Zen Massage's team of certified massage therapists take kinks and knots to task with a wide range of massage modalities designed to address all manner of physical and emotional distress. They offer Swedish, sports, and deep-tissue massages, to name a few. Additionally, licensed estheticians customize facials to clients' needs, administering add-ons that target eyes, lips, and hands. LED light therapy is also available.
Years of sitting at a desk in the corporate world took its toll of Jodi. She suffered from chronic pain in her neck, shoulders, and mid-back before seeking out a massage therapist for help. Not only did her pains dissipate, but she was also taught how to prevent future problems. Soon after, Jodi left her job and enrolled in massage-therapy school. She now helps others facing the same issues she once battled using Swedish, deep-tissue, and aromatherapy massages.
Billowing drapes, exposed brick walls, and playful zebra-print furniture fill Swan Skin and Nail Spa, where owner Swangela Barlow brings her clientele up to speed on the latest developments in mani-pedis, facials, eyelashes, and waxing services. Barlow's diverse nail services?a specialty?include children's manicures, long-lasting shellac-gel treatments, and Minx manicures, a wholly customizable favorite of Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
Understanding that outer appearance builds self-confidence and that self-confidence builds inner beauty, Tameka Nichole opened Perfections to assist in that process. As a perfectionist, she accomplishes all services with an acute attention to detail, arching brows to suit facial features and brow structures and applying lash extensions to enhance them. She also smoothes skin with waxing treatments and draws further attention to faces with artful makeup applications. To empower women with their own makeup skills, she also offers lessons.
The stylists at Xclusive hair studio cater to all hair types, with such services as natural hair extensions and weaves, no-lye relaxers, and corn rows. Collectively, the team has several decades of experience. And that experience has led them to rendering their diverse services with products by brands such as Redken and Paul Mitchell. Though hair is very much their specialty, the team also staffs a full-service day spa. They can refresh clients with a pore-cleansing facial or primp nails with an organic mani-pedi that garners hands and feet more attention than if they were located on one’s head and tummy, respectively.
The salon also helps regenerate hair for those who have lost it due to medical conditions. The services range from natural-looking wigs to full cranial prosthesis hairpieces, which are made with human hair and specially designed to look and feel like real hair.
Jamar Williams was on his way to becoming an arena football player when a head injury sustained during a game temporarily paralyzed his legs. After turning to massage therapy for recovery and witnessing its healing properties, Williams decided to pursue a career in the field. After graduating with high honors from Everest College, he founded Accelerated Therapy, INC to help fellow athletes reap the benefits of massage, including boosting range of motion, reducing muscle injuries, and addressing back pain more effectively than agreeing to adopt a second spine. In addition to sports massage, he and his staff offer a wealth of other modalities such as pregnancy massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and reflexology.