Smooth Synergy?s menu of age-defying and non-invasive treatments has gained recognition from renowned media outlets, including Gotham, Avenue, and Vanity Fair. Fine lines and wrinkles meet an untimely end after Botox treatments; laser hair-removal sessions give unwanted fuzz the boot; and body wraps help reduce cellulite and promote confidence in one?s birthday suit. The center backs up this list of services with a high-powered staff?an M.D. leads the staff full time, while experienced aestheticians perform the medically-focused treatments with care and precision. These professionals use medical-grade products including Smooth Synergy private-label makeup and skincare products from Glytone, Av?ne, and SkinMedica that can also be purchased for at-home maintenance.
Licensed massage therapist Charles Michener calms tight muscles with one-hour Swedish, sports, and deep-tissue massages in a serene, home-like studio near Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Swedish massages feature rolling and kneading strokes and lotion and aim for relaxation; deep-tissue massages aim to release chronic stress with deeper pressure. Michener also helps athletes stay on top of the game with sports massage, and performs energy work to keep the body in a state of balance and relaxation.
Three levels of nail technicians (junior, senior, and master) beautify hands and feet with high-quality lotions and scrubs, Dashing Nail?s own brand of nail polishes, and their own Virtual Nails, which are nail coverings that looks like real polish. All technicians have very high sanitation standards and kick bacteria to the curb by cleaning tools with effective autoclave machines, washing ceramic pedicure sinks with a hospital-grade disinfectant, and providing clients with personal manicure kits that include a nail file and re-sealable bag.
A 1997 graduate of Finger Lakes School of Massage, licensed massage therapist Peter T. Mugnolo draws from his extensive experience, using a variety of therapeutic modalities and holistic techniques to craft custom healing treatments. Peter tailors his massages to soothe whatever ails each guest by employing various strokes from the Swedish, deep-tissue, and shiatsu massage techniques he specializes in. The kneader also applies his experience as a lifelong percussionist to the sessions, lending massages a lulling rhythm and entertaining patrons with air-cymbal solos.
Decorative roses, ornate chandeliers, and a profusion of natural light combine to make Living Room SoHo feel like a shabby and chic tea room. But the studio is much more than a place to sit and gossip about the latest British warship. It's filled with advanced exercise equipment and?just as importantly?professional trainers who nurture holistic wellness and embrace the feminine spirit. Their chosen method for doing so, Gyrotonic, is a unique exercise program that uses weights, pulleys, and the motions of yoga to enhance flexibility and improve the circulation of energy throughout the body.
After a revelatory trip to Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Glacier National Parks in 2006, outdoor enthusiasts Laura and Alan Falk cast off the shackles of software careers to begin new lives as tour guides and planners. The pair created standard tours to introduce travelers to the area's local wineries, gorges, waterfalls, and historic towns, as well as custom tours that let natives and visitors design their own experiences based on personal preferences and hunches about the location of buried treasure. Past custom tours have included birthday scavenger hunts, bachelorette weekends, and private birthday celebrations with wine tastings. Experience! The Finger Lakes draws on more than 30 years of intimate local knowledge to create lasting memories in a thriving area replete with natural beauty, rich culture, and a captivating history.