Symmetry Therapeutic Massage Spa sprang from the dream of two friends and fellow massage therapists who sought to demonstrate that massage could be used to better physical health. They started small, with a one-room office behind a Pilates studio. Soon, however, they found themselves juggling more appointments than they could handle. Just two years later, they moved into a sprawling new sports-partnered studio, creating a new source of relief for athletes whose massages previously consisted of lying in the middle of the turf during a game.
Today, Symmetry's founding pair leads 30 other licensed therapists, each with her own unique background and specialty. These practitioners treat clients with more than a dozen massage modalities, including neuromuscular massage, which relies on static pressure to relieve area-specific pain, and Thai Yoga. Services such as soothing steam therapy and invigorating dry body-brushing augment the offerings.
During the studio's semi-private workshops, including couples' workshops, the therapists teach clients how to perform their massage techniques at home. This allows clients to connect with their partners during couples massages whenever they have some private time at home or a long wait in a grocery-store line together.
Credentialed massage therapists and aestheticians at Refresh Skin Care & Laser imbue massage, facial, and tanning services with aromatherapy and botanical skincare products. Lavender-scented body scrubs and hydrating algae body masks leave skin as soft and supple as a newborn pillow, and custom chemical peels deeply exfoliate epidermises. In addition, advanced light-based techniques may be applied to whiten teeth and manage unwanted hair without organizing razors into unwieldy bureaucracies. Laser technicians also help fight the aging process with services such as laser hair removal and photofacials.
At Lotus Holistic Health Spa, Salon and Fitness Studio, owner and stylist Camie Bolaski guides her diverse team?including a personal trainer and massage therapists?in fostering feelings of youthfulness from the inside and out. Aestheticians Debbie and Pam work their therapeutic alchemy on weary hides, using elixirs from M?lis and Pure Fiji to transform leaden mugs into youthful fa?ades or gold watches. Yoga, Pilates, and Isometric-T-Tapp exercise instructors, meanwhile, lead 60-minute small, intimate classes to fortify refreshed exteriors with firmer, more flexible cores.
Supervised by an on-staff medical director, Cara Bella Studio's staff brings its A game to rejuvenate entire bodies with massages and med-spa treatments. Trained massage therapists wring tension from muscles to reduce stress and widen range of movement and also prop up postures by whispering pep talks to vertebrae. Nonsurgical med-spa services such as chemical peels and microdermabrasion treatments aim to liberate facescapes from fine lines, and teeth whitening and eyelash extensions amp up smiles and winks, respectively.
When you mix a learning program with a full-service salon and spa, you get The Salon Academy & Spa—a facility that’s been readying students for cosmetology careers since 1978. But don’t let this long history fool you into thinking the treatments here are dated. Students learn the latest trends, such as how to reduce frizz with Brazilian Blowout treatments or boost vibrancy with L’Oreal Professional Color. They also wield diamond-tipped microdermabrasion wands to remove dead skin cells, fading the look of sun damage, acne scars, and fine lines that connect the acne scars. These treatments and more are performed under the watchful eye of an instructor, who makes sure every haircut, wax, or facial is up to snuff.
Cathy Hughes, a single mother of four, always told her children to do what they love. When she realized that she wasn't following her own advice, she turned around her career path and opened Tranquility Life Spa. Aided by her passionate and skilled staff, Cathy offers a variety of services designed to relax and beautify guests.
Tranquility's iSLRS system deeply relaxes with a combination of sound and light therapy, and its hydro massage bed assuages clients' aches without requiring them to take off their clothes. Its oxygen bar floods nostrils with scented oxygen, giving patrons access to four or five times more oxygen than they would get just by breathing in regular air or even pressing their face against a tree for hours.