximize range of motion and athletic performance.
Whether inside the spa or on location, Spa Deals On Wheels pampers clients with massages, facials, and mani-pedis. Licensed massage therapist Sierra Tate uses her education in a broad range of modalities, including deep-tissue, sports, reflexology, and hot-stone massage, to tackle slight discomfort and severe aches alike. She also takes her services on the road, helping clients relax at home, in the office, or at events, such as bridal showers and graduation parties.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Custom organic facials and back treatments
Brands Used: Starflower Essentials, Bellaroma