People afflicted with chronic pains and sore muscles come to licensed massage therapist Jason Colvard for relief, relying on treatments such as therapeutic bodywork, neuromuscular therapy, and Thai yoga therapy. Colvard draws on these modalities as he mends sinews damaged by injuries, repetitive motions, or stress placed on them during professional slouching competitions. He can also use bodywork techniques to help healthy athletes boost their performance.
The certified stylists at CC Capelli Salon sculpt dos for men, women, and children with seasoned techniques and CHI products. In addition to transformative cuts and skin-flattering color, stylists also subdue frizz with keratin smoothing treatments and add extra texture with perms. Meanwhile, a licensed master aesthetician helps faces match freshly styled manes with skincare treatments, brow design, and makeup applications. Staffers also prep wedding parties and primp young ladies during princess parties, which take place in a tower guarded by trolls.
My Bella Spa’s experienced nail technicians cater to fingers and toes on clients of all ages. Adults sip complimentary wine, soda, or water while relaxing in oversize leather pedicure chairs, and younger guests perch on colorful pedicure chairs outfitted with pink bears or princess headrests. Formal dining chairs add a touch of class to the nail-drying station, and a fish tank filled with brightly hued swimmers serves as inspiration for vibrant gel polishes that stay chip-free for two weeks, no matter how frequently you touch strangers on the bus.
The team at Total Tranquility Salon has yet to see the head of hair they couldn't beautify. A multicultural salon, the team utilizes their versatility and experience to stylize luscious curls, glossy straight, and natural corn rows, with or without hair added. During shampoo, color, and straightening services, staffers sprinkle professional salon products—such as Keune, Moroccanoil, and Black 15 in 1—to help keep locks loaded with moisture and body.
Jennifer R. DeGaray, D.C. founded Integrative Chiropractic & Natural Medicine with a desire to improve people's health through holistic therapies. Her treatments range from spinal adjustments to acupuncture to nutritional counseling, all of which aim to elevate wellness levels without the use of drugs.
A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. DeGaray has lived in North Carolina since 2007. Her belief in the positive effects of chiropractic stems not only from her choice of profession but also from partaking of the treatments herself.
Synergy Salon owner Quy has an artist's eye when it comes to hair—and a nine-step process to guide her palette. Like a sculptor teasing a form from clay or stone, she uses her tools to reveal flattering styles for locks of any texture, and she follows Synergy's nine detailed steps to achieve rich, shimmering color. As the shop’s master hair designer and color specialist, she leads an accomplished team of stylists, including Aveda Institute graduates. Together, they create classic and dramatic looks using Redken and organic Eufora color or calm frizzy locks with Brazilian keratin treatments. Their lengthy menu of services also includes facial waxing, eyebrow threading, and eyelash extensions.
Led by certified chiropractor Dr. Philip A. Arnone, The Balanced Body Center blends chiropractic techniques with modern treatments for holistic health with a focus on client comfort, including a no-wait policy that ensures visitors quickly see the inside of the center's spacious, inviting private treatment rooms. Massage therapists guide muscles through one of three massage missions to eradicate stress and pain. The deep-tissue massage utilizes slow strokes and pressure to dig into muscles and flush out formidable tension strongholds. Swedish massage, deep tissue’s gentler, blonder cousin, promotes increased blood flow and relaxation with gliding strokes, kneading, and rhythmic tapping, and a medical massage manipulates the body's soft tissues to increase cell metabolism, speed up injury recovery, and increase range of motion in stiff joints and backs wrenched from competitive piggyback riding.