The team at StoneWater Massage & Skin Care strives to help clients release weeks', months', or even a year’s worth of tension with therapeutic skin and body treatments. Therapists unwind muscles with an array of massage techniques as well as Active Isolated Stretching and a steam sauna. They can also surround clients in a cocoon of warmth with body wraps and brush away sun-parched skin cells with salt glows and sugar scrubs. Each of their spacious treatment rooms features colors and decor related to one of the four elements: air, water, fire, and fresh-laundry smell.
Leah Skurdal believes that reaching a state of true relaxation requires more than massage. That's why at Mastery in the Art of Living, she helps her clients focus on mind, body, and spiritual connections through a combination of massage and energy-balancing techniques. Her massages promote inner healing and stress-relief with options for soothing aromatherapy or sound therapy?both of which are complimentary with the first session. Additionally, Leah can share her intuitive takes on what might best work for body, mind, and spirit connections at that particular moment.
Certified massage therapist Shauna soothes nagging knots and alleviates aches through multiple methods, consequently promoting increased circulation, concentration, and sleep quality. Snuggle up for a one-hour nap on the studio's cozy, heated massage table, where personalized relief will wash over your back, arms, legs, feet, toe hairs, head, and neck like summer rain washes over a romantic picnic. Depending on each client's desires, Shauna adjusts strokes and pressure to foster relaxation, engage deep tissue, soothe muscular injuries, or improve pre-natal health.
Fresh Face Loftique's owners Ann Slanga and Kara Huelsmann know what it takes to look good. Ms. Slanga has spent the last decade as an aesthetician, during which time she's honed her craft in spa facilities around the world, from San Francisco to Saint-Malo, France. Similarly, Ms. Huelsmann has spent more than 20 years in the industry and has worked alongside dermatologists and plastic surgeons.
These experiences guide the aestheticians at Fresh Face Loftique. Just by looking at a client's face, they know the right blend of masks, toners, and cleansers that will give skin the youthful glow of a freshly picked light bulb. The staff might also recommend slimming body wraps or a full-body exfoliation, which uses seawater crystals to scrub away dead skin. Other standout services include massages with modalities such as hot-stone therapy.
At GotAPain.com, a caring practitioner melts stress from muscles with a skilled set of bare hands. Though it may seem like magic, each touch is informed by time-tested techniques designed to release tension and unfurl vestigial dragonfly wings. The therapist works in tandem with clients' primary care providers to tailor massages that help address injuries and chronic aches. A technician often taps into CranioSacral Therapy, employing gentle pressure to melt blockages in the soft tissues that surround the central nervous system. After tackling corporeal ailments, the studio can motivate clients to overcome other obstacles preventing them from reaching their goals with lifestyle coaching.
It?s not every day you see a child poring over massage therapy manuals at the library. But Lisa Bowman wasn?t your average child?she was daughter to a mother with multiple sclerosis. So at the ripe young age of 10, Lisa and her mom would visit the library together to learn more about massage, and she?d implement new practices at home. The power to ease her mother?s pain brought Lisa such joy that she still massages away aches today at Aaahhh?Therapeutic Massage. Using Swedish, deep-tissue, hot-stone, or aromatherapy massage, Lisa?supported by her staff, which includes a male therapist?brings relaxation and relief to her clients, as she did to her mother all those years ago.