Touch Be Known's certified massage therapist, Wesley J. Williams, understands the connection between physical and psychological well-being and how massage therapy can foster both. Because each client is different, he customizes every session, drawing together techniques from several modalities such as Swedish, deep-tissue, and lomilomi massage. Wesley makes a point to build on the knowledge he already has by pursuing opportunities to perfect his craft and explore new areas of the healing arts.
East2West Massage's certified massage therapists practice techniques that earned the business the title of Best Massage from CityVoter in 2010. During 60-minute massages, professionals practice modalities such as Swedish, Hawaiian lomi lomi, or deep tissue. Couples massages bring together dynamic duos such as friends, partners, or rival professional wrestlers for side-by-side muscle molding. Soothing music augments private, candlelit relaxation sanctuaries where clients receive treatments.
For Darryl Hair Studio’s eponymous owner, the utmost important aspect of doing hair is education, and as a stylist and instructor, he makes sure that his clients can re-create their new looks at home and that his staff is abreast of all the latest trends. He and his staff undergo year-round continuing education training, constantly honing their techniques and learning the of-the-moment styles, such as ombre highlights. Beyond cuts and coloring, Darryl specializes in relaxer and keratin treatments, which completely transform the texture of his clients’ hair. Using Keratin Complex by Coppola, he can tame both frizziness and curls, resulting in hair that is as smooth and manageable as young Frank Sinatra.
Doctor of Chiropractic Tony Baratta believes that well-being stems from proper nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, physical fitness, and necessary chiropractic care. Alongside his team of holistic-healthcare experts, he supplements his thorough exams and corrective spinal adjustments with nutritional counseling, lifestyle advice, and massage therapy. His commitment to keeping people well-educated in regards to their health extends to the public realm, where he gives regular lectures, and his collection of online articles, which dole out advice on exercise, healthy-eating habits, and how to contort your way through subway turnstiles.
Drawing on her 25 years spent studying human health and 8 years as an aesthetician, Madelyn offers a multitude of treatments to make faces look youthful and bright. A robust menu of services ranges from pumpkin enzyme peel facials to infusion ultrasound treatments that work to rebuild tissue and deliver products to deeper layers of skin. PCA Skin products is her clinical product line of choice, whether she's fighting acne or deep-cleansing pores. Madelyn—who's fond of saying "Put your best face forward"—also performs microdermabrasion, ultrasound, waxing, sugaring, and lash tinting, among other beautifying treatments.