With more than 26 years of professional experience, licensed massage therapist Daniel de Guzman helps clients embrace both relaxation and relief through therapeutic massage. Ten distinct modalities pull techniques from around the world, ranging from the gentle kneads of Swedish massage to the pressure-point manipulation of Thai massage. Daniel, a licensed massage-therapy instructor who holds a master's degree in education, also imparts his knowledge to others by leading 14 courses in continuing education that cover topics such as reflexology, acupressure, and how to massage the wrinkles out of spa linens.
Sporting top-shelf products from Redken, Kenra, and Aquage, Sammy's Salon Spa and Tanning's highly trained stylists beautify noggins and bodies with an array of trendy services. Shampoo rinses away any snared thought bubbles before staffers snip renegade strands or give locks keratin treatments that vanquish frizz and curls for three to six months. They elongate and thicken coifs with lush extensions, and accentuate features with below-the-hairline eyelash extensions and makeup. Sammy?s SunSource tanning beds pick up where the sun left off, bronzing skin in a matter of minutes.
Professional makeup artist Rachel Tate-Study is on a quest to make the world a more beautiful place, one face at a time. The licensed cosmetician and 23-year spa-industry veteran’s work has been seen on red carpets as well as on E’s Fashion Emergency and in the pages of Bridal Star Magazine. Utilizing vitamin-infused makeup compounds by Franché Mineral Cosmetics, she helps faces to adopt a healthy, radiant glow in time for weddings, parole hearings, and other memorable photo opportunities, and she can even lead lessons that show clients how to accentuate natural beauty using products from their own makeup bag. Her real specialty, however, is permanent makeup––a tattoo-like procedure that delivers permanent pigment to the eyelids, brows, or lips and helps clients to save time and avoid allergic reactions from conventional cosmetics. She also uses the micropigmentation technique to camouflage scars following breast-cancer surgery or other procedures, leading her to receive referrals from countless dermatologists and plastic surgeons throughout the state.
Trained esthetician Ruby Tello of Massage Vital' strives to tame tension and shoo away pains with personalized massage treatments. Ruby unties knotted muscles with Swedish, deep-tissue, prenatal, and thermal sports massages that soothe muscles injured from cartwheeling to work.
The therapists at Renew Massage don't just dapple in Swedish massage. Of course they do still perform the relaxation techniques, but they also delve into prenatal and deep-tissue modalities as well. Where they really get creative, though, is through their add-ons. Clients can choose to luxuriate under hot stone, which help expand blood vessels and increase circulation. or they might opt for the sugar foot scrub: an aromatic peppermint foot balm that softens the skin.
Licensed massage therapist Eric Leeds improves range of motion in achy human hinges with his signature bodywork. To insure customized care, each session begins with a consultation, wherein he consults with clients and their old home movies to determine the source of lingering tension. Using this info, he can focus bodywork on the areas of largest concern for maximum effect.