Dr. Linda Lawrence and her trained staff of beauty buffs perform a variety of services at Skin Renewal Clinic. Those choosing to buff away blemishes, wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, and acne scarring can choose to have three microdermabrasion sessions. During each nonsurgical procedure, staffers exfoliate the epidermis with fine crystals that are vacuumed clean, revealing a face that's as sparkly and youthful as the day it was purchased from the skin shop.
Shawn Sanders—one-fifth of a quintet of instructors trained in burlesque, Egyptian belly dance, and group fitness—helps women foster physical fitness and self-confidence through flirty exercise classes. In her bubblegum-hued studio, dancers teach women of all ages and builds the sensual signature pole moves that build long, lean muscles from torsos to toes. Students leery of performing elevated spins can pop into Zumba dance classes infused with latin music, where easy-to-follow steps burn calories and prepare guests for impromptu office dance parties. Pole Passion Fitness also hosts special pole-dancing events where women practice tantalizing routines in the company of their best friends, perfect for bachelorette parties or girls' nights out.
Dr. Celestine M. Joseph, a board-certified OB/GYN, has been banishing fat from men's and women's bodies with liposuction since 1988. During free consultations, he determines the best way to help patients attain the body shape they desire, whether he's helping them slim down after an pregnancy or a large weight loss. Dr. Joseph also helps patients boost their self-esteem elsewhere on the body with vaginal cosmetic surgery services.
The Dive Shop’s trained staff instructs aspiring divers during hands-on classes in the heated, indoor pool. The Discover Scuba class offers students 10 and older a three-hour submerged frolic session under the supervision of a diving instructor, allowing them to acquaint themselves with new equipment and submarine perspectives. New divers need no more than a bathing suit and a towel to experience the joys of safe submersion, learn about typical open-water dive equipment, and engage in aqueous recreations of classical Greek tragedies.
As the founder of Samadhi Yoga Center, Denise Alick leads by example, drawing on her own experiences practicing yoga for more than a decade. She and her staff of instructors guide adults and children alike through expert and introductory classes, from slow-flow yoga sessions that introduce first-time students to the basics of breath and movement to more involved Vinyasa flow classes. At the center's retail shop, yogis can pick up new mats, bags, and instructional DVDs that were recorded live in Samadhi's studio, free from the distracting celebrity cameos found in Hollywood yoga videos.
With multiple locations across the country, VeinSolutions specializes in cosmetic procedures tailored to each patient's individual needs, performed by a staff of board-certified vascular surgeons. Sclerotherapy is a treatment designed to target and minimize the appearance of unsightly spider veins.