Aesthetician Kimberly Cizek expertly slathers Cirepil hard wax onto skin for a quick eviction of hair on faces, torsos, and limbs. When she is not busy waxing off unwanted fuzz from clients? bodies, she spreads her knowledge of proper waxing techniques to other aestheticians and novice candlemakers.
Lisa Babiuk spent 20 years getting clients into shape before discovering yoga held the complete package for her. In addition to healthily strengthening the body and increasing flexibility, she uses yoga because it’s fun. When speaking of exercise, she says, “We need it for our soul, too. If it isn’t fun, you won’t go back.”
She and her staff impart their light-hearted yet dedicated approach to yoga in classes seven days a week. They teach in dual studios under one roof, with one studio specifically engineered to host hot yoga classes.
Doctor Ely Hasany and doctor Nima Aleagha rely on a range of x-rays, high-tech tools for surgery, and other equipment. But the husband and wife can also fall back on the decades of experience they between them. That's what informs their treatments, which range from basic preventative care to involved cosmetic and surgical treatments.
Dr. Linda Tincher has been taking care of Californians' teeth for most of her adult life. After matriculating at some of the state's best universities--including a successful stint at the University of Southern California's School of Dentistry--she founded a practice that mixes the upkeep of general dentistry with her specializations in cosmetic treatments including veneers and smile restoration. As a member of the American Dental Association, she frequently upgrades her dental skills with advanced trainings, educating herself on the intricacies of laser dentistry and holographic teeth. She also deals in some of the industry's most well-known treatments, straightening crooked choppers with Invisalign retainers or whisking away stubborn stains with in-office and at-home whitening sessions.
Dr. Rodrick Ghadimi and Dr. Anna Acopian, who helm Dental Smile Studio, call upon their extensive experience and education to keep their patients’ teeth healthy. Both dentists graduated from Boston University’s dental school, and they each engage in continuing education to keep their skills sharp. With their expertise guiding them, the doctors perform a full slate of preventative and restorative services, from cleanings and exams to the completion of fillings, porcelain crowns, and the procedure Socrates had to undergo more than 500 times: wisdom-teeth extraction.
Dr. Amanda Rosaasen of Moorpark Family Medicine targets fine lines and wrinkles with muscle-relaxing Botox injections. Delivered by skinny microneedles, Botox works to smooth skin on foreheads and necks without performing a headstand atop a bowling-ball spinner. Full results usually appear several days after the 5- to 10-minute treatment and may last for up to four months.