A former fast-paced corporate-world professional, yoga instructor Kay Koski now fosters a community where time seems to stop. Students can achieve deeper mind-body connections during yoga classes or unwind under the soothing strokes of licensed massage therapist Valerie Eenhuis. Kay also is a certified hypnotist and helps guests overcome physical and emotional limitations.
The team at Sonoma Medi Spa help clients with anti-aging and rejuvenating therapies including dermal fillers and clear skin with chemical peels. The spa's number of laser treatments are performed by Medical Aesthetician Ciara Hale and overseen by Dr. Peter Spanganberg. The skilled medical team can also smooth sagging eyelids and foreheads with tasteful surgery.
As a registered nurse and licensed aesthetician, Rita Lewis combines her medical-assessment skills with her savvy for modern beauty procedures. At Body Kitchen Med Spa Aesthetic Studio, she helps clients fight excess inches as well as signs of aging with laser treatments, ultrasound energy, and cosmetic injections. Chemical peels strip away sunspots and acne scars, revealing soft, flower-petal-like skin.
Deseret Aesthetic & Lifestyle Institute medical director Dr. Gregory Allen is a skin specialist who has contributed to FDA research and the FDA approval process. He now shares his epidermal expertise with licensed aestheticians and laser technicians as they apply permanent makeup and perform peels and facials. High-tech equipment abounds at the center, from a VeinGogh Ohmic Thermolysis System for eliminating spider veins to a CO2 laser for reducing wrinkles. Aestheticians rely on skincare products from Derma MD and Obagi, which soothe skin so that clients don't have to cut eyeholes in a receiving blanket and wear it as a mask. An elegant vibe radiates from the spa’s cream-and-black motif, which clients first encounter in a waiting room lined with cushy suede chairs.
Arizona's Superstition Mountains are often veiled in a thick mist; according to legend, they're the site of a gold mine that has been lost for more than a century. You may or may not find gold, but it's worth it to go hiking or mountain biking in the Superstition Mountains, where you may encounter saguaro cacti, wild jackrabbits, or ancient petroglyphs and Pictionary sketches by Native American tribes.Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.
Dr. Brice Neff of Arizona's Family Chiropractic devotes himself to finding the source of clients' chronic aches and ailments, which maybe include a few misaligned vertebrae. A devotee of the Thompson Drop table technique, Dr. Neff uses low-force, high-velocity movements to maximize patrons' comfort during each spinal adjustment. Other back-pampering services include VibraCusser therapy, which uses piston-like techniques to relax even the deepest muscles and connective tissues. Massage loosens up muscles in a more traditional fashion, and physical therapy helps alleviate injuries sustained while participating in sports or full-contact fantasy football.
Dr. Billie Barefoot wants his patients to live pain-free lives. Believing that the body comes preloaded with all the medicine it needs to stay well, he stimulates natural healing processes by performing noninvasive adjustment, massage, and spinal decompression. These treatments have helped patients of all ages overcome a range of health concerns, from back pain and ear infections to ADD and digestive disorders.