Courtney and Corey Nappa complement each other’s skill sets well. Courtney has a wealth of business experience and a passion for beauty, and Corey has years under his belt as a personal trainer and fitness-center manager. They realized that they could combine their skills into an ideal health-club experience, and Ten X Club was born.
On the fitness end of the business, instructors hold group Pilates, yoga, and spin classes. Cardio and weight-lifting rooms feature equipment from manufacturers such as Nautilus and Precor. A kids’ playroom keeps tykes entertained while parents shed sweat. On the other end of the spectrum, the sleekly appointed salon features hair services, mani-pedis, and spray-tanning services in a quiet environment, the air perfumed with the scent of hair products. Here, too, members can send their kids to the playroom while they enjoy grownup relaxation time with beautifying services, adult conversation, and the freedom to eat animal crackers any way they choose.
Clients stepping into Urban Yoga Spa— with its rows of candle votives and futuristic white decor—may feel as if they’ve entered a meditation chamber in the twenty-third century. Designed by award-winning architects, the minimalist decor aims for a specific effect; the intentional absence of color evokes the look of a blank canvas or Ted Turner’s worst nightmare, helping clients to clear their minds during intense yoga sessions led by skilled instructors. Hot Hatha and power Vinyasa classes held seven days a week help inspire practitioners to find the serenity in a challenging series of poses. Meanwhile, the spa’s aestheticians pamper newly toned bodies with massages, nail treatments, acupuncture, and waxings.
The licensed aestheticians at Alluna Skin Care customize revitalizing facial and body treatments to the needs of each client, tackling blemishes, fine lines, and stress with quality products from brands such as Pevonia and Jane Iredale. The team personalizes services such as signature facials, microdermabrasions, and enzyme peels to rejuvenate appearances and leave skin as smooth and irresistible as a laminated ice-cream cone. Professional makeup applications and waxing gussy up bodies before special occasions or nights on the town, and therapeutic massages cultivate relaxed musculature under freshly refurbished skin.
With extensive experience in aesthetic medicine and laser surgery, Dr. Ross brandishes the highest-quality lasers, the latest pharmaceuticals, and upscale facilities to safely and professionally perform result-oriented, youth-enhancing aesthetic treatments. The Thermage laser skin-tightening treatment tautens skin on the lower face, chin, and upper neck by safely heating the skin to reinspire stagnated collagen factory workers. The pixel pixies inside the Fraxel laser perform a thorough peel treatment to decrease sun damage, fine lines, and scarring over the entire face, excluding the eyes. Go laser-free with the Radiesse treatment, which employs a syringe of dermal filling to supplement lip lines, enhance the resolute fortitude of the chin and jaw, unfold cheek pockets, and cut the marionette strings that induce involuntary smile lines and Broadway dance numbers.
Reflecting a spirit of diversity, Four 40 Beauty Salon congregates a team of coif clippers, aestheticians, and massage therapists under one roof to administer beautifying and relaxing services to a multicultural, all-ages clientele. Locks succumb to a full menu of cuts, colors, and conditioning treatments, and men can get more gussied up with beard and mustache trims. But the studio walls listen to more than just the snipping of scissors and the screams of severed hair falling to the ground. Skilled aestheticians pamper faces with a menu of facials and skilled muscle menders work out kinks and tension with an array of massages, such as Swedish and deep tissue.
Trispa Massage's licensed massage therapists employ a range of kneading techniques to ease muscle tension and stress. The therapists offer Swedish massage to induce relaxation, sports massage to help prevent injuries or reduce recovery time, and deep-tissue, trigger-point, and hot-stone modalities to relieve deep-seated aches and pains. The therapists also offer on-location massage treatments for those who cannot visit the office or simply feel more comfortable receiving a massage at home or on the roof of a moving train.