Within each noncompetitive Curves facility, female fitness seekers are invited to move through a 30-minute circuit of hydraulic resistance machines that are designed to promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and deal with arthritis. Shunning cumbersome weight stacks, the hydraulic gadgets adapt to each exerciser's body weight and fitness level to complement her individual abilities, subsequently decreasing the risk of soreness or injury. And because traditional lift-and-lower motions tend to create bulky muscles, the machines promote push-and-pull movements to sculpt toned, lean muscles perfect for crushing unsuspecting grapefruit. Experienced trainers are always nearby to help clients manage their machine maneuvering, and a soundtrack of fun, upbeat music includes cues to let women know when it's time to move on to the next station or break for an air viola solo.
At the heart of Premier Physicians Weightloss & Wellness stand Doctors Dana Trippi and Erik Evensen, who both believe in practicing the healthy-living tips they share with clients. Dr. Trippi gallops across half-marathon finish lines, and both she and Dr. Evensen dole out nutrition and fitness advice to kids andcorporate weight-loss groups.
Along with supervising a roster of weight-loss programs, each with its own approach to calorie control, the doctors conduct physicals and prescribe medicines to patients suffering from pesky coughs and colds. Clients can also change their appearance by tapping into the center’s reserves of anti-aging treatments.
Aesthetician Lehua Espinda leads J.A.K.K's Salon's team of body buffers to reshape clients' curves with FDA-approved Endermologie sessions. Upon arrival, Espinda provides the required body suits that clients slip on to prepare for the treatment or to discretely transform into vigilante crime-fighters. During the nonsurgical procedure, a pair of mechanized rollers massages top layers of fat as gentle suction helps to create a fold. Over the course of about one hour, this folding action stretches connective tissue to reduce the presence of cellulite and send extra inches to a home for misfit rulers. Patients often note optimal results after a series of 6–12 treatments, and sessions can be scheduled no less than one week apart.
Renew Medical Spa emerged from a combination of Dr. Jin Lee's medical expertise and her own quest for flawless skin. She holds her aestheticians to a high standard as they perform the same laser and medical-grade cosmetic treatments with which she found personal success over the years. From rejuvenating spa facials and peels to microcurrent, radio-frequency, and television-static skin tightening, the med spa's services help clients fight the signs of aging and feel beautiful.
Madame et Monsieur's non-invasive, FDA-approved ElectroSlim technology helps clients get buff. Electrodes attached to the target area deliver electronic pulses that stimulate more than 1,000 muscle contractions in a single one-hour session. The soothing procedure feels like a deep-tissue massage, but delivers the muscle-building results of a serious sweat session. ElectroSlim can tone specific areas that normal exercise doesn't reach as well as burning away excess amounts of fat, redefining the client's overall body shape.
"Just think of us as the Gucci of hair," says Canyon Falls Spa & Salon managing partner Adam Rimmel. "If you want nice hair extensions, you come to me." That's because Adam, who has worked in the extension business for more than six years, works with exclusive suppliers to bring in 100% human hair. He also ensures that a state-accredited company certifies all of his extension master stylists.
But Canyon Falls Spa & Salon's three locations offer more than just extensions?clients can expect attentive, professional service from any hairstylist, aesthetician, or nail technician on the staff. "They're all local, so they're all looking to build their clientele based on their positive customer experiences," Adam says, adding that many of his employees have a following of regular customers. He also calls out his "phenomenal" skincare staff members, who boast an average of 10?12 years of experience. Intent on "improving skin, not just pampering skin," they wield premium beauty products whose quality often makes a strong impression?clients "know the difference as soon as they smell it," Adam says.
All the locations have private rooms for facials and waxing, as well as massage chairs with footbaths for pedicures. The Lake Mead Boulevard and Eastern Avenue locations also employ massage therapists who help clients work out kinks caused by twisting around to look at their newly beautified hair from the back.