Sunlight pours onto the hardwood floors and exposed brick walls of BeneFit Studio, creating a serene backdrop for a diverse range of wellness services. Cardio and strength-training equipment speckle the studio, challenging trainees as they work their way through personal-training, boot-camp, and yoga sessions. Just beyond the training rooms, soft white curtains shroud the salon and Aveda spa, where guests perch upon cushy chairs as aestheticians dole out cuts, colors, and manicures, as well as facials and professional BEAM spray tans. Massage therapists also revitalize clients with Swedish and sports massages. And for ongoing wellness, a staff nutritionist crafts custom meal plans based on the goals and shadow heights of individual clients.
Since the beginning of time, massage's many benefits have been no secret. Phil at New Beginnings Massage aspires to blend ancient and contemporary techniques to tend to each client's unique needs—whether he is relieving clients' stress or aches caused by fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, or thinking about math. Phil's methods—from deep-tissue massage's targeted tissue manipulation to trigger-point therapy's unlacing of knotty nerve centers—are as varied as the illnesses he treats.
Get your hair ready for fish-teasing season with a haircut and style ($35+ for women) from one of Salon Urbanity's innovative stylists, or artificially infuse a sun-kissed look into your 'do with full foil highlights ($70+). You can also freshen up for an upcoming passport photo with a microdermabrasion treatment ($120+). Salon Urbanity's skilled technician will peel away the years by exfoliating the top microlayer of facial skin to earn double profiles from airport security. An indulgent french manicure ($22+) may spiff up sorry fingernails. Or, if your new career in plantain farming has made your muscles tense and tightened, opt for a relaxating relaxation massage ($35+) and feel troubles melt away like a dropped ice-cream cone in the Sahara.
Cultivating neck-up styles in the heart of Mount Adams, As You Like It Hair Salon's experienced head groomers turn drab 'dos into well-manicured manes and strip visages of surplus strands. Waxings keep top lips fuzz-free ($15) or banish deviant chin and cheek whiskers ($22) that have migrated from nearby kittens. Stylists sculpt tresses into trendy formations during women's cuts and finishes ($42), or snip men's scalp coverings into debonair form ($28). An oversize, brightly painted duck that waddled in from the playgrounds of yore serves as a kid-friendly throne for tykes getting trimmed ($15), and sardonic teens can secretly admire his feathers from a leather chair during their clip sessions ($20).
Glow Tanning Studio’s state-of-the-art tanning equipment lends lackluster skin a summery glow seven days a week in an urban-inspired space boasting an industrial design. A comprehensive lineup of tanning beds shifts skin spectrums with cutting-edge technology and comfortable designs, and automated spray-tan booths deliver customizable tans without exposing skin to ultraviolet rays or activated lightsabers.
Cura Bella's resident hair and nail technicians grace scalps and limbs with a menu of hair and nail services and steadfast attention to detail. Stylists snip away at lengthy locks with simple haircuts ($35+) and offer special-occasion updo styling to gussy up guests for “Baby's First Self-Aware Moment” celebrations ($35–$80). Spot straightening services ($35+) tackle pesky frizz-fraught areas and custom foil framing ($35+) highlights favored locks. Each treatment includes a rejuvenating scalp massage to oust stress from its cranium-bound fortifications.