At Cre8u Massage & Bodywork, muscles are put under controlled pressure to remove stiffness and painful knots, restoring them to relaxed elasticity. Clients can choose between a Swedish massage—a fluid style employing light to moderate pressure in order to increase circulation—or the deep tissue massage, where communications between the central nervous system and the muscular skeletal system are de-encrypted and reharmonized into stress-free symphonies. There is no special clothing requirement, so those in need of kneading can arrive directly from their chair at work or their Lego mattress at home.
The instructors at YogaSource strive to make yoga accessible to everyone, regardless of age or ability. To meet that goal, they offer eleven types of classes split between two studios, which are kept at different temperatures to accommodate those who prefer to stay calm and cool during practice, as well as those who like to sweat as they stretch. Yoga basics and intro to Hatha classes lead newcomers from pose to pose to build a foundation for future practice, and may incorporate props such as straps, blocks, and donuts that dangle just out of reach. Advanced options include power Vinyasa, where students flow through rigorous poses in 90-degree temperatures believed to help increase flexibility and promote detoxification, as well as the open-level class—known as The Practice—in which instructors and students attempt handstands and other challenging feats.
Licensed massage therapist and advanced Rolfist Rod Buckner brings two decades of bodywork experience to every muscle he kneads and every connective tissue he coddles. He is also a registered yoga teacher, so his knowledge of body structures and functions goes deep below the surface. His massage sessions draw upon Swedish techniques, using flowing strokes to release areas of tension. The Rolf Method of Structural Integration typically takes place in a series of 10 sessions, which teach the body to move correctly and free itself from pain.
The Rejuvenate Mind-Body Wellness Center team of psychologists, chiropractors and massage therapists combine their areas of expertise to holistically heal minds and bodies. Their core philosophy states that health is tied not only to diet and exercise, but to emotion as well. By marrying therapeutic treatments such as chiropractic with massage therapy and psychology sessions, patients approach their well being with the correct state of mind while unlocking repressed dreams of drowning in a sea of Twinkie cream.
The Aquaport, which is open from May 29 through September 7, contains all the classic elements of a day of summery family fun. Keep wee ones safe and happy in an 8,000-square-foot family-fun pool full of bubblers, sprinklers, and fountains; relax on a 750-foot-long lazy river for hazy flotation that would put Samuel Clemens to shame; and delight fun-deprived ossicles on six colorful slides of varying length and intensity. Thrill-seeking teenagers and tall children enjoy the extreme bowl, a striped tube that sends riders straight down an enclosed slide and into a funnel-shaped bowl that swirls the intrepid traveler around like a lima bean in a kitchen-sink strainer before depositing him or her into a pool below. More-traditional fun-seekers relish rapids slides on inner tubes and the 50-foot-long racer slides.
The nutrition experts at FiveSenses Wellness Holistic Life Coaching love food. They believe that the right combination of natural ingredients can solve most problems. They can tell you how to use food as a natural sunscreen and which plants repel mosquitoes. They use their knowledge of fruit health benefits to help guests create healthy habits through their life coaching, as well as offering soothing aromatherapy sessions.