Inside First Impression Salon & Day Spa, a team of 16 stylists, 4 nail technicians, and 2 aestheticians revitalizes clients from head to toe. Stylists carefully snip tresses into flattering ’dos and add a level of shimmery dimension with highlights. Nail techs pamper hands and feet with mani-pedis, topping nails with long-lasting OPI gel. Inside private rooms, aestheticians exfoliate skin during facials and remove unwanted hair with waxing services for the lip, chin, and eyebrows.
Dim lights and candles illuminate the earth-toned walls and other Tuscan flourishes that complement Serendipity Boutique and Day Spa’s relaxing salon and spa services. The all-inclusive oasis houses a staff of stylists and aestheticians who work tirelessly to soften skin, soothe aching muscles, and enhance the appearance of hair and nails. Clients awaiting treatment can sip on steamy beverages from an in-house espresso bar or peruse the spa’s very own boutique, which enhances newly treated areas with jewelry, handbags, footwear and apparel.
Dr. Matthew Gianforte, D.C., Dr. Meredith Gianforte, D.C and Dr. Angela Garner, M.D. take into account environmental and lifestyle factors as they counsel patients on nutrition and weight-loss and treat chronic, complex conditions such as diabetes. Aside from incorporating lifestyle adjustments, LifeWorks Integrative Health's main goal is improve body functionality by studying and researching the underlining causes for metabolic and physical dysfunction. The team caters to their patients through a number of medical approaches such as therapeutic massages, preventative nutrition programs, chiropractic wellness, and physical therapy.
Imagine Wholeness Massage Therapy's team of seven professional therapists are good at what they do. So good, in fact, that they won the category of Kansas City's "best massage" as chosen by readers of The Pitch. Each muscle-molder is proficient in a range of different massage modalities and is able to customize therapeutic massages to suit each guest’s needs, whether they’re pain-relief or relaxation. The staff also offers specialized massages for pregnant women and those dealing with chronic pain. Thanks to the studio's double-insulated walls, guests enjoy their massages without being distracted by honking cars, a noisy waiting room, or the sound of a middle-school marching band on their first day of practice.
Through fitness classes, massage workshops and therapy, and more spiritually based wellness programs, Inner Wisdom Wellness Center gives families the tools to tend to their own health. A range of massage modalities, from Himalayan salt stone to reflexology, helps clients aged 5 to Yoda relax and develop strong circulation. Along with yoga and martial-arts classes, qi gong sessions cultivate calm mindfulness, while fire-dance and spin sessions cultivate whirling flames and wincing chandeliers.
The state-licensed therapists at Allure Sense Datum Massage & Esthetics specialize in transmitting data using electrical signals, but they don’t need computers to do it. Rather, they transmit sense data—bundles of information that trigger a sensation or feeling in the brain—specifically those that deal with touch. The spa’s owner and head therapist, Kim Tripses, personally mentors each member of the team, offering her expert advice on everything from new massage techniques to the best hand positions for creating lifelike shadow puppets. Private treatment rooms drenched in vivid, tropical colors accommodate deep-tissue, Swedish, and sports massages, and sessions range from 30 to 120 minutes to accommodate all schedules.