Healing hands helm Relax’s soul- and sinew-soothing therapeutic bodywork, deftly cycling through 11 modalities that encompass everything from full-body Swedish techniques to targeted neuromuscular therapy. Relax’s recently expanded space showcases a pristine trio of new treatment rooms, including a space designed for couples massages and post-massage swing dancing.
Framed artwork lines light green walls inside Unique Day Spa, creating a tranquil atmosphere complete with live, self-aware plants and a living room–like waiting area. Guests relax inside private treatment rooms, where specialists rejuvenate bodies with services such as relaxing massages, moisturizing seaweed facials, and skin-softening callus treatments.
Tali Pariser came all the way from Israel to New York in a journey that led her to study chiropractic medicine. After another big move to Georgia, her dream became a reality in 2002 when she graduated from Life University of Marietta as a doctor of chiropractic; she has practiced her craft ever since. For more than 10 years, she's used her skills to quell a slew of common aches, such as migraines, sports injuries, pregnancy pains, carpal tunnel, and whiplash. Her team at Radiant Health Chiropractic includes two licensed massage therapists who further her mission, quieting chronic aches by pressing the hard-to-reach mute button at the top of the spine.
In a homey environment enhanced by decorative foliage, wicker furniture, and rocking chairs, Therapeutic Massage's licensed league of ache-alleviators prevails against body soreness by employing safe and effective massage techniques. A 60-minute deep-tissue massage rewards hard-working soul satchels with a much-needed kneading, realigning deep layers of muscle to relieve chronic pain caused by heaving, lifting, and competitive penguin wrestling. Soothees are encouraged to fill out the client intake form prior to their visit, so that the therapists at Therapeutic Massage can exorcize their personal aches more successfully.
After beginning her massage therapy career in Grenada, Tinasha Gray decided to a bring a piece of that calming, tropical oasis environment to Douglasville by founding Source of Wellness Massage. She and her fellow massage therapists provide their clients brief escapes from everyday life, helping them discover a sense of holistic balance in their lives. Drawing from a wide array of specialized modalities—including everything from Swedish strokes and aromatherapy to reflexology and trigger-point therapy—the team alleviates the chronic aches and discomfort that can be caused by pent-up stress or injury. Though massage is the spa's main focus, the aestheticians also pamper visitors with indulgent cosmetic services, such as personalized facials, back facials, and waxing treatments that leave skin as smooth and hair-free as a freshly shaved manta ray.