Inside Melting Point’s sultry studio, woodblock Buddha prints smile serenely upon students as they smoothly transition through a series of body-strengthening poses. The temperature hovers between 100 and 105 degrees, ensuring that beginning and advanced practitioners can attain deep stretches, detoxification, and bowls of soup not quite warm enough to be enjoyable. Wide-blade ceiling fans and bamboo-hardwood floors evoke a tropical bungalow, and wide windows carry a flood of natural light into the studio space. Because of the high temperature, towels are mandatory during classes; students can bring their own or rent towels and mats from the studio. After class, students can capitalize on their primed and supple muscles with a Swedish or neuromuscular massage from a licensed massage therapist.
Zen Massage's licensed therapists run their nimble fingers across backs and shoulders, healing fatigued muscles with eight massage modalities inspired by Eastern and Western traditions. While gliding strokes promote overall relaxation, firm taps hone in on stubborn knots in upper backs and rough-hewn peg legs. Zen Swedish and deep-tissue massages penetrate muscles with varying degrees of pressure, and neuromuscular therapy stimulates specific trigger points to call a truce between bickering body systems. A reiki energy treatment or blend of pure, essential aromatherapy oils coddles the senses while soothing strokes bring peace to beleaguered muscles.
At Beautiful Image Anti Aging, LLC trained staff who specialize in microcurrent techniques, noninvasively freshen faces and physiques with the microcurrent sessions that have earned the business features in Lake Norman Woman magazine, the Charlotte Observer, and on WCNC's Charlotte Today show. During the procedure, conducting wands relay currents into bodies at key acupuncture points, speeding up the production of collagen and elastin and reeducating muscles to reduce wrinkles, and lift sagging skin. Benefits can include a youthful, pink glow, tighter skin, and a reduction in visible blemishes and under-eye circles.
Although the laws of conventional hairstyling decree that certain cuts go with certain facial shapes, that doesn't stop the stylists at Serendipity Hair Salon and Boutique from listening to clients' ideas and crafting unique styles. During consultations that precede every haircut, Coppola keratin treatment, and color service, the team works one-on-one with clients to orchestrate snazzy hairdos befitting their personal aesthetics and lifestyle. Dedicated to preserving hair's moisture, strength, and ability to glide down Slip 'n Slides, the team drizzles Moroccanoil, ENJOY, and ColorProof products onto strands throughout services.
Exposing yourself to subzero temperatures as low as -270 degrees Fahrenheit probably sounds uncomfortable to a lot of people. But when done properly and for short periods of time, it can actually be therapeutic. At CryoSport Recovery, clients step into a Cryochamber chilled by cold nitrogen gas for up to three minutes. The treatments help with everything from athletic recovery and pain management to alleviate joint and muscular pain to skin rejuvenation and cellulite reduction.
Its name may imply otherwise, but Omni Medspa by Revita's singular focus is beautifying skin. Laser treatments and injectables use advanced technology to spruce up skin, but the med spa also offers more traditional skincare services. For example, Omni's trio of aestheticians purify complexions with products from Image Skincare and Lifeline Skin Care. They also bronze bodies from head to toe with custom Norvell spray tans, which use an organic solution customized to the client's skin tone.