With locations in San Ramon and Lafayette, internationally recognized Itrim helps members lose weight quickly and keep it off by combining healthy meal plans with a specialized exercise center. Unlike other weight-loss programs that stop when clients have reached their goal, Itrim recognizes that most people still need guidance when it comes to maintaining their svelte figures. So their health coaches and staff take the time to provide hands-on support and give members tips for incorporating healthy eating and exercise into their daily routine. By following these tips and the rest of the program, Itrim says members can lose an average of 25 pounds in the first 12 weeks.
Marla of Skin Diva Esthetics is an aesthetician, massage therapist, and graduate of the Southern California University of Health Sciences, where she earned her doctor of chiropractic degree. She uses her wide-ranging skill set to coddle and beautify her clients through services such as massage, microdermabrasion, galvanic facial treatments, and packages bundling a variety of treatments. Dr. Marla also can render pumpkin-enzyme facials, either for you or your jack-o'-lantern.
Hi my name is Krista Dirks, I have been a hair stylist for over 12 years now, and have worked at Alexanders premier salon and spa for 10 years. I love what I do and am a perfectionist with my work and take it very seriously. I ensure all my clients are completely satisfied with the end result of my work.
Smooth and Skinny is a fat-zapping facility where a staff of expert medical aestheticians uses cutting-edge, noninvasive technologies to reduce cellulite, leaving bodies slimmer and more toned. The med spa’s multitude of treatment options includes Endermologie and VelaShape systems, which use everything from light and radio frequencies to massage rollers and suction to target the deep-seated connective tissues that harbor cellulite and its various criminal accomplices. In addition to fat-fighting technology, Smooth and Skinny offers other beautification treatments including spray tanning and teeth whitening.
Plush, black chairs line the walls at Greatest Nails & Spa, cushioning clients as licensed manicurists and aestheticians pamper them from head to toe. An expansive menu of nail services cossets cuticles and keratin on hands and feet, augmenting mani-pedis with more than a dozen add-ons such as paraffin dips and 3-D designs. Enriching skin treatments and facials enlist Oro Gold, a nontoxic line of skincare products infused with 24-karat gold, to stimulate blood circulation and help coordinate complexions with ornate palace ceilings. The salon also facilitates group pampering with gatherings targeted toward bachelorette and bridal parties, as well as kid-centric soirees for girls aged 12 and younger.
At Golden Island Spa, massage therapists pamper clients with massages in modalities that range from Swedish and deep-tissue to shiatsu and reflexology, seeking to increase circulation and improve flexibility. Meanwhile the spa's aestheticians cleanse skin with facials using Dermalogica products, wax away unwanted hair, and apply synthetic extensions to the lashes of clients or sharks who want to look less threatening.
Seven days a week, the certified massage therapists at Healthwise Massage work to give their clients a reprieve from emotional and physical stress. First-time massage clients are perfectly primed for a relaxing Swedish massage, which uses a progression of stroking, tapping, and kneading movements to loosen tension and boost circulation. Those in need of focused pressure can try a deep-tissue massage, during which therapists use slow, concentrated pressure to bring relief from chronic pain, immobility, spasms, or involuntary jitterbugging.