A Spa & Salon's simple name belies its extensive menu of soothing and invigorating massage, facial, waxing, microderm, and hair treatments. With more than 25 years in the beauty industry under her belt, proprietor Linda Lee Averett works hand in hand with clients to create head-turning new looks, restore a youthful glow to skin, or work away stress with therapeutic massage. Specialized facials tackle a host of skin issues, and Reviderm microdermabrasion treatments employ gentle abrasion to promote the growth of collagen, elastin, and beauty molecules. Shellac manicures and spa pedicures treat hands and feet to much-needed pampering, while stylists beautify hair with rich colors and stylized cuts.
During each treatment, guests relax amid A Spa & Salon's oasis of natural-wood accents, leafy potted plants, warm lighting, and sunny windows full of swaying trees and verdant scenery.
A licensed massage therapist and certified personal trainer, Janie Scott holds the key to unlocking both tense nerves and tight muscles. She achieves the former through Swedish massages, applying long, graceful strokes that are as calming as a slow-motion reel of idyllic landscapes, swooping butterflies, and meditating whales. On the physical end, she uses deep-tissue work and Thai stretching to help clients become more limber and treat chronic pain and muscle tension.
As a certified youth performance specialist, Janie pays special heed to young athletes. Citing a dramatic increase in youth sports’ injuries, Janie performs sports massages geared specifically toward kids. She keeps budding athletes in tiptop physical shape with treatments that help to reduce the possibility of injury and improve their mobility, whether they’re darting across the field or hoisting a trophy above their heads.
Suna of Suna Salon & Spa has culled beauty secrets from all over the world, holding aesthetic licenses in Japan, Italy, France, Germany, and the United States. She voyaged from the shores of Istanbul to the wild, unexfoliated beaches of America 25 years ago to establish her first salon. Over the decades, Suna has gathered around her an elite team of beauticians with a range of expertise and an arsenal of quality products.
Her staff brightens nail treatments with Shellac and OPI polishes and deepens massages with hot stones. Stylists keep cranial shrubs in tiptop shape with Schwarzkopf Igora hair color and conditioning products from Moroccanoil. Suna herself specializes in threading, the ancient Middle Eastern art of removing hair with nothing but a strand of cotton and an elaborate system of cantilevers.
Licensed massage therapist Alecia Tumminaro focuses her practice on pre- and post-natal mommy bliss massages that dissolve the stress and tension that come with being an all-the-time mom. Inside the holistic care center, she also tends to a mother’s flock, specializing in massage and homeopathic treatments for children, infants, and panic-stricken dolls. She also helps women find equilibrium with body-balancing methods that encourage the body's natural self-healing mechanisms.
At Facials by Jamie, expert skin soother Jamie Christison oversees a menu of facial treatments that help clients stay beautiful. Jamie’s signature facial incorporates treatments such as vitamin-infused cleansers and enzyme masks, which can help smooth the face and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and scars. Jamie also specializes in advanced treatments such as microdermabrasion, LED photorejuventation, and ultrasound treatments that help boost collagen production.
Pilates Plus has a trio of studios, and each serves a specific purpose. The first is outfitted with Pilates Reformer machines, atop which students whittle their core muscles and increase their flexibility. The second has ample space for the other fitness classes on the gym's schedule: dance-inspired Zumba, kickboxing, mat Pilates, and Booty Barre, which coalesces dance, yoga, and Pilates. The third studio opens for massage and personal-training clients.