At Rebounderz, parents need not cringe as they watch their kids literally bounce off the walls. Safety is of the utmost importance to the staff, and it starts with the trampolines. Over 24,000 feet of these bounce boosters line the floors and jut outward at an angle on the walls. Their patented design boasts high-quality components that make them much safer than leaping off the garage roof with an umbrella as a parachute. As kids engage in friendly battle on the dodgeball trampoline or practice their approach at the slam dunk station, safety-trained referees keep a watchful eye on them at all times. And even though the pit is filled to the brim with foam bricks, jumpers don padded helmets and special shoes for protection. Kids and grown-ups can take a break from simulating molecular fusion at the arcade, earning tickets to trade in for prizes.
Kemah Bella Spa caresses and coddles weary bone covers in an attractive cottage-style home that dates back to the early 1900s. Expert ache eliminators disperse stress clusters during the relaxation massage using a multipronged approach, lulling kinks into a daze with aromatherapy and hot towels before whisking them away with their dexterous digits. The Bellissimo face treatment applies a gentle herbal cleanser and exfoliant designed to wipe out slacking skin cells. An all-natural mud mask rehydrates a parched face faster than white milk on rice. To conclude the spasperience, clients hop into a robe and slippers and grab a cup of herbal brew or grapey adult beverage to sip during the nail-rehabbing mani-pedi.
She Beauty Studio owner Maria E. Garza—a 14-year beauty-industry veteran—began her foray into the business as a makeup artist for companies such as Lancôme and Chanel. She subsequently expanded her repertoire by studying aesthetics and skin physiology at Austin's Nuvani Skin Institute and by working alongside doctors and plastic surgeons to learn the intricacies of laser treatments and chemical peels. At her Seabrook beauty spa, she lends her expertise to clients with services ranging from spa facials, eyelash extensions, and waxing services to microdermabrasion treatments that slough off dead skin cells, giving the skin a smooth, firm appearance without covering it in marble.