When Sam Gould opened his beauty salon in 1932, offering "distinctive coiffures," he never could have guessed that his progeny would continue and expand his business into a chain of full-service salons and spas. Touting good old-fashioned haircuts and manicures along with medical cosmetic treatments that would amaze and confound a patron from the ’30s, the team at Gould's Academy pampers and rejuvenates clients from head to toe. Continual study keeps technicians abreast of the latest styles and techniques, which they transfer to clients in the form of everything from coconut-scented body wraps and keratin straightening treatments to cybernetic ponytail implants.
With credentials from the Tennessee Department of Health and eight years of experience as one of the US medical leaders on President George W. Bush's healthcare-advisory committee, Dr. Marc Crupie guides a team of medical professionals and aesthetics specialists at Cordova Medical & CosMedic Solutions. Dr. Crupie's expertise continues to expand each year, as he seeks out advancements in his field and administers new procedures as they are developed, including Botox and lipotherapy, as well as vein-removal and dermal-filler procedures.
As a full-service family medical center and cosmetic laser office, Cordova Medical & CosMedic Solutions offers specialized treatments in advanced medical, laser, and aesthetic services. CosMedic Solutions technicians use Cutera lasers to assist clients with treatments ranging from hair removal to skin rejuvenation by controlling intense beams of light. Technicians also work with a Diamond Head Microdermabrasion machine to make skin cells feel as special as a piece of hay in a giant stack of needles.
At Results Personal Enhancement Studio, a personal-training client isn’t paired up with just any staff member. Instead, the training staff—made up of both men and women—takes time to choose clients whose fitness goals match their skill sets. They can also draw up nutrition plans and at-home workouts for clients so that they see changes as quickly as possible. The studio’s fully equipped, brightly colored space houses Cybex cardio machines and FreeMotion and Hampton weight-training equipment, as well as a private locker room.
Return to Health Clinic's trained associates help clients along the road of weight loss by continually supporting them with lifestyle advice and medicinal aids. They pay special attention to clients' unique lifestyles, health histories, and nutritional necessities as they conceive comprehensive diet and fitness programs. In between visits, associates call their clients to keep tabs on pound-shedding progress, answer any questions, and help out with geography homework. The clinic's staff recognizes that work and life schedules can impede weight-loss progress, so the clinic opens its doors for lunch appointments as well as Saturday consultations.
Personal trainer and NBS Fitness founder David Allen operates under the philosophy that fitness is not merely an exercise regimen but a mindset, a lifelong pursuit of self-improvement. NBS Fitness seeks to instill a hard-working ethos in its clients—regardless of age, weight, or abilities—through personal and group fitness training sessions. The facilities outfit visitors with equipment such as dumbbells, tires weighing up to 1,000 pounds, and bars.
With 2,000 sessions under her belt, licensed massage therapist Candace Holyfield feels confident in stating she knows what she's doing. Over these 2,000 sessions, she's seen firsthand the healing power of touch, especially through her specialties in deep-tissue work and pain relief. In addition to massage, her services include body wraps and cellulite treatments. She also hosts spa parties for adults and kids who want to feel grown-up in ways that don't include researching mortgage rates.