Courtney and Corey Nappa complement each other’s skill sets well. Courtney has a wealth of business experience and a passion for beauty, and Corey has years under his belt as a personal trainer and fitness-center manager. They realized that they could combine their skills into an ideal health-club experience, and Ten X Club was born.
On the fitness end of the business, instructors hold group Pilates, yoga, and spin classes. Cardio and weight-lifting rooms feature equipment from manufacturers such as Nautilus and Precor. A kids’ playroom keeps tykes entertained while parents shed sweat. On the other end of the spectrum, the sleekly appointed salon features hair services, mani-pedis, and spray-tanning services in a quiet environment, the air perfumed with the scent of hair products. Here, too, members can send their kids to the playroom while they enjoy grownup relaxation time with beautifying services, adult conversation, and the freedom to eat animal crackers any way they choose.
At Adamo Day Spa, the eclectic team of aestheticians, technicians, therapists, and counselors helps clients live more confidently by catering to their aesthetic and holistic concerns. Every single facial uses botanically derived Eminence Organics skincare products, and pack a slew of add-ons such as soothing, heated basalt stones or anti-aging LED therapy. To strip away unwanted stubble, the staff uses gentle waxes made with antibacterial essential oils, which they import from Italy via giant slingshot. Even the nail technicians demonstrate their commitment to quality products by stocking organic and vegan nail lacquers. For a more introspective approach, the therapists also offer ayurvedic massages and body wraps, private yoga instruction, and personalized nutritional consultations.
While many centers have only a single doctor at the helm, Kyma Cosmetic Surgery I Anti-Aging Center boasts a team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, laser technicians, and muscular therapists to ensure treatments are administered with appropriate expertise. Dr. Jack Zamora guides the center's medical half, overseeing a range of cosmetic procedures such as Botox and eyelid surgery. The center's massage therapists and skincare specialists, meanwhile, take a noninvasive approach to beauty, soothing and smoothing skin with eight varieties of massage, prescription-strength facials, and medical-grade pats on the back.
From inside a charming sidewalk storefront, Hernan Salon teleports stress through indulgent cuticle-pampering services. During the one-hour spa manicure, experienced nail technicians wean worry, stress, and temporary tattoos of Jane Austen book covers from hands and arms by lobbing smooth, flowing strokes over muscles, tissue, and tendons. Next, as eyes wander to the autumnal colors fluttering outside the paned glass, the tech preps cuticles with an exfoliating scrub that scours dead skin from fingertips. Nails are then gently trimmed and delicately shaped into clients' favorite Disney on Ice character. After nail connoisseurs buff and soak the nail canvass, it is ready for polish and color, which can be as adventurous as an alluring scarlet hue or as conventional as a crustless peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich. To accommodate a rainbow of preferences, the salon owner will order an out-of-stock polish shade at the clients' request when they schedule their appointment. If guests long for an extra smidgeon of indulgence, they may add a paraffin treatment for $10.
Working alongside the other two licensed massage therapists at Driftway Muscular Therapy, Charles Lunney draws upon his extensive study of human anatomy and physiology to help clients overcome stress and pain. In addition to staples like Swedish and deep-tissue massage, Charles is also skilled at neuromuscular massage, sports massage, chair massage, and myofascial release. And, to help balance the flow of energy throughout the body, he can use reiki?an ancient Japanese healing technique that can help reduce stress and encourage feelings of peace.
For over a decade, Linda Crisafulli has honed her skills as an aesthetician, nail technician, and makeup artist?a roster of talents that inspired her to open Royal Beauty. A professional Smashbox makeup artist, Linda leads a skilled staff through indulgent, relaxing services such as organic body treatments, customized facials, and waxes.