Licensed massage therapist Dalena Garcia releases the tight musculature of historic Oregon City with a dynamic menu of Thai-Swedish blend massages. To ramp up each massage session, Dalena pairs bodywork with sumptuous add-ons such as essential oils, hot stones, and relaxing herbal-ball acupressure.
Elements of Style’s 23 stylists and aestheticians bring together their individual specialties as they care for clients from follicle to toenail. They collectively tackle anything from a basic trim to a frost treatment ideal for those trying not to stand out among gangs of snowmen. Therapists, meanwhile, can soothe beleaguered muscles with hot-stone massages, and body wraps with salt-glow treatments leave skin looking vibrantly healthy. The center also caters to more technical concerns with med-spa-quality treatments, including microdermabrasion sessions and cosmetic laser treatments that help to conceal the appearance of acne blemishes.
The MVP haircut is reserved for guys who want the brawn of a chiseled cut with the extreme adrenaline rush of a pleasant pampering. Following careful instructions or expert intuition, stylists can clean up the edges without sacrificing any degree of edginess. A thorough shampoo and scalp massage ensures an itch-free walk off, while a neck and shoulder massage with steamed towel leaves cleaned-up batters with the zonal focus to connect on any upcoming office pitch.
When it comes to keeping muscles healthy, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Just ask Leverett Miller. A licensed massage therapist, he uses his soft tissue bodywork sessions to keep muscles pliant and healthy. Whether his clients are training for a marathon or simply looking to stay in shape, Leverett loosens pent-up tightness and increases circulation. In the event of preexisting injuries, his work also brings relief from the soreness and range of motion issues associated with pulls and strains. Leverett's massages don't just benefit the body; his relaxing kneads also encourage the release of mood-boosting chemicals including DHA, dopamine, and endorphins.
Strings of soft white lights twinkle in the periwinkle hallway of Bronze and Bliss Day Spa, illuminating the path to individual treatment rooms. In each room, the day spa’s aestheticians, makeup artists, and waxing and tanning specialists tend to clients’ beauty and relaxation needs.
Custom-blended foundation, created to match an individual’s skin color, helps to even skin tone and mask unwanted marks. Spray-tanning sessions lend limbs a sun-kissed glow, and eyelash extensions lengthen lashes more beautifully than angle-hair pasta.
A self-service spa, Healthy Spaces fosters proactive wellness through stress relief, detoxification, and weight loss. During a 90-minute session, spa-goers may partake in a buffet of therapeutic equipment scattered throughout the quiet, peaceful space. As patrons wander freely from heated shiatsu massage beds to Ashiyu foot spa, they interact little with staff members, save exchanging the occasional secret spa wink. The bright glow of the light-therapy machine stabilizes clients' sleep while they repose on the E-Motion therapy massage chair, which mutely knead muscles in the shoulders, back, and dorsal finlets. After steamy sessions in the calorie-burning infrared sauna, clients may rehydrate with alkaline-ionized water or refresh with a cup of bSkinny fat-burning coffee.