Over the last six years, licensed massage therapist Misty Witcher has performed more than 6,000 relaxing massages—placing her second on the all-time rankings behind whoever has to massage pro wrestlers. She harnesses her extensive experience each time she approaches a knotted muscle, performing Swedish, hot-stone, deep-tissue, and prenatal massages to help heal her clients and reduce their pain.
Before she started kneading backs, Melinda J. Herring studied the body's architecture as a sculptor. That artistic training gave the Washington University grad her built-in attentiveness to the interconnectivity of musculature—integral to her current gig as a licensed massage therapist and her brief stint as the Lincoln Memorial’s official chiropractor. Today, her living, breathing clients choose from a broad menu of massage styles that range from deep tissue to tension-targeting hot stone. In addition to the standard modalities, Melinda's specialization lies in orthopedic and oncology massage, and she also spends time as a North Little Rock massage practitioner for CARTI, where she brings relief to patients undergoing radiation therapy.
The aestheticians at Blissful Escape Day Spa battle image-marring elements ranging from facial blemishes to chipped nails to keep clients refreshed and beautiful. Manicures and pedicures outfit digits with shellac lacquer or french polish, ideal for hands that plan to scale the Eiffel Tower. Aromatherapy adds an olfactory pleasantness to Swedish, deep-tissue, and abdominal massages, and five facial levels?starting with basic purification and ramping up to the intense exfoliation of dermaplaning?take a tiered approach toward a fresher complexion.
The bodywork experts at Sahm Massage & Lashes are trained not only in classic Swedish techniques, but also in four-handed massage, Thai massage, and warm oil massage. They also hone in on specific body parts with add-on scalp massages and exfoliating back scrubs or pamper mothers-to-be with prenatal massages. Meanwhile, the lash artists on staff adorn lids with professional NovaLash extensions or temporary strips, adding length and drama to every wink, blink, or glimpse through a telescope.
At La Rose Spa, getting a beautiful complexion doesn’t require exposure to harsh chemicals. The aestheticians pull from a roster of Eminence organic skincare products during every facial and body treatment, enlisting the skin-smoothing powers of salves such as Hungarian herbal mud and a pomegranate-infused sugar scrub. The Riverpoint Plaza spa also showcases their holistic beauty and wellness philosophy with customized massages, which range from the muscle-relaxing strokes of a hot-stone session to the customized stress-annihilation of a prenatal treatment. Before beginning any service, including Solar acrylic manicures and UV-free spray tanning, La Rose Spa encourages clients to enjoy a cup of complimentary tea as they unwind amid the boutique spa’s tranquil atmosphere.