Founded with the goal of outfitting its pupils with the skills necessary to excel in the spa and salon industries, Milan Institute of Cosmetology deploys a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes professionalism and hands-on learning to train fledgling cosmetologists and aestheticians around the country. As the most important aspect of the course of study, student salons and spas serve as a real-world classroom wherein nascent beauticians—under the careful supervision of their instructors—can practice their newly minted skills on humans or sentient mannequins. The beauty apprentices gussy up patrons head to toe via sundry lavish salon and spa services—specific to each location—that may include nail services, haircare, facials therapeutic massages, or nourishing body wraps.
Once guests step through the doors at Anew Day Spa, they begin a mini vacation from mental and physical discomfort. By the time they are ready to walk back out and return to their lives, clients will have topped off their stores of relief and tranquility. In between, they can opt to sit in chairs and relax as relief cascades from sore shoulders and backs, or let therapists pore over their whole bodies as they decompress on massage tables. During reflexology sessions, a trained therapist applies liberating pressure to the feet to relieve pain all over the body and thank toes for teaching children how to accurately identify different kinds of piggies.
Certified and experienced massage therapist Nathaniel Bangs helps relieve stress and tension with his pampering Swedish, deep-tissue, acupressure, and reflexology massages. Nathaniel specializes in deep-tissue massage, Swedish massage, and acupressure treatments. He also offers repetitive stress relief for desk-job workers, relaxing tight muscles in the necks, shoulders, and backs of clients, focusing each massage on each person?s treatment goals. Nathaniel's experience with pain management allows him to deliver a customized treatment plan for each of his clients.
The main goal at MDI Wellness Center is to help patients get healthy and maintain that health. Everything else is secondary. This might explain why, under a single roof, you'll find doctors who specialize in preventive medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, and mental health working alongside physical therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and Ayurveda specialists. These disparate experts work together to get to the root of each client's health concerns through one-on-one visits, group sessions, and interactive wellness classes. In order to tackle illness from every angle, clients can opt for anything from routine physicals and disease management to biophoton therapy, yoga practice, and energy work.
Enter stressed; leave relaxed. That might as well be the motto at Claire's Massage Studio, where the experienced, licensed massage therapists use a variety of massage modalities to ease pain and stress. Depending on the client's needs, they offer acupressure, trigger-point therapy, and prenatal massage, to name only a few. Along with massages, the studio also beautifies skin with customized facials that include a foot scrub and paraffin treatment.
Located in downtown Walnut Creek, Marquee Day Spa is a massage-only spa that has just one goal: make every massage exceptional. Believing that regular massage can help improve relaxation levels and circulation, as well as add to a general sense of well-being, the licensed massage therapists offer Swedish, and deep-tissue massages, along with shiatsu, acupressure, and reflexology.