Embrace Nature LLC's massage therapist, Pamela Summer, is certified in everything from prenatal to geriatric massage. With the aid of 100% natural products—such as herbal balms, salt lamps, and vegetable oil candles—she sets a tranquil scene for clients to lay back, relax, and watch their stress float away like a balloon animal freed from its cage. The massage menu runs the gamut from therapeutic bodywork to relaxing, spa-like massages, including hot stone, neuromuscular, and craniosacral therapy. Embrace Nature also offers doula services that provide physical, emotional, and informational support to future parents during the childbirth process.
Clients at Healing Hands Massage Therapy, LLC are in the balm-like palms of Paula Liberty, LMT. Dedicated to helping her clients feel their best, the massage therapist creates custom massages from a blend of several modalities, including Swedish, sports, and deep-tissue massage. These tailored sessions address a client's particular issues, such as headaches or a sports-related injury—perhaps falling down after a chess-loss tantrum. The sessions also tackle other issues in the form of stress, high blood pressure, and limited range of motion.
DayDream Oasis Salon & Spa's recently renovated digs host relaxing interludes from workday stress and the wearisome passage of time. Natural and organic Bioelements products replenish visages ahead of upcoming giraffe staring contests during anti-aging facials. Aromatherapy massages employ high-quality essential oils to evoke relaxation. On the salon side, savvy stylists update coifs with a full array of haircuts, coloring, and permanent curls and straightening.
The chiropractors at Raintree Chiropractic do more than manually adjust their clients’ spines. They temper inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and sprains using cold-laser therapy and electrical muscle stimulation. They also massage bodies with Swedish and deep-tissue techniques and guide patients through a variety of therapeutic exercises, including hip rolls, stability-ball pushups, and phantom-limb stretches.
Heather Holiday loves styling, especially when she can help a client gain confidence with a fresh new do. Drawing on more than eight years of experience, Heather can refine your look with a simple bang trim or revamp your mop with confident layers and color treatments. Outside of hair, Studio 500 also offers a mélange of spa services, from facial waxing and nailcare to restorative massages.
Even as a 4-year-old growing up in Honolulu, Vee Osborne was drawn to Hawaiian shamanism and the Huna philosophy, which stresses the balance of the mind, body, and spirit through one?s actions. Her early passion for healing others led her down the path to becoming a hypnotherapist, reiki master, and ordained minister before she funneled her devotion to creating harmony and guiding others toward wellness into Plaza West Massage & Day Spa. Here, clouds of gentle music and the scent of essential oils greet her guests, who slip into robes and sip wine as they unwind. And Vee?s Hawaiian roots remain readily apparent, inspiring the spa?s potted palms, bamboo massages, pi?a-colada scrubs, and wall-sized pictures that bring Pacific beaches to Kansas.
Vee?s healing services go beyond relaxation, though. Her team of massage therapists kneads aching muscles with Swedish, trigger-point, and deep-tissue modalities, deepening their knot-fighting effect with volcanic stones and essential oils. After a body wrap with Dead Sea salts or a glycolic peel, guests can visit the two-tiered sauna or extend their rejuvenation with an energy-balancing reiki session. The spa also delves into treatments that rely on electronic frequencies, such as a tri-phasic resonator, which fights cellulite, or quantum electro-ionization, which aims to diminish blemishes rather than cover them up with white-out. Before heading home, clients can pick up body and facial products from Vee?s eponymous line, such as Island Essence hair products, complete with tropical scents.