Surgeons need not apply at Bardonia Physical Therapy. That's because their physicians and physical therapists strive to heal musculoskeletal injuries without putting clients under the knife. The team has spent the past 20 years both aiding recoveries and preventing recurring injuries. They soothe conditions that assail an anatomy chart’s worth of body parts, from necks to lower backs and joints. When they aren't treating athletes and dancers, they address women's wellness issues and perform ergonomic assessments that encourage businesses not to make their employees sit in driftwood chairs.
To ensure that all the treatments and services offered at Beauty Victorian Secrets Day Spa are effective, rejuvenating, and worthy of her clients' time and money, Yvonne tests them all on herself first. Inside her inviting day spa, she tests out classic European facials, moisturizing freeze-dried masks, and paraffin-vitamin C treatments. She and her welcoming staff offer solutions to physical woes with their waxing services, specifically their bare-all Brazilian, which leave skin silky smooth without the cuts associated with shaving or the debilitating hand cramps of tweezing.
The aestheticians at Bliss & Care erase signs of aging and protect skin from environmental damage with traditional spa services alongside laser-augmented treatments. Laser-assisted services include hair removal and acne-targeted therapies that use the heat of the elos IPL laser to blast acne-causing bacteria and reduce unsightly blemishes. Aestheticians customize facial treatments to address clients' individual skincare needs, from large pores to sagging skin, by mixing and matching skin-transforming agents such as seaweed, chemical peels, and lullabies sung in the complexion's mother tongue.
As a nationally certified and licensed massage therapist with a master's degree in special education, Jolie Schiering knows the power that touch can have to reduce anxiety and show support. Drawing on this experience and more than 1,000 hours of bodywork instruction, Jolie tempers troubled sinews with a variety of massage techniques. Lounging in a private room, clients prepare for Swedish, shiatsu, or hot-stone bodywork as the scented tendrils of aromatherapy oils uncurl through the air. When not calming muscles as a therapist, Jolie uses knowledge gained while acquiring a personal-training license to compete in races such as the San Diego Marathon, and obtained CPR certification from Red Cross.
Melange Med Spa's team of professionals combats signs of aging with noninvasive laser treatments. The Venus Freeze device employs magnetic pulses and radio frequency to reduce wrinkles, break up fat deposits, and smooth cellulite more effectively than sleeping on a bed of rolling pins. Unlike many other types of lasers, Venus Freeze's aim is as focused as a fly-fishing kindergartener, which allows technicians to target specific trouble areas for treatment. Customers meet for a consultation before the procedure to maximize its likely efficacy, and then technicians guide the laser's imperfection-eradicating gaze over targeted areas on the body. The device stimulates collagen production and employs thermal energy to tighten the skin.
Though The Botanical Spa & Salon resides within the confines of the Park Ridge Marriot Hotel, it serves as a relaxing getaway for more than just the hotel's visiting globetrotters. Guest of every ilk can unload their stresses with the Aveda Concept salon’s soothing spa treatments, which include massages that combine body kneads with oils enriched with plant and flower essences, as well as mani-pedis and facials that remedy a variety of skin conditions. The salon’s hairstylists—who are well versed in an array of coloring and styling techniques—also wield organic, petrochemical-free Aveda products to help clients achieve their hairstyle aspirations.
The Botanical Spa & Salon’s tranquil interior sets visitors at ease with its five private treatment rooms, including a cabana that is open June through September with open-air views that overlook lush greenery. The cabana’s decorative palm trees evoke memories of island retreats, and its ample space provides enough room for candlelit couples massages. Those indulging in spa treatments can also enjoy complimentary use of the hotel's swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, and exercise facility.
Lazur La Vie founder Cheryl Anne brings an impressive amount of beauty-industry experience to her med spa, including stints in professional image consulting, makeup artistry, and skincare distribution. She gives complimentary consultations to clients before any treatment, helping them to sift through the spa's lengthy list of skin and body treatments. Lasers can be found throughout the menu, targeting everything from yellowing smiles to gravity-stricken skin on a mission to touch the toes.