A winning smile requires more than sparkling teeth. As a dentist, Dr. Monique Mabry has dedicated nearly 20 years to protecting her patients' oral health, keeping an eye out for potential complications while she and her hygienists brighten smiles with in-office whitening treatments and straighten them out with the Invisalign system. Yet, Dr. Mabry and her team recognize that a smile's frame is just as important. This is why she and her aesthetic assistant perform lip-enhancement procedures and inject Botox and dermal fillers, reducing the appearance of creases, crow's feet, or wrinkles.
When she isn't beautifying smiles weathered by time or people mistaking rocks for rock candy, Dr. Mabry devotes herself to philanthropic efforts. In 2009, she assisted the Boston Medical Center Grow Clinic for Children in raising nearly $1 million, and gave her time to the Boston Medical Center Friends of Women?s Health
While many laser-hair-removal spas carry only one laser system, Albany Laser Spa keeps an arsenal. When consulting with a new client, the spa's technicians will evaluate skin and hair type to determine which of the FDA-approved systems will best suit him or her. Also, the staff is LaserFast certified to use the proprietary system that ameliorates the laser's sting with a pulse of cool air, so the technician doesn't have to blow on it.
Licensed nurse and aesthetician Jean Donoghue boasts more than 20 years of laser and skincare experience. Her medical-grade skincare repertoire includes microdermabrasion and laser services such as hair removal, skin tightening, tattoo removal, and spider-vein removal. Jean is also an injection specialist, able to treat patients with facial injectables such as Botox, Juvéderm, and Radiesse to help keep faces looking as young as a baby's employee ID.
The certified trainers and nutritionists at CATZ Sports Performance Training Centers are focused on motivation, not intimidation. Nutritionists assist in overall lifestyle improvement with the understanding that nutrition plays a big role in attaining overall wellness. Nutrition plans are customized according to activity levels and lifestyles, along with personal eating habits and patterns, for maximum efficacy. Additionally, the centers' fitness classes are designed to increase the fitness of attendees of any skill level, including adults with sedentary jobs and children who avoid sports in school and extracurricular environments. While the strength and conditioning coaches regularly work with professional-level athletes, they motivate attendees of all skill levels through the ever-changing workouts with encouragement and individual attention.
All the centers' workouts are clinically designed by these certified trainers to build muscle, trim fat, and boost overall fitness regardless of the attendee's starting point. All sessions keep the student-to-instructor ratio low to ensure the professionals keep students on their toes and injury free. Students work through a dynamic routine of exercises that focus on both cardiovascular conditioning and strength training, including body-weight-based moves, running, and flexibility-boosting techniques such as systematically replacing limbs with rubber bands.
The attentive staff at Wellness Massage & Skincare will tantalize with a choice of three facials: the Autumn Renewal Pumpkin, Tropical Papaya, or Dead Sea Mud. Clients can indulge in wistful scents of cinnamon and clove in autumn, tantalizing aromas of honey and strawberry in the spring, or the buoyant salinity of 26 minerals and trace elements of Jordan and Israel. All services utilize top-quality natural ingredients to cleanse, rejuvenate, and stimulate facial cells. Additionally, today's deal includes a $25 credit toward one of two additional facials—Vitamin C Age or Ultimate Stone—during a future visit. Visits to Wellness Massage & Skin Care offer opportunities to relax on a heated table or among the soft flicker of candlelight, luxuries usually only found by crawling beneath the flame-powered heat lamps at fast-food restaurants.
During foot-reflexology sessions, a member of the Tri Zen Massage & Reflexology staff presses thumbs and fingers into specific foot points, triggering relief from pain and stress. This treatment also ramps up sub-ankle blood flow and helps drooping arches perk up like dogs hearing the high-pitched whistle of their favorite teakettle. Swedish massages unclench stiff musculature, aid healing, and foster uninterrupted slumber with a blend of five techniques ranging between flowing strokes and swift raps. Alternatively, soothing fingers work their way into tucked-away tissues during deep-tissue massages, applying intense pressure that translates into decreased tension and an increased chance you’ll be able to tie yourself into a pretzel. Deep-tissue techniques can also help to unfurl chronic kinks and assuage postural imperfections, mobility problems, and sports injuries.