Cocooned in a rich color scheme of maroon and gold, Ch?i Spa surrounds guests in Asian-inspired decor and intricate wall art. Privacy screens painted with cherry blossoms enshroud treatment beds, creating a peaceful vibe and camouflaging clients from nearsighted tigers. The staff applies all-natural organic products to faces and bodies during facials, massages, makeup applications, and waxing services. Samantha Vong, one of the spa's highly trained professionals, earned a spot on Paul Mitchell The School?s prestigious Dean?s List in March of 2010.
Licensed certified massage therapist Elizabeth Kennedy uses practiced kneading to seek out knots, kinks, and reservoirs of tension across the body. Deep-tissue work helps disrupt patterns of stress in lower layers of muscle, and Swedish sessions promote circulation and relaxation through gliding strokes. Prenatal sessions help soothe expectant mothers, and hot-stone sessions activate pressure points using smooth stones.
The certified providers at Family Doctor Plus have a wealth of expertise behind their stethoscopes. Onsite blood-work, x-rays, splintering, and other nonemergency procedures are all in their wheel houses, allowing them to conveniently treat patients as they walk in off of the street. The providers can also provide primary care and consultations on cosmetic procedures such a Dysport injections.
Jaclyn Ayotte, owner of Massage Therapy & Wellness of East Greenwich, grew up in a family that embraced alternative and holistic practices, and she herself had multiple conditions improved by chiropractic work and acupuncture. When her uncle died after a battle with melanoma, she was inspired to go into massage therapy and took an interest in massage for the elderly and those dealing with cancer. Since graduating from the Palmer Institute of Massage and Bodywork, Jaclyn has earned certifications in other types of natural healing, such as reiki, reflexology, and acupressure. She also takes a particular interest in working with mothers-to-be and is a proponent of natural births and drug-free deliveries from storks that have passed thorough background checks.
At Healing Hands Massage Therapy each client's body is viewed as the unique structure it is?complete with its own unique aches and pains. Fortunately, the licensed and insured therapists have a full roster of massage modalities to draw upon as they chase those ailments away. From the soothing strokes of a Swedish massage to the targeted pressure of a deep-tissue treatment, their services are able to repair, rejuvenate, and relax.
With an artistic staff that works hard to master the latest beautification techniques, Shimmer Salon and Day Spa provides reservation-holding customers with a full crate of spa and salon services. Get your hair overhauled with a cut, shampoo, and style ($30–$40; longer or more intricate styles may cost more) from a stylist who understands how to make hair fit with eye color, personality, and social security number. Detoxify a face with a 60-minute classique facial ($70), which employs botanically-based skincare compounds to cleanse dirty mugs until they shine like much newer mugs. Various mani-pedis keep nails firmly attached, and a 60-minute Swedish massage ($70) will relax your body and help it deal with the stresses of raising a bat cub.