Although Pro Massage Health Solutions' licensed massage therapists are each trained in multiple modalities, they all specialize in one thing: customizing sessions to suit their clients' needs. They accomplish a truly tailored experience by mixing and matching strokes from their arsenal of approaches. For clients who want a relaxing visit, the staff may focus on Swedish maneuvers. Deep-tissue kneading and the sports modality, alternatively, may be in order for those afflicted with aches and pains. Therapists also specialize in treating chronic pain and discomfort with myofascial trigger-point therapy, which works to ease bodies at specific points of tension. The therapists happily cater to people with hectic schedules. They offer late appointments and readily render on-location massages by visiting patients’ homes, offices, hotels, and hotel pillow forts supported by stacks of room-service food.
Lilac Healing Center is staffed by a diverse group of trained therapists who improve their clients’ physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Founded by licensed massage therapist Kathryn McDaniel, Lilac Healing Center slowly grew out of a series of other businesses—what began simply in 2002 as a place where people went to get a massage became a destination for all kinds of healing services. Today, the staffers not only perform bodywork and therapeutic yodeling, but they also provide acupuncture, energy work, and custom vitamin programs. In addition, the center hosts a multitude of both private and group yoga, Pilates, and meditation classes.
Originally organized by Tipper Gore in 1990, Tennessee Voices for Children (TVC) has since progressed to become both a statewide and national source of support and advocacy for children's health and education services. As an active advocate for the emotional and behavioral well-being of children and their families, TVC helps develop statewide family support networks to assist the families of children impacted by emotional and behavioral disorders. The organization also runs programs to support youth in the juvenile-justice system and those at-risk for suicide or depression.
Since the early 1970s, the McPherson family has cleansed and protected their clients' wardrobes at locations in Lebanon and Nashville. At each full-service facility, cleaners help garments outlast fleeting trends with dry cleaning, spot removal, alterations, and smoke restoration. They also revitalize shoes, jackets, belts, and wearable sofas with specialized leather-cleansing treatments. In addition, shirt laundry and bundle service is available for garments that have taken swimming lessons. The McPherson team washes and folds each item and offers delivery service within five miles of their Lebanon and Gallatin Pike locations to keep pants from getting lost while walking home on their own.
Whether retooling the body's hormone levels or removing tiny impurities from its pores, there's no treatment too big or small for the staff at Solutions Wellness. On the spa side of things, hair-removal expert and aesthetician Cassee Young uses wax to eradicate unwanted fuzz and save her clients from the burden of regular shaving. For solutions of a more medical nature, advanced practice nurse Cristina Moore helms a clinical team that specializes in bioequivalent-hormone replacement therapy and medical weight-loss strategies.
While awaiting treatment, guests can relax and enjoy a warm or cool beverage in the welcoming reception area, whose golden walls are accented by red- and orange-toned prints and bright-red leather chairs.
Bowling Green Overstock houses a myriad of high-quality, name-brand furnishings ready to fill houses' walls at near-wholesale prices. Create a home office with the elegant Expression desk ($398), or use the Aaron dining set, which includes four padded barstools, to transform a shed into the family's favorite high-stakes gambling den ($225). Communal areas can stylishly support multiple sitters or nappers with the Allendale-Mist leather sofa set ($225–$1,398). Pick and choose items from the sophisticated Alberto bedroom set, such as a nightstand ($98) or mirror ($48). Slumberous slates such as Ashley Sleep's Augusta memory-foam mattress, stacked with a meaty 8 inches of body-caressing foam ($298–$848), are ideal for replacing mattresses worn down from years of tossing and turning or months of breaking the falls of amateur firefighters stuck in trees.