Mode Organic Salon's multitalented staff transforms visitors into beacons for compliments with its beauty-boosting expertise and arsenal of organic products enriched with natural ingredients. The salon?s hairstylists refresh locks with Davines nourishing conditioner, which is empowered by vitamins, amino acids, and essential oils. The team also resurrects graying hairs with coloring products free of commonly used harsh substances, such as ammonia, resorcinol, and lead-based house paint. The facility?s aestheticians keep skin in fine fettle with ?minence Organic Skin Care salves, and unwanted hair is kept at bay with organic waxing.
Mode Organic Salon's commitment to organic practices extends beyond its services: even its complimentary beverages and business practices are eco-friendly. Mode Organic Salon?s strong emphasis on organic standards also helped earn it a spot on Seattle magazine's Best of the Decade list.
Licensed massage therapist Katie Baker sends soothing waves across achy muscle pools with her healing massage modalities. In the comfort of her private studio, Katie's signature deep-tissue techniques access lower-layer muscles and connective tissue to alleviate chronic tension. Clients may also request indulgent add-ons such as heat therapy to promote circulation and improve mobility in achy human hinges.
Jonathan Arguelles was a successful wine and liquor distributor when tragedy struck: two people very close to him were diagnosed with cancer. Their courage inspired him to find ways to make a difference, and that search led him to change his career to massage. Today Jonathan is a licensed massage therapist, tempering the aches of not just the sick but also athletes, executives, and the actors who play them on TV. In the comfort of his private studio, clients can customize a massage with flowing Swedish strokes or alleviate lower-layer aches with therapeutic deep-tissue techniques. And in keeping with Jonathan's career-changing pledge, he's also founded El Spa, a nonprofit catering to those in cancer treatment as well as their caregivers.
The massage therapists behind Body Therapy Group practice varied modalities based on their areas of expertise. Timarie Hansen has spent the past 15 years helping clients after vehicular and on-the-job accidents, whereas Karla Miller pulls double duty as she doles out therapeutic massages and heals clients’ energies and spirits as a reiki master. The final member of the team is aesthetician Jayme Williams, who is known for her Brazilian waxes.
Signature Massage Services' licensed and certified technicians shepherd clients toward wellness with therapeutic massages and acupuncture services. Nestled inside the relaxing confines of Chen's Acupuncture and Wellness Center, this spa offers services that range from invigorating Turkish body scrubs to hot-stone massages as warm and soothing as hugs from a hot ham deliveryman. Peishan Chen, an expert on traditional Chinese medicine and one of Seattle Metropolitan's top acupuncturists of 2014, concocts herbal remedies and performs cupping treatments, in which glass jars filled with warm air create suction to help release blocked energy.
One of the largest cosmetology schools in the northwest, Gene Juarez Academy instructs students to skillfully style hair under the watchful eye of licensed and experienced instructors. While making their way through the program, students perfect their skills on the bustling salon floor by snipping, coloring, and styling tresses. Guests not only receive these services at a discounted rate, but also get a unique, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the process via the instructor’s running commentary.