The staff at Touch Institute?which includes certified nursing assistants, massage therapists, pediatric massage therapists, aestheticians, and college graduates from various backgrounds with BA - PhD designations?soothes bodies and minds of all ages with research-based, compassionate therapies. Therapeutic massages draw on Swedish, deep-tissue, and pre- and post-natal techniques, and cranial sacral massage balances the central nervous system, saving clients the bother of checking their brains with a carpenter?s bubble level. Organic ?minence handmade skincare products rejuvenate faces and bodies during a range of skin therapies. To beautify exteriors, aestheticians offer specialty programs such as makeup lessons and natural spray tans.
Committed to giving back to the community, Touch Institute supports the Liddle Kidz Foundation, which sends health-care professionals to orphanages around the world.
Drawing from a line of organic products, Beach Massage and Day Spa's fleet of attentive stress-soothers mollifies muscles with indulgent spa treatments and pampering massages infused with aromatherapy. During the 55-minute session, a licensed massage therapist employs Swedish effleurage to trigger circulation, soothe tense sinews, and rub off dry-erase math problems. Clients can breathe in holistic relaxation during the massage with their choice of aromatherapeutic essential oils such as lavender or ylang ylang. The hot stones invigorate epidermises with strategically placed basalt stones that are warmer than a freshly hugged pet rock.
Escape Day Spa's therapists extend their helping hands to the tense and weary citizens of Los Angeles. They work out of studios at multiple locations, where they practice seven different styles of massage. They help bodies limber up with the assisted stretches of Thai massage, for example, and break up knots deep tissue massage. They even help expectant mothers deal with muscle pain and joint stiffness through pregnancy massage and provide sports massage to help athletes recover from injuries sustained on the field or during a too-enthusiastic victory dance.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: massages
Voted one of the Daily Breeze's Favorite Chiropractors in its 2011, 2012, and 2013 South Bay's Best lists, the Doctors of Goodlife Chiropractic garner popularity with a proactive approach to health. They employ high-tech equipment, such as digital x-rays, to get to the source of sciatica, headaches, or back pain caused by playing leapfrog in low-ceilinged rooms. Their healing practice is rooted in customized therapeutic massage and spinal adjustment, abiding by the mantra inscribed on Goodlife Chiropractic's lime-green walls: ?Life is better when you?re well adjusted.?
The licensed massage therapists at SLH massage have witnessed firsthand the power of regular massage therapy. Clients come to this calming massage studio to relax, de-stress, or gain relief from chronic pain and conditions such as migraines, carpal tunnel syndrome, and depression. After assessing each guest's individual needs, the staff can point them toward the style of massage therapy that's right for them: Swedish massage is ideal for relaxation, deep tissue massage treats areas of concentrated tension, and a massage with heated jade stones helps weigh down muscles prone to floating away.