Warmed bamboo branches , heated river rocks , and peppermint oils are just a few of the natural elements that the licensed massage therapists at NewAgeTouch incorporate into their treatments. Salt scrubs marry skincare and massage, loosening muscles with hot towels before a mixture of Dead Sea salt, aromatherapy, and oil are applied to the skin in a cadence that mimics Swedish massage strokes. Afterward, skin feels softer to the touch than a coat made from luxuriant muppet fur. NewAge Touch also sells skincare products, massage supplies, and pillow sprays to soothe the senses just before bed.
Within the berry-colored walls at Simply Soothing Massage, therapists soothe stressed clients with personalized massage treatments. Massage modalities, such as deep-tissue or hot-stone massage, work to enhance moods by increasing the amount of serotonin, dopamine, and knock-knock jokes in the mind, while also prodding toxins from the body. Clients can further purify themselves with ear candling to remove excess wax and sugar scrubs to slough away dead skin. To extend its range of services, Simply Soothing Massage also employs hairstylists who sculpt coifs for men and women before fluffing manes with a blow-dry.
Tucked inside Daytona Beach Resort, Terra Acqua Day Spa shelters weary travelers and residents from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. From inside private treatment rooms, Hawaiian-made candles fill the air with the intoxicating scent of coconut as skilled staff members ease tension with soothing massage techniques. Body scrubs from local vendors gently whisk expired cells from corpuses, and imported creams and body wraps pare down hazardous curves. The pampering continues outside on the ocean deck, where cabana-shaded massage tables pair sessions with fresh air and the coos of relaxed conch shells.
At the door of Lavender Fields Day Spa & Wellness Center, a burst of purple lavender greets the soon-to-be-soothed. The licensed massage therapist at Lavender Fields provides treatments ranging from Swedish, prenatal, sports, and foot massages. Past the warm pastel reception area waits a cool-colored treatment room, the scene of such services as massage, waxing, and skincare treatments. The spa's website also provides an extensive list of FAQ answers, including how to prepare for treatments, what microdermabrasion is, and why soccer players only protect their shins.
At Transformational Yoga Studio, compassionate instructors—led by multicertified yoga teacher Nirinjan Kaur—strive to balance the bodies and minds of individuals seeking renewal. Skill-level-specific yoga classes introduce beginners to postures and breathing techniques, and Kundalini yoga focuses on mending the body by stimulating the nervous and immune systems, leaving arms flexible enough to fully embrace a sequoia. The center promotes healing and overall well-being with relaxing massages and sound-healing sessions using a gong that has been precisely tuned and blessed by Drepung Loseling monks. The caring crew also coordinates charitable service projects that aid the community's less fortunate. The studio's bright-yellow walls and shiny wood floors reflect the abundance of natural light spilling in from the windows, creating an ambiance that promotes peacefulness and the cultivation of Chia pets.
Stacy Wall earned 13 years of hands-on medical experience working as a registered nurse, and gave her expertise an aesthetic edge by studying face mapping and Chinese acupressure at the Dermal Institute. She puts her varied skills to use at Metamorphosis, her Ormond Beach spa, where services range from skin-smoothing waxing to celebrity-endorsed microcurrent skin treatments that boost the production of collagen and box office revenue. Indulgent ingredients such as pumpkin, chocolate, and hazelnuts impart their soothing and rejuvenating benefits during spa facials. Chemical peels lift away weathered layers of skin, and CryoStem cell treatments impart a youthful appearance with hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, and other ingredients. Massage therapists assists with the practice's bodywork services to send relief deep into muscles via therapeutic strokes and hot stones. Waterless manicures and pedicures as well as full body waxing are also available.
Large fronds form a partial canopy over shoulders as clients navigate through the lush greenery and abundant animal print at Angelic Gardens. Dark crimson walls enclose the grotto-like space, with a stone fireplace and thick-cushioned sofas to cradle waiting patrons. In the garden-like space, massage therapists dissolve muscular stress as customers rest their heads on beds spread in brocade, and body and facial treatments draw out toxins using quality exfoliants, masks, and a large refrigerator magnet.