Just Relax Floatation provides a transcendental mind-clearing experience to those seeking an alternative way to escape the everyday. Each float tank is a soundproof, light-proof vessel filled with about 10 inches of Epsom salt—infused water—water that is heated to comfortably match the average temperature of human skin. A meditative sense of weightlessness enshrouds weary appendages throughout the float. Additionally, after an hour in the tank, buoyant bodies will reap the benefits of the Epsom salt’s detoxifying properties. For more information regarding the experience, first-time floaters can consult Just Relax Floatation’s list of beginner tips or hitchhike near a NASA launch pad.
Maintaining a balanced, holistic lifestyle requires a multifaceted approach to health care. With a combination of chiropractic treatments, therapeutic massages, and nutritional counseling, ChiroHealth’s team of chiropractors and massage therapists helps alleviate symptomatic pain while simultaneously helping the body heal naturally and better resist complications in the future.
Among their many ache-alleviating techniques, the office’s chiropractors regularly perform the activator method, which uses a handheld instrument to help deliver quick, precise adjustments without causing undue strain. These adjustments target misaligned vertebrae and promote healthy neurological function, restoring balance to the body’s network of organs. Complementing chiropractic adjustments, the center’s massages and laser-therapy sessions relieve joint and muscle pain traditionally caused by daily stress or nightly full-contact shadowboxing.
Within the serene, freshly hued walls of Simply Massage?s new locale, certified massage therapists showcase their extensive knowledge of body manipulation during individual or couples massage sessions. Ensuring clients are appropriately draped at all times, each customized treatment helps to improve circulation, joint flexibility, and stress reduction while therapists glide hands across clients? bodies using Swedish, deep-tissue, sports, and pregnancy modalities. Hot-stone massages further encourage relaxation, with warmed stones that help to dissipate tension and soreness by letting the muscles slowly open up and discuss unfulfilled dreams of being featured in anatomy textbooks.
No two clients who walk into Salon Solstice are alike. That's why the staffers hold thorough consultations with each client, getting a feel for his or her style and desired look before touching a pair of scissors or opening a nail polish bottle. Once they have an idea, stylists draw from an arsenal of brands they trust?which includes Pureology, Redken, and Biolage?to condition, shape, and dye hair for a completely customized look. Nail techs, meanwhile, rely on O.P.I. polishes to do everything from performing simple touch-ups to installing what they call "extreme acrylic nails." Clients can then put the finishing touches on new looks by bopping into one of the high-level tanning beds or undergoing a heated VersaPro spray tan.
Stiles Salon's stylists trim and color hair of every ilk in their bright, airy space, shaping looks with Bed Head and Scruples products. They skillfully snip the split ends of women, men, kids, and sentient mannequins alike. Mirrors positioned at each station reflect sleek, finished styles or works-in-progress as clients relax in plush black styling chairs. In addition to offering hair services, the staff lavishes clients' skin with tanning and spruces up nails in coats of regular or long-lasting CND Shellac polish.
Massage therapist Marijo Brockschmidt has been sending soothing echoes through muscle walls for more than 15 years. Soon after her classical reflexology training, she moved onto fuller body techniques such as hot stone and flowing Swedish strokes––all of which are available out of hher Grand Rapids massage studio. Clients may also request an installment of Marijo's specialty raindrop therapy, ideal for removing stiffness in shoulders and new rain slickers.