Gayla was sipping an organic iced coffee as she strolled down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC, contemplating her lifelong problem with stains. Whether spaghetti sauce on white shirts or the remnants of caffeinated drinks on teeth, stains bothered her deeply. Coffee. Stains. Teeth. That's when, walking by the White House?home to a Texan President at the time?she realized: everything's bigger in Texas, so why shouldn't that be true of their stains? She decided then to open an organic teeth-whitening spa in Austin. After her epiphany, Gayla gathered a team of beauty consultants, customer-service representatives, operations officers, and business consultants and opened My Texas Smile. She and her team pool their individual talents to brighten smiles for up to 12 months without using harsh chemicals.
Specializing in chiropractic health and comfort, Lakeway Spine Center wellifies clients with a host of ache-easing treatments designed for holistic balance. Led by Doctor of Chiropractic Andrea Luise-Williams, the consultation begins with a thorough analysis of a client's health and wardrobe for any imbalances that may affect daily function. After determining the appropriate course of action, Dr. Luise-Williams sets to work with the acupuncture treatment, which involves gently inserting sterile needles at critical pressure points to improve energy levels and alleviate muscle tension. With two sessions, patients can focus on addressing long-standing aches and mobility issues, such as a tight lower back or a compulsive inability to make left turns.
With nearly 30 years of experience as well as training in South Africa under her hands, licensed therapist Cheryl McIlraith unties muscles and invigorates soft tissue with an array of massage services. The Swedish massage uses medium, gliding pressure, and the deep-tissue delves farther into subdermal tissue to draw out embedded tension with firm, cross-grain strokes and a whistle only muscle knots can hear. Smooth, heated river rocks banish tightness and regale muscles with stories about mischievous Huckleberry Finns in the hot-stone massage. Alternatively, acupressure massage targets key points across the body to unblock energy pathways. Muscles recovering from physical exertion and injury get a boost from the sports massage, which also helps athletes achieve the flexibility needed for the most competitive of chess matches.
Most Popular Service: Facials
Brands Used: BIOLINE
Minimum Age Requirement: 16
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Pro Tip: Come and relax
Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you bake any supplementary services into your main services?
I have great tips that are affordable.
What is the best reaction you?ve ever gotten from a client?
Each client walks out with the "Nannette Glow."
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
My clients, new or old, are always 110% pampered each and every time.
The Lake Travis Wellness Center strives to help clients feel good through holistic, natural treatments such as colonic hydrotherapy, for which they hold certification from the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy. During a session, filtered water flows through the large intestine, helping to loosen and remove toxins that can cause bloating, constipation and digestive issues. They also practice certified massage therapy, preforming pin-and-stretch therapy, or soft-tissue therapy, which ?pins? muscles before stretching them back to their original length. The process restores circulation to musculature and promotes natural healing.