At Soul 'n Touch Healing & Massage Therapy, located within Saffron's Specialized Medical, a holistic healer loosens tense muscles and dissolves stress with relaxing Swedish massages, craniosacral therapy, and other techniques. She also conducts energy healing sessions, performs intuitive readings, and hosts meditation groups inside the studio.
Signature Service: Massage and Detoxifying Steam Bath
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Free street parking
Minimum Age Requirement: 18
Q&A with Kristi Shapla, Owner
People go to spas to forget about the outside world. How does your decor help create an atmosphere where visitors can unwind?
Draped with exotic textiles, 20-foot ceilings, and an exposed brick wall, my clinic has an Old World charm that is also uncluttered and clean.
Do you use any products or brands you're particularly proud of? What makes them uniquely effective?
My products are all handmade and organic. Putting my extensive herbal knowledge to use, I formulate each oil, steam, and powder to meet my clients' specific needs.
How did you get started in the beauty industry? Did you have an "ah-ha" moment in life?
I began my career as a clinical herbalist. I wanted to offer my services to a wider audience, so I became a licensed massage therapist (#20414). My knowledge of Chinese medicine deepens what I am able to achieve through massage.
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