The licensed massage therapists at Chi Spa banish tension with traditional Chinese techniques performed in a modern, serene setting. Staffers usher in a sense of wellness from limb to limb by manipulating the body with Eastern-inspired therapies, such as ionic footbaths, acupuncture, and far-infrared sauna.
Kathy Stewart-Bronson is a clinical exercise specialist, Titleist-certified golf fitness professional, and licensed massage therapist. Jennifer Beeler is a certified personal trainer with specializations in TRX and nutritional counseling. The women spend their workdays inside Ultimate Fitness, dispensing personal-training sessions that benefit beginners, athletes, and post-surgical patients. Kathy also helps golfers perfect their swing during a 9- to 12-week program, and offers massages for pain management.
Merging state-of-the-art techniques with top-notch skincare products into comprehensive spa services, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery rejuvenates withered skin and enhances facial beauty. After entering the brightly lit office space, customers are greeted by a wonderfully furnished, sensually curved interior and friendly staff of medical aestheticians that offers complimentary advice on which treatments to seek and how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Marred mugs can benefit from a variety of facial therapies, such as dead-skin-slaying chemical peels ($90+), microdermabrasion ($125), and a deep-cleansing 75-minute European facial with pore refinement ($85).
It's simple: stiff muscles don't want to move. That's why massage therapist Jason Lee descends on tension with four types of massage modalities, loosening muscles so they can range through the full swirl of motions. Myofascial release, for instance, breaks up internal scar tissue that holds muscle fibers in place, and deep-tissue pressures deliver cross-grain strokes to ease out movement-impeding muscle knots.
Noemi set up a massage studio in her own home, where she treats guests to a custom massages that focus on their unique needs. During Swedish massages, she lulls tense muscles into a relaxed state, as well as boosts circulation, energy levels, and admiration for ready-to-assemble furniture. She uses a variety of techniques during deep-tissue massages, including Thai palm pressure and myofascial release, to reach the deeper layers that cause chronic pain. To further relax clients, Noemi also incorporates essential oils, which feature soothing scents such as lavender.
Nuance Skin & Massage Therapy’s technicians indulge clients in hair, skin, and massage treatments, evoking a symphony of relaxing sighs in an atmosphere of orchestrated bliss. Facial treatments reveal younger and healthier appearances using the latest in anti-aging micro current and LED light technology, and mani-pedis leave fingertips and toenails decorated in the client’s choice of polish, gel enhancements, or an intricate nail design, from colorful geometric shapes to logos representing their favorite fashion labels. Hands can also be pampered with 10-minute sessions of LED photopulsation spa treatments, which release painless LED wavelengths into the skin for softer, smoother hands that can finally ditch the bedazzled white gloves left on from the 80s.