Trained in aromatherapy, reflexology, and all manner of massages, Leah Taylor customizes all of her services to fit her customers' needs. Taylor doles out massages in packages that range from 15 minutes to two hours in length, allowing clients to designate exactly how much time they?d like to be tenderized before they reemerge into the world or baste themselves at home. Prenatal, sports therapy, and Swedish massage number among Taylor?s many specialties, with most services supplemented with add-ons such as hot-stone treatments and reactive-heat muscle therapy.
At Perfect Balance Therapies, one can relax by doing or through pampering. The staff includes fitness instructors who lead a full slate of weekly classes, including yoga, dance-inspired Zumba cardio, and TRX, a total-body-resistance workout. Meanwhile, licensed massage therapists, aestheticians, acupuncturists, and a chiropractor inspire serenity through traditional spa services, such as facials, massage, aromatherapy, and detoxes.
At Sierra Tahoe Laser and Wellness Center, Dr. Michael Nelson treats patients of all backgrounds through a nurturing, holistic philosophy. Dr. Nelson draws on 19 years of experience in chiropractic and functional medicine as he follows a lab-based approach to identify the root causes of bodily issues, using detailed reports and recommendations to help mend everything from adrenal fatigue to Type 2 diabetes. The center flaunts an arsenal of advanced technology, including a frequency-specific laser whose beams of light stimulate acupuncture points while repairing tissue and reducing inflammation to help relieve endocrine imbalances and allergic reactions. The Class IV laser, meanwhile, targets deep tissue and alleviates maladies such as arthritis and ligament sprains from competitive rock, paper, scissors tournaments.
Licensed aesthetician Judy Despiris, founder of Aesthetic Images, specializes in corrective skin care, using Image Skincare products with pharmaceutical grade ingredients. Along with her deep cleansing facials, Despiris performs an array of clinical treatments such as microdermabrasion, LED light therapy, and vitamin-C hydrating lifts.
Dr. Louis Bonaldi harnesses the dexterity and finesse he honed as a concert pianist while performing the Center for Plastic Surgery's slate of surgical and noninvasive services. Equipped with a team of experienced aestheticians, Dr. Bonaldi oversees facelifts and body-slimming procedures that can outfit physiques with a younger-looking appearance more effectively than shopping in the kids' section at a costume shop. A diverse roster of medical skincare services includes microdermabrasion, beauty injections, and laser treatments. The skilled staff also tailors weight-loss programs based on the Paleo Diet system, which replaces processed foods and deep-fried silverware with healthy, sustainable cuisine.
At Skintuition, aesthetician Darci Ernst helps faces look their best with a variety of facials and peels designed to eliminate acne, smooth out wrinkles, and tighten pores. For a total rejuvenation, customers can start with a facial, soften their hands with a paraffin dip, wax away excess hair from brows and limbs, and finish with a set of eyelash extensions that draw attention to peepers.