Massage therapist Liz Post uses massage to improve both physical and mental health, drawing upon the healing techniques of chiropractic care, spa sessions, and sports medicine. She adjusts her treatments depending on customers' needs, offering deep, intense strokes for athletes detoxifying after a hard workout or light strokes to accommodate moms-to-be. In between appointments, she conducts sugaring sessions to remove unwanted hair, leaving skin as smooth as the bald little heads of every doll that ever got in her way.
The staff at Ageless Generation Day Spa uses a variety of skin treatments to maintain healthy, youthful skin. The spa offers more than 10 facials that treat skin conditions such as acne, dull skin, and clogged pores. The staff also tightens skin using radio frequency, which stimulates collagen production and boosts metabolism.
Diana Bailey-Tudor is a licensed massage therapist with more than 20 years of experience mending muscles. While nestled in her cozy San Clemente studio, clients can seek a table or mat massage using such techniques as shiatsu, Swedish strokes, reiki energy healing, and deep-tissue pressure. When not removing charley horses in her human clients, Diana offers equine bodywork to ease tension in horses that may be named Charlie.
C’Siren Day Spa’s mother-daughter team treats troubled skin and tension-afflicted muscles with a cornucopia of sea-themed thalassotherapy services. Licensed massage therapist Torri Crider assuages corporeal aches and stress with a host of 10 different massages. Meanwhile, her daughter Shayna fights skin blight with facials and chemical peels that shower faces with natural, organic products from the sea. Translucent curtains allow natural sunlight to bathe the interior of the spa, whose bamboo-laden décor provides convenient raft material should the ocean inconveniently show up during a massage.
Waves Beyond Skincare specializes in facial and body treatments using high-quality products from brands such as Epicuren and Obagi. You’ll find more specialized treatments here as well, including the cryoprobe—a therapy that uses extreme cold to remove broken capillaries. Complimentary skin analysis and personalized product consultations are also available. The day spa has a peaceful atmosphere where clients can receive one-on-one service in seclusion.
Licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist Matt Greene runs SereneQi Acupuncture with his mantra "health through balance” as his guide. Before any treatment, he listens to his patients' needs, relying on the open dialogue to help eradicate maladies such as anxiety, stress, and pain. Once deciding on a course of action, Matt begins treatments, which range from acupuncture to cupping to massage, which can increase circulation and loosen muscles more effectively than doing downward-facing dog in a hot tub.:
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