Licensed massage therapist Cheri at Huntsville Massage Professionals cossets patrons in one of four ultramoisturizing 90-minute body wraps. Apricot and lactic-acid infusions reinforce the cell-renewing effects of Provence rose clay in each European rose wrap, resulting in smooth skin that feels softer than a cat wearing a silk pantsuit. Body Lush wraps quench parched pelts, and a Firmi Sea session tautens epidermises with a potent combination of vitamins, minerals, and French algae. Organic silts culled from Eastern European lakes fortify the black Baltic wrap, which improves skin texture and extracts such pore-obstructing impurities as dirt, oil, and Calvin Coolidge masks. Skilled therapists knead parceled patrons toward ever-deeper stages of relaxation during an included 30-minute back massage.
With three private suites, two nail bars, and a lost of salon chairs, Spa L accommodates a wealth of beauty needs from head to toe. Hairstylists equipped with trained technique and a bit of artistic vision craft hairstyles via haircuts, coloring, and straightening treatments. Technicians are also on hand for the finer touches, offering makeup applications and eyelash extensions. In the spa, the primary focus is on the skin. Skincare experts coax radiant color from the face with treatments both indulgent and rewarding. In the Sea C Spa facial, medleys of vitamin C, algae biomatrix mixes, and thermal organic mud slow down the aging process as it manifests in the face, whether through wrinkles, fine lines, or blemishes from blowing too close to birthday candles. Spa L also offers a host of manicures and pedicures as well as massages for individuals and couples.
Blue is everywhere here, from the cerulean-, azure-, and aquamarine-stained windows to the very name of Blue MedSpa. Dr. Landon McLain, medical director of the beauty haven inside the Westin hotel at Bridge Street Town Centre, helms a team of registered nurses, aestheticians, and physicians who focus on restoring youthful appearances. They use advanced equipment such as SmartLipo to reduce the appearance of cellulite, IPL laser machines for photofacials, and six types of dermal fillers to send fine lines scurrying beneath floorboards. Blue also provides traditional salon and spa services with Pureology and Redken products, as well as skincare products from iS Clinical and its own signature line. Regardless of the service, each med-spa staffer takes a holistic approach to treating clients to ensure their beauty goals are accomplished.
Licensed massage therapist Amanda Peoples draws on more than nine years of experience in the medical field to help clients escape tension, chronic pain, and joint immobility with a collection of massage modalities. In her studio, she calls on techniques from nine different massage styles that include trigger-point therapy, shiatsu, prenatal, and sports massage. Her gentle kneads and gliding strokes may help increase blood flow, and reduce stiffness, pain, and tension. After a massage, clients may be able to fight off germs with a stimulated immune system, and more flexible joints allow them to comply with the court-ordered ?kick me? signs on their backs.
J. L. Jones has been an industrial electrician, mechanic, US Marine, EMT––even an ordained minister. But none of these careers were making the right kind of difference. So in the late '90s, he took a trip inward and began to look seriously at Dao and Buddhist philosophies. He found a bond with these ideologies––specifically the cultivation of qi through traditional Chinese medicine––and found a home in therapeutic massage. His background in engineering and emergency tech offers him an innate understanding of body mechanics and what's needed to heal the body. Guests may also opt for J. L.'s alternative techniques such as reiki and reflexology.
Whenever friends or family members had a sore neck or achy back, Mary Elizabeth Parkhill?s healing hands took action. She administered whatever was needed, whether that entailed gentle, flowing strokes across the shoulders or deep pressure on the back. Eventually, she followed the advice of loved ones and turned her passion into a career. Now a licensed massage therapist, she calms hordes of muscles during Swedish, deep-tissue, and prenatal massages. She can add aromatherapy and reflexology to any massage for a small charge.