Lighthouse keepers safely guide ships to shore through turbulent, rocky waters in total darkness. Navigating today’s sea of health and fitness information can be equally overwhelming, so the trainers at Lighthouse Fitness take on a similar role to their spiritual predecessors. They guide gym members to healthier lifestyles, working to remove some of the obstacles along the way. In addition to leading motivational group fitness classes such as yoga or cardio boxing, they provide complimentary personal-training sessions and childcare services, which free parents to hit the treadmill without duct-taping their toddlers to their backs.
They dedicate a huge portion of their space to their indoor rock-climbing structure, which boasts more than 300 routes wending across its colorfully speckled surface. Further helping clients look their best, they treat them to purely beauty-focused services with a tanning spa and a full-service hair salon.
Trilogy Medical Center's team of aestheticians and registered nurses perform med-spa services that range from hormone therapy to permanent makeup. The team applies their expertise to bio-identical hormone therapy, which can halt early menopause in men and women. Botox, Dysport, and other cosmetic injections battle the effects of aging, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and chemical peels and microdermabrasion shoo away lingering skin cells from the face's front porch.
Hawaii. A boy dives off a cliff into shallow water and loses his eyesight after impact. Over the next months, the boy undergoes acupuncture treatments with Dr. Maekawa. As the doctor arranges the needles that restore blood flow to the boy's injured areas, her apprentice, Regan Archibald, watches closely. When the boy's eyes fill with vision again, Archibald understands the power of Chinese medicine to heal the body.
In 2004, Regan Archibald opened East West Health in Salt Lake City. He draws together complementary aspects of Eastern and Western medicine with the help of a medical doctor and nurse practitioner on staff. Together, they use acupuncture, clinical testing, and nutrition programs to treat disparate ailments, from anxiety and allergies to tennis elbow and whack-a-mole shoulder. According to Archibald, many patients are surprised to learn that acupuncture and ancient herbal medicine can also remedy gastrointestinal disorders, such as chronic diverticulitis.
Three times a year, Regan Archibald leaves the bamboo plants and earth tones of his clinic to return to Hawaii on a raft made of needles and mugwort. On the same island where he watched Dr. Maekawa restore a boy's eyesight, he broadens his knowledge of Chinese medicine and hones his skills in acupuncture modalities such as seitai shinpo. Archibald is one of only 13 certified practitioners of seitai shinpo, a method centered on the spine and its network of nerves.
Skin Organic Lipo Laser Clinic's technicians rely on noninvasive LipoLaser treatments to spot treat fat on problem areas, such as the hips, thighs, and abdomen. The laser energy penetrates down to the fat cells and temporarily perforates their membranes. This action causes the fat cells to release their contents into the body and shrink, resulting in lost inches. The body then flushes out the expelled contents via the lymphatic system or burns them for energy. The technicians use a laser system that, in comparison to other brands, exposes larger surface areas to the laser light.
Skin Organic's staffers often enhance the LipoLaser treatments with whole-body-vibration sessions and supplements such as raspberry ketones. They also wield microcurrent devices in order to perform nonsurgical face-lifts.
Dr. Cynthia Daw, D.C., employs noninvasive LED light to shrivel fat cells without harming the skin or surrounding tissue. This technology was developed by a liposuction surgeon as a nonsurgical means to remove fat. A chiropractic physician with more than 20 years' experience in the Salt Lake Valley and certificates in sports rehabilitation, motor-vehicle accidents, clinical nutrition, acupuncture, and quantum neurological rehabilitation, Dr. Daw is enthusiastically drawn to such safe, nonsurgical techniques.
At Lipo Light Utah, Dr. Cynthia Daw, D.C. employs noninvasive LED light to shrivel fat cells without harming the skin or surrounding tissue. This technology was developed by a liposuction surgeon as a nonsurgical means to remove fat. A chiropractic physician with more than 20 years' experience, Dr. Daw is enthusiastically drawn to such safe, nonsurgical techniques.