It’s rare to find a single treatment that works to address anything from headaches to weight loss, but the acupuncturists have been using their methods to do so for more than 5,000 years. Guided by licensed acupuncturist Arthur Pan, South Bay Acupuncture Health Center's team is versed in acupuncture and other methods of traditional Chinese medicine, including herbal therapy and fire cupping. In the past, clients have used these therapies to find relief from many kinds of pain, debilitating addictions, fatigue, and gastrointestinal problems, including those caused by the uncontrollable impulse to eat still-life paintings of fruit.
Elements Massage fends off unnecessary medical procedures with soothing techniques that trigger the body's natural healing abilities. Clients are paired with therapists who assess their specific aches and health conditions. They then use four levels of pressure and a blend of up to six modalities, such as deep-tissue, Swedish massage, and finger ballet, to create a customized massage. Their soothing kneads combat pain, loosen tight limbs, and disperse oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.
Melanie at Krush Salon is part of a team of 26 experienced hair stylists. She and her colleagues use products by brands such as Unite, Kevin Murphy, and L'Or?al to bring out the natural beauty of their clients. They can achieve such results through ombr? hair treatments, waxing or chemical peels for the skin, and deep-tissue or Swedish massages for tense muscles.
The kneading gurus at Angel Massage Spa help clients find some respite from aches with foot reflexology treatments and massages. They employ the long, gliding strokes indicative of a Swedish massage or help loosen knots with warm stones or baked potatoes. Specialty massages zoom in on specific ailments that include tennis elbow, lumbar disk disease, and frozen shoulder.
At Strada Salon & Day Spa, expert stylists trim, color, and style hair in the main salon. In the spa, technicians ease muscular aches with 10 varieties of massage, such as Swedish, aromatherapy, and lymphatic drainage. A team of aestheticians rejuvenates complexions with facials, treats nails to manicures and pedicures, and whitens teeth with 45-minute Theraglo treatments. Meanwhile in Strada's med-spa wing, certified physician's assistants help polish up external beauty with Botox, fat grafts, laser hair removal, and other medical treatments.
Sunlight streams through stained-glass totems inside the spacious studio at Eyes of the World Yoga. In terms of class offerings, students can exhale the exertions of the day away with slow stretching sequences and rhythmic breathing implemented during mellow yoga. Likewise, semi-limber limbs can flow through the basics of posture and alignment during a fundamentals class, which, like a cannon strapped to a rocking horse, is aimed at all levels.