In its spa treatments, Unwind Bodycare seeks to unite beauty, wellness, and nature by using organic products that nurture the face and body. Located inside Big Screen Beauty Salon, its services include microdermabrasion, facials, and light therapy. To complement clients' rejuvenated skin, Unwind Bodycare also offers facial and body waxing and brow and lash tinting.
In 2003, Jennifer Poole took her passion for helping others to the next level by obtaining a New York massage-therapy license. She honed her skills before becoming nationally certified and transferring her license, and herself, to Angier, where she opened Tranquility Therapeutic Massage. There, she customizes Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massages to her clients' needs, which range from recurring tension to pain caused by spending all day translating the language of crying babies.
Angela Wright lends her name to The Wright Touch Massage, where she delivers each of her bodywork treatments with a steady, skillful hand. She specializes in Swedish and deep-tissue massage as well as reflexology, and doles out soothing extras such as botanical aromatherapy, calming hot stones, and lullabies sung in the language of raindrops. The private room where she practices her healing craft is simple and cozy, letting the kneading strokes and relaxation take center stage.
Dara Van Deusen has been in the massage-therapy game for 10 years—plenty of time to master seven different massage styles. Her specialties range from gentle Swedish massage to intense deep-tissue massage, and they even include pregnancy massage, a style which soothes the aches of carrying a baby or a prairie dog shaved to look like a baby all day long.
One Heart Yoga’s peaceful space bestows balanced, experienced instructors upon bending beginners and undulating aces alike, feting them with a compilation of classes built to explore the trifecta of mind-body-spirit. Give your midsection something to warble about at its next "Solid as a Rock" sing-along contest with the yoga core class, focused on strengthening the back and the abs with toning movements. Nirvana-aspiring newbies can breathe in the calm with gentle yoga, a series of level I stretches in the Vinyasa-flow concentration bent on imparting the fundamental postures and breathing exercises of yoga while zeroing in on warming up the body and waking up the nervous system with a soothing alarm clock of limb smiles.
Whether she's working with a pregnant woman, an athlete, or anyone just looking to relax, massage therapist Roshonda Peele prides herself on customizing each massage to suit the individual. Swedish, deep-tissue, and reflexology techniques are all valuable parts of the arsenal she uses to calm sore muscles and promote healing. She can even add aromatherapy scents, or hot stones to deepen the experience.
In addition to bodywork sessions, Roshonda also helps her clients maintain healthy skin with custom facials. But her talents don't stop there: she also offers homemade skincare products, including whipped shea butter, sugar scrubs, and other items essential for maintaining a healthy complexion or baking a cake.