As a licensed and nationally-certified massage therapist, Timothy Flint draws on hundreds of training hours and embraces a holistic paradigm. This member of the Associate Bodywork & Massage Professionals listens intently to clients wishes before gently kneading their sore spots. His repertoire includes modalities such as medical-, sports-, and Eastern-massage techniques. He also helps clients manage chronic pain by setting their clocks and calendars back to before their affliction began.
Massage by Galen's licensed therapists tailor each massage to their client's needs. This might mean more focus on the back, neck, or legs if that's where the issues lie, or a blending of different massage styles in order to address multiple concerns at once. The staff here is well-versed in multiple styles of bodywork: Swedish for stress, hot stone for tension, and sports massage for injuries. Other treatments include Thai massage and reflexology, as well as portable chair massages, which the staff can bring to treat sore backs at any workplace, festival, shopping mall, or limbo tournament.
Robert Marrufo Jr. understands that every client experiences stress and pain in different ways. As a licensed massage therapist with extensive knowledge of traditional Western and Eastern modalities, Robert customizes each massage he delivers by blending modalities to create an approach that addresses each visitor's specific needs. Long, flowing Swedish strokes gently soothe tension along the surface, deep-tissue techniques focus on the deeper causes of chronic muscle pains, and warmed river stones can help loosen weary musculature. Additionally, Robert can use holistically focused modalities—including acupressure, Thai massage, and reflexology treatments—to promote a greater sense of inner peace and address energetic imbalances throughout the body.
Don't let Glambo Lily's newcomer status fool you. The newly inaugurated luxury day spa boasts a staff of experienced massage therapists and aestheticians who hold 40 years of combined experience amongst them. Because of this, they're experts at all types of services from facials that employ cutting edge technology such as collagen induction therapy, to body wraps that help clients detoxify and lose inches from around their waists and legs. Massages, meanwhile, aim to baby tense muscles and stressed minds, and therapists often incorporate soothing extras such as aromatherapy and hot stones. Some massages even aim to deliver specific lifestyle benefits, such as the More Z's massage, which uses scents of valerian and lavender to promote better sleep, or the Sore No More massage, which can be particularly beneficial for those who sit at a desk all day and carry it home on their shoulders each night.
A The Detox Studio's intimate setting, the wellness expert aims to purge bodies of the debris associated with living in an industrialized society. Such debris?chemicals, inorganic compounds, and elevator music?hides in muscle tissue and skin pores, so the therapist uses organic and natural spa treatments to draw it out.
Many of the studio's services focus on massage. During these 40- to 90-minute treatments, the therapist armed with organic lotions kneads muscles until they feel like putty, a process that releases stored toxins and improves circulation. Other services use herbs to detoxify. The herbal detox wrap, for example, relies on herbs to drain lymphatic channels. Several services focus more on rejuvenation, including the Ayurvedic shirodhara treatment, during which the therapist slowly pours of stream of warm oil over the client's forehead as a soothing finish to a 30-minute head, shoulder, and neck massage.