Though licensed massage therapist Mike Forrest specializes in medical massage, his repertoire includes a number of different modalities. A member of the American Massage Therapy Association, Forrest employs deep-tissue, hot-stone, or sports techniques at his private studio. He also performs reiki energy sessions that can promote physical healing and a feeling of inner harmony comparable to sorting a box of Lucky Charms into color-coded marshmallow piles.
Pang Vang of M.U.A.H. by Pang at Sollazzo Salon brings more than six years of stylish experience to her hair, makeup, and nail services. Equally deft at conservative and creative hair color, she readies locks for special events or everyday wear. Her talents also extend to correcting past dye jobs and bringing locks back to their ideal color, She also doles out therapeutic scalp massages with therapeutic haircare treatments.
At Renewed Health and Wellness, licensed massage therapist Ronald Krueger tailors each massage to meet his clients' individual needs. He uses long, gliding Swedish strokes to promote relaxation and improved circulation. For chronic pain, he offers traditional deep-tissue massages and knot-diffusing active trigger-point release, as well as the pain-neutralization technique (PNT)—a modality that gets to the source of the discomfort by working with the neurological reflexes controlling the muscle.
Nationally and state-certified massage therapist James Storm mollifies muscle tension with the soothing strokes of Swedish massages. During the one-hour relaxation vacations, patrons slip into peaceful reverie to dream about meditating willow trees as the professional back whisperer uses broad, flowing strokes to aid in calming the nervous system and relieving muscle tension. Clients can also opt for the package of three massages to treat torsos to a triple-header of tightness eviction, visiting once a week for three weeks or three times during the same hour through the miracle of cloning.
The skincare experts at LaManz Hair Design & Body Centre help clients achieve a streak-free, sun-free tan with Mystic Tan services. During a Mystic Tan, patrons step into an automated booth that sneezes an FDA-approved tanning solution. MagneTan technology binds the formula to skin for an even, golden hue that darkens within hours and lasts several days. Bronzers should wait 4–6 hours before showering or swimming and can extend the life of the tan by moisturizing immediately after bathing or streaking through the neighbor's sprinklers.
Spa BenMarNico's is nestled in the lower level of the downtown Copperleaf Boutique Hotel, and its staff renders facial, hair, nail, and waxing services cataloged on an extensive menu. Spa packages such as the Men's Night Out—which unites a massage with a facial or a back facial and a hand or foot soak—or Girlfriend's Getaway—the same treatment as the Men's Night Out package plus a polish—demonstrate Spa BenMarNico's adaptability to the different genders. In addition to each general spa service, guests gain access to complimentary showers, a whirlpool, and a fitness center, named for its location within the universe.
At Tanglz Salon, airbrush tans are administered by Kerry Hackbarth, a licensed partner of the UV-free and FDA-approved spray-tanning system known as TANS. During her 10- to 15-minute appointments, Kerry hand sprays clients from head to toe with a foundation of DHA—a colorless sugar that darkens the skin through staining—followed by a washable bronzer. Once the bronzer fades, the DHA's staining power leaves the skin up to three shades darker, with results lasting up to 10 days. To prolong results, clients should wait at least eight hours after their treatment before showering or sitting front row at the killer-whale show.