Technology gives an extra kick to the spa services estheticians perform at A Little Skin Studio. In addition to the Clayton Shagal products they use during 12 kinds of facials, they rely on LED light therapy and microcurrent tightening to fight acne and signs of aging. Unlike people who have been beaten senseless with scepters, the studio?s not afraid of a little flair; treatment rooms bear funky zebra-print rugs.
At Touch of Healing, licensed massage therapist Matt Vassei tends to tissues with a variety of massage styles that include deep-tissue, trigger-point-therapy, prenatal, and therapeutic Swedish techniques. Proficient paws spelunk to under-muscle depths in bodies opting for a deep-tissue massage, during which Vassei calms troublesome tissues that harbor tension and steal billy goats that wander across the upper muscular bridge. During a trigger-point-therapy massage, Vassei untangles muscle knots and breaks up painful nodules in the tissue to smooth away discomfort and tame muscle spasms. The long, sweeping strokes of the Swedish massage rinse away stress and banish discomfort to an isolated island full of predatory wyverns. Expectant moms can settle into modified positions with supportive pillows during the prenatal massage, which employs special techniques to help to increase circulation and relax the baby-toting body.
Get Your Zumba On sparks sputtering metabolisms with its combination of Latin dance and aerobic-interval training. Students cut a calorie-torching rug with moves inspired by flamenco, salsa, erotic folk, and other hip-swiveling rhythms. During each one-hour class, a certified instructor will guide sweaty shakers through each dip, slide, and triple lindy, sculpting muscles bundles and slimming silhouettes. Check the schedule for class locations and times.
For more than a decade, aesthetician Debi Callari has worked in the medical-skincare and spa industry, where she focuses on helping clients obtain healthy skin. Now, Debi continues her passion for aesthetics as she helms her spa, Skin 2 N V. Clients recline on a comfortable treatment table as Debi analyzes their skin before mixing and matching PCA and Pevonia skincare products that are used in more than 15 types of facial treatments. Some sessions are also enhanced with high-frequency, ultrasound, and LED-light-therapy technology, which help restore complexions to a smoother appearance. Debi also offers full-body waxing services, a selection of hand-designed jewelry, and Gelish manicures designed to remain chip-free for up to three weeks and several catfish-noodling outings.
Carol Calvert has always been passionate about energy healing, tracing her interest in it back to her work with children and adults with ADHD. As an educator and advocate in that environment, she learned firsthand the power of energy healing and soon after became a licensed Spiritual Health Coach, Reiki master, and eventually a light coach and expert.
She founded Lighting Up Charlotte as a way to share her love of light energy therapy with others, offering light coaching and light experience meditation within her healing space. She also extends the healing power of light to animals with equine light therapy, which aims to treat horses' aches and pains caused by saddles, overwork, or walking around like a human when no one's around.