People afflicted with chronic pains and sore muscles come to licensed massage therapist Jason Colvard for relief, relying on treatments such as therapeutic bodywork, neuromuscular therapy, and Thai yoga therapy. Colvard draws on these modalities as he mends sinews damaged by injuries, repetitive motions, or stress placed on them during professional slouching competitions. He can also use bodywork techniques to help healthy athletes boost their performance.
Elizabeth Goodman is very sensitive to the stress that comes from working in a cubicle. It wasn't until she discovered massage that she felt herself begin to unwind, and she realized that the act of helping others relax was more fulfilling than her desk job. So she fled the cubicle. She works as a therapist now, treating the very same aches and pains on her clients she once experienced herself.
If you’re looking for variety, MC3 Salon and Wellness Center doesn’t disappoint with a service menu that reads like an encyclopedia of salon and spa treatments. Led by 28-year veteran Mickey Coffino, the salon’s stylists revitalize hair with everything from simple cuts to keratin straightening treatments. Not to be outdone, the spa’s nail technicians hydrate hands in warm paraffin wax and brush vibrant OPI polish across nails during manicures and pedicures.
As if that weren’t enough, the spa’s licensed aestheticians soothe and restore skin with nearly 20 services for the face and body. MC3’s services extend far beyond what you might expect from a traditional spa—there’s even a 20-minute teeth-whitening treatment that brightens teeth by up to 10 shades to attract strangers or blind unsuspecting enemies.
Nail Bar Spa primps and pampers clients with a range of nail-care services alongside complimentary drinks. While visitors relax in cushy pedicure chairs or rest hands on granite tabletops, nail techs perform treatments that range from tropical enzyme-induced exfoliation to skin-rejuvenating clay masks. Then, even coats of OPI or Essie polish get nails looking thumb-war ready. For a more extensive revamp, purifying facials and smoothing waxing services are also available.
Dave Flanagan is the owner and licensed massage therapist at Finest Hour Massage. His specialties are many, allowing him to respond to numerous ailments ranging from chronic pain and tension to emotional stress. Dave targets physical complaints with therapeutic massages such as neuromuscular bodywork and deep-tissue massage. His deep Swedish massages are firm and more geared toward stress-relief and instilling feelings of bliss and well-being akin to laying on a tropical beach and and watching coconuts fall on your enemies. Also available are couples massages and hot-stone massages.
Heated herbs release their medicinal nutrients onto the skin, while a massage therapist's hands unlock tension and knots in the muscles. Meanwhile, aromatherapeutic oils and plant essences rise into the air and evoke calming images, say of a tropical beach or a single tea bag floating in the ocean.
This is all part of the experience during Massage N Skincare's Thai herbal massage, just one of numerous treatments designed to fulfill the studio's mission of simultaneously fostering mental and physical wellness. In addition to other massage techniques?think lava shells, trigger points, and Chinese cupping?there are facials administered by professional aestheticians. Pick from a calming facial that softens the skin, or the blemish control facial, which targets imperfections and leaves the face looking pretty enough to turn its own head. During all treatments, the staff favors products from Seacret, which utilizes Dead Sea minerals to help nourish the skin and body.