One Heart Yoga’s peaceful space bestows balanced, experienced instructors upon bending beginners and undulating aces alike, feting them with a compilation of classes built to explore the trifecta of mind-body-spirit. Give your midsection something to warble about at its next "Solid as a Rock" sing-along contest with the yoga core class, focused on strengthening the back and the abs with toning movements. Nirvana-aspiring newbies can breathe in the calm with gentle yoga, a series of level I stretches in the Vinyasa-flow concentration bent on imparting the fundamental postures and breathing exercises of yoga while zeroing in on warming up the body and waking up the nervous system with a soothing alarm clock of limb smiles.
In 2003, Jennifer Poole took her passion for helping others to the next level by obtaining a New York massage-therapy license. She honed her skills before becoming nationally certified and transferring her license, and herself, to Angier, where she opened Tranquility Therapeutic Massage. There, she customizes Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massages to her clients' needs, which range from recurring tension to pain caused by spending all day translating the language of crying babies.
Dara Van Deusen has been in the massage-therapy game for 10 years—plenty of time to master seven different massage styles. Her specialties range from gentle Swedish massage to intense deep-tissue massage, and they even include pregnancy massage, a style which soothes the aches of carrying a baby or a prairie dog shaved to look like a baby all day long.
Since earning her cosmetology license in 1991, Amy Pinios has pampered clients with a variety of skincare services in her upscale salon. So fascinated by the chemistry of skincare that she became a licensed aesthetician, she applies custom facials and body treatments to alleviate her clients? epidermal worries associated with aging, acne, or cream-pie ambushes.
Nancy Frisby is a licensed cosmetologist instructor holding certifications in everything from Brazilian blowouts and Paul Mitchell styling to braiding hair with a single finger. Drawing on more than 24 years of experience, Nancy can craft sleek layers or splash color onto bland strands with bold highlights. Clients also may request an elegant updo or to banish unwanted hair from brow suburbs with a specialty waxing session.
Sunnyside Tanning Spa's Smart Tan–certified technicians adjust the tint on anatomical control panels with variable-intensity UV-tanning beds and hand-applied spray tans. Airbrush artists darken human hides with Norvell solutions composed of bronzers including cosmetic, DHA, and erythrulose, the combination of which ensures evenness and eliminates spotting and streaking. Sunnyside's arsenal of UV-tanning beds includes in its ranks the Ergoline Classic 600, which boasts high-pressure facial lamps and shoulder bronzers. The stand-up hex unit showers bodies in 360 degrees of UV coverage and simulates the effects of walking on sunshine. Late-night hours offer convenient tanning for business people, students, and beach bums sneaking around behind the Sun's back. Sunnyside's updated arsenal also features the Fuquay location's Beauty Angel red-light-therapy booth, which rains green light's stern roommate onto hides to stimulate collagen production, battle cellulite with a vibrating platform, and firm the skin by promoting absorption of cosmetics.