When the doors open At Whispering Pines Day Spa, guests enter a tranquil space filled with a massive stone fireplace, exposed wood beams, and plush, oversized couches. The waiting room sets the scene for a relaxing experience, which can begin by either enjoying a cup of tea or a foot nap by sitting on your leg for a while. Further into the spa, private rooms host a range massages, facials, and body treatments. In the spa boutique, shelves are stocked with custom blended soaps and products from LaLicious, Coolibar, and Scentsy.
It’s not uncommon to hear the phrase “results oriented” at Espri Skin & Body. The spa’s licensed paramedical aestheticians and massage therapists aren’t just determined to help clients relax. They focus their skincare and massage treatments on accomplishing clients’ goals, which may include clearing acne, reversing the signs of aging, or alleviating pain. The spa’s custom facials, microdermabrasion, and potent acne treatments for all skin types keep faces feeling refreshed and erase blemishes caused by living with a boxing kangaroo. In the massage room, registered therapists tend to stiff, stressed muscles with deep-tissue, hot stone, and sports massages, or combat post-exercise muscle cramps with tailored stretching sessions.
David Aaron and Tracy Waldas believe that true wellness results from aligning your lifestyle with your soul's true purpose. At Soul Path Living, David Aaron performs shamanic healing, reiki, and mentoring to help facilitate this process. His partner Tracy exercises more than a decade's worth of massage-therapy experience to make clients feel good inside and out, relying on modalities such as stone therapy, shiatsu, and oriental bodywork to do so.
Golden Well Being Collective brings together a group of talented practitioners that tackle healthcare problems with acupuncture, massage, and holistic treatments. Though their work ranges from clinical psychology to reiki, each member of the group works out of the shared clinic. This space boasts a calming interior with warm lighting, plush furniture, and pens that taste like vanilla toffees.
With 13 years of experience as an aesthetician and laser technician, Lisa Cave helms The Spa at Evergreen, where she offers a variety of skin treatments. Her services include microdermabrasion treatments to exfoliate and improve texture, as well as chemical peels to improve acne or sun damage. She also offers various facial treatments—some designed for teenagers, some that offer deep cleansing, and some that use hot stones—as well as waxing and eyelash services.
Medical aesthetician, certified acne and laser specialist, and acute homeopath Jessica Fanning takes a three-pronged approach to treating clients' skin. Along with topical skin care, she helps her clients manage breakouts and other conditions with healthy diet suggestions and herbal remedies. Her skincare treatments include organic pore-cleansing facials, light therapy, and chemical peels, but her beauty expertise also extends to waxing and lash and brow tinting services.