A graduate of Mitchell Hairstyling Academy, Renita Burnette harnesses 20 years in the hairstyling industry when expertly trimming tresses and shaping locks into wavy perms. Renita beautifies clienteles inside the Redken-certified Salon Bliss where men and women alike can treat their locks to cuts and highlights administered by stylists wielding Chi and Design Essentials products, or spruce up fingers and toes with a nail shaping and cuticle grooming from the salon's nail techs. Bridal showers and bachelorette parties can reserve the salon for private pampering sessions, where they can drink champagne, nibble on light refreshments, and polish their engagement rings until they can see the future in them.
Angela Wright lends her name to The Wright Touch Massage, where she delivers each of her bodywork treatments with a steady, skillful hand. She specializes in Swedish and deep-tissue massage as well as reflexology, and doles out soothing extras such as botanical aromatherapy, calming hot stones, and lullabies sung in the language of raindrops. The private room where she practices her healing craft is simple and cozy, letting the kneading strokes and relaxation take center stage.
Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours
Parking: Parking garage
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Recommended Age Group: All Ages
Pro Tip: Bring friends, a great attitude, light-colored shirt, and money to buy "Get Lit" garb.
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: 5K offering "Get Lit" zones, after-party
For one day, gallons of mud and six waves of screaming, laughing runners fill the scenic grounds of Willow Oaks Plantation in Eden, North Carolina?to give it their all at the Mud and Music Mayhem race on August 16th. This obstacle race pits runners against more than 30 natural and manmade challenges ranging from climbing walls and mud pits to just a pile of stuff that needs leaping over. A post-race party lets everyone celebrate their victories with food, beer, live music, and inflatables.
With more than 30 years of kid-entertaining experience, The Little Gym provides a safe and noncompetitive environment wherein wee ones and maturing moppets can exercise their brains and bodies. Visiting youngsters glean social, intellectual, and emotional skills from the facilities' professionally developed parent/child program, while other programs feature diverse activities in gymnastics, dance, sports, and parent-child yodeling for mountain-echoing communication more effective than a squeal. Kids can enjoy programs in gymnastics that cater to differing ages, levels of muscle development, and hatred of vegetables. Each session's hands-on activities keep the indefatigable energy motors of little tikes revving, facilitate bonding, and boost listening skills, attention spans, and confidence.
TKO Fitness' instructors get along swimmingly, even though they all love to fight. They boast a range of expertise garnered in careers as professional boxers while earning black belts in tae kwon do, or studying exercise science in college. They use their experience to conduct kickboxing classes, which utilize over 20 heavy bags; mixed-martial-arts classes, which are held in a cage-walled arena; and traditional boxing lessons, hosted in their floor-mounted, standard-sized boxing ring. In addition to their pugilistic fitness activities, they host a gym's worth of equipment for more standard workouts, including kettlebells and TRX suspension harnesses.