At Zen Bodywork, holistic health practitioner Jerri Le kneads muscles and recalibrates energy levels. Her favorite modality for easing stress and improving flexibility is Thai massage, which incorporates a beneficial medley of pressure, stretching, and fish sauce. Classic Swedish massage employs gliding, kneading, and cross-fiber friction, while hot stone massage makes use of warm rocks and aromatic essential oils. Specialized neuromuscular therapy unites the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, helping to eradicate pain and restore structural integrity.
BodyCentre Day Spa often looks beneath the surface, searching for ways to make clients feel rejuvenated inside and out. This commitment even helped the Costa Mesa location earn a spot on the CBS Los Angeles list of 2014's Best Day Spas In Orange County.
The spas' massage therapists perform a range of relaxing and mind-centering modalities that can relieve chronic aches while restoring a greater sense of focus and self-awareness. This includes everything from deep-tissue work and acupressure to shiatsu and reflexology. The spas' skincare treatments adopt a similarly broad approach, improving tone and texture as they address individual needs with a combination of specialized products, noninvasive techniques, and advanced technologies?including hyperbaric oxygen and sea fennel stem cells. For a thoroughly cleansing experience, the centers even offer detoxifying colon-hydrotherapy sessions.
Silken pillows, oversized hand fans, and orchids create a small sanctuary away from the bustle of daily life. A softly lit hallway is blanketed in golden yellow walls and doors that lead to private treatments rooms. Inside, licensed massage therapists relax muscles with deep-tissue and shiatsu techniques, warmed stones, and aromatherapy. In other rooms, licensed aestheticians scrub faces clean with facials, buff bodies with sugar and salt scrubs, and wax unwanted hair on legs and tails.
The caretakers of Healing Horizons inspire beauty on the outside and thorough wellbeing on the inside. Their repertoire of treatments includes body scrubs, wraps, and facials that fight outward signs of aging, while health-centric infrared sauna sessions chase out internal toxins by making clients sweat. The rejuvenation haven also caters to couples with side-by-side massage, letting pairs enjoy some shared downtime before the nightly debate tournament.
Aesthetician Lynne Merriam applies her passion for skin care to bolstering clients' beauty and confidence. She improves skin's tone and quality with facials, microdermabrasion treatments, and body wraps. Waxing services are also available.