The ancient arts of healing take root at Happy Foot Spa, where a team of therapists employs Asian bodywork techniques in pursuit of holistic improvements. Chinese tui na treatments and Japanese shiatsu treatments employ massage techniques that focus on acupressure points to balance and propel energy throughout the body. Lymphatic-drainage techniques target built-up fluids and toxins in the body with the hopes of improving metabolism and immune systems. Happy Foot Spa’s mix of classic spa treatments can also help beautify faces, slim bodies, remove hair, and paint "Do Not Chew" signs on finger- and toenails.
Founded with the goal of outfitting its pupils with the skills necessary to excel in the spa and salon industries, Milan Institute of Cosmetology deploys a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes professionalism and hands-on learning to train fledgling cosmetologists and aestheticians around the country. As the most important aspect of the course of study, student salons and spas serve as a real-world classroom wherein nascent beauticians—under the careful supervision of their instructors—can practice their newly minted skills on humans or sentient mannequins. The beauty apprentices gussy up patrons head to toe via sundry lavish salon and spa services—specific to each location—that may include nail services, haircare, facials therapeutic massages, or nourishing body wraps.
D Luke Allen is a state-licensed therapeutic massage therapist (NVMT.2524) with 14 years of experience in the field. At Therapeutic Massage Now!, he has carved out a calming space where sore muscles and frayed nerves surrender after being given long, gliding strokes, focused pressure, and a series of dares. D Luke and the team of massage therapists at Therapeutic Massage Now! offer Swedish and deep-tissue massages as well as the more exotic Chinese Tui Nai and Balinese modalities. Another option here is reflexology massage, a treatment that uses pressure on specific energy centers throughout the body to bring balance to the body and activate its self-healing mechanism.
The experts at Sam?s Spa draw on the ancient art of reflexology to help clients? find relief from anxieties and chronic ailments. A softly lit room with holds two rows of cozy treatment beds, separated by silky gold texture curtains for added privacy. Whether here or in private treatment rooms, reflexologists apply pressure to specific spots on the feet that connect to other parts of the body, promoting relaxation and alleviating aches. During sessions, clients can enjoy complimentary soda and bottled water, or use the center's Wi-Fi to blog about their newfound inner peace. The spa can accommodate a group of up to 10 at a time and offers shuttle service upon request.
Inside Reflecting Hands Massage Therapy, the staff uses a wide range of stress-relieving techniques. Their skills touch on everything from traditional Swedish massage to acupressure and reflexology—and they can help people pick just the right one, whether they want to wind down after a tough week or get rid of chronic pain. To deepen the relaxation of these sessions, they can include additions such as exfoliating body scrubs that leave skin silky, warm stones that release tension, and aromatherapy that stirs the senses.
Shorthand for You Only Live Once Get Healthy, YoloGetHealthy is the brainchild of health and juicing aficionados Christina Olmos and Ryan Pearson. Passionate about introducing clients to their all-natural wellness philosophy, their services include mobile massage, nutritional coaching, detoxification programs, and juicing demonstrations.