The holistic practitioners of Affusions Therapeutic Body Spa model their treatments on Ayurveda, a set of health and well-being principles from ancient India. The staff develops integrative therapies to promote healing that take advantage of natural remedies in place of pharmaceuticals. The center's pain-management treatment for lower-back pain blends deep-tissue massage and stretching of the gluteus muscles with detoxifying seaweed therapy and acupressure massage. This approach typifies Affusions’ services, which range from spa therapies to custom massages. Specialty services such as ionic foot baths and sessions in the Steamy Wonder can help clients lose weight, shed toxins, and peel off old body paint.
Tranquility Touch Spa & Wellness’s soothing oasis serves as a backdrop for relaxing massages, skin treatments, and group spa parties that incorporate Bella Earth’s natural products. Therapists employ gentle Swedish strokes or firm deep-tissue pressure to target stress, and both modalities can be augmented with the relaxing wafts of aromatherapy, tension-alleviating reflexology, or a hot-stone treatment that give disenfranchised skipping stones a chance to strategically warm physiques. The salon also offers a select menu of skin-refining treatments, unveiling radiant complexions with facials and exfoliating scrubs for the back and feet. Aestheticians also host BYOB massage parties, which combine home-brought libations with massages for the neck and shoulders, feet, and hands, sparking joyful dispositions within pampered attendees.
In 2010, licensed massage therapist Tracey Pinckney opened Alluring Studio and Spa so she could pamper clients with modalities ranging from relaxing Swedish to foot-focused reflexology. Since then, the studio has had to accommodate for its rising popularity by moving to a bigger space and offering more services. Inside the new location’s earth-toned interior, clients can enjoy facials, scrubs, and waxing treatments along with Tracey’s signature massages. As an independent Mary Kay beauty consultant, Tracey also possesses the supplies and training to help clients makeover their looks before hopping on a saddled tortoise for nights on the town. She also invites patrons to bring their own makeup to Teach Me Makeup workshops and travels to their homes with a cache of massage oil and eyelash extensions for spa parties.
Framed artwork lines light green walls inside Unique Day Spa, creating a tranquil atmosphere complete with live, self-aware plants and a living room–like waiting area. Guests relax inside private treatment rooms, where specialists rejuvenate bodies with services such as relaxing massages, moisturizing seaweed facials, and skin-softening callus treatments.
Salon Indigo specializes in hair-regrowth treatments, weaving, unisex scissor and clipper cutting, custom coloring, relaxers, perms, locks, twists, and wig styling. The staff also preps clients for proms, swim meets, and other special occasions with makeup applications and updos.
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.