Dragonfly Integrative Wellness, Inc.’s therapists draw from Eastern methods to help improve clients’ overall health and mental well-being with massages and other holistic therapies. During craniosacral therapy and reiki, practitioners place gentle touches on bodies to release tension and balance bodies’ energy. Tui na incorporates traditional massage techniques to focus on chronic pain at acupressure points. Available massage therapies include Thai massage, which is based on stretching movements, and shiatsu bodywork, which helps to relieve pain and stress by stimulating pressure points.
La Bella Nail Spa, located inside Caroline's Hair Design, pours its energy into beautifying nails. Here, the seasoned technicians lavish hands and feet with a full menu of French pedicures and CND Shellac manicures that leave nails as glossy and durable as a knight getting an oil bath.
A member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Sam Speron leads Park Ridge Medical Spa's team of technicians as they achieve Dr. Speron's primary goal: to help patients to look good and feel good about themselves. The spa's diverse menu of services helps to adjust silhouettes, fade unwanted wrinkles, eliminate fuzzy patches, and erase tattoos of self-satisfied tattoo artists.
The stylists and aestheticians at Magic Scissors Coiffures & Boutique beautify clients from head to toe. Skincare experts use antioxidant-infused vitamin facials and ultrasonic skin scrubbing to reveal healthy glows. On the salon floor, stylists update looks with everything from cuts and color to Brazilian Blowout treatments—infusing strands with frizz-free shine. But the feel-good vibes don’t end with a new 'do. The salon donates clippings to a charitable project, where hair’s oil-retaining properties are put to use in cleaning up oil spills.
Massage therapy is more than Luisa Berardi Caraballo's job—it's her calling. As the winner of the Distinguished Service Award from AMTA Illinois Chapter in 2012, the owner of Melrose Muscle Therapy is dedicated to helping others through the art and science of massage. She tailors treatments, such as Swedish massages, sports massages, and myofascial release sessions, to her clients' individual needs. Luisa teaches classes on couples' massage and infant massage for babies particularly stressed during tax season. She also frequently shares her massage musings on her blog, A Muscle Therapist's Thoughts.
Grand U offers a more holistic approach to wellness by hosting a medical facility and workout area. Aside from such basic medical care as cancer screenings, immunizations, and fatigue management, the center also provides laser treatments and a space to build muscle and endurance. Dr. Dhana Ganesan sees each patient as ?a balance between mind, body, and soul? and uses her medical training in diverse social and cultural settings to create treatment plans that address the medical and aesthetic needs of her patients.