Most people attending a college reunion don't expect a massage. Then again, most people going in for a massage don't expect a college reunion. But at Whole Self Massage Therapy, where six of the seven therapists honed their chops at Healing Arts Institute in Ohio, the specialists share much more than an alma mater. Their similar training has instilled in them a seasoned skill set and passion for wellness, which is evidenced in their attentive Swedish, hot-stone, and deep-tissue massages. The path to wellness also leads through the facility's sauna, where clients can shed toxins and summon their spirit-Zamboni, and diverges at many turns into rooms where hands and feet relish in paraffin treatments and acupuncturists align energies via the centuries-old Chinese healing practice.
Wildwood Athletic Club's workoutorium offers a premium fitness experience, overseen by a professional staff with a Spandex'd passion for wellness. With a two-month membership ($75 per month), clients will enjoy unlimited access to the more than 80 group exercise classes held weekly, including yoga, Pilates, spinning, and the dolphin-shaming aqua-robics. Check the class schedule for times and dates on available synchronized sweat sessions. In addition to hosting a tundra of treadmills and a desert oasis of dumbbells, Wildwood Athletic Club also fosters social interaction among its members, with a calendar of events sprinkled with wine tastings, dance parties, and pet-friendly get-togethers.
Owners Brad and Karen Geer's team of licensed massage therapists share a mutual desire to help clients overcome pain and discomfort, which is at the core of Heartfelt Healing Hands' many bodywork services. Massages, which cater to everybody from athletes to infants, embody quite a range. Holistically focused aromatherapy massage, features scents of lemongrass, lavender, or citrus to help ease stress, headaches, and sinus congestion, and therapeutic treatments can be customized to treat specified pain brought on by years of lugging around a large anchor-shaped tattoo.
Body scrubs and moisturizing hand and foot treatments are also sprinkled along the perimeter of the massage menu, allowing clients to synchronize the glow of their physical and spiritual bodies.
Dr. Khan and his team of licensed laser wielders safely and precisely punish overgrowth and skin damage with no-downtime cosmetic procedures. Customers looking to forfeit fur will feel relatively little pain as the treatment directly targets follicles on the upper lip, chin, neck, underarms, or bikini area, leaving pores and skin free to celebrate the purging of its pelt. An average treatment time of 5–45 minutes allows laser pulses to deseed unwanted foliage anywhere on the body, and postprocedure patients require no downtime, allowing them to return to their usual routines. It typically takes six laser sessions for complete banishment, so customers can purchase two Groupons for the full effect.