Temecula Valley Fitness offers the amenities of a larger gym in a cozy, supportive environment. The studio space holds yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, cycling, and Zumba classes. Personal-training sessions focus on weight loss and building muscles with activities such as TRX and boxing. During workouts, parents can drop their kids off at the center’s childcare room, staffed with first-aid- and CPR-certified teddy bears.
Perfect Tan prides itself on having some of the industry's most advanced equipment, including tanning beds with luxury features such as red-light facial therapy, and were early-adopters of Sun Angel Duo sensors that read skin type in order to prevent burning. Those who prefer a UV-free glow can opt for a custom airbrush tan applied by a trained technician or a VersaSpa booth with a multi-step process that includes a moisturizer and tan extender. With either option, clients may choose their desired shade. In addition to tanning, Perfect Tan offers iBrite teeth whitening and red-light facial therapy that can reduce fine lines, acne, and critical red-light deficiencies.
The knowledgeable staffers at Planet Beauty stock the store’s shelves with enough top-quality beauty products to outfit a regiment of beauticians. Guided by experience as aestheticians, stylists, and makeup artists, they help guests navigate the roster of premium brands, which includes bad-hair-day-banishing products from Frederic Fekkai and Kérastase. Skincare potions from Dermalogica and Peter Thomas Roth clear facial canvases before applications of Smashbox blush brighten cheeks or Divaderme lash extender make eyelashes visible from orbit.
Knowing how important it is to keep up with trends, the staff at Illusions Unlimited Salon undergoes regular training to stay updated with the latest techniques in hairstyling. In addition to sculpting flattering looks and cuts, they apply highlights and extensions to add color, heft, and dimension. You can also opt for rejuvenating aesthetic services such as facials and waxing, or browse products from Pureology, Colure True Color Hair Care, and Dermalogica to recreate your look at home.
Brands Used: Davines and Moroccanoil
Staff Size: 11–25 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Good for Kids: Yes
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes
Pro Tip: Book your appointment at least two weeks ahead to get the day and time that works best.
In 1976, two UC Davis graduate students bought 20 acres of land in the highly arable Capay Valley. One of the students, Kathleen Barsotti, was working toward her master's degree in ecology and was determined to grow vegetables and fruits in an eco-friendly way: organically. The organic-food movement hadn't yet entered the public consciousness, and Kathleen worked overtime to convince restaurants, stores, and consumers of the taste-able merits of her process. Over time, given the possible health and environmental benefits of certified organic food, she succeeded. The farm sprouted to 300 acres to accommodate the increased demand. Today, a second generation runs the farm as well as a shop inside San Francisco's Ferry Building. Dubbed Farm Fresh To You, the store furnishes customers' bags or portable cornucopia horns with all sorts of soil-sprouted goods, including heirloom tomatoes, sweet peas, and fresh asparagus. The farm also teams up with fellow Yolo County and Pacific Northwest farms to deliver boxes of seasonal produce to area homes.