Inside a private treatment room, licensed massage therapist Alexandria consults with clients before administering her signature Swedish, deep-tissue, or Hawaiian lomilomi massages. They talk about the clients' specific issues, from chronic pain to tense muscles. Based on that information, Alexandria customizes a massage that integrates elements from any of these modalities—even specialized techniques, such as craniosacral balancing and prenatal massage.
When working to get clients into a relaxed, meditative state of being, a good spa can’t just rely on one technique. That’s why the staffers at Therapeutix Mind & Body have gained national certifications and master-level achievements in a range of Eastern and Western relaxation techniques. They specialize in massages, incorporating reflexology, cold-stone migraine relief, and aromatherapy to tackle tension both externally and internally. They can add a range of relaxing treatments to their massages, including essential oils, hand and foot scrubs, and 3-D glasses. In addition to their massages, they offer body-contouring packages that use ultrasonic waves and a radio-frequency laser or detoxifying wraps to hone trouble areas.
At The Rejuvenation Center, Dr. Brad Miller's, D.C., mission to treat the body without drugs or surgery has culminated into a menu brimming with noninvasive health and beauty services. Apart from traditional spinal adjustments, he and the staff oversee bodily ailments with eight types of massages. Ultrasound fat-reduction treatments shrink fat cells without breaking the skin, and radio frequency caps off the slenderizing process by firming the skin around retreating waistlines. A staff of aestheticians rounds out beauty regimens with waxing, chemical peels, and facials.
Soundproof and lightproof, the smooth, curvy pods at InSPArations Float Spa let clients enjoy a few moments totally removed from the outside world. Gallons of warm water intermixed with Epsom salt fill the tanks, providing the highly buoyant, skin-temperature "bed" that simulates the sensation of floating. Sensory deprivation sessions have been shown to yield a range of benefits, such as increased concentration, better sleep, and reduced stress.
The talented massage therapists at Massage & Serenity provide a wide variety of treatments, from relaxing Swedish massages to toxin-releasing deep-tissue treatments. Frequent clients can even become a member, which grants them discounts on treatments, products, and gift cards for family and friends.
A graduate of Utah College of Massage Therapy, Shayna Dunn has spent the past four years quelling aches and tension with a host of massage modalities. During sessions held within Biofit Bootcamp, she might break up muscular knots with deep-tissue kneads or soothe regularly worked muscles to enhance athletic performance. But not all work is confined to an in-office session. Shayna demonstrates a variety of stretches that can be performed daily to reduce muscle soreness.